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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 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 June 1998: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1998?


Events

  • 02 Jun 1998 California voters approve Proposition 227, abolishing the state's bilingual education program.
  • 03 Jun 1998 Eschede train disaster: an ICE high speed train derails in Lower Saxony, Germany, causing 101 deaths.
  • 04 Jun 1998 Terry Nichols is sentenced to life in prison for his role in the Oklahoma City bombing.
  • 05 Jun 1998 A strike begins at the General Motors parts factory in Flint, Michigan, that quickly spreads to five other assembly plants (the strike lasted seven weeks).
  • 06 Jun 1998 130th Belmont
  • 07 Jun 1998 68th French Mens Tennis
  • 11 Jun 1998 Compaq Computer pays $9 billion for Digital Equipment Corporation in the largest high-tech acquisition.
  • 12 Jun 1998 A jury in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, convicts 17-year-old Luke Woodham of killing two students and wounding 7 others at Pearl High School.
  • 13 Jun 1998 In Portales, New Mexico, USA a meteorite penetrates a barn roof.
  • 14 Jun 1998 Comic Relief benefit comedy show
  • 15 Jun 1998 32nd TNN Music City News Country Awards
  • 19 Jun 1998 Disney releases the Walt Disney Pictures animated feature film Mulan to theaters in the USA.
  • 21 Jun 1998 98th US Golf Open: at Olympic Club San Francisco
  • 23 Jun 1998 Paul Reitsma resigns his seat in the British Columbia legislature; the first elected politician in the British Commonwealth to be removed from office by legally-binding petition.
  • 25 Jun 1998 Microsoft releases the Windows 98 operting system. It features integrated Internet Explorer 4.0 Web browser, and Universal Serial Bus support. Code-name during development was Memphis. Total sales on the first day are 271,000 units.
  • 28 Jun 1998 Wins ShopRite LPGA Classic
  • 30 Jun 1998 Philippine Vice President Joseph Estrada was sworn in as the 13th President of the Philippines.

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Movies

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Release year: 1998

Directed by: Hans-Christian Schmid

Starring: August Diehl, Fabian Busch, Dieter Landuris, Jan-Gregor Kremp

Safe House

Safe House

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Eric Steven Stahl

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Hector Elizondo, Joy Kilpatrick

The X Files

The X Files

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Rob Bowman

Starring: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, John Neville, William B. Davis

Country: United States of America

Out of Sight

Out of Sight

Release year: 1998

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: George Clooney, Jennifer Lopez, Ving Rhames, Steve Zahn

Country: United States of America

Edge of Seventeen

Edge of Seventeen

Release year: 1998

Directed by: David Moreton

Starring: Chris Stafford, Tina Holmes, Andersen Gabrych, Stephanie McVay

Books

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

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Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and …

Still Me by Christopher Reeve

Still Me

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When the first Superman movie came out I was frequently asked 'What is a hero?' I remember the glib response I repeated so many times. My answer was that a hero is someone who commits a courageous action without considering …

Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

Tuesdays With Morrie

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Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to …

The Horse Whisperer by Nicholas Evans

The Horse Whisperer

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHis name is Tom Booker. His voice can calm wild horses, his touch can heal broken spirits. And Annie Graves has traveled across a continent to the Booker ranch in Montana, desperate to heal her injured …

Damascus Gate by Robert Stone

Damascus Gate

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“A stunning novel by a great American writer.”—Washington PostJerusalem: home to seekers, heretics, hustlers, and madmen of many faiths. In this most fractious city, a plot unfolds to bomb the sacred