Thursday April 01, 1999

US date format: 4/1/1999, UK date format: 1/4/1999

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 1, 1999). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Jairus Aquino and Justin Johnes. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Believe by Cher. In UK Flat Beat by Mr Oizo was in the top 5 hits. I'll Make You Happy, directed by Athina Tsoulis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while The Reader by Bernhard Schlink was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Futurama. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arc the Lad III or Coaster Works.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Waleric
  • Saint Hugh of Grenoble
  • Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
  • India - Start of financial year.
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Events

  • Nunavut is established as a Canadian territory carved out of the eastern part of the Northwest Territories.
  • Two Libyans suspected of bringing down Pan Am flight 103 in 1988 are handed over to Scottish authorities for eventual trial in the Netherlands. The United Nations suspends sanctions against Libya.
  • In Laramie, Wyoming, Russell Henderson pleads guilty to kidnapping and felony murder, in order to avoid a possible death penalty conviction for the apparent hate crime killing of Matthew Shepard.
  • Kosovo War: Kosovo's main border crossings are closed by Serbian forces to prevent ethnic Albanians from leaving.
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Movies

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I'll Make You Happy

I'll Make You Happy

Directed by: Athina Tsoulis

Starring: Jodie Rimmer, Carl Bland, Michael Hurst, Ian Hughes

Silsila Hai Pyar Ka

Silsila Hai Pyar Ka

Directed by: Shrabani Deodhar

Starring: Karisma Kapoor, Chandrachur Singh, Aruna Irani, Shakti Kapoor

10 Things I Hate About You

10 Things I Hate About You

Directed by: Gil Junger

Starring: Heath Ledger, Julia Stiles, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Larisa Oleynik

Country: United States of America

Resurrection

Resurrection

Directed by: Russell Mulcahy

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Mike Anscombe, Jeff J.J. Authors, Patrick Chilvers

Never Been Kissed

Never Been Kissed

Directed by: Raja Gosnell

Starring: Drew Barrymore, David Arquette, Michael Vartan, Molly Shannon

Country: United States of America

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NBA

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - New Jersey Nets : 85 - 90
  • Chicago Bulls - Detroit Pistons : 75 - 107
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - New York Knicks : 74 - 78
  • Houston Rockets - Utah Jazz : 87 - 88
  • Indiana Pacers - Toronto Raptors : 87 - 88
See all Basketball game results of April 01, 1999

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Bielefeld - Oberhausen : 2 - 0
  • TB Berlin - Stuttgarter K : 0 - 2
  • Unterhaching - St Pauli : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of April 01, 1999

Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Gillingham - Reading : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of April 01, 1999

Eredivisie

Football (Netherlands)
  • MVV Maastricht - Roda JC : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of April 01, 1999

TV Series

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Futurama

Futurama

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Starring: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Country: United States of America

Pet Shop of Horrors

Pet Shop of Horrors

Rosalinda

Rosalinda

Directed by: Beatriz Sheridan

The Awful Truth

The Awful Truth

Directed by: Leo McCarey

The Sopranos

The Sopranos

Written by:

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

Country: United States of America

Days to next April 01

If April 01, 1999 is your birthday you're 21 years, 5 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 3 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Reader by Bernhard Schlink

The Reader

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Hailed for its coiled eroticism and the moral claims it makes upon the reader, this mesmerizing novel is a story of love and secrets, horror and compassion, unfolding against the haunted landscape of postwar Germany.When

The Century by Peter Jennings, Todd Brewster

The Century

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What was it like to watch the Wright Brothers soar into the sky? To hear the first crackling voice aired on the radio? To cower in the ghastly trenches of Europe during World War I? To lose everything in the …

Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

Tuesdays With Morrie

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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 …

Vittorio, The Vampire by Anne Rice

Vittorio, The Vampire

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With Pandora, Anne Rice began a magnificent new series of vampire novels. Now, in the second of her New Tales of the Vampires, she tells the mesmerizing story of Vittorio, a

The Courage to Be Rich by Suze Orman

The Courage to Be Rich

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#1 New York Times bestselling author and financial expert Suze Orman helped millions of Americans change the course of their financial destiny and prosper in every way with The Courage to Be Rich.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Attack of the Saucerman

Attack of the Saucerman

Platform: PlayStation Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action

Publisher: Psygnosis

Arc the Lad III

Arc the Lad III

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment; NA Working Designs

Coaster Works

Coaster Works

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Xicat Interactive, Inc.

Dance Dance Revolution 2ndMix

Dance Dance Revolution 2ndMix

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation, Dreamcast

Genre: Music, Exercise

Publisher: Konami

Dungeons & Dragons Collection

Dungeons & Dragons Collection

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: Beat 'em up/role-playing video game

Publisher: Capcom

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $70.31
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $36.06
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $91.25
  • General Electric GE: opens at $111.00
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $177.31

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 01, 1999?

On April 01, 1999 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is April 01, 1999?

On April 01, 1999 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 01, 1999?

On April 01, 1999 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 01, 1999?

On April 01, 1999 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on April 01, 1999?

On April 01, 1999 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 01, 1999?

On April 01, 1999 several famous people were born including, Jairus Aquino, Justin Johnes.

Which famous people died on April 01, 1999?

Famous people died on April 01, 1999 include, Jesse Stone.

What was the number one song in April 01, 1999?

The number one song in the week of April 01, 1999 was Believe by Cher in US and Flat Beat by Mr Oizo in UK.

What were the top hits on April 01, 1999?

The top hits on April 01, 1999 were Believe by Cher, Heartbreak Hotel by Whitney Houston, Every Morning by Sugar Ray in US and Flat Beat by Mr Oizo, Perfect Moment by Martine McCutcheon, Witch Doctor by The Cartoons in UK.


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