Wednesday December 01, 1999

US date format: 12/1/1999, UK date format: 1/12/1999

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 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 Chandler Alaniz and Key Swag. 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 Green Mile, directed by Frank Darabont, 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 Anna and the King. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Echo Night 2: The Lord of Nightmares or Extreme Rock Climbing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 01, 1999?


Holidays

  • Iceland
  • Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
  • Feast day of St Eligius
  • Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
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Events

  • Exxon changes its company name to Exxon Mobil Company.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Green Mile

The Green Mile

Directed by: Frank Darabont

Starring: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt

Country: United States of America

Magnolia

Magnolia

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jason Robards, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Country: United States of America

Man on the Moon

Man on the Moon

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: Jim Carrey, Danny DeVito, Gerry Becker, Greyson Erik Pendry

Country: United States of America

Girl, Interrupted

Girl, Interrupted

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Winona Ryder, Angelina Jolie, Clea DuVall, Brittany Murphy

Country: United States of America

Stuart Little

Stuart Little

Directed by: Rob Minkoff

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Geena Davis, Hugh Laurie, Jonathan Lipnicki

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 01, 1999?
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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - The Millennium Prayer
  2. - Re-Rewind The Crowd Say Bo Selecta
  3. - King Of My Castle
  4. - Back In My Life
  5. - I Have A Dream / Seasons In The Sun

Top #10 R&B songs

  1. - U Know What's Up
  2. - 24/7
  3. - Get Gone
  4. - 15 Minutes
  5. - If You Love Me
  6. - Hot Boyz
  7. - Back At One
  8. - We Can't Be Friends
  9. - 4, 5, 6
  10. - Spend My Life With You
Sport Games on December 01, 1999

Sport Games on December 01, 1999


NBA

American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - Portland Trail Blazers : 90 - 94
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Washington Wizards : 111 - 108
  • Detroit Pistons - Denver Nuggets : 96 - 100
  • Golden State Warriors - Los Angeles Lakers : 75 - 93
  • Houston Rockets - Phoenix Suns : 122 - 128
See all Basketball game results of December 01, 1999

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Unterhaching - Dortmund : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of December 01, 1999

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Monaco - Auxerre : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of December 01, 1999

Eredivisie

Football (Netherlands)
  • Cambuur - Utrecht : 4 - 3
  • Den Bosch - Heerenveen : 0 - 2
  • Feyenoord - Willem II : 1 - 0
  • Graafschap - AZ Alkmaar : 2 - 5
  • Twente - For Sittard : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of December 01, 1999

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Anna and the King

Anna and the King

Directed by: Andy Tennant

Casting Couch

Casting Couch

Directed by: Christopher Clam

Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony

Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony

Walking with Dinosaurs

Walking with Dinosaurs

Starring: Kenneth Branagh

Superstar

Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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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 …

A Walk To Remember by Nicholas Sparks

A Walk To Remember

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There was a time when the world was sweeter....when the women in Beaufort, North Carolina, wore dresses, and the men donned hats.... Every April, when the wind smells of both the sea and lilacs, Landon Carter remembers 1958, his last …

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 …

The Art Of Happiness by the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler

The Art Of Happiness

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From the authors who brought you the million-copy bestseller The Art of Happiness comes an exploration of job, career, and finding the ultimate happiness at work.It

Saving Faith by David Baldacci

Saving Faith

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Believe the Power In a secluded house not far from Washington, D.C., the FBI is interviewing one of the most important witnesses it has ever had, a young woman named Faith

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Echo Night 2: The Lord of Nightmares

Echo Night 2: The Lord of Nightmares

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: First-person adventure Survival horror

Publisher: FromSoftware

Extreme Rock Climbing

Extreme Rock Climbing

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Head Games

Beatmania IIDX

Beatmania IIDX

Genre: Music

Disney's Villains' Revenge

Disney's Villains' Revenge

Platform: Mac OS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

Crazy Taxi

Crazy Taxi

Platform: Arcade, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, GameCube, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Cloud (OnLive), iOS, Android

Genre: Racing, Action

Publisher: Sega Acclaim (PlayStation 2, GameCube) Activision (Microsoft Windows)

money

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $79.25
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $101.00
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $91.06
  • General Electric GE: opens at $130.25
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $102.56

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