Tuesday March 31, 1998
US date format: 3/31/1998, UK date format: 31/3/1998
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 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 Valeria Gorlats and Jakob Chychrun.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to All My Life by K-Ci & JoJo.
In UK My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion was in the top 5 hits.
Like It Is, directed by Paul Oremland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998
while The Smithsonian Institution by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Cardcaptor Sakura.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Freddi Fish 3: The Case of the Stolen Conch Shell or Get Medieval.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 31, 1998?
- Saint Cornelia
- CTsar Ch�vez Day - official holiday in five states and many cities across the U.S.
- Freedom Day in Malta.
- Saint Amos
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- Tampa Bay Devil Rays' first game; they host Detroit Tigers.
- Netscape released Mozilla source code under an open-source license. This is described in The Book of Mozilla, 3:31.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 31, 1998?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- K-Ci & JoJo - All My Life/Don't Rush (Take Love Slowly)
- Montell Jordan Feat. Master P & Silkk The Shocker - Let's Ride
- Next - Too Close
- Destiny's Child - No, No, No
- Public Announcement - Body Bumpin' Yippie-Yi-Yo
- Usher - Nice & Slow
- Mase Featuring Total - What You Want
- SWV - Rain
- Lord Tariq & Peter Gunz - Deja Vu [Uptown Baby]
- Aretha Franklin - A Rose Is Still A Rose
Sport Games on March 31, 1998
- Atlanta Hawks - New Jersey Nets : 90 - 105
- Boston Celtics - Miami Heat : 95 - 121
- Dallas Mavericks - Vancouver Grizzlies : 104 - 101
- Detroit Pistons - Chicago Bulls : 101 - 106
- Los Angeles Clippers - Indiana Pacers : 106 - 128
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Oldham - Bristol City : 1 - 2
- Walsall - Gillingham : 1 - 0
- Wrexham - Grimsby : 0 - 0
Division 3Football (United Kingdom)
- Darlington - Shrewsbury : 3 - 1
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Blackburn - Barnsley : 2 - 1
- Bolton - Arsenal : 0 - 1
- Wimbledon - Newcastle : 0 - 0
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