Friday August 06, 1999

US date format: 8/6/1999, UK date format: 6/8/1999

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 6, 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. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Genie In A Bottle by Christina Aguilera. In UK Better Off Alone by DJ Jurgen Presents Alice Deejay was in the top 5 hits. Detroit Rock City, directed by Adam Rifkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while The Girls' Guide To Hunting And Fishing by Melissa Bank was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Toast. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Abomination: The Nemesis Project or 3Xtreme.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
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Movies

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Detroit Rock City

Detroit Rock City

Directed by: Adam Rifkin

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

Bowfinger

Bowfinger

Directed by: Frank Oz

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

Brokedown Palace

Brokedown Palace

Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan

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

Love Stinks

Love Stinks

Directed by: Jeff Franklin

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

Teaching Mrs. Tingle

Teaching Mrs. Tingle

Directed by: Kevin Williamson

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

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Music charts

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Sport Games on August 06, 1999

Sport Games on August 06, 1999


Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Geel - Gent : 1 - 5
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Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Bastia - Strasbourg : 3 - 0
  • Lens - Monaco : 1 - 0
  • Sedan - Nancy : 3 - 1
  • St Etienne - Nantes : 0 - 2
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Futbol Ligi 1

Football (Turkey)
  • Galatasaray - Gaziantepspor : 1 - 2
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TV Series

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Toast

Toast

Directed by: S.J. Clarkson

Metrosexuality

Metrosexuality

Directed by: Rikki Beadle Blair

Life Support

Life Support

Directed by: Nelson George

Love in the 21st Century

Love in the 21st Century

Directed by: PESI Publishing & Media

Black Heaven

Black Heaven

Directed by: Gilles Marchand

Days to next August 06

If August 06, 1999 is your birthday you're 21 years, 1 month, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 12 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Girls' Guide To Hunting And Fishing by Melissa Bank

The Girls' Guide To Hunting And Fishing

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Hailed by critics as the debut of a major literary voice, The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing has captivated readers and dominated bestseller lists.

Shadow by Bob Woodward

Shadow

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A New York Times Notable Book of the YearTwenty-five years ago, after Richard Nixon resigned the presidency, Gerald Ford promised a return to normalcy. “My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over,” President Ford declared.

The First World War by John Keegan

The First World War

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The First World War created the modern world. A conflict of unprecedented ferocity, it abruptly ended the relative peace and prosperity of the Victorian era, unleashing such demons of the twentieth

Mcnally'S Dilemma by Lawrence Sanders

Mcnally'S Dilemma

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Lawrence Sanders’s beloved sleuth Archy McNally returns in a novel by Vincent LardoArchy McNally investigates a murderous crime of passion on the tennis court that is much more than it seemsThe Palm

Mother Of Pearl by Melinda Haynes

Mother Of Pearl

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Capturing all the rueful irony and racial ambivalence of small-town Mississippi in the late 1950s, Melinda Haynes' celebrated novel is a wholly unforgettable exploration of family, identity, and redemption.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Abomination: The Nemesis Project

Abomination: The Nemesis Project

Platform: Windows

Genre: Action Real-time tactics

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Egoboo

Egoboo

Platform: Linux, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Ben Bishop

Barbie: Super Sports

Barbie: Super Sports

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

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

F-1 World Grand Prix II

F-1 World Grand Prix II

Platform: Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color, Dreamcast

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: Video System

3Xtreme

3Xtreme

Platform: PlayStation

Publisher: 989 Sports

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $81.75
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $54.06
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $86.06
  • General Electric GE: opens at $108.12
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $122.00

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