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Tuesday 5 October 1999

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jacob Taff and Matthew Sherrill. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Heartbreaker by Mariah Carey. In UK Blue (Da Ba Dee) by Eiffel 65 was in the top 5 hits. Dogma, directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Black Notice by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Klemperer - Ein Leben in Deutschland. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The ClueFinders Reading Adventures or Evolution: The World of Sacred Device.
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Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Linda Fiorentino

Country: United States

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Boys Don't Cry

Directed by: Kimberly Peirce

Starring: Hilary Swank, Chlo Sevigny, Peter Sarsgaard

Country: United States

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Being John Malkovich

Directed by: Spike Jonze

Starring: John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, Catherine Keener

Country: United States

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Princess Mononoke

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Yji Matsuda, Yuriko Ishida, Yko Tanaka

Country: United States

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Fight Club

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Helena Bonham Carter

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Freaks and Geeks

Written by: Paul Feig

Starring: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Country: United States

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The West Wing

Written by: Aaron Sorkin

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

Country: United States

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The Mayfair Set

Starring: James Goldsmith

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Good Eats

Written by: Alton Brown

Starring: Alton Brown

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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  • The Ladbroke Grove rail crash in west London kills 31 people.

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Sport Games on 5 October 1999

Liga I
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  • Santa Clara - Setubal : 2 - 1
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Black Notice

By: Patricia Cornwell

The decomposed remains of a stowaway lead Dr. Kay Scarpetta on an international search to Interpol’s headquarters in Lyon, France—and on a mission that will pull her in two opposite directions: toward protecting her career or toward the truth.

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Tara Road

By: Maeve Binchy

A Main Selection of the Book-of-the-Month ClubNew York Times bestselling author Maeve Binchy has captured the hearts of millions with her unforgettable novels.

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Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone

By: J. K. Rowling

The beloved first book of the Harry Potter series, now fully illustrated by award-winning artist Jim Kay. For the first time, J.K. Rowling's beloved Harry Potter books will be presented in lavishly illustrated full-color editions.

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Big Trouble

By: Dave Barry

In his career, Dave Barry has done just about everything―written bestselling nonfiction, won a Pulitzer Prize, seen his life turned into a television series.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Adventure of Little Ralph

Platform: PlayStation PlayStation Network

Genre: Side scrolling[2] Platforming

Publisher: Ertain Corporation NEW Corporation

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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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The ClueFinders Reading Adventures

Platform: PC (Windows, Macintosh)

Genre: Educational/Adventure

Publisher: The Learning Company

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Evolution: The World of Sacred Device

Evolution: The World of Sacred Device

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Roguelike RPG

Publisher: ESP (JPN) Ubisoft

Arc the Lad III

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment; NA Working Designs

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