Thursday February 04, 1999

US date format: 2/4/1999, UK date format: 4/2/1999

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 4, 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 Emery Eyssen and Saul Nanni. In that special week of February people in US were listening to ..Baby One More Time by Britney Spears. In UK You Don't Know Me by Armand Van Helden featuring Duane Harden was in the top 5 hits. Message in a Bottle, directed by Luis Mandoki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Sopranos. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boss Rally or Amerzone.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Veronica, patron saint of photographers
  • Ancient Latvia - Biezputras Diena observed.
  • Independence Day in Sri Lanka (1948).
  • Angolan Anniversary of the Outbreak of Armed Struggle against Portuguese Colonialism.
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Events

  • Unarmed West African immigrant Amadou Diallo is shot dead by four plainclothes New York City police officers on an unrelated stake-out, inflaming race-relations in the city.
  • The New Carissa runs aground near Coos Bay, Oregon.

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Movies

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Message in a Bottle

Message in a Bottle

Directed by: Luis Mandoki

Starring: Kevin Costner, Robin Wright, Paul Newman, John Savage

The Corruptor

The Corruptor

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Yun-Fat Chow, Mark Wahlberg, Ric Young, Paul Ben-Victor

Speedway Junky

Speedway Junky

Directed by: Nickolas Perry

Starring: Jesse Bradford, Jordan Brower, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Daryl Hannah

My Favorite Martian

My Favorite Martian

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Starring: Christopher Lloyd, Jeff Daniels, Elizabeth Hurley, Daryl Hannah

Breakfast of Champions

Breakfast of Champions

Directed by: Alan Rudolph

Starring: Bruce Willis, Nick Nolte, Albert Finney, Barbara Hershey

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TV Series

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The Sopranos

The Sopranos

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Starring: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

Country: United States of America

The League of Gentlemen

The League of Gentlemen

Starring: Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Jeremy Dyson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

See How They Run

See How They Run

Directed by: Emily Morse

Thunderstone

Thunderstone

Crash Zone

Crash Zone

Days to next February 04

If February 04, 1999 is your birthday you're 21 years, 7 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 11 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw

The Greatest Generation

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The instant classic and runaway bestseller that changed the way we saw World War II and an entire generation of Americans, from the beloved journalist whose own iconic career has lasted more than fifty years.

The Street Lawyer by John Grisham

The Street Lawyer

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Michael Brock is billing the hours, making the money, rushing relentlessly to the top of Drake & Sweeney, a giant D.C. law firm. One step away from partnership, Michael has it all.

Billy Straight by Jonathan Kellerman

Billy Straight

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A resourceful runaway alone in the wilds of Los Angeles, twelve-year-old Billy Straight suddenly witnesses a brutal stabbing in Griffith Park.

Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts

Where the Heart Is

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Talk about unlucky sevens. An hour ago, seventeen-year-old, seven months pregnant Novalee Nation was heading for California with her boyfriend. Now she finds herself stranded at a Wal-Mart in Sequoyah, Oklahoma, with just $7.77

Southern Cross by Patricia Cornwell

Southern Cross

By:

Patricia Cornwell

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Boss Rally

Boss Rally

Platform: PC

Genre: Racing

Publisher: SouthPeak Interactive

BoomBots

BoomBots

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: SouthPeak Games

Amerzone

Amerzone

Platform: Windows, Classic Mac OS, PlayStation, iOS,[2] OS X

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Casterman Ubisoft

Doshin the Giant

Doshin the Giant

Platform: Nintendo 64DD, GameCube

Genre: God game

Publisher: Nintendo

Demolition Racer

Demolition Racer

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, Dreamcast

Genre: Vehicular combat, racing

Publisher: Infogrames (PS1 & DC) Atari (PC)

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $70.56
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $40.19
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $168.13
  • General Electric GE: opens at $102.94
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $175.19

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