The Ohio Art Company created the bendable rubber doll, Betty Spaghetty and were first available in stores in 1998.
Will & Grace premiered on NBC on 21 September 1998.
“D’oh!” added to the Oxford Dictionary of English in 1998.
Candace Bushnell’s book series, Sex and the City was adapted to the small screen with the show premiering on HBO in 1998.
Following Phil Hartman’s death in 1998, the character of Troy McClure was retired, with McClure’s final appearance in “Bart the Mother” (Season 10, Episode 3) on September 27, 1998.
Charmed premiered on The WB October 7, 1998.
Nickelodeon took viewers on a wild ride with the premiere of The Wild Thornberrys on September 1, 1998.
At 1998’s Survivor Series, and just two years after his debut, The Rock became (at the time) the youngest-ever WWF Champion.
Nickelodeon debuted another original animated show when CatDog aired for the first time on April 4, 1998.
On 18 January 1998, Mick Foley became the only person to appear three times in the same Royal Rumble match, wrestling as all three Faces of Foley: Mankind, Cactus Jack and Dude Love.
Britney Spears’ debut single “Baby One More Time” was released to radio airplay in September 1998, with the iconic music video following soon after.
Elton John was knighted in 1998 by Queen Elizabeth II.
Bride of Chucky, the fourth instalment in the Child’s Play franchise, was released on 16 October, 1998.