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September 27th, 1998.

September 27th, 1998, was a Sunday. It was day 270 of 1998. The decade was the 1990s.

22 years, 7 months and 10 days have passed since September 27th, 1998.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.

Fictional event.

September 27th, 1998 relates to a fictional event in a movie, book, game or television series.

  • Resident Evil 3 (Game): The Umbrella Corporation releases Nemesis into Raccoon City in an attempt to wipe out the remaining S.T.A.R.S members.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on September 27th, 1998.

  • United States: I Don't Want To Miss A Thing - Aerosmith
  • United Kingdom: I Want You Back - Melanie B

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Rush Hour" was at the top of the box office on September 27th, 1998.

Take me back to September 27th, 1998!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is September 27th, 1998 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Libra. 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. The earthy smells of fall have started to fill the air. 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, I Want You Back by Melanie B is the number one hit song. Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Rush Hour 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 "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine", "Babylon 5", "7th Heaven" and "Oz". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Super Mario 64", "Grand Theft Auto", "Tenchu: Stealth Assassins" and "Spyro the Dragon". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Rugrats", "Goosebumps", "Daria" and "Teen Angel".

Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Sylvanian Families, Yo-yo, Super Soaker (water gun) and the Tamagotchi.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on September 27th, 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.

  • Jenny McCarthy.

    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.

  • The Lewinsky Scandal.

    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 admitted that he had an improper physical relationship with Lewinsky.

  • Nu metal.

    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.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 22 years, 7 months and 10 days have passed since September 27th, 1998.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 39 of 1998.
  • Leap Year: 1998 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on September 27th, 1998, will be 22 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1998 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 906850800.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around September 27th, 1998.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on September 27th, 1998, will have the star sign Libra.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1998 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: September 27th, 1998 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.
  • Birth flower (September): The Aster and the Morning Glory.

Photos of late 1990s fashion.

Photographs of late 1990s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of late 1990s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • Will & Grace - TV series.
  • The King of Queens - Comedy TV show starring Kevin James.
  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on September 27th, 1998.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1998.

  • The Wild Thornberrys
  • That '70s Show
  • CatDog
  • Dawson's Creek
  • Bear in the Big Blue House
  • Teen Angel
  • City Guys
  • Recess
  • USA High
  • The Angry Beavers
  • Smart Guy
  • Pokemon
  • Teletubbies
  • Daria
  • Hey Arnold!
  • Arthur
  • Sabrina the Teenage Witch
  • Blue's Clues
  • 7th Heaven
  • Kenan & Kel
  • Moesha
  • Goosebumps
  • Hang Time
  • Pinky and the Brain
  • In the House
  • Dexter's Laboratory
  • Friends
  • All That
  • Sister, Sister
  • The Nanny
  • Tales from the Cryptkeeper
  • Animaniacs
  • Home Improvement
  • Doug
  • Rugrats
  • Beverly Hills, 90210
  • The Simpsons

Popular toys and games in 1998.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1998.

  • Spice Girls dolls
  • The Pokémon Trading Card Game
  • Bop It
  • The Nintendo 64
  • The Tamagotchi
  • The PlayStation (PS1)
  • Littlest Pet Shop
  • Super Soaker (water gun)
  • Yo-yo
  • Polly Pocket
  • Jenga
  • Sylvanian Families

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • 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.

1998 - TV stations, commercials and shows.

A nostalgic video that emulates what television was like back in 1998.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 27th of September.

Weather on September 27th, 1998.

Historical weather information for September 27th, 1998.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 15.1 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 73.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 22.89 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 7.11cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 15.83 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 23.88cm.

US President.

Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on September 27th, 1998.

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on September 27th, 1998.

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on September 27th, 1998 was most likely conceived around the 18th of December, 1997.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 27th, 1998 is close to the 7th of July, 1999.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about September 27th, 1998.

  • A total of 8,258 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,179 weeks have passed.
  • 713,491,200 seconds have passed since the September 27th, 1998.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 832,406,400 times.
  • Since September 27th, 1998, the earth has travelled approximately 368,161,459,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 118,915,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 61,360,243 steps. That's about 27,271 miles!
  • Since this date, 8,561,894 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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