What Happened on July 17, 1998

Historical Events

The Mask of Zorro

"The Mask of Zorro" directed by Martin Campbell, starring Antonio Banderas, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Anthony Hopkins is released

Nicholas II and Family Buried

Russia buries Tsar Nicholas II and family, 80 years after they died

Famous Birthdays

  • Felipe Juan Froilán de Marichalar y de Borbón, Spanish royal, born in Madrid, Spain
Born in 1998

Famous Deaths

  • Ronald Tremain, New Zealand composer, dies at 74

About July 17, 1998

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Boy Is Mine - Brandy & Monica
  • UK #1 Song: Freak Me - Another Level