Thursday 17 June 1999
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of June people in US were listening to If You Had My Love by Jennifer Lopez.
In UK Sweet Like Chocolate by Shanks & Bigfoot was in the top 5 hits.
Tarzan, directed by Chris Buck, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999
while Summer Sisters by Judy Blume was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Have a look at the old newspapers from 17 June 1999 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Jasper Carrott: Back to the Front
Which were the important events of 17 June 1999 ?
- St. Albert Chmielowski.
- National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
- Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
See other famous people born on 17 June
Basil Hume: English Roman Catholic Cardinal, Archbishop of Westminster (Born 1923).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1999 ?
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
What news were making the headlines those days in June 1999?
- SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11216
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: TIME 100: Heroes & Icons -- June 14, 1999
- EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.489
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
#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.
Everywhere hailed as a novel of rare beauty and power, White Oleander tells the unforgettable story of Ingrid, a brilliant poet imprisoned for murder, and her daughter, Astrid, whose odyssey through a series of Los Angeles foster homes-each its own ...
“The mistress of high tension” (The New Yorker) and undisputed Queen of Suspense Mary Higgins Clark brings us another New York Times bestselling novel that she “prepares so carefully and executes with such relish” (The New York Times Book Review) ...
“One of [the] best” (Orlando Sentinel) Lucas Davenport Novels—now with a New Introduction by the Author. Clara Rinker is twenty-eight, beautiful, charmingly southern—and the best hit woman in the business.
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Carmen Sandiego's ThinkQuick Challenge
Castrol Honda Superbike 2000
Tell the world why 17 June 1999 is such a special date for you!