6th of December, 1998

The 6th of December, 1998, fell on a Sunday. Day 340 of 1998. Decade: 1990s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 6th of December, 1998:

  • Hugo Chavez is elected as the President of Venezuela.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 6th of December, 1998:

  • United States: I'm Your Angel - R. Kelly & Celine Dion
  • United Kingdom: Believe - Cher

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "A Bug's Life" 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 6th of December, 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.

  • 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.

  • Furby Craze

    The Furby craze begins when Tiger Electronics releases its talking hamster-like robot. During the holiday season of 1998, 1.8 million units were sold, as the toy was considered a must-have for Christmas.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 6th of December:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 20 years, 11 months and 10 days have passed since the 6th of December, 1998.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 49 of 1998.
  • Leap Year: 1998 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 6th of December, 1998, will be 20 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 912902400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 6th of December, 1998:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 6th of December, 1998, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1998 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 6th of December, 1998 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 6th of December:

  • Constitution Day (Spain)

Weather

Weather information for the 6th of December, 1998:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 5.6 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 58.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 14.56 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.52cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 0.06 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 6th of December, 1998.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 6th of December, 1998 was probably conceived around the 26th of February, 1998. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 6th of December, 1998 is the 15th of September, 1999. (Rough Estimate).

6th of December

Events that have occurred on the 6th of December:


Television

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

  • The Powerpuff Girls - Cartoon about a group of sisters with superpowers.
  • Becker - TV show about a grumpy doctor called Dr. John Becker.
  • Charmed - TV series about a group of sisters that are witches.
  • Will & Grace - TV series.
  • The King of Queens - Comedy TV show starring Kevin James.
  • 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.

Computer Games

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

  • The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time - Released on the Nintendo 64.
  • Half-Life - Sci-fi first person shooter game developed by Valve Corporation.
  • Spyro the Dragon - Platform video game.
  • 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.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 6th of December, 1998.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 6th of December, 1998.

  • 7,649 days have passed since this date.
  • 660,873,600 seconds have passed since the 6th of December, 1998.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 771,019,200 times.
  • Since the 6th of December, 1998, earth has travelled approximately 341,010,777,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 110,145,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 56,835,130 steps. That's about 25,260 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,930,483 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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