1998 facts for kids

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
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Years: 1995 1996 199719981999 2000 2001

1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. It was the 9th year of the 1990s decade, the 98th year of the 20th century and the 998th year of the 2nd millennium.

Events

January

Rouble
New rubles
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Frozen trees during the winter storm

February

March

April

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The Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge

May

June

July

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The US Embassy in Kenya after the bombing

August

September

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Vessels searching for Swissair Flight 111 off Nova Scotia
Mitch-Flooding in Managua
Flooding in Nicaragua caused by Hurricane Mitch

October

November

December


Births

Deaths

January

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Vladimir Prelog 1906-1998


February

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Enoch Powell 1912-1998


March

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Lloyd Bridges 1913-1998
  • March 3 - Fred W. Friendly, American television journalist and executive (born 1915)
  • March 10 - Lloyd Bridges, American actor (born 1913)
  • March 12 - Judge Dread, English musician (born 1945)
  • March 12 - Beatrice Wood, American artist and ceramicist (born 1893)
  • March 12 - Jozef Kroner, Slovakian actor (born 1924)
  • March 15 - Benjamin Spock, American athlete, pediatrician and writer (born 1903)
  • March 16 - Derek Harold Richard Barton, British chemist (born 1918)
  • March 21 - Galina Ulanova, Russian ballerina (born 1910)
  • March 25 - Daniel Massey, British actor (born 1933)
  • March 27 - Ferdinand Anton Ernst Porsche, Austrian automobile designer and businessman (born 1909)
  • March 31 - Bella Abzug, American politician (born 1920)


April

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Octavio Paz 1914-1998


May

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Phil Hartman 1948-1998


June

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Alan Shepard 1923-1998

July


August

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Frederick Reines 1918-1998


September

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Betty Carter 1929-1998


October

November

December

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Martin Rodbell 1925-1998


Nobel Prizes

Movies released

  • Saving Private Ryan
  • Armageddon
  • There's Something About Mary
  • A Bug's Life
  • Doctor Dolittle
  • Rush Hour
  • Deep Impact
  • Godzilla
  • Patch Adams
  • Antz
  • The Big Lebowski
  • Blade
  • Chairman of the Board
  • Dark City
  • Elizabeth
  • Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
  • Human Remains
  • Hurlyburly
  • Lethal Weapon 4
  • Lost in Space
  • The Mask of Zorro
  • Mulan
  • The Negotiator
  • Pi
  • Pleasantville
  • Rushmore
  • Shakespeare in Love
  • Six Days Seven Nights
  • Small Soldiers
  • The Thin Red Line
  • Very Bad Things
  • The Waterboy
  • The Wedding Singer
  • The Parent Trap

Hit songs

New books

  • QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter

1998 Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.