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Thursday 21 January 1999

1999-01-21

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Have You Ever? by Brandy. In UK Heartbeat / Tragedy by Steps was in the top 5 hits. The Blair Witch Project, directed by Daniel Myrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while The Street Lawyer by John Grisham 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 months ?

The Blair Witch Project

Directed by: Daniel Myrick

Starring: Heather Donahue, Michael C. Williams, Joshua Leonard

Country: United States

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Run Lola Run

Directed by: Tom Tykwer

Starring: Franka Potente, Moritz Bleibtreu, Herbert Knaup

Country: United States

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The Thin Red Line

Directed by: Terrence Malick

Starring: Jim Caviezel, Sean Penn, Nick Nolte

Country: United States

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You've Got Mail

Directed by: Nora Ephron

Starring: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Greg Kinnear

Country: United States

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The Prince of Egypt

Directed by: Brenda Chapman

Starring: Val Kilmer, Ralph Fiennes, Michelle Pfeiffer

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Sopranos

Written by: David Chase

Starring: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

Country: United States

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Grand Designs

Starring: Kevin McCloud

Country: United Kingdom

Mersey Blues

Starring: Andrew Lincoln

Country: United Kingdom

Mopatop's Shop

Starring: Nigel Plaskitt, William Todd-Jones, Victoria Willing, Mak Wilson

Country: United Kingdom

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Escape to River Cottage

Starring: Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 January 1999 ?

Holidays:
  • National Hugging Day
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
  • Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
  • UN Arms Day
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 21 January
Famous Deaths:
  • Charles Brown: American blues singer and pianist (Born 1920).
  • Susan Strasberg: American actress who made her film debut in 1954, followed by playing the lead in, "The Diary Of Anne Frank" in 1955.
Facts:
  • In one of the largest drug busts in American history, the United States Coast Guard intercepts a ship with over 9,500 pounds (4.3 t) of cocaine aboard, headed for Houston, Texas.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11166
  • Time: Illustration of a Christ figure with sandwhich board anouncing END OF THE WORLD re: Millenium Madnes
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9673

Books

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

The Street Lawyer

By: John Grisham

Michael Brock is billing the hours, making the money, rushing relentlessly to the top of Drake & Sweeney, a giant D.C. law firm. One step away from partnership, Michael has it all.

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The Greatest Generation

By: Tom Brokaw

"In the spring of 1984, I went to the northwest of France, to Normandy, to prepare an NBC documentary on the fortieth anniversary of D-Day, the massive and daring Allied invasion of Europe that marked the beginning of the end ...

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Where the Heart Is

By: Billie Letts

Talk about unlucky sevens. An hour ago, seventeen-year-old, seven months pregnant Novalee Nation was heading for California with her boyfriend. Now she finds herself stranded at a Wal-Mart in Sequoyah, Oklahoma, with just $7.77

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Message in a Bottle

By: Nicholas Sparks

Now with a new look celebrating 20 years of Nicholas Sparks!Divorced and disillusioned about relationships, Theresa Osborne is jogging when she finds a bottle on the beach.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alundra 2: A New Legend Begins

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: JP SCEI; WW Activision

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Bionic Commando: Elite Forces

Platform: Game Boy Color, 3DS Virtual Console

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Nintendo

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Cool Boarders 4

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Snowboarding

Publisher: 989 Studios

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Crash Team Racing

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Extreme Paintbrawl 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Head Games

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