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Thursday 21 October 1999

1999-10-21

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Smooth by Santana. In UK Blue (Da Ba Dee) by Eiffel 65 was in the top 5 hits. The Insider, directed by Michael Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling 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 ?

The Insider

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: Russell Crowe, Al Pacino, Christopher Plummer

Country: United States

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Dogma

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Linda Fiorentino

Country: United States

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The Cider House Rules

Directed by: Lasse Hallstrm

Starring: Tobey Maguire, Charlize Theron, Michael Caine

Country: United States

Boys Don't Cry

Directed by: Kimberly Peirce

Starring: Hilary Swank, Chlo Sevigny, Peter Sarsgaard

Country: United States

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Being John Malkovich

Directed by: Spike Jonze

Starring: John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, Catherine Keener

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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The West Wing

Written by: Aaron Sorkin

Starring: Allison Janney, John Spencer, Bradley Whitford, Martin Sheen

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 October 1999 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Lars Bo: Danish author and illustrator (d. 1999).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Steve Jobs -- Oct. 18, 1999
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9712
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.507

Books

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

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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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 Sorcerer'S Stone

By: J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter has no idea how famous he is. That's because he's being raised by his miserable aunt and uncle who are terrified Harry will learn that he's really a wizard, just as his parents were.

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Hearts In Atlantis

By: Stephen King

Hearts In Atlantis is composed of five interconnected, sequential narratives set in the years from 1960 to 1999. Each story is deeply rooted in the sixties, and each is haunted by the Vietnam War.In

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Atlantis II

Platform: Microsoft Windows Mac OS iOS

Genre: First person adventure game

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BattleTanx: Global Assault

Platform: Nintendo 64, PlayStation

Genre: Action

Publisher: 3DO

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Extreme Rock Climbing

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Head Games

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F-1 World Grand Prix II

Platform: Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color, Dreamcast

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: Video System

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Fighting Force 2

Platform: PlayStation Dreamcast

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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