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Monday 4 January 1999

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Camille Berthollet and Berthollet . In that special week of January people in US were listening to I'm Your Angel by R. Kelly. In UK Believe by Cher was in the top 5 hits. Run Lola Run, directed by Tom Tykwer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while When the Wind Blows by James Patterson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Sopranos. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bangai-O or Disney's Villains' Revenge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

Run Lola Run

Directed by: Tom Tykwer

Starring: Franka Potente, Moritz Bleibtreu, Herbert Knaup

Country: United States

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The Thin Red Line

Directed by: Terrence Malick

Starring: Jim Caviezel, Sean Penn, Nick Nolte

Country: United States

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You've Got Mail

Directed by: Nora Ephron

Starring: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Greg Kinnear

Country: United States

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The Prince of Egypt

Directed by: Brenda Chapman

Starring: Val Kilmer, Ralph Fiennes, Michelle Pfeiffer

Country: United States

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Shakespeare in Love

Directed by: John Madden

Starring: Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes, Geoffrey Rush

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Sopranos

Written by: David Chase

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

Country: United States

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Escape to River Cottage

Starring: Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Mopatop's Shop

Starring: Nigel Plaskitt, William Todd-Jones, Victoria Willing, Mak Wilson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Red Files

Country: United States

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This Life

Written by: Amy Jenkins

Starring: Jack Davenport, Amita Dhiri, Andrew Lincoln, Daniela Nardini

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 January 1999 ?

  • Spaghetti Day
  • Ogoni Day
  • The eleventh night and tenth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • Feast day of St Elizabeth Ann Seton
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Famous Deaths:
  • Aluminum Company of America changes its company name to Alcoa Incorporated.
  • Sanjeev Nanda kills three policemen in New Delhi with his car, an act for which he was later acquitted, resulting in a sharp drop in public confidence in the Indian legal system.

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Sport Games on 4 January 1999

Liga I
Football (Portugal)
  • Academica - Setubal : 2 - 0
  • Est Amadora - Porto : 1 - 1
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

When the Wind Blows

By: James Patterson

Frannie O'Neill is a young and talented veterinarian living in Colorado. Plagued by the mysterious murder of her husband, David, a local doctor, Frannie throws herself into her work.

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Hearts in Atlantis

By: Stephen King

Stephen King, whose first novel, Carrie, was published in 1974, the year before the last U.S. troops withdrew from Vietnam, is the first hugely popular writer of the TV generation.

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A Night Without Armor

By: Jewel Kilcher

One of the most respected artists in popular music today, Jewel is much more than a music industry success with her debut album selling more than 10 million copies.

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By: Thomas Harris

You remember Hannibal Lecter: gentleman, genius, cannibal. Seven years have passed since Dr. Lecter escaped from custody. And for seven years he's been at large, free to savor the scents, the essences, of an unguarded world.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Nintendo 64, Dreamcast, Xbox Live Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: ESP (Japan) Swing! Entertainment Media AG (Europe) Conspiracy Entertainment (north America) D3 Publisher (XBLA ver.)

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Platform: Z-machine

Genre: Interactive fiction

Armorines: Project S.W.A.R.M.

Platform: Nintendo 64, PlayStation, Game Boy Color

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: JP Acclaim Japan and Taito (PS)

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Asheron's Call

Platform: Windows


Publisher: Microsoft (1999–2004); Turbine (2004–2010); Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (2010-)

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Disney's Villains' Revenge

Platform: Mac OS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

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