April 21st, 1998, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 111 of 1998. The decade was the 1990s.
22 years, 8 months and 25 days have passed since April 21st, 1998.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 21st, 1998:
United States: Too Close - Next
United Kingdom: It's Like That - Run DMC & Jason Nevins
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "City of Angels" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is April 21st, 1998 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. The summer of 1998 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise.
In America, the song Too Close by Next 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 City of Angels is at the top of the Box Office.
In the United Kingdom, Tony Blair is the current Prime Minister. 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.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "The X-Files", "ER", "Father Ted" and "Kenan & Kel". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee", "Tenchu: Stealth Assassins", "1080° Snowboarding" and "World Cup 98". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Tales from the Cryptkeeper", "Pinky and the Brain", "Recess" and "CatDog".
Popular toys include the likes of "Sylvanian Families", "Polly Pocket", "Super Soaker (water gun)" and "PlayStation (PS1)".
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 April 21st, 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.
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.
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.
George Michael's Arrest
Singer George Michael is arrested on the 7th of April, 1998, for "engaging in a lewd act" in a public restroom. The incident led to Michael's homosexuality becoming public.
Basic facts and information about this date:
22 years, 8 months and 25 days have passed since April 21st, 1998.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 17 of 1998.
Leap Year: 1998 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on April 21st, 1998, will be 22 years of age.
People born in 1998 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 893113200.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around April 21st, 1998:
March 25th, 1998: Model Jill Ann Weatherwax is found stabbed to death in Fresno, California.
March 29th, 1998: WrestleMania XIV: Stone Cold Steve Austin defeats Shawn Michaels at the FleetCenter in Boston.
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 21st, 1998?
Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on April 21st, 1998 was probably conceived around the 12th of July, 1997. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 21st, 1998 is the 29th of January, 1999. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on April 21st, 1998.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about April 21st, 1998.
8,306 days have passed since this date.
717,642,000 seconds have passed since the April 21st, 1998.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 837,249,000 times.
Since April 21st, 1998, earth has travelled approximately 370,303,272,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 119,607,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 61,717,212 steps. That's about 27,430 miles!
Since this date, 8,611,704 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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