Thursday December 02, 1999

US date format: 12/2/1999, UK date format: 2/12/1999

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac on December 2, 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 Marlee Hightower . 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 Driver or Antz.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1999, at December 02 across the years or at December 1999 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 02, 1999?


Holidays

  • Laos - National Day
  • United Arab Emirates - National Day (independence from Britain, 1971)
  • R.C. Saints - St Bibiana

Events

  • AlliedSignal Incorporated changes its company name to Honeywell International.
  • The United Kingdom devolves political power in Northern Ireland to the Northern Ireland Executive.
  • Glenbrook rail accident near Sydney, New South Wales.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Fight Club

Fight Club

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Meat Loaf, Zach Grenier

Country: United States of America

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

American Beauty

American Beauty

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Wes Bentley

Country: United States of America

American Beauty memorabilia

Magnolia

Magnolia

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

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

Country: United States of America

Magnolia memorabilia

The Insider

The Insider

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: Russell Crowe, Al Pacino, Christopher Plummer, Diane Venora

Country: United States of America

The Insider memorabilia

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 02, 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 #5 Latin songs

  1. - Escuchame
  2. - O Tu O Ninguna
  3. - Llegar A Ti
  4. - Dimelo [I Need To Know]
  5. - Ritmo Total [Rhythm Divine]
Sport Games on December 02, 1999

Sport Games on December 02, 1999


NBA

American Basketball
  • Dallas Mavericks - Chicago Bulls : 101 - 95
  • Houston Rockets - Los Angeles Clippers : 109 - 96
  • New York Knicks - Milwaukee Bucks : 84 - 80
  • Orlando Magic - Minnesota Timberwolves : 103 - 93
  • Sacramento Kings - Atlanta Hawks : 100 - 110
See all Basketball game results of December 02, 1999

NFL

American Football
  • Pittsburgh Steelers - Jacksonville Jaguars : 6 - 20
See all American Football game results of December 02, 1999

TV Series

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

The West Wing

Written by:

Starring: Allison Janney, John Spencer, Bradley Whitford, Martin Sheen

Country: United States of America

Spaced

Spaced

Starring: Jessica Hynes, Simon Pegg, Julia Deakin, Nick Frost

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Walking with Dinosaurs

Walking with Dinosaurs

Starring: Kenneth Branagh

Let Them Eat Cake

Let Them Eat Cake

Directed by: Alexis Krasilovsky

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

How old am I?

If December 02, 1999 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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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?

Lego Rock Raiders

Lego Rock Raiders

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

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

Publisher: Lego Media

Dance Dance Revolution: Best of Cool Dancers

Dance Dance Revolution: Best of Cool Dancers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music, Exercise

Publisher: Konami

Driver

Driver

Platform: Game Boy Color, iOS, Macintosh, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Driving, action

Publisher: GT Interactive Software

DrumMania

DrumMania

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.

Antz

Antz

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Infogrames

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $82.88
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $103.12
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $93.06
  • General Electric GE: opens at $136.13
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $103.44

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 02, 1999?

On December 02, 1999 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is December 02, 1999?

On December 02, 1999 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 02, 1999?

On December 02, 1999 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 02, 1999?

On December 02, 1999 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on December 02, 1999?

On December 02, 1999 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 02, 1999?

On December 02, 1999 several famous people were born including, Marlee Hightower.

What was the number one song in December 02, 1999?

The number one song in the week of December 02, 1999 was Smooth by Santana in US and The Millennium Prayer by Cliff Richard in UK.

What were the top hits on December 02, 1999?

The top hits on December 02, 1999 were Smooth by Santana, Back At One by Brian McKnight, I Need To Know by Marc Anthony in US and The Millennium Prayer by Cliff Richard, Re-Rewind The Crowd Say Bo Selecta by Artful Dodger featuring Craig David, King Of My Castle by The Wamdue Project in UK.