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Saturday 18 December 1999

1999-12-18

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Smooth by Santana. In UK The Millennium Prayer by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Galaxy Quest, directed by Dean Parisot, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Galaxy Quest

Directed by: Dean Parisot

Starring: Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman

Country: United States

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The Ninth Gate

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Johnny Depp, Frank Langella, Lena Olin

Country: United States

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Man on the Moon

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: Jim Carrey, Danny DeVito, Gerry Becker

Country: United States

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Any Given Sunday

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Al Pacino, Dennis Quaid, Cameron Diaz

Country: United States

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The Talented Mr. Ripley

Directed by: Anthony Minghella

Starring: Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Universe

Starring: John Hurt

Country: United Kingdom

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New York: A Documentary Film

Starring: David Ogden Stiers

Country: United States

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The Game Room

Starring: Mark Bussler

Country: United States

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Freaks and Geeks

Written by: Paul Feig

Starring: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Country: United States

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Spaced

Starring: Jessica Hynes, Simon Pegg, Julia Deakin, Nick Frost

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 December 1999 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
  • R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
  • Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
  • Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 18 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Robert Bresson: French film director of 14 films in 40 years; he left a reputation as one of cinema's most austere artists.
Facts:
  • NASA launches into orbit the Terra platform carrying five Earth Observation instruments, including ASTER, CERES, MISR, MODIS and MOPITT.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.517
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Senator John McCain -- Dec. 13, 1999
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9720

Books

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

Tuesdays With Morrie

By: Mitch Albom

Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to ...

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Timeline

By: Michael Crichton

In an Arizona desert a man wanders in a daze, speaking words that make no sense. Within twenty-four hours he is dead, his body swiftly cremated by his only known associates.

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Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets

By: J. K. Rowling

The Dursleys were so mean that hideous that summer that all Harry Potter wanted was to get back to the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry.

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Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban

By: J. K. Rowling

For twelve long years, the dread fortress of Azkaban held an infamous prisoner named Sirius Black. Convicted of killing thirteen people with a single curse, he was said to be the heir apparent to the Dark Lord, Voldemort.Now

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

AeroWings

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Crave Entertainment

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Airforce Delta

Platform: Dreamcast Game Boy Color

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Konami

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Army Men: Air Attack

Platform: PlayStation, Windows, Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: The 3DO Company

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Digimon Adventure: Anode/Cathode Tamer

Digimon Adventure: Anode/Cathode Tamer

Platform: WonderSwan, WonderSwan Color

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: Bandai

Egypt 1156 B.C.: Tomb of the Pharaoh

Egypt 1156 B.C.: Tomb of the Pharaoh

Platform: Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: R&P Electronic Media


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