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..
Which were the important events of January 07, 1999?
- 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.
- 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)
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 07, 1999?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Deborah Cox - Nobody's Supposed To Be Here
- Brandy - Have You Ever?
- Faith Evans - Love Like This
- Total Featuring Missy Elliott - Trippin'
- R. Kelly & Celine Dion - I'm Your Angel
- Divine - Lately
- Lauryn Hill - Doo Wop (That Thing)
- Dru Hill - These Are The Times
- Jay-Z Featuring Amil (Of Major Coinz) & Ja - Can I Get A...
- 112 Featuring Mase - Love Me
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 07If 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.
What news were making the headlines those days in January 1999?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
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