Thursday 1 July 1999
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
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 Sweet Like Chocolate by Shanks & Bigfoot was in the top 5 hits.
Wild Wild West, directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999
while Hannibal by Thomas Harris was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Good Eats.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle Hunter or Medal of Honor.
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- 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.
- Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
- Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day.
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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.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1999 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Jennifer Lopez - If You Had My Love
- Ricky Martin - Livin' La Vida Loca
- Pearl Jam - Last Kiss
- Whitney Houston - It's Not Right But It's Okay
- 98° - The Hardest Thing
- The Backstreet Boys - I Want It That Way
- Maxwell - Fortunate
- TLC - No Scrubs
- 702 - Where My Girls At?
- Sixpence None The Richer - Kiss Me
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