Items invented in 1998 include Windows 98, the iMac computer and the MP3 player. Viagra was also approved for use by the United States Food and Drug Administration in 1998.
From France winning the World Cup to the world's largest airport opening in Hong Kong to 19 European nations agreeing to forbid human cloning, 1998 was a year with many notable moments. In addition to a number of inventions, some legendary firsts also occurred, such as Japan opening the world's largest suspension bridge measuring slightly more than a mile long. In addition, the founders behind Google, Larry Page and Sergin Brin, misspelled "googol" to garner its famous name for the world's popular search engine in that same year.