What Happened on May 31, 1998

Famous Weddings

Adam Yauch

American "Beastie Boys" rapper Adam Yauch (33) weds daughter of prominent Tibetan activists Dechen Wangdu in New York

Famous Deaths

  • Aart Verstegen, Dutch ballet dancer and choreographer (Jolly Joker's Last Joke), dies at 77
  • Charles Van Acker, Belgian racing driver (b. 1912)
  • Stanislaw Wislocki, Polish conductor of classical music, dies at 76
  • William Baddeley, English church minister (restored St James's Piccadilly, Bishop of Brisbane), dies at 94
1998 Highlights

About May 31, 1998

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 25 years
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