Thursday July 01, 1999
US date format: 7/1/1999, UK date format: 1/7/1999
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Kolton Stewart and Jack Avery.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to If You Had My Love by Jennifer Lopez.
In UK 9pm (Till I Come) by ATB was in the top 5 hits.
Drop Dead Gorgeous, directed by Michael Patrick Jann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999
while Mother Of Pearl by Melinda Haynes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Black Heaven.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Carmen Sandiego's ThinkQuick Challenge or Earthworm Jim: Menace 2 the Galaxy.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 01, 1999?
- Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
- 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
- In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
- Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
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- The Scottish Parliament is officially opened by Queen Elizabeth on the day that legislative powers are officially transferred from the old Scottish Office in London to the new devolved Scottish Executive in Edinburgh.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 01, 1999?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Maxwell - Fortunate
- Destiny's Child - Bills, Bills, Bills
- Case - Happily Ever After
- Chante Moore - Chante's Got A Man
- 702 - Where My Girls At?
- Sporty Thievz Featuring Mr. Woods - No Pigeons
- Whitney Houston - It's Not Right But It's Okay
- Blaque - 808
- Jennifer Lopez - If You Had My Love
- R. Kelly - Did You Ever Think
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What news were making the headlines those days in July 1999?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $77.12
- Apple AAPL: opens at $46.31
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $89.87
- General Electric GE: opens at $112.06
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $130.00