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Monday 9 August 1999

1999-08-09

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Genie In A Bottle by Christina Aguilera. In UK Better Off Alone by DJ Jurgen Presents Alice Deejay was in the top 5 hits. The Sixth Sense, directed by M. Night Shyamalan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Point of Origin by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Sixth Sense

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette

Country: United States

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The Iron Giant

Directed by: Brad Bird

Starring: Eli Marienthal, Harry Connick Jr., Jennifer Aniston

Country: United States

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The Thomas Crown Affair

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Rene Russo, Denis Leary

Country: United States

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Deep Blue Sea

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Starring: Thomas Jane, Saffron Burrows, Samuel L. Jackson

Country: United States

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The Haunting

Directed by: Jan de Bont

Starring: Liam Neeson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Owen Wilson

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Mayfair Set

Starring: James Goldsmith

Country: United Kingdom

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Good Eats

Written by: Alton Brown

Starring: Alton Brown

Country: United States

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Bits

Starring: Aleks Krotoski, Emily Newton-Dunn, Emily Booth

Country: United Kingdom

Futurama

Written by: David X. Cohen, Matt Groening

Starring: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Country: United States

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Jasper Carrott: Back to the Front

Starring: Jasper Carrott

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 August 1999 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Nathy (or David)
  • Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
  • St. Fedlimid/Felimy
  • St. Romanus Ostiarius
  • St. Edith Stein
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Fouad Serageddin: Egyptian lawyer and politician Egyptian Minister of Interior (d. 1999).
Facts:
  • Russian President Boris Yeltsin fires his Prime Minister, Sergei Stepashin, and for the fourth time fires his entire cabinet.
  • The Diet of Japan enacts a law establishing the Hinomaru and Kimi Ga Yo as the official national flag and national anthem.
  • Buford O. Furrow, Jr. wounds 5 and kills 1 during the August 1999 Los Angeles Jewish Community Center shooting.
  • The Atlantique Incident occurs as an intruding Pakistan Navy plane is shot down in India. The incident sparks tensions between the 2 nations, coming just a month after the end of the Kargil War.
  • A total solar eclipse is seen in Europe and Asia.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1999?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Atlanta Massacre -- Aug. 9, 1999
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9702
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.497

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Point of Origin

By: Patricia Cornwell

The clues to a series of remorseless killings go up in smoke—and only Kay Scarpetta can find them in this #1 New York Times bestseller from Patricia Cornwell.“Sears

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Summer Sisters

By: Judy Blume

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more. In the summer of 1977, Victoria Leonard’s world changes forever when Caitlin Somers chooses her as a friend.

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Hannibal

By: Thomas Harris

You remember Hannibal Lecter: gentleman, genius, cannibal. Seven years have passed since Dr. Lecter escaped from custody. And for seven years he's been at large, free to savor the scents, the essences, of an unguarded world.

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Granny Dan

By: Danielle Steel

In my eyes she had always been old, always been mine, always been Granny Dan. But in another time, another place, there had been dancing, people, laughter, love.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Civilization: Call to Power

Platform: BeOS, Linux (Alpha/PowerPC/SPARC/x86), Mac OS, Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy game

Publisher: Activision

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Dancing Stage featuring True Kiss Destination

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation

Genre: Music & Exercise

Publisher: Konami

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Evolution 2: Far Off Promise

Evolution 2: Far Off Promise

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Roguelike RPG

Publisher: Ubisoft

Fighting Force 2

Platform: PlayStation Dreamcast

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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Yu-Gi-Oh!

Genre: Action, Adventure, Supernatural

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