The 7th of April, 1998, fell on a Tuesday. Day 97 of 1998. Decade: 1990s.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 7th of April, 1998:
United States: All My Life - K-Ci & JoJo
United Kingdom: It's Like That - Run DMC & Jason Nevins
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Lost in Space" 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 7th of April, 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.
1998 in movies.
Movies released in 1998 included Armageddon, Saving Private Ryan, Godzilla, There's Something About Mary, A Bug's Life, Deep Impact, Mulan, Dr. Dolittle, Shakespeare in Love, Lethal Weapon 4, Blade, American History X and The Waterboy.
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.
1998 in music.
Popular music artists in 1998 included Usher, Céline Dion, K-Ci & JoJo, Next, Shania Twain, Backstreet Boys, Mariah Carey, Brandy, Monica, Sarah McLachlan, Jennifer Paige, Aerosmith, 98 Degrees, Deborah Cox, Britney Spears and All Saints.
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.
George Michael's Arrest
Singer George Michael is arrested on the 7th of Apri, 1998, for "engaging in a lewd act" in a public restroom.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 7th of April:
7th of April, 1995: The movie Bad Boys (1995), starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence, is released in cinemas.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place - TV show about two graduate students called Berg and Pete.
CatDog - Animated show about conjoined siblings - a cat and a dog.
Dawson's Creek - American teen drama.
Ally McBeal - TV show about an attorney called Ally McBeal. Starring Calista Flockhart.
Recess - Cartoon series about a group of six fourth-graders.
Stargate SG-1 - A military team of scientists and soldiers travel to different planets in the universe.
Oz - TV series about a prison called Oswald State Correctional Facility.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer - Starring Sarah Michelle Gellar.
King of the Hill - Animated series about a family living in Texas.
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch - TV show about a high school student with magical powers.
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
StarCraft - RTS game.
1080° Snowboarding - Snowboard racing game.
Tenchu: Stealth Assassins - Stealth game that was released on the PlayStation.
Resident Evil 2 - The second game in the series. Starring Leon and Claire as they traverse the Zombie-filled streets of Raccoon City.
Grand Theft Auto - The first installment in the Grand Theft Auto series. Published by BMG Interactive.
Fallout - Open world role-playing game.
Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee - Platform video game that was published for the PlayStation.
GoldenEye 007 - A first person shooter game that was set in the James Bond universe. Released on the Nintendo 64.
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 7th of April, 1998.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 7th of April, 1998.
7,833 days have passed since this date.
676,771,200 seconds have passed since the 7th of April, 1998.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 789,566,400 times.
Since the 7th of April, 1998, earth has travelled approximately 349,213,939,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 112,795,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 58,202,323 steps. That's about 25,868 miles!
Since this date, 8,121,254 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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