On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1998

Historical Events

  • Rapper DMX releases his debut studio album"It's Dark and Hell Is Hot", debuts at No. 1 Billboard 2000 Chart

Famous Deaths

  • (Edwin) "Ted" Astley, British arranger, bandleader, and film and television composer (The Mouse That Roared; The Saint), dies at 76
  • Dorothy Donegan, American boogie-woogie, swing jazz, and classical pianist, and vocalist, dies of cancer at 76
  • Sōsuke Uno, Japanese prime minister (b. 1922)
1998 Highlights

About May 19, 1998

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 24 years and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: My All - Mariah Carey
  • UK #1 Song: Under The Bridge/Lady Marmalade - All Saints