July 1st, 1998, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 182 of 1998. The decade was the 1990s.
22 years, 0 months and 1 days have passed since July 1st, 1998.
On This Date
Events that occurred on July 1st, 1998:
The movie Armageddon (1998) is released in cinemas.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 1st, 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 "Doctor Dolittle" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is July 1st, 1998 and it's a Wednesday. In America, the July 4th celebrations are fast approaching. 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 Doctor Dolittle is at the top of the Box Office.
The Clinton-Lewinsky sex scandal is receiving widespread media attention. In France, the 1998 FIFA World Cup is taking place. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Barney & Friends", "Mad About You", "Stargate SG-1" and "Ally McBeal".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "GoldenEye 007", "Resident Evil 2", "Tenchu: Stealth Assassins" and "StarCraft". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Nanny", "Pinky and the Brain", "Teen Angel" and "Bear in the Big Blue House". Popular toys include the likes of "Polly Pocket", "Yo-yo", "Super Soaker (water gun)" 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 July 1st, 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 1 days have passed since July 1st, 1998.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 27 of 1998.
Leap Year: 1998 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on July 1st, 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 899247600.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around July 1st, 1998:
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 July 1st, 1998.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on July 1st, 1998 was probably conceived around the 21st of September, 1997. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 1st, 1998 is the 10th of April, 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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about July 1st, 1998.
8,037 days have passed since this date.
694,396,800 seconds have passed since the July 1st, 1998.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 810,129,600 times.
Since July 1st, 1998, earth has travelled approximately 358,308,748,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 115,732,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 59,718,125 steps. That's about 26,541 miles!
Since this date, 8,332,762 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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