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Tuesday 5 October 1999

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 5, 1999). 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. Wo de fu qin mu qin, directed by Yimou Zhang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Assassins by Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Superstar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barbie: Super Sports or Demolition Racer.
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What the sky looked like on 5 October 1999

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

Wo de fu qin mu qin

Directed by: Yimou Zhang

Starring: Ziyi Zhang, Honglei Sun, Hao Zheng, Yulian Zhao

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The Story of Us

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Bruce Willis, Michelle Pfeiffer, Colleen Rennison, Jake Sandvig

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Durango Kids

Directed by: Ashton Root

Starring: Larry Drake, Curtis Williams, Brendon Ryan Barrett, Caitlin Barrett

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Directed by: Ashok Gaekwad

Starring: Ajay Devgn, Raveena Tandon, Reena Roy, Ajinkya Deo

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Sun Alley

Directed by: Leander Haußmann

Starring: Alexander Scheer, Alexander Beyer, Robert Stadlober, Teresa Weißbach

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TV Series

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Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

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Let Them Eat Cake

Directed by: Alexis Krasilovsky

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Get Real

Directed by: Simon Shore

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Twice in a Lifetime

Directed by: Bud Yorkin

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Hidden Love

Directed by: Alessandro Capone

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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

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  • Santa Clara - Setubal : 2 - 1
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 05, 1999 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Heartbreaker - Mariah Carey Featuring Jay-Z
  2. We Can't Be Friends - Deborah Cox With R.L.
  3. Whitney Houston - My Love Is Your Love
  4. Spend My Life With You - Eric Benet Featuring Tamia
  5. If I Could Turn Back The Hands Of Time - R. Kelly
  6. Ideal - Get Gone
  7. TLC - Unpretty
  8. Ginuwine - So Anxious
  9. Back That Thang Up - Juvenile Featuring Mannie Fresh & Lil' Wayne
  10. Faith Evans - Never Gonna Let You Go
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Dimelo [I Need To Know] - Marc Anthony
  2. Ricardo Montaner - El Poder De Tu Amor
  3. Enrique Iglesias - Bailamos
  4. Ednita Nazario - Mas Grande Que Grande
  5. Bella [She's All I Ever Had] - Ricky Martin
  6. Loco - Alejandro Fernandez
  7. Estas Enamorada - Limi-T 21
  8. Pero Dile - Victor Manuelle
  9. Dejate Querer - Gilberto Santa Rosa
  10. Alguna Vez - Cristian


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


By: Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins

The members of the Tribulation Force face their most dangerous challenges. As international fugitives, they struggle to find supplies for safe houses around the world. In despair over so many lost lives, Rayford Steele and Buck Williams make plans to ...

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Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets

By: J. K. Rowling

Award-winning artist Jim Kay illustrates year two of Harry Potter's adventures at Hogwarts, in a stunning, gift-ready format. The Dursleys were so mean and hideous that summer that all Harry Potter wanted was to get back to the Hogwarts School ...

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The Art Of Happiness

By: the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler

From the authors who brought you the million-copy bestseller The Art of Happiness comes an exploration of job, career, and finding the ultimate happiness at work.It

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Disney's Villains' Revenge

Platform: Mac OS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

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Custom Robo

Custom Robo

Platform: Nintendo 64, iQue Player

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Nintendo

Barbie: Super Sports

Barbie: Super Sports

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mattel Interactive Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (PS1 version)

Cutthroats: Terror on the High Seas

Cutthroats: Terror on the High Seas

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Demolition Racer

Demolition Racer

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, Dreamcast

Genre: Vehicular combat, racing

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

Home videos

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

Rush Hour

Studio: New Line

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Drop Dead Gorgeous

Studio: New Line

Format: VHS and DVD release

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Disturbing Behavior

Studio: MGM

Format: VHS release

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Cop and a Half

Studio: Universal

Format: DVD release

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