4th of September, 1998

The 4th of September, 1998, fell on a Friday. Day 247 of 1998. Decade: 1990s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 4th of September, 1998:

  • Google is founded.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 4th of September, 1998:

  • United States: I Don't Want To Miss A Thing - Aerosmith
  • United Kingdom: If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next - Manic Street Preachers

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Something About Mary" 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 4th of September, 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.

  • Nu metal

    A musical subgenre called "Nu metal" is beginning to rise in popularity. Popular bands such as Korn are pioneering the new sound. In August of 1998, Korn release their album "Follow the Leader", which peaks at number one on the Billboard 200 chart.

  • Metal Gear Solid.

    Hideo Kojima's stealth game "Metal Gear Solid" was released on the PlayStation on the 3rd of September, 1998. The game received critical acclaim, with many reviewers touting it as the best game ever made.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 4th of September:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 21 years, 1 months and 11 days have passed since the 4th of September, 1998.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 36 of 1998.
  • Leap Year: 1998 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 4th of September, 1998, will be 21 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 904863600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 4th of September, 1998:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 4th of September, 1998, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1998 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 4th of September, 1998 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.

Weather

Weather information for the 4th of September, 1998:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 15.3 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 62.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 17.11 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 16.28 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 4th of September, 1998.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 4th of September, 1998 was probably conceived around the 25th of November, 1997. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 4th of September, 1998 is the 14th of June, 1999. (Rough Estimate).

4th of September

Events that have occurred on the 4th of September:


Television

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

  • The Wild Thornberrys - Cartoon series about a family called the Thornberrys.
  • That '70s Show - Comedy TV show about a group of friends living in the 1970s.
  • 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.

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Metal Gear Solid - Stealth game that was released on the PlayStation. Starring Solid Snake.
  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six - Tactical shooter game.
  • 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.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 4th of September, 1998.

  • 7,712 days have passed since this date.
  • 666,316,800 seconds have passed since the 4th of September, 1998.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 777,369,600 times.
  • Since the 4th of September, 1998, earth has travelled approximately 343,819,468,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 111,052,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 57,303,245 steps. That's about 25,468 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,995,802 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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