What Happened on May 22, 1998

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Lewinsky scandal: a federal judge rules that United States Secret Service agents can be compelled to testify before a grand jury concerning the scandal, involving President Bill Clinton

Famous Deaths

  • John Derek, American actor, director and photographer (Knock on Any Door, All the King's Men, Rogues of Sherwood Forest), dies at 71
  • José Enrique Moyal, mathematical physicist (b. 1910)
  • Milton Banana [Antônio de Souza], Brazilian bossa nova jazz drummer (João Gilberto and Stan Getz), dies at 63
1998 Highlights

About May 22, 1998

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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