What Happened on June 3, 1998

Historical Events

  • Eschede train disaster: an ICE high speed train derails in Lower Saxony, Germany, causing 101 deaths

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph C. Harsch, American newscaster (Background), dies at 93
  • Poul Bundgaard, Danish comic actor (Olsen-banden films) and operetta singer (Royal Danish Theatre, 1958-73), dies at 75
1998 Highlights

About June 3, 1998

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Boy Is Mine - Brandy & Monica
  • UK #1 Song: C'est La Vie - B*Witched