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Wednesday 22 December 1999

1999-12-22

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. 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

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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 22 December 1999 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
  • Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 22 December
Facts:
  • Korean Air Cargo Flight 8509, a Boeing 747-200F crashes shortly after take-off from London Stansted Airport due to pilot error. All 4 crew members are killed.

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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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The Greatest Generation Speaks

By: Tom Brokaw

The heartwarming New York Times bestseller by the author of The Greatest Generation"When I wrote about the men and women who came out of the Depression, who won great victories and made lasting sacrifices in World War II and then ...

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Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets

By: J. K. Rowling

The Dursleys were so mean and 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 ?

Action Half-life

Action Half-life

Platform: Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Asheron's Call

Platform: Windows

Genre: MMORPG

Publisher: Microsoft (1999–2004); Turbine (2004–2010); Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (2010-)

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Biomotor Unitron

Platform: Neo Geo Pocket Color

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: SNK Playmore

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Doshin the Giant

Platform: Nintendo 64DD, GameCube

Genre: God game

Publisher: Nintendo

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The Dukes of Hazzard: Racing for Home

Platform: Game Boy Color, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: SouthPeak Games (US) Ubisoft (EU)

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Tell the world why 22 December 1999 is such a special date for you!