Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Capricorn.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1998 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
Native American Zodiac: The 8th of January, 1998 falls under the Goose.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
Age: Anyone born on the 8th of January, 1998, will be 20 years of age.
American Format: 01-08-1998 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1998-01-08. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19980108" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 884217600.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 8th of January, 1998:
United States: Candle In The Wind 1997 - Elton John
United Kingdom: Perfect Day - Various Artists
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Titanic" was at the top of the box office on this date.
News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 8th of January, 1998.
Late 1990s Fashion
Popular clothing items included pleather pants, high-waisted miniskirts and halter tops. Metallic clothing became more common. Cargo pants and other military-inspired clothing also started to become more popular. Preppy looks became widespread amongst young men, as brands such as Old Navy and Abercrombie & Fitch became more and more favoured. The rave scene also inspired the comeback of more colours.
American model and television host Jenny McCarthy is listed as FHM's sexiest model in 1998.
Bill Clinton & Ken Starr
US President Bill Clinton and Ken Starr, the lawyer who published the Starr Report, are both named as the Time Person of the Year in 1998.
Weather information for the 8th of January, 1998:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.9 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 34.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 1.22 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 8th of January, 1998.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 8th of January, 1998. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 8th of January, 1998. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of January, 1998.
7,560 days have passed since this date.
653,180,400 seconds have passed since the 8th of January, 1998.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 762,043,800 times.
Since the 8th of January, 1998, earth has travelled approximately 337,041,086,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 108,863,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 56,173,514 steps. That's about 24,966 miles!
Since this date, 7,838,165 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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