Sunday 2 January 1999

US date format: 1/2/2000, UK date format: 2/1/2000

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 2, 2000). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Smooth by Santana. In UK I Have A Dream / Seasons In The Sun by Westlife was in the top 5 hits. My Dog Skip, directed by Jay Russell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000 while Plainsong by Kent Haruf was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Nightcap. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dark Reign 2 or Disney's Beauty and the Beast Magical Ballroom.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

My Dog Skip

Directed by: Jay Russell

Starring: Frankie Muniz, Kevin Bacon, Diane Lane, Luke Wilson

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Ordinary Decent Criminal

Directed by: Thaddeus O'Sullivan

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Linda Fiorentino, Peter Mullan, Stephen Dillane

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Passion of Mind

Directed by: Alain Berliner

Starring: Demi Moore, Eloise Eonnet, Hadrian Dagannaud-Brouard, Chaya Cuénot

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Drowning Mona

Directed by: Nick Gomez

Starring: Danny DeVito, Bette Midler, Neve Campbell, Jamie Lee Curtis

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Wildflower

Directed by: David Michael Latt

Starring: C.C. Costigan, Kim Little, Chris Hoffman, Dean Stapleton

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Nightcap

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

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Anna and the King

Directed by: Andy Tennant

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Casting Couch

Directed by: Christopher Clam

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Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony

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Murder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 January 1999 ?

Holidays:
  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 02 January
Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Adam Kontras posts a video alongside a blog entry, marking the first post on what would later become the longest-running video blog in history.
  • Zebb Quinn, an American man who goes missing in Asheville, North Carolina. Quinn was 18 years old and working at a Walmart in Asheville when he disappeared. As of 2017, his case remains unsolved.
  • Disappearance of Zebb Quinn: Zebb Quinn, an American man who goes missing in Asheville, North Carolina. Quinn was 18 years old and working at a Walmart in Asheville when he disappeared. As of 2017, his case remains unsolved.
  • The Hofstra Arena in Hempstead, New York opens. The arena hosted the final Presidential Debate of the 2008 United States presidential election between John McCain and Barack Obama, as well as, the second debate of the 2012 presidential election between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama, and the first debate of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump of the 2016 election.
  • Concert de Gaudi, a concerto for classical guitar and orchestra by the American composer Christopher Rouse, premieres in Hamburg, Germany.

Sport Games on 2 January 1999

NBA
American Basketball
  • Orlando Magic - Miami Heat : 103 - 111
See all Basketball game results of 2 January 2000
NFL
American Football
  • Arizona Cardinals - Green Bay Packers : 24 - 49
  • Baltimore Ravens - New England Patriots : 3 - 20
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Jacksonville Jaguars : 7 - 24
  • Detroit Lions - Minnesota Vikings : 17 - 24
See all American Football game results of 2 January 2000

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Planetary positions on January 02, 2000 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1999 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Ritmo Total [Rhythm Divine] - Enrique Iglesias
  2. Alguna Vez - Cristian
  3. Pero Dile - Victor Manuelle
  4. Te Ofrezco Un Corazon - Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga
  5. Carlos Vives - Fruta Fresca
  6. Te Quiero Mucho - Los Rieleros del Norte
  7. Dimelo [I Need To Know] - Marc Anthony
  8. Escuchame - Carlos Ponce
  9. Desnuda - Ricardo Arjona
  10. Si No Te Hubieras Ido - Marco Antonio Solis
Top #10 songs in the UK
  1. Westlife - I Have A Dream / Seasons In The Sun
  2. Fatboy Slim - Praise You
  3. Steps - Heartbeat / Tragedy
  4. Re-Rewind The Crowd Say Bo Selecta - Artful Dodger featuring Craig David
  5. S Club 7 - Two In A Million / You're My Number One
  6. Blockster - You Should Be...
  7. Donell Jones - U Know What's Up
  8. Chocolate Salty Balls (PS I Love You) - Chef
  9. Goodbye - The Spice Girls
  10. Alice Deejay - Back In My Life

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Plainsong

By: Kent Haruf

"Ambitious, but never seeming so, Kent Haruf reveals a whole community as he interweaves the stories of a pregnant high school girl, a lonely teacher, a pair of boys abandoned by

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Atlantis Found

By: Clive Cussler

Marine explorer Dirk Pitt faces off against an elite army from an era gone-by in order to uncover the secrets of an ancient civilization in this #1 New York Times-bestselling series.

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Saving Faith

By: David Baldacci

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

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Tuesdays With Morrie

By: Mitch Albom

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 …

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dark Reign 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Activision

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Aqua GT

Aqua GT

Platform: Dreamcast, PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Take-Two Interactive

Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes

Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes

Platform: Arcade Dreamcast iOS PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 Xbox Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Capcom Virgin Interactive

4x4 EVO

Platform: Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, Macintosh, Windows

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Gathering of Developers

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Disney's Beauty and the Beast Magical Ballroom

Disney's Beauty and the Beast Magical Ballroom

Platform: Windows

Genre: Action, Strategy

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Make Mine Music

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS and DVD release; part of the Walt Disney Gold Classic Collection

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Bowfinger

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Bringing Out the Dead

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: Special Edition VHS and DVD release

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The Ninth Gate

Studio: Artisan

Format: VHS and DVD release

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