|World Series Champions:
||New York Yankees
|Superbowl XXXII Champions:
|Stanley Cup Champs:
||Detroit Red Wings
|U.S. Open Golf
|U.S. Tennis: (Men/Ladies)
||Patrick Rafter/Lindsay Davenport
||Pete Sampras/Jana Novotna
|NCAA Football Champions:
|NCAA Basketball Champions:
|World Cup (Soccer):
||Mark McGuire hit 70 Home Runs
|The Hotties and Fashion Icons:
"I did not have sexual relations with that woman"
"It depends on what the emaning of the word 'is'
- President Bill Clinton
"Think outside the bun"
- Taco Bell
|Time Magazine's Men of the Year
||Kate Shindle (Evanston, IL)
||Shawnae Jebbia (Massachusetts)
George Michael was arrested in 1998 for "engaging
in a lewd act" in a public restroom in a Beverly
Hills, CA park.
Monica Lewinsky and President Bill Clinton. The news
of this extra-marital affair and the resulting investigation
eventually led to the impeachment hearing of Bill
Clinton in 1998 by the U.S. House of Representatives.
Quick Celebrity marriages in 1998:
Carmen Electra and Dennis Rodman (9 days)
Catherine Oxenberg and Robert Evens (12 days)
Pop Vocalist Death: Frank
Sinatra, age 82
Country Legend Vocalist Death:
Tammy Wynette, age 55
Country Movie Legend Vocalist
Death: Roy Roger, age 86
Pop Star Turned Congressman
Death: Sonny Bono, age 62
Television Star Death:
Phil Hartman, age 49
are created for the first time.
Larry Page and Sergey Brin misspelled 'googol' when
they started their little search engine experiment.
A googol is a big number - a 1 followed by 100 zeros.
A googolplex is 10 raised to the power of one googol.
You should memorize that, because you never can tell
when you might be called to name the biggest number
you can. If somebody calls it before you, say the
same thing 'plus one.'
JetBlue Airways was founded.
Job seeker website Monster.com was founded.
Jesse Ventura was elected Governer of Minnesota
Smartwater, vapor-distilled water was introduced.
The next year, Fruitwater was available too.
The first W Hotel opened in New York on Lexington
Ave and 49th Street.
Gillette introduced the Mach3 razor, the first triple-blade
Roy Berger did 3,416 push-ups in Ottawa, Canada on
Cost of a Superbowl ad in 1998: $1,300,000
||Reading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's
Stone by J.K. Rowling
|1st appearances & 1998's Most Popular
Christmas gifts, toys and presents:
Barbie and Ken as the Munsters Giftset, Betty Spaghetti
|Best Film Oscar Winner:
||Shakespeare In Love
|The Big Movies:
(according to boxofficemojo)
|1. Saving Private Ryan
3. There's Something About Mary
4. A Bug's Life
5. The Waterboy
6. Doctor Dolittle
7. Rush Hour
8. Deep Impact
10. Patch Adams
|1998 Most Popular TV shows:
|1. E.R. (NBC)
2. Friends (NBC)
3. Frasier (NBC)
4. Veronica's Closet (NBC)
5. Jesse (NBC)
6. 60 Minutes (CBS)
7. Touched By An Angel (CBS)
8. Home Improvement (ABC)
9. Everybody Loves Raymond (CBS)
10. NYPD Blue (ABC)
Number One Songs
October 11, 1997 - January 16, 1998:
Candle In The Wind 1997 - Elton John
January 17 - January 30:
Truly Madly Deeply - Savage Garden
January 31 - February 13:
Together Again - Janet Jackson
February 14 - February 27:
Nice & Slow - Usher
February 28 - March 13:
My Heart Will Go On - Céline Dion
March 14 - April 3:
Gettin' Jiggy Wit' It - Will Smith
April 4 - April 24:
All My Life - K-Ci and JoJo
April 25 - May 29:
Too Close - Next
May 30 - June 5:
My All - Mariah Carey
June 6 - September 4:
The Boy Is Mine - Brandy & Monica
September 5 - October 2:
I Don't Want To Miss A Thing - Aerosmith
October 3 - November 6:
The First Night - Monica
November 7 - November 13:
One Week - Barenaked Ladies
November 14 - November 27:
Doo Wop (That Thing) - Lauryn Hill
November 28- December 4:
Lately - Divine
December 5 - January 15:
I'm Your Angel R. Kelly & Céline Dion