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  • Los Angeles, California,U.S.
    Monday Jun 1, 1998

    Jim Carrey

    Taking a pay cut

    Los Angeles, California,U.S.
    Monday Jun 1, 1998

    In 1998, he decided to take a pay cut to play the serious role of Truman Burbank in the satirical comedy-drama film The Truman Show (1998). The film was highly praised and brought Carrey further international acclaim, leading many to believe he would be nominated for an Oscar. The Truman Show was a commercial success also, earning $264 million worldwide against a budget of $60 million.




  • U.S.
    Monday Jun 8, 1998

    Bin Laden

    First indicted by a grand jury of the United States

    U.S.
    Monday Jun 8, 1998

    Osama bin Laden was first indicted by a grand jury of the United States on June 8, 1998 on a charges of "conspiracy to attack defense utilities of the United States" and prosecutors further charged that bin Laden was the head of the terrorist organization called al-Qaeda, and that he was a major financial backer of Islamic fighters worldwide.




  • FIFA headquarters, Zurich, Switzerland
    Monday Jun 8, 1998

    Sepp Blatter

    1998 Election

    FIFA headquarters, Zurich, Switzerland
    Monday Jun 8, 1998

    Sepp Blatter's 1998 election to the presidency of FIFA over UEFA President Lennart Johansson occurred amidst much controversy.




  • U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 9, 1998

    Kosovo War

    National Emergency

    U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 9, 1998

    On 9 June 1998, US President Bill Clinton declared a "national emergency" (state of emergency) due to the "unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States" imposed by Yugoslavia and Serbia over the Kosovo War.




  • Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
    Sunday Jun 14, 1998

    Michael Jordan

    Delta Center

    Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
    Sunday Jun 14, 1998

    The Bulls returned to the Delta Center for Game 6 on June 14, 1998, leading the series 3–2.




  • Afghanistan
    Tuesday Jun 23, 1998

    Ayman al-Zawahiri

    Al-Qaeda congress

    Afghanistan
    Tuesday Jun 23, 1998

    Bin Laden and al-Zawahiri organized an al-Qaeda congress on June 24, 1998. A week prior to the beginning of the conference, a group of well-armed assistants to al-Zawahiri had left by jeeps in the direction of Herat. Following the instructions of their patron, in the town of Koh-i-Doshakh, they met three unknown Slavic-looking men who had arrived from Russia via Iran. After their arrival in Kandahar, they split up. One of the Russians was directly escorted to al-Zawahiri and he did not participate in the conference.




  • Afghanistan
    Wednesday Jun 24, 1998

    Bin Laden

    Al-Qaeda congress

    Afghanistan
    Wednesday Jun 24, 1998

    Bin Laden and Al-Zawahiri organized an al-Qaeda congress on June 24, 1998.


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