June 17th, 1998, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 168 of 1998. The decade was the 1990s.
22 years, 0 months and 23 days have passed since June 17th, 1998.
June 17th, 1998 has been mentioned in a movie, book or television series:
In the first episode of The Sopranos, Tony's newspaper is dated as the 17th of June, 1998.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 17th, 1998:
United States: The Boy Is Mine - Brandy & Monica
United Kingdom: Three Lions '98 - Baddiel & Skinner & Lightning Seeds
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Truman Show" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is June 17th, 1998 and it's a Wednesday. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song The Boy Is Mine by Brandy & Monica is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, Three Lions '98 by Baddiel & Skinner & Lightning Seeds is the number one hit song. Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Truman Show is at the top of the Box Office. 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. In France, the 1998 FIFA World Cup is taking place. The Chicago Bulls have just won the 1998 NBA Finals by defeating the Utah Jazz 4-2.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "Babylon 5", "3rd Rock from the Sun" and "Stargate SG-1". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Fallout", "Age of Empires", "Resident Evil 2" and "Tenchu: Stealth Assassins". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Hang Time", "Moesha", "Bear in the Big Blue House" and "CatDog".
Popular toys include the likes of "Polly Pocket", "PlayStation (PS1)", "Tamagotchi" and "Bop It".
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 June 17th, 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.
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.
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.
1998 FIFA World Cup
The 1998 FIFA World Cup is taking place in France. The host country go on to win the competition by defeating Brazil 3-0; with Zidane scoring two.
Basic facts and information about this date:
22 years, 0 months and 23 days have passed since June 17th, 1998.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 25 of 1998.
Leap Year: 1998 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on June 17th, 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 898038000.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around June 17th, 1998:
May 20th, 1998: Football: Spanish side Real Madrid win the UEFA Champions League after they defeat Juventus 1-0.
May 20th, 1998: Actor Charlie Sheen suffers a stroke after overdosing on cocaine.
May 22nd, 1998: The Good Friday Agreement is endorsed by referendums in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
May 25th, 1998: The single "C'est la Vie" is released by Irish girl group B*Witched.
May 28th, 1998: Actor Phil Hartman is shot and killed by his wife. Hartman had voiced The Simpsons characters such as Lionel Hutz and Troy McClure.
May 29th, 1998: Orlando Anderson (the prime suspect behind rapper Tupac Shakur's murder) is killed following a gang-related shootout.
May 31st, 1998: Geri Halliwell announces that she is leaving the Spice Girls.
June 3rd, 1998: 101 people are killed when a high-speed train derails in Germany.
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on June 17th, 1998.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on June 17th, 1998 was probably conceived around the 7th of September, 1997. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 17th, 1998 is the 27th of March, 1999. (Rough Estimate).
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.
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.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about June 17th, 1998.
8,059 days have passed since this date.
696,297,600 seconds have passed since the June 17th, 1998.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 812,347,200 times.
Since June 17th, 1998, earth has travelled approximately 359,289,561,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 116,049,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 59,881,594 steps. That's about 26,614 miles!
Since this date, 8,355,571 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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