Thursday April 08, 1999
US date format: 4/8/1999, UK date format: 8/4/1999
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 8, 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 April people in US were listening to No Scrubs by TLC.
In UK Flat Beat by Mr Oizo was in the top 5 hits.
The Thirteenth Floor, directed by Josef Rusnak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999
while Monica'S Story by Andrew Morton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Futurama.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing 3D Ultra Lionel Traintown or Elemental Gimmick Gear.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 08, 1999?
- Saint Constance
- Buddha's Birthday in Japan
- Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
- Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).
- Haryana Gana Parishad, a political party in the Indian state of Haryana, merges with the Indian National Congress.
- Bill Gates personal fortune exceeds 100 Billion U.S. dollars, due to the increased value of Microsoft stock.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 08, 1999?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- TLC - No Scrubs
- Busta Rhymes Featuring Janet - What's It Gonna Be?!
- Whitney Houston Feat. Faith Evans & Kelly Price - Heartbreak Hotel
- Shanice - When I Close My Eyes
- Faith Evans Featuring Puff Daddy - All Night Long
- Silk - If You (Lovin' Me)
- Jesse Powell - You
- Mariah Carey - I Still Believe/Pure Imagination
- Lauryn Hill - Ex-Factor
- Tyrese - Sweet Lady
Sport Games on April 08, 1999
- Boston Celtics - Toronto Raptors : 101 - 89
- Golden State Warriors - Utah Jazz : 85 - 92
- Minnesota Timberwolves - Los Angeles Clippers : 91 - 99
- Orlando Magic - Cleveland Cavaliers : 73 - 69
- Portland Trail Blazers - Seattle SuperSonics : 86 - 87
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Lyon - Sochaux : 4 - 1
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $73.44
- Apple AAPL: opens at $36.88
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $93.25
- General Electric GE: opens at $113.62
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $186.00