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March 27th, 1998.

March 27th, 1998, was a Friday. It was day 86 of 1998. The decade was the 1990s.

23 years, 1 months and 9 days have passed since March 27th, 1998.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aries.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 27th, 1998.

  • United States: Gettin' Jiggy Wit' It - Will Smith
  • United Kingdom: It's Like That - Run DMC & Jason Nevins
Titanic

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Titanic" was at the top of the box office on March 27th, 1998.

Take me back to March 27th, 1998!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is March 27th, 1998 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

Spring has arrived and the days have become longer. In America, the song Gettin' Jiggy Wit' It by Will Smith is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, It's Like That by Run DMC & Jason Nevins is the number one hit song.

Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Titanic is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Tony Blair is the current Prime Minister. In fashion, bright and metallic colors are all the rage. A contrast with the darker "grunge" colors that were popular at the beginning of the 1990s. Women are wearing maxi skirts, bell bottoms, knee boots, crop tops, tube tops, slip dresses, maxi coats and platform shoes. Meanwhile, a lot of men have ditched their grunge and skater clothes in favor of sporting a more "dressy casual" look. Shorter hair on men is also becoming more popular.

It's 1998, so radio stations are being dominated by the likes of Brandy, Monica, Aerosmith, R. Kelly, K-Ci & JoJo, Céline Dion, All Saints, Steps and Will Smith. The Clinton-Lewinsky sex scandal is receiving ongoing media attention. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman", "ER", "Stargate SG-1" and "CatDog".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Super Mario 64", "Theme Hospital", "GoldenEye 007" and "Resident Evil 2". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Beverly Hills, 90210", "Dexter's Laboratory", "Blue's Clues" and "Bear in the Big Blue House". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Yo-yo, Littlest Pet Shop, the Tamagotchi and Spice Girls dolls.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on March 27th, 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.

  • Shakespeare in Love.

    "Shakespeare in Love" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1998.

  • Who were the best football players in 1998?

    In 1998, the best soccer players were Zinedine Zidane, Davor Šuker, Ronaldo, Michael Owen, Rivaldo, Gabriel Batistuta, Lilian Thuram, Edgar Davids, Dennis Bergkamp, Marcel Desailly and Frank de Boer.

  • 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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1998?

    In 1998, the best NBA players were Michael Jordan, Shaquille O'Neal, Gary Payton, Tim Duncan, Karl Malone, Grant Hill, Vin Baker, David Robinson, Tim Hardaway, Rod Strickland, Scottie Pippen, Glen Rice, Reggie Miller, Mitch Richmond and Dikembe Mutombo.

  • 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.

  • Celine Dion - "My Heart Will Go On".

    "My Heart Will Go On" by Celine Dion would go on to win a Grammy for 1998's Record of the Year.

  • The 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 admitted that he had an improper physical relationship with Lewinsky.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 23 years, 1 months and 9 days have passed since March 27th, 1998.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 13 of 1998.
  • Leap Year: 1998 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on March 27th, 1998, will be 23 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1998 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 890956800.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around March 27th, 1998.

  • February 26th, 1998: Tenchu: Stealth Assassins is released on the PlayStation.
  • February 28th, 1998: Dermot Morgan, who portrayed Father Ted Crilly, dies from a heart attack.
  • February 28th, 1998: The Kosovo War begins.
  • March 6th, 1998: The Big Lebowski (1998) is released.
  • March 25th, 1998: Model Jill Ann Weatherwax is found stabbed to death in Fresno, California.
  • This date: March 27th, 1998
  • March 29th, 1998: WrestleMania XIV: Stone Cold Steve Austin defeats Shawn Michaels at the FleetCenter in Boston.
  • March 31st, 1998: The sci-fi strategy game "StarCraft" is released for Microsoft Windows.
  • March 31st, 1998: The soccer game "World Cup 98" is released for the PlayStation.
  • April 3rd, 1998: German singer Rob Pilatus dies from an overdose.
  • April 7th, 1998: George Michael is arrested for "engaging in a lewd act" in a public restroom in Beverly Hills, California.
  • April 7th, 1998: Rock band Goo Goo Dolls release their single "Iris".
  • April 10th, 1998: Good Friday Agreement: A historic peace deal is reached in Northern Ireland after nearly two years of talks.
  • April 15th, 1998: Former Cambodian dictator and Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot dies.
  • April 26th, 1998: Wresting: "Unforgiven: In Your House" - The Undertaker defeats Kane in an Inferno Match and Dude Love beats Stone Cold Steve Austin.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 27th, 1998, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1998 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 3.
  • Native American Zodiac: March 27th, 1998 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Birth flower (March): The Daffodil and the Jonqui.

Photos of late 1990s fashion.

Photographs of late 1990s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of late 1990s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.
  • Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction - Anthology series presented by Jonathan Frakes.
  • 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.
  • Clueless - TV show about a group of friends that live in the posh neighborhood of Beverly Hills.

Kid's TV shows on March 27th, 1998.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1998.

  • CatDog
  • Dawson's Creek
  • Bear in the Big Blue House
  • Teen Angel
  • City Guys
  • Recess
  • USA High
  • The Angry Beavers
  • Smart Guy
  • Pokemon
  • Teletubbies
  • Daria
  • Hey Arnold!
  • Arthur
  • Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  • Blue's Clues
  • 7th Heaven
  • Kenan & Kel
  • Moesha
  • Goosebumps
  • Hang Time
  • Pinky and the Brain
  • In the House
  • Dexter's Laboratory
  • Friends
  • All That
  • Sister, Sister
  • Weird Science
  • The Nanny
  • Tales from the Cryptkeeper
  • Animaniacs
  • Bill Nye the Science Guy
  • Home Improvement
  • Doug
  • Rugrats
  • Beverly Hills, 90210
  • The Simpsons

Popular toys and games in 1998.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1998.

  • Spice Girls dolls
  • The Pokémon Trading Card Game
  • Bop It
  • The Nintendo 64
  • The Tamagotchi
  • The PlayStation (PS1)
  • Littlest Pet Shop
  • Super Soaker (water gun)
  • Yo-yo
  • Polly Pocket
  • Jenga
  • Sylvanian Families

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • 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.
  • Age of Empires - History-based RTS game by Ensemble Studios.
  • 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.
  • Theme Hospital - Hospital strategy game that was developed by Bullfrog Productions. Released on the PC and PlayStation.
  • Super Mario 64 - Platform game for the Nintendo 64.

1998 - TV stations, commercials and shows.

A nostalgic video that emulates what television was like back in 1998.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 27th of March.

Weather on March 27th, 1998.

Historical weather information for March 27th, 1998.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 15.5 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 62.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 16.67 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 12.22 degrees Celsius.

US President.

Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on March 27th, 1998.

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 27th, 1998.

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on March 27th, 1998 was most likely conceived around the 17th of June, 1997.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 27th, 1998 is close to the 4th of January, 1999.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about March 27th, 1998.

  • A total of 8,441 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,205 weeks have passed.
  • 729,298,800 seconds have passed since the March 27th, 1998.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 850,848,600 times.
  • Since March 27th, 1998, the earth has travelled approximately 376,318,180,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 121,549,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 62,719,697 steps. That's about 27,875 miles!
  • Since this date, 8,751,586 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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