What Happened on June 25, 1998

Historical Events

  • In Clinton v. City of New York, the US Supreme Court decides that the Line Item Veto Act of 1996 is unconstitutional

Event of Interest

New building for The British Library at Kings Cross, designed by Colin St John Wilson, is opened by Queen Elizabeth II in London

Famous Deaths

  • Lounès Matoub, Kabylian singer-songwriter, guitar and mandole player, and Berber rights activist,, assassinated by the Armed Islamic Group (GIA) at 42
  • Richard Bales, American composer (National Gallery of Art orchestra), dies at 83

About June 25, 1998

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 11 months and 14 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: Three Lions '98 - Baddiel & Skinner & Lightning Seeds