31st of May, 1998

The 31st of May, 1998, fell on a Sunday. Day 151 of 1998. Decade: 1990s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 31st of May, 1998:

  • Geri Halliwell announces that she is leaving the Spice Girls.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 31st of May, 1998:

  • United States: Too Close - Next
  • United Kingdom: Feel It - Tamperer & Maya

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Godzilla" 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 May, 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.

  • Jenny McCarthy

    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.

  • Lewinsky Scandal

    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.

  • Eurovision 1998

    The 1998 Eurovision song contest is held in Birmingham, England. Israel win the contest with the song "Diva" by Dana International.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 31st of May:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 21 years, 5 months and 19 days have passed since the 31st of May, 1998.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 22 of 1998.
  • Leap Year: 1998 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 31st of May, 1998, will be 21 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 896569200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 31st of May, 1998:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 31st of May, 1998, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • 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 May, 1998 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Weather

Weather information for the 31st of May, 1998:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 15.9 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 69.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 20.89 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.76cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 15.5 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 4.06cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 31st of May, 1998.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 31st of May, 1998 was probably conceived around the 21st of August, 1997. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 31st of May, 1998 is the 10th of March, 1999. (Rough Estimate).

31st of May

Events that have occurred on the 31st of May:


Television

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.

Computer Games

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 31st of May, 1998.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 31st of May, 1998.

  • 7,840 days have passed since this date.
  • 677,379,600 seconds have passed since the 31st of May, 1998.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 790,276,200 times.
  • Since the 31st of May, 1998, earth has travelled approximately 349,527,873,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 112,896,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 58,254,646 steps. That's about 25,891 miles!
  • Since this date, 8,128,555 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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