What Happened on February 25, 1998

Historical Events

  • 40th Grammy Awards: "Sunny Came Home" best song, Paula Cole best new artist

Music History

Pamela Lee has husband Tommy Lee arrested on battery charges

  • Switzerland's 1st legal brothel opens in Zurich

Famous Birthdays

  • Brendon Baerg, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • B.A. Santamaria, Australian political activist and journalist, dies at 82
  • Celestine Tate Harrington, a quadriplegic street musician and writer.
  • Luigi Veronesi, Italian abstract artist (Campo Grafico), dies at 90
  • Rockin' Sidney [Simien], American zydeco and R&B singer-songwriter, accordionist, guitarist, organist, and harmonica player ("My Toot-Toot"; "You Ain't Nothing But Fine"), dies of throat cancer at 59
  • Umberto Mastroianni, Italian sculptor, dies at 87
1998 Highlights

About February 25, 1998

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: My Heart Will Go On - Celine Dion
  • UK #1 Song: Brimful of Asha - Cornershop