Video: 'The Big Lebowski' trailer
(Sunday, February 15, 1998) — The Big Lebowski, an American crime comedy film about a pothead bowler who is mistaken for a deadbeat philanthropist, premiered today at the Berlin International Film Festival. Continue reading ‘The Big Lebowski’ premieres in Berlin 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 15 1998)
(Saturday, February 14, 1998) — “Nice & Slow” by Usher peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart for two consecutive weeks (Feb. 14/21, 1998). Continue reading ‘Nice & Slow’ by Usher peaks at #1 in USA 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 14 1998)
Video: 'Carl Wilson - The Beach Boys Endless Harmony'
(Friday, February 6, 1998, evening PST) — Carl Wilson, an American musician, singer, and songwriter who co-founded the Beach Boys, died tonight at his home in Los Angeles of lung cancer. Continue reading Beach Boy Carl Wilson succumbs to lung cancer 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 6 1998)
Video: 'Nagano 1998 Olympic Games' (4 videos)
(Saturday, February 7, 1998, 11:00 a.m. JST) — Athletes from 72 nations marched today in the opening ceremonies of the 1998 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XVIII Olympic Winter Games, at Minami Nagano Sports Park in Nagano, Japan. Continue reading 1998 Winter Olympics open in Nagano 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 7 1998)
(Saturday, January 31, 1998) — “Together Again” by Janet Jackson peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two consecutive weeks (Jan. 31, Feb. 7, 1998). Continue reading ‘Together Again’ by Janet Jackson peaks at #1 in USA 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 31 1998)
Video: 'Sarah McLachlan on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno'
(Friday, January 30, 1998, 11:35 p.m. EST) — Singer/musician Sarah McLachlan “Sweet Surrender” tonight at NBC Studios in Burbank, California, for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on NBC. Continue reading Sarah McLachlan performs on ‘Tonight’ 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 30 1998)
Video: 'Sarah Mclachlan Sweet Surrender'
(Thursday, January 29, 1998) — Singer/musician Sarah McLachlan performed ten songs tonight at Sony Music Studios in New York City for an upcoming episode of “Storytellers,” a television music series produced by the VH1 network. Continue reading Sarah McLachlan performs for VH1’s ‘Storyteller’ 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 29 1998)
Video: 'Flashback: January 27'
(Tuesday, January 27, 1998, at 7:05 a.m. EST; during the Clinton–Lewinsky scandal) — Delivering a blistering White House counterattack, First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton charged today that the Whitewater prosecutor’s sex-scandal investigation of her husband was part of a “vast right-wing conspiracy” dedicated to destroying his presidency (click here to watch the full interview). Continue reading Hillary Clinton blames ‘vast right-wing conspiracy’ for Lewinsky scandal 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Jan 27 1998)