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Thursday 19 August 1999

1999-08-19

It was Thursday, 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. Perfect Blue, directed by Satoshi Kon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Black Notice by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Perfect Blue

Directed by: Satoshi Kon

Starring: Junko Iwao, Rica Matsumoto, Shinpachi Tsuji

Country: United States

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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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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 19 August 1999 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
  • National Aviation Day, USA
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Facts:
  • In Belgrade, tens of thousands of Serbians rally to demand the resignation of Federal Republic of Yugoslavia President Slobodan Milosevic.
  • Mandarin Airlines Flight 642 crashes in Hong Kong.
  • GPS Week Numbers Reset to 0

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Blair Witch Project -- Aug. 16, 1999
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9703
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.498

Books

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

Black Notice

By: Patricia Cornwell

The decomposed remains of a stowaway lead Dr. Kay Scarpetta on an international search to Interpol’s headquarters in Lyon, France—and on a mission that will pull her in two opposite directions: toward protecting her career or toward the truth.

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Assassins

By: Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins

Book series by Tim LaHayne.

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Rainbow Six

By: Tom Clanc

John Clark battles extremely dangerous terrorists. (P, Berkley)

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Big Air

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Sports

Publisher: NA Accolade; EU Electronic Arts

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Creatures 3

Platform: Linux, Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Artificial Life

Publisher: Mindscape, Linux Game Publishing (Linux version)

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Earthworm Jim: Menace 2 the Galaxy

Platform: Game Boy, Game Boy Color

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Crave Entertainment

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EverQuest

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X (2003–2013)

Genre: Massively multiplayer online role-playing game

Publisher: Sony Online Entertainment

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Super Smash Bros.

Platform: Nintendo 64, iQue Player, Virtual Console, GameCube, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U

Genre: Fighting, action, platform

Publisher: Nintendo

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