What Happened in 1998

  • Ricky Williams Wins Heisman Trophy

    The 6-foot, 225-pound Williams is the second Texas Longhorn to win the Heisman Trophy. Ricky also garnered numerous post-season honors including... Read more

  • Operation Desert Fox

    The December 1998 bombing of Iraq (code-named Operation Desert Fox) was a major four-day bombing campaign on Iraqi targets from December 16–19,... Read more

  • South Park Episode 217 - "Gnomes"

    Harbucks coffee plans to move into South Park and drive Tweek coffee shop out of business. Mr. Garrison assigns a report on current events to help... Read more

  • FDA Approves ViiV Healthcare's Ziagen

    Treating HIV infection with other medications. Abacavir is a nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI). It works by slowing down... Read more

  • "The General" Is Released

    The General is a true film about Dublin criminal Martin Cahill, who pulled off several daring heists in the early 1980s, and attracted attention... Read more

  • Muse Signs a Deal with Maverick Records

    Despite the success of their second EP, British record companies were reluctant to sign Muse. It was after a trip to New York's CMJ Festival that... Read more

  • FDA Approves Cephalon's Provigil

    So I mentioned this to my neurologist who gave me some samples of a medication to try. Those samples were for Provigil, a prescription medication... Read more

  • "Affliction" Is Released

    Affliction is a 1998 film written and directed by Paul Schrader from the novel by Russell Banks. It stars Nick Nolte, Sissy Spacek, James Coburn,... Read more

  • FDA Approves GD Searle's Celebrex

    Celebrex is prescribed for acute pain, menstrual cramps, and the pain and inflammation of osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis (rheumatoid... Read more