Thursday August 05, 1999

US date format: 8/5/1999, UK date format: 5/8/1999

The day of the week was Thursday, under the astrological sign of Leo (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on August 5, 1999).

Famous birthdays on this day include Jarmo de Rek and Rory Fitzpatrick.

The number one song in US was Genie In A Bottle by Christina Aguilera. Better Off Alone by DJ Jurgen Presents Alice Deejay was #1 song in the UK.

Detroit Rock City, directed by Adam Rifkin, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1999 while The Art Of Happiness by the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Toast. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crazy Taxi or Jane's Fleet Command.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Famous Birthdays | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

You can also have a look at August 05 across the years or at August 1999 calendar.

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August 05, 1999 Famous Birthdays


Who was born on August 05, 1999?

Other August 5th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If August 05, 1999 is your birthday you are 23 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on August 05.

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Detroit Rock City

Detroit Rock City

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Adam Rifkin

Starring: Edward Furlong, Giuseppe Andrews, James DeBello, Sam Huntington

Bowfinger

Bowfinger

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Frank Oz

Starring: Steve Martin, Eddie Murphy, Heather Graham, Christine Baranski

Brokedown Palace

Brokedown Palace

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan

Starring: Claire Danes, Kate Beckinsale, Bill Pullman, Jacqueline Kim

Love Stinks

Love Stinks

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Jeff Franklin

Starring: French Stewart, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, Bill Bellamy, Tyra Banks

Teaching Mrs. Tingle

Teaching Mrs. Tingle

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Kevin Williamson

Starring: Helen Mirren, Marisa Coughlan, Katie Holmes, Jeffrey Tambor

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 05, 1999?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Genie In A Bottle
  2. - Bills, Bills, Billsyoutube
  3. - Tell Me It's Real
  4. - Wild Wild West
  5. - If You Had My Loveyoutube

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Better Off Alone
  2. - When You Say Nothing At All
  3. - Livin' La Vida Locayoutube
  4. - If I Let You Go
  5. - If Ya Gettin' Down

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Bills, Bills, Billsyoutube
  2. - Tell Me It's Real
  3. - Fortunate
  4. - Happily Ever After
  5. - Jamboree

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - No Me Ames
  2. - Loco
  3. - Mi Vida Sin Tu Amor
  4. - Bailamosyoutube
  5. - Se Me Olvido Otra Vez
Sport Games on August 05, 1999

Sport Games on August 05, 1999


Division 2

Football (France)
  • Lorient - Chateauroux : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of August 05, 1999

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Le Havre - Marseille : 0 - 0
  • Troyes - Lyon : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of August 05, 1999

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Toast

Toast

Release year: 1999

Directed by: S.J. Clarkson

Metrosexuality

Metrosexuality

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Rikki Beadle Blair

Life Support

Life Support

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Nelson George

Love in the 21st Century

Love in the 21st Century

Release year: 1999

Directed by: PESI Publishing & Media

Black Heaven

Black Heaven

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Gilles Marchand

How old am I?

If August 05, 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 August 1999?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Art Of Happiness by the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler

The Art Of Happiness

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The Art of Happiness is a book that explores the topic of work, career and how to find the ultimate happiness at work.

Carnal Innocence by Nora Roberts

Carnal Innocence

By:

Innocence, Mississippi is a small town where days are long and nights are sweet. Secrets are difficult to keep. The town is about to be overthrown by a vicious killer who begins to take the lives of its residents.

White Oleander by Janet Fitch

White Oleander

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White Oleander is a novel of rare beauty, power and power that has been hailed all over the world. It tells the story of Ingrid (a brilliant poet who was imprisoned for her crime) and Astrid (her daughter), whose journey …

The Century by Peter Jennings, Todd Brewster

The Century

By:

How was it to see the Wright Brothers soar into space? To hear the first crackling voice on the radio To hide in the dark trenches of Europe during World War I. To experience rock and roll's birth or to …

The First World War by John Keegan

The First World War

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The modern world was created by the First World War. It was a conflict of unprecedented ferocity that abruptly ended the relative peace of the Victorian era and unleashed such demons in the twentieth.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Crazy Taxi

Crazy Taxi

Platform: Arcade, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, GameCube, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Cloud (OnLive), iOS, Android

Genre: Racing, Action

Publisher: Sega Acclaim (PlayStation 2, GameCube) Activision (Microsoft Windows)

Jane's Fleet Command

Jane's Fleet Command

Platform: PC (Windows)

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Electronic Arts (1999) Strategy First (2006)

Aqua Rush

Aqua Rush

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Namco

Army Men: Sarge's Heroes

Army Men: Sarge's Heroes

Platform: Nintendo 64 PlayStation Dreamcast Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action Shooter

Publisher: The 3DO Company

Conker's Pocket Tales

Conker's Pocket Tales

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Rare

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $80.37
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $53.50
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $85.37
  • General Electric GE: opens at $107.00
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $120.00

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 05, 1999?

On August 05, 1999 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is August 05, 1999?

On August 05, 1999 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 05, 1999?

On August 05, 1999 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 05, 1999?

On August 05, 1999 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 05, 1999?

On August 05, 1999 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 05, 1999?

On August 05, 1999 several famous people were born including, Jarmo de Rek, Rory Fitzpatrick.

What was the number one song in August 05, 1999?

The number one song in the week of August 05, 1999 was Genie In A Bottle by Christina Aguilera in US and Better Off Alone by DJ Jurgen Presents Alice Deejay in UK.

What were the top hits on August 05, 1999?

The top hits on August 05, 1999 were Genie In A Bottle by Christina Aguilera, Bills, Bills, Bills by Destiny's Child, Tell Me It's Real by K-Ci & JoJo in US and Better Off Alone by DJ Jurgen Presents Alice Deejay, When You Say Nothing At All by Ronan Keating, Livin' La Vida Loca by Ricky Martin in UK.