Also in 1998
The following events also occurred in 1998...
President Clinton became embroiled in a sex scandal involving a White House intern, Monica Lewinsky.
Viagra helped invigorate older males everywhere.
Sex and the City became a must see for females everywhere.
Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa brought fans back to the ballparks, as they chased Roger Maris' home run record.
Jesse "The Body" Ventura became Jesse "The Mind" Ventura, as he became governor of Minnesota.
Backstreet Boys captured the hearts of teenage girls everywhere.
There's Something About Mary had movie audiences doubling over in laughter.
The Telletubbies became the latest craze for youngsters, while The Jerry Springer Show became everyone's guilty pleasure.
The Furby was at the top of every child's Christmas list.
Swing Dancing made a comeback behind music from the Brian Setzer Orchestra and the Cherry Poppin' Daddies.
Frasier became one of the most popular television shows.