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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 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.

But much more happened on April 1998: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1998?


Events

  • 01 Apr 1998 World Ice Pairs Figure Skating Championship in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Russians Yelena Berezhnaya and Anton Sikharulidze win.
  • 02 Apr 1998 World Mens Figure Skating Championship in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Russian Alexei Yagudin wins.
  • 03 Apr 1998 World Ice Dance Figure Skating Championship in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Russians Anjelika Krylova and Oleg Ovsyannikov win.
  • 04 Apr 1998 NFL Europe (formerly WLAF), kicks off season.
  • 05 Apr 1998 10th Seniors Golf Tradition
  • 06 Apr 1998 Pakistan tests medium-range missiles capable of reaching India.
  • 07 Apr 1998 Citicorp and Travelers Group announce plans to merge, creating the largest financial-services conglomerate in the world, Citigroup.
  • 08 Apr 1998 A Force 5 tornado strikes the western portion of the Birmingham, Alabama area, killing 32.
  • 12 Apr 1998 62nd Golf Masters Championship: Mark O'Meara wins.
  • 15 Apr 1998 Intel announces the 266 MHz Celeron processor with 32 kB Level 1 cache. The Celeron is a Pentium II processor with no secondary cache, making it cheaper and slightly less powerful, targeting home computer users.
  • 16 Apr 1998 A Force 3 tornado passes through downtown Nashville, Tennessee - the first tornado in 11 years to directly hit a major city. An F5 tornado travels through rural portions south of Nashville.
  • 18 Apr 1998 The Walt Disney Company launches the Toon Disney cable television network in the USA.
  • 19 Apr 1998 59th PGA Seniors Golf Championship
  • 20 Apr 1998 German terrorist group the Red Army Faction announces their dissolution after 28 years.
  • 22 Apr 1998 Disney's Animal Kingdom opens at Walt Disney World near Orlando, Florida, United States.
  • 23 Apr 1998 The Yugoslav Army ambushes a group of Kosovo Liberation Army fighters attempting to smuggle weapons from Albania into Kosovo, killing 19.
  • 26 Apr 1998 Wins Chick-fil-A Golf Charity Championship
  • 29 Apr 1998 15th Miss Hawaiian Tropic crowned

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Grave of the Fireflies

Grave of the Fireflies

Directed by: Isao Takahata

Starring: Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, Akemi Yamaguchi, Yoshiko Shinohara

Country: United States of America

Vertigo

Vertigo

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore

Country: United States of America

My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Hitoshi Takagi, Noriko Hidaka, Chika Sakamoto, Shigesato Itoi

Country: United States of America

The Ox-Bow Incident

The Ox-Bow Incident

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Henry Fonda, Dana Andrews, Mary Beth Hughes, Anthony Quinn

Country: United States of America

Paper Moon

Paper Moon

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Tatum O'Neal, Madeline Kahn, John Hillerman

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in April 1998?
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Miracle Cure by Michael Palmer

Miracle Cure

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The master of medical suspense takes you to prestigious Boston Heart Institute, where some patients are dying to get well....After a troubled past, Dr. Brian

Pandora by Anne Rice

Pandora

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Anne Rice, creator of the Vampire Lestat, the Mayfair witches and the amazing worlds they inhabit, now gives us the first in a new series of novels linked together by the fledgling vampire David Talbot, who has set out to …

Message In A Bottle by Nicholas Sparks

Message In A Bottle

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Divorced and disillusioned about relationships, Theresa Osborne is jogging when she finds a bottle on the beach. Inside is a letter of love and longing to "Catherine," signed simply "Garrett."

Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt

Angela's Ashes

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A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all.

Consilience by Edward O. Wilson

Consilience

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An enormous intellectual adventure. In this groundbreaking new book, the American biologist Edward O. Wilson, considered to be one of the world's greatest living scientists, argues for the fundamental unity of