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Thursday 26 August 1999

1999-08-26

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. 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. The 13th Warrior, directed by John McTiernan, 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 ?

The 13th Warrior

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Diane Venora, Vladimir Kulich

Country: United States

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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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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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GTO

Starring: Steve Blum, Tom Fahn, Jun'ichi Suwabe, Wataru Takagi

Country: Japan

Bits

Starring: Aleks Krotoski, Emily Newton-Dunn, Emily Booth

Country: United Kingdom

Todo x 2 pesos

Starring: Fabio Alberti, Diego Capusotto

Country: Argentina

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 August 1999 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: How Man Evolved -- Aug. 23, 1999
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9704
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.499500

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 ?

The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Platformer

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Airforce Delta

Platform: Dreamcast Game Boy Color

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Konami

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Choro Q 64 2

Choro Q 64 2

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Takara

Discworld Noir

Platform: Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: GT Interactive

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Extreme Rock Climbing

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Head Games

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Tell the world why 26 August 1999 is such a special date for you!