17th of July, 1998

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 17th of July, 1998, fell on a Friday.
  • On this exact date: The movie There's Something About Mary (1998) is released.
  • Decade: 1990s.
  • 19 years, 2 months and 8 days have passed since the 17th of July, 1998.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 29 of 1998.
  • Day 198 of 1998.
  • Leap Year: 1998 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1998 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 17th of July, 1998 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 17th of July, 1998, will be 19 years of age.
  • American Format: 07-17-1998 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1998-07-17. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19980717" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 900630000.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th of July, 1998:

  • United States: The Boy Is Mine - Brandy & Monica
  • United Kingdom: Freak Me - Another Level

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Mask of Zorro" 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 17th of July, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Weather

Weather information for the 17th of July, 1998:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.2 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 74.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 23.33 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. There was thunder. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 16.94 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 17th of July, 1998.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 17th of July, 1998 was probably conceived around the 7th of October, 1997. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 17th of July, 1998 is the 26th of April, 1999. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 17th of July:

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Sex and the City - A group of friends "explore" Manhattan's dating scene.
  • 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.

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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of July:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 17th of July, 1998. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of July, 1998.

  • 7,007 days have passed since this date.
  • 605,404,800 seconds have passed since the 17th of July, 1998.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 706,305,600 times.
  • Since the 17th of July, 1998, earth has travelled approximately 312,388,876,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 100,900,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 52,064,813 steps. That's about 23,140 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,264,858 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Friday" in other languages is:

  • German: Freitag.
  • French: Vendredi.
  • Italian: Venerdi.
  • Spanish: Viernes.
  • Portuguese: Sexta-feira.

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