What Happened on May 14, 1998

Historical Events

Television Finale

Seinfeld's final 2-part episode "The Finale" airs on NBC-TV to 76.3M viewers with commercials priced at $2M for 30 seconds

Famous Deaths

Frank SinatraFrank Sinatra (1915-1998)

American singer (Strangers in the Night; My Way; The Summer Wind) and actor (From Here to Eternity; Guys and Dolls), known as the "Chairman of the Board" and "Ol' Blue Eyes", dies at 82

  • Marjory Stoneman Douglas, American journalist, conservationist (1st Lady of the Everglades) and women's suffrage advocate, dies at 108
1998 Highlights

About May 14, 1998

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Too Close - Next
  • UK #1 Song: Turn Back Time - Aqua