What Happened on January 2, 1998

Historical Events

  • 64th Orange Bowl: #2 Nebraska beats #3 Tennessee, 42-17

Film & TV History

Autopsy of Chris Farley shows he overdosed of opiates and cocaine

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Muir, English writer & raconteur, dies at 77

About January 2, 1998

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Day after New Year's Day (New Zealand), New Year Holiday (United Kingdom)

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Candle In The Wind 1997/Something About The Way You Look Tonight - Elton John
  • UK #1 Song: Too Much - Spice Girls