Friday January 01, 1999, NewYear’s Day

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

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 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 Diamond White . Pourquoi pas moi?, directed by Stéphane Giusti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 On TV people were watching See How They Run. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lego Rock Raiders or Carom 3D.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1999 or at January 01 across the years.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 01, 1999?


Events

  • The Euro currency is introduced in 11 countries - members of the European Union (with the exception of the United Kingdom, Denmark, Greece and Sweden).
  • The euro is established.
  • The euro currency is introduced.
  • An avalanche destroys a school gymnasium during New Year celebrations in Kangiqsualujjuaq in far northern Quebec, killing nine.
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Movies

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Pourquoi pas moi?

Pourquoi pas moi?

Directed by: Stéphane Giusti

Starring: Amira Casar, Julie Gayet, Bruno Putzulu, Alexandra London

In Dreams

In Dreams

Directed by: Neil Jordan

Starring: Annette Bening, Robert Downey Jr., Katie Sagona, Aidan Quinn

Last Call

Last Call

Directed by: Christine Lucas

Starring: Peter Coyote, Eric Michael Cole, Lorene Prieto, Elizabeth Rossa

Mighty Joe Young

Mighty Joe Young

Directed by: Ron Underwood

Starring: Bill Paxton, Charlize Theron, Rade Serbedzija, Peter Firth

Bimboland

Bimboland

Directed by: Ariel Zeitoun

Starring: Judith Godrèche, Aure Atika, Gérard Depardieu, Sophie Forte

Sport Games on January 01, 1999

Sport Games on January 01, 1999


Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Motherwell - Kilmarnock : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of January 01, 1999

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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See How They Run

See How They Run

Directed by: Emily Morse

Grafters

Grafters

Directed by: Nicholas J. DeMicco

The Life of Birds

The Life of Birds

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Brimstone

Brimstone

Directed by: Martin Koolhoven

Home Farm Twins

Home Farm Twins

Days to next January 01

If January 01, 1999 is your birthday you're 21 years, 8 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 4 days.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1998?

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Lego Rock Raiders

Lego Rock Raiders

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy (PC), action (PS)

Publisher: Lego Media

Darkness Falls: The Crusade

Darkness Falls: The Crusade

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Publisher: GameStorm, AOL, Centropolis Entertainment

Pharaoh

Pharaoh

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Strategy/Simulation

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

Carom 3D

Carom 3D

Platform: Windows

Genre: Sports simulation – pool

Publisher: Neoact

Legoland

Legoland

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Construction and management simulation

Publisher: Lego Media

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On January 01, 1999 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is January 01, 1999?

On January 01, 1999 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 01, 1999?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on January 01, 1999?

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

Which famous people are born on January 01, 1999?

On January 01, 1999 several famous people were born including, Diamond White.


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