Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Aquarius.
Zodiac Element: Air.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1998 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
Native American Zodiac: The 31st of January, 1998 falls under the Otter.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
Age: Anyone born on the 31st of January, 1998, will be 20 years of age.
American Format: 01-31-1998 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1998-01-31. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19980131" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 886204800.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 31st of January, 1998:
United States: Together Again - Janet Jackson
United Kingdom: You Make Me Wanna - Usher
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 31st 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.
In January of 1998, news of the Lewinsky Scandal began to break. Bill Clinton, who was the US President at the time, was accused of engaging in an inappropriate sexual relationship with a White House intern. In August of 1998, Clinton admits that he had an improper physical relationship with the intern.
Weather information for the 31st of January, 1998:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 6.7 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 29.5 degrees Fahrenheit. -1.39 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 2.54cm.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 31st of January, 1998.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 31st 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 31st 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 31st of January, 1998.
7,350 days have passed since this date.
635,040,000 seconds have passed since the 31st of January, 1998.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 740,880,000 times.
Since the 31st of January, 1998, earth has travelled approximately 327,680,640,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 105,840,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 54,613,440 steps. That's about 24,273 miles!
Since this date, 7,620,480 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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