What Happened on May 28, 1998

Historical Events

  • Nuclear testing: Pakistan responds to a series of Indian nuclear tests with five of its own, prompting the United States, Japan, and other nations to impose economic sanctions.

Famous Weddings

Lucy Lawless

"Xena: The Warrior Princess" Lucy Lawless (30) weds executive producer Rob Tapert (43) at Saint Monica Catholic Church in Santa Monica, California

Famous Deaths

Phil HartmanPhil Hartman (1948-1998)

Canadian-American actor (NewsRadio, 1995-98; The Simpsons, 1991-91; SNL, 1986-94: Peewee's Playhouse), and graphic artist, murdered by his wife in his sleep at 49

  • Philip L. Carret, American investor and founder of Pioneer Fund, dies at 101
1998 Highlights

About May 28, 1998

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 25 years
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Too Close - Next
  • UK #1 Song: Feel It - Tamperer Ft. Maya