Monday February 01, 1999

US date format: 2/1/1999, UK date format: 1/2/1999

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 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. In that special week of February people in US were listening to ..Baby One More Time by Britney Spears. In UK You Don't Know Me by Armand Van Helden featuring Duane Harden was in the top 5 hits. Message in a Bottle, directed by Luis Mandoki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while A Night Without Armor by Jewel Kilcher was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Sopranos. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Challenge ProMode Arena or Championship Manager 3.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 01, 1999?


Holidays

  • St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
  • In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
  • Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
  • The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Message in a Bottle

Message in a Bottle

Directed by: Luis Mandoki

Starring: Kevin Costner, Robin Wright, Paul Newman, John Savage

The Corruptor

The Corruptor

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Yun-Fat Chow, Mark Wahlberg, Ric Young, Paul Ben-Victor

Speedway Junky

Speedway Junky

Directed by: Nickolas Perry

Starring: Jesse Bradford, Jordan Brower, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Daryl Hannah

My Favorite Martian

My Favorite Martian

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Starring: Christopher Lloyd, Jeff Daniels, Elizabeth Hurley, Daryl Hannah

Breakfast of Champions

Breakfast of Champions

Directed by: Alan Rudolph

Starring: Bruce Willis, Nick Nolte, Albert Finney, Barbara Hershey

Sport Games on February 01, 1999

Sport Games on February 01, 1999


Liga I

Football (Portugal)
  • Guimaraes - Salgueiros : 3 - 3
See all Football game results of February 01, 1999

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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The Sopranos

The Sopranos

Written by:

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

Country: United States of America

The League of Gentlemen

The League of Gentlemen

Starring: Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Jeremy Dyson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

See How They Run

See How They Run

Directed by: Emily Morse

Thunderstone

Thunderstone

Crash Zone

Crash Zone

Magazine Covers

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

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw

The Greatest Generation

By:

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.

The Street Lawyer by John Grisham

The Street Lawyer

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Michael Brock is billing the hours, making the money, rushing relentlessly to the top of Drake & Sweeney, a giant D.C. law firm. One step away from partnership, Michael has it all.

Billy Straight by Jonathan Kellerman

Billy Straight

By:

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A resourceful runaway alone in the wilds of Los Angeles, twelve-year-old Billy Straight suddenly witnesses a brutal stabbing in Griffith Park.

Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts

Where the Heart Is

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Talk about unlucky sevens. An hour ago, seventeen-year-old, seven months pregnant Novalee Nation was heading for California with her boyfriend. Now she finds herself stranded at a Wal-Mart in Sequoyah, Oklahoma, with just $7.77

Southern Cross by Patricia Cornwell

Southern Cross

By:

Patricia Cornwell

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

F-22

F-22

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: NovaLogic

Darkness Falls: The Crusade

Darkness Falls: The Crusade

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Publisher: GameStorm, AOL, Centropolis Entertainment

Conker's Pocket Tales

Conker's Pocket Tales

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Rare

Challenge ProMode Arena

Challenge ProMode Arena

Platform: Macintosh, PC (Linux/Windows)

Genre: First-person shooter

Championship Manager 3

Championship Manager 3

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Eidos

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $70.06
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $41.69
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $175.44
  • General Electric GE: opens at $104.94
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $184.50

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