June 24th, 1998, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 175 of 1998. The decade was the 1990s.
22 years, 8 months and 1 days have passed since June 24th, 1998.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 24th, 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 "X-Files" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is June 24th, 1998 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. 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 X-Files 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. In France, the 1998 FIFA World Cup is taking place. In celebrity news, Bruce Willis and Demi Moore have recently announced that they are separating after over 10 years of marriage.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "Walker, Texas Ranger", "Ellen", "Everybody Loves Raymond" and "Recess". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee", "Grand Theft Auto", "Resident Evil 2" and "StarCraft". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Weird Science", "In the House", "Goosebumps" and "Moesha".
If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Jenga", "Polly Pocket", "Yo-yo" and "Spice Girls dolls".
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 24th, 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.
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, 8 months and 1 days have passed since June 24th, 1998.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 26 of 1998.
Leap Year: 1998 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on June 24th, 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 898642800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around June 24th, 1998:
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.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on June 24th, 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 June 24th, 1998 was probably conceived around the 14th of September, 1997. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 24th, 1998 is the 3rd of April, 1999. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about June 24th, 1998.
8,282 days have passed since this date.
715,568,400 seconds have passed since the June 24th, 1998.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 834,829,800 times.
Since June 24th, 1998, earth has travelled approximately 369,233,294,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 119,261,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 61,538,882 steps. That's about 27,351 miles!
Since this date, 8,586,821 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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