Monday August 31, 1998

US date format: 8/31/1998, UK date format: 31/8/1998

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 31, 1998). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Colleen Kelly and Saya Kawamoto. In that special week of August people in US were listening to I Don't Want To Miss A Thing by Aerosmith. In UK No Matter What by Boyzone was in the top 5 hits. Rushmore, directed by Wes Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998 while The Day Diana Died by Christopher Andersen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Camila. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blood II: The Chosen or F-Zero X.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
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Movies

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Rushmore

Rushmore

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Olivia Williams, Seymour Cassel

Country: United States of America

Pleasantville

Pleasantville

Directed by: Gary Ross

Starring: Tobey Maguire, Jeff Daniels, Joan Allen, Reese Witherspoon

Country: United States of America

Waking Ned Devine

Waking Ned Devine

Directed by: Kirk Jones

Starring: Ian Bannen, David Kelly, Fionnula Flanagan, Susan Lynch

Rush Hour

Rush Hour

Directed by: Brett Ratner

Starring: Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, Ken Leung, Tom Wilkinson

Country: United States of America

Little Voice

Little Voice

Directed by: Mark Herman

Starring: Brenda Blethyn, Jane Horrocks, Michael Caine, Ewan McGregor

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Music charts

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Sport Games on August 31, 1998

Sport Games on August 31, 1998


La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Real Madrid - Villareal : 4 - 1
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Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnsley - Oxford : 1 - 0
  • Bradford - Birmingham : 2 - 1
  • Bristol City - Huddersfield : 1 - 2
  • Bury - Swindon : 3 - 0
  • Grimsby - West Brom : 5 - 1
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Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Colchester - Stoke : 0 - 1
  • Macclesfield - Notts County : 0 - 1
  • Northampton - Lincoln : 0 - 0
  • Oldham - Fulham : 1 - 1
  • Preston - Chesterfield : 2 - 0
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Division 3

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Brentford - Rochdale : 2 - 1
  • Darlington - Cardiff : 3 - 0
  • Hartlepool - Hull : 1 - 0
  • Peterboro - Exeter : 4 - 1
  • Plymouth - Halifax : 1 - 0
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TV Series

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Camila

Camila

Directed by: María Luisa Bemberg

Change of Heart

Change of Heart

Directed by: Stephen Bridgewater

Hercules

Hercules

Directed by: John Musker & Ron Clements

Get Real

Get Real

Directed by: Simon Shore

Any Day Now

Any Day Now

Directed by: Travis Fine

Days to next August 31

If August 31, 1998 is your birthday you're 22 years, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 2 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Low Country by Anne Rivers Siddons

Low Country

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Caroline Venable has everything her Southern heritage promised: money, prestige, a powerful husband—and a predictable routine of country-club luncheons, cocktail parties, and dinners hosting her husband's wealthy friends, clients, and associates

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

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“A big, blowzy romp through the rainbow eccentricities of three generations of crazy bayou debutantes.”—Atlanta Journal-Constitution“A very entertaining and, ultimately, deeply moving novel about the complex bonds between mother and daughter.”—Washington

Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

Memoirs of a Geisha

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A literary sensation and runaway bestseller, this brilliant debut novel tells with seamless authenticity and exquisite lyricism the true confessions of one of Japan's most celebrated geisha.Speaking

We Are Our Mothers' Daughters by Cokie Roberts

We Are Our Mothers' Daughters

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In this revised and expanded tenth-anniversary edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller, renowned political commentator Cokie Roberts once again examines the nature of women's roles through the revealing lens

Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution by Robert C. Atkins

Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution

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The #1 New York Times bestseller featuring the Atkins Nutritional Approach™— a celebrity-favorite diet perfect for losing weight before your wedding or to bounce back into shape post-baby, or if you just want to look and feel your best—includes delicious …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Asura Blade: Sword Of Dynasty

Asura Blade: Sword Of Dynasty

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: 2D Versus Fighting

Publisher: Fuuki

Grandia: Digital Museum

Grandia: Digital Museum

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: RPG

Publisher: ESP Software

Blood II: The Chosen

Blood II: The Chosen

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: GT Interactive Software

Goemon's Great Adventure

Goemon's Great Adventure

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami

F-Zero X

F-Zero X

Platform: Nintendo 64, iQue Player

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Nintendo

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $67.94
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $34.75
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $104.87
  • General Electric GE: opens at $85.94
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $123.00

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 31, 1998?

On August 31, 1998 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is August 31, 1998?

On August 31, 1998 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on August 31, 1998?

On August 31, 1998 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 31, 1998?

On August 31, 1998 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 31, 1998?

On August 31, 1998 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 31, 1998?

On August 31, 1998 several famous people were born including, Colleen Kelly, Saya Kawamoto.

What was the number one song in August 31, 1998?

The number one song in the week of August 31, 1998 was I Don't Want To Miss A Thing by Aerosmith in US and No Matter What by Boyzone in UK.

What were the top hits on August 31, 1998?

The top hits on August 31, 1998 were I Don't Want To Miss A Thing by Aerosmith, The First Night by Monica, Crush by Jennifer Paige in US and No Matter What by Boyzone, Viva Forever by The Spice Girls, Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are) by Pras Michel featuring ODB & Mya in UK.


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