Thursday January 07, 1999, Orthodox Christmas

US date format: 1/7/1999, UK date format: 7/1/1999

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 7, 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 January people in US were listening to I'm Your Angel by R. Kelly. In UK Heartbeat / Tragedy by Steps was in the top 5 hits. Last Chance, directed by Bryan Cranston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Timeline by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Sopranos. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Coaster Works or Dungeon Keeper 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 07, 1999?


Holidays

  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Raymond of Pe�afort.
  • Christmas Day in the Julian calendar. This is the day on which Christmas is celebrated in most Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches.
  • European traditional - Distaff day: women's traditional work begins again after Epiphany.

Events

  • For the first time since the 1868 impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson, the trial of President Clinton begins in the Senate.
  • The Senate trial in the impeachment of U.S. President Bill Clinton begins.
  • Second Congo War: Zimbabwe says its military intervention in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is being funded by France, Libya and Angola. (BBC)

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Last Chance

Last Chance

Directed by: Bryan Cranston

Starring: Tim Thomerson, Robin Dearden, Bryan Cranston, Amy Hathaway

At First Sight

At First Sight

Directed by: Irwin Winkler

Starring: Val Kilmer, Mira Sorvino, Kelly McGillis, Steven Weber

Virus

Virus

Directed by: John Bruno

Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Sutherland, William Baldwin, Joanna Pacula

Suits

Suits

Directed by: Eric Weber

Starring: Robert Klein, Tony Hendra, Larry Pine, Paul Lazar

Show Me Love

Show Me Love

Directed by: Lukas Moodysson

Starring: Alexandra Dahlström, Rebecka Liljeberg, Erica Carlson, Mathias Rust

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 07, 1999?
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TV Series

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

The Sopranos

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

Country: United States of America

The League of Gentlemen

The League of Gentlemen

Starring: Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Jeremy Dyson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Life of Birds

The Life of Birds

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Brimstone

Brimstone

Directed by: Martin Koolhoven

Grafters

Grafters

Directed by: Nicholas J. DeMicco

Days to next January 07

If January 07, 1999 is your birthday you're 21 years, 8 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 15 days.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1999?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Timeline by Michael Crichton

Timeline

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In an Arizona desert a man wanders in a daze, speaking words that make no sense. Within twenty-four hours he is dead, his body swiftly cremated by his only known associates.

Charming Billy by Alice McDermott

Charming Billy

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Billy Lynch's family and friends have gathered to comfort his widow, and to pay their respects to one of the last great romantics.

The Vampire Armand by Anne Rice

The Vampire Armand

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See the difference, read #1 bestselling author Anne Rice in Large Print* About Large PrintAll Random House Large Print editions are published in a 16-point typefaceIn the latest installment of The Vampire Chronicles, Anne Rice summons up dazzling worlds to …

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone

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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.

When the Wind Blows by James Patterson

When the Wind Blows

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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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Coaster Works

Coaster Works

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Xicat Interactive, Inc.

Demise: Rise of the Ku'tan

Demise: Rise of the Ku'tan

Platform: PC

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: IPC Software

Dungeon Keeper 2

Dungeon Keeper 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy, god game, dungeon management

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Barbie: Super Sports

Barbie: Super Sports

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

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

Dive Alert: Becky's Version

Dive Alert: Becky's Version

Platform: Neo Geo Pocket Color

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: JP SNK Corporation; NA SNK of America

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $74.44
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $42.25
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $149.75
  • General Electric GE: opens at $103.12
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $187.94

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