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Sunday 26 December 1999

It was Sunday, 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. The Virgin Suicides, directed by Sofia Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Child of Our Time. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle Bakraid or Cabela's Big Game Hunter III.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 Virgin Suicides

Directed by: Sofia Coppola

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Josh Hartnett, James Woods

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Child of Our Time

Starring: Robert Winston

Country: United Kingdom

Inhale

Starring: Kent George, Steve Ross, David X.

Country: United States

Rick Steves' Europe

Starring: Rick Steves

Country: United States

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Great Crimes and Trials

Starring: Robert Powell

Country: United States

America's Test Kitchen

Starring: Christopher Kimball, Julia Collin Davison, Bridget Lancaster, Adam Ried

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 December 1999 ?

Holidays:
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
  • Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
  • Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
  • Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
  • Mandala Pooja at Sabarimala in Kerala, India
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Facts:
  • The storm Lothar sweeps across Central Europe, killing 137 and causing US$1.3 billion in damage.
  • Storm Lothar killed 137 people as it crossed France, southern Germany, and Switzerland.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.518519
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11229
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Columbine Tapes -- Dec. 20, 1999

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

By: Tom Brokaw

The instant classic and runaway bestseller that changed the way we saw World War II and an entire generation of Americans, from the beloved journalist whose own iconic career has lasted more than fifty years.

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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 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 ?

Bangai-O

Platform: Nintendo 64, Dreamcast, Xbox Live Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: ESP (Japan) Swing! Entertainment Media AG (Europe) Conspiracy Entertainment (north America) D3 Publisher (XBLA ver.)

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Battle Bakraid

Battle Bakraid

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: 8ing/Raizing

Cabela's Big Game Hunter III

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports (Hunting)

Publisher: HeadGames Publishing

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Cyber Team in Akihabara

Cyber Team in Akihabara

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Science fiction

Publisher: Sega

Jane's Fleet Command

Platform: PC (Windows)

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Electronic Arts (1999) Strategy First (2006)

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