September 13th, 1998, fell on a Sunday. It was day 256 of 1998. The decade was the 1990s.
22 years, 7 months and 8 days have passed since September 13th, 1998.
On This Date
Events that occurred on September 13th, 1998:
Spice Girls singer "Mel B" marries Dutch dancer Jimmy Gulzar.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on September 13th, 1998:
United States: I Don't Want To Miss A Thing - Aerosmith
United Kingdom: Bootie Call - All Saints
Movie Box Office
Which movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Rounders" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is September 13th, 1998 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Virgo. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.
Schools have started back and autumn has arrived, so temperatures have started to cool and trees are beginning to shed their leaves. In America, the song I Don't Want To Miss A Thing by Aerosmith is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Bootie Call by All Saints is the number one hit song.
Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Rounders 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. A musical subgenre called "Nu metal" is beginning to take off, aided by the success of bands such as Korn. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "Frasier", "JAG" and "CatDog".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Fallout", "Age of Empires", "Tenchu: Stealth Assassins" and "Metal Gear Solid". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Beverly Hills, 90210", "Hang Time", "Daria" and "Smart Guy". Popular toys include the likes of "Littlest Pet Shop", "Bop It", "The Pokémon Trading Card Game" 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 September 13th, 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.
A musical subgenre called "Nu metal" is beginning to rise in popularity. Popular bands such as Korn are pioneering the new sound. In August of 1998, Korn release their album "Follow the Leader", which peaks at number one on the Billboard 200 chart.
Metal Gear Solid.
Hideo Kojima's stealth game "Metal Gear Solid" was released on the PlayStation on the 3rd of September, 1998. The game received critical acclaim, with many reviewers touting it as the best game ever made.
Basic facts and information about this date:
This date fell on a weekend.
22 years, 7 months and 8 days have passed since September 13th, 1998.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 37 of 1998.
Leap Year: 1998 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on September 13th, 1998, will be 22 years of age.
September 28th, 1998: The "Pokémon Red and Blue" games are released for the Game Boy in North America.
October 7th, 1998: A gay student called Matthew Shepard is found tied to a fence after being beaten and left for dead in Laramie, Wyoming.
October 8th, 1998: Impeachment proceedings are initiated against U.S. President Bill Clinton.
October 12th, 1998: American student Matthew Shepard passes away after being tortured and left to die in a field in Wyoming. The case receives widespread media attention as it is considered by many to be a hate crime.
Horoscopes & Birthstone Information
Zodiac & Birthstone information:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on September 13th, 1998, will have the star sign Virgo.
However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Leo.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1998 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
Native American Zodiac: September 13th, 1998 falls under the Bear.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.
TV shows that people would have been watching around this time.
The Wild Thornberrys - Cartoon series about a family called the Thornberrys.
That '70s Show - Comedy TV show about a group of friends living in the 1970s.
Sex and the City - A group of friends "explore" Manhattan's dating scene.
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.
1998 - Kid's TV
Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1998.
The Wild Thornberrys
That '70s Show
Bear in the Big Blue House
The Angry Beavers
Sabrina the Teenage Witch
Kenan & Kel
Pinky and the Brain
In the House
Tales from the Cryptkeeper
Beverly Hills, 90210
1998 - Toys & Games
Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1998:
Spice Girls dolls
The Pokémon Trading Card Game
Littlest Pet Shop
Super Soaker (water gun)
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Spyro the Dragon - Platform video game.
Metal Gear Solid - Stealth game that was released on the PlayStation. Starring Solid Snake.
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six - Tactical shooter game.
StarCraft - RTS game.
World Cup 98 - Soccer game developed by EA Sports.
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.
Super Mario 64 - Platform game for the Nintendo 64.
Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 13th of September:
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on September 13th, 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 September 13th, 1998 was probably conceived around the 4th of December, 1997. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 13th, 1998 is the 23rd of June, 1999. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about September 13th, 1998.
8,256 days have passed since this date.
713,318,400 seconds have passed since the September 13th, 1998.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 832,204,800 times.
Since September 13th, 1998, earth has travelled approximately 368,072,294,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 118,886,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 61,345,382 steps. That's about 27,265 miles!
Since this date, 8,559,821 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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