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About August 8th, 1999, in brief:

  • Historical events: ABC's Who Wants To Be a Millionaire premieres, hosted by Regis Philbin, and gives the contestants a chance at $1,000,000.
  • Day of the week: August 8th, 1999 was a Sunday
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo (in western zodiac), Rabbit (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Faye Wong, Peyton List
  • Moon Phase: New Moon
  • #1 US song: Genie In A Bottle by Christina Aguilera
  • #1 UK song: Better Off Alone by DJ Jurgen Presents Alice Deejay
  • Popular movie: Detroit Rock City directed by Adam Rifkin

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What day of the week was August 08, 1999?

August 08, 1999 was a Sunday and it was the 220th day of the year 1999 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 08, 1999 can also be written as 8/8/1999 in the US and as 8/8/1999 in UK and Europe.

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August 08, 1999: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on August 08, 1999:

  • Abc's who wants to be a millionaire premieres, hosted by regis philbin, and gives the contestants a chance at $1,000,000.
  • Mystery science theater 3000 ends its 10-year run on cable television.

August 08, 1999: What were the magazines covers that day?

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August 08, 1999: What were the main match results that day?

Jupiler League - Football (Belgium)

  • Anderlecht - Mouscron : 3 - 2
  • Club Brugge - St Truiden : 4 - 0

Division 1 - Football (United Kingdom)

  • Man City - Wolves : 0 - 1

Premier League - UK Soccer

  • Dundee - Hibernian : 3 - 4
  • Everton - Man United : 1 - 1

Futbol Ligi 1 - Football (Turkey)

  • Adanaspor - Trabzonspor : 1 - 2
  • Antalyaspor - Istanbulspor : 0 - 3
  • Bursaspor - Altay : 1 - 4
  • Erzurumspor - Denizlispor : 0 - 1
  • Fenerbahce - Vanspor : 3 - 0

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August 08, 1999: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 8th is Leo.

Leo is the 5th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between July 23rd and August 22nd belong to the Leo sign: discover Leo personality and who should a Leo marry.

Babies born in August are either Leo or Virgo. People born before August 22nd are Leo, while people born from August 23rd have the sign of Virgo.

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August 08, 1999: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 08, 1999 is Rabbit and the associated element is Earth.

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August 08, 1999: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on August 08, 1999 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 08, 1999 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on August 08, 1999 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 3% full, rising at 02:50 am and setting at 06:48 pm.

The previous full moon was on Jul 28, 1999 while the next full moon would come on Aug 26, 1999.

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Who was born on August 08, 1999?

Whose famous birthday is on August 8th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 8th:

  • Faye Wong
    Faye Wong

    Faye wong is a chinese singer and actress known for her ethereal voice and influential presence in the chinese music industry.

  • Peyton List
    Peyton List

    Peyton list is an american actress known for her roles in the disney channel series jessie and the film diary of a wimpy kid: rodrick rules.

  • Dustin Hoffman
    Dustin Hoffman

    American actor who created some of the most memorable characters in cinema history, winning two oscars, five oscar nominations and an emmy...

  • Robin Quivers
    Robin Quivers

    American radio personality, author, and co-host of howard sternaeur (tm), the nationally syndicated radio show and cable tv show.

  • Esther Williams
    Esther Williams

    American actress and swimmer, who became a swimming champion and became a leading lady in aquatic extravaganzas during the '50s, '60s and...

  • Keith Carradine
    Keith Carradine

    American actor from a theatre family.

  • Rory Calhoun
    Rory Calhoun

    American actor, who has appeared in feature films since 1944, such as "river of no return" (black spurs) and "river of no return".

  • Roger Penrose
    Roger Penrose

    Mathematician and english physicist.

  • Katie Leung
    Katie Leung

    Katie Leung is a Scottish actress best known for her role as Cho Chang in the Harry Potter film series.

  • Rena Mero
    Rena Mero

    American wrestler.

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How old is someone born on August 08, 1999?

Someone born on August 08, 1999 is:

24 years 11 months old,

or 299 months and 17 days old,

or 1302 weeks and 4 days old,

or 9118 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 08, 1999?

There are 14 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Thursday August 8th 2024.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 08, 1999?

You belong to the Gen Z generation if you were born on August 08, 1999.

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August 08, 1999: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on August 08, 1999:

  • Yolanda Vargas Dulché

What famous deaths happened on August 8th?

Famous deaths on August 8th:

  • Patricia Neal
    Patricia Neal

    American actress, who became a broadway star in her broadway debut in 1945.

  • Louise Brooks
    Louise Brooks

    Iconic silent film actress known for her bob haircut and roles in Pandora's Box and Diary of a Lost Girl.

  • Olivia Newton-John
    Olivia Newton-John

    An american singer, born in australia.

  • Karen Black
    Karen Black

    American actress, who was ten years old when she had her first stage experience.

  • Glen Campbell
    Glen Campbell

    American country and western singer, recording artist, and actor in tv and film.

  • Barbara Bel Geddes
    Barbara Bel Geddes

    Nyc, new york -- actress.

  • Fay Wray
    Fay Wray

    Fay Wray was a renowned actress best known for her role in the classic film 'King Kong'.

  • Richard Deacon
    Richard Deacon

    American actor and singer (d.1984).

  • Alan Napier
    Alan Napier

    American actor, alfred the butler on batman, at 85 years old (born 1903).

  • Ilse Werner
    Ilse Werner

    Actress and singer from the netherlands, german (d. 2005).

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August 08, 1999: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on August 08, 1999 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week August 2nd and August 8th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

August 08, 1999: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on August 08, 1999 was Genie In A Bottle by Christina Aguilera, according to the music chart for the week August 2nd and August 8th.

  1. - Genie In A Bottle
  2. - Bills, Bills, Bills youtube
  3. - Tell Me It's Real
  4. - Wild Wild West
  5. - If You Had My Love youtube

August 08, 1999: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on August 08, 1999 was Better Off Alone by DJ Jurgen Presents Alice Deejay, according to the music chart for the week August 2nd and August 8th.

  1. - Better Off Alone
  2. - When You Say Nothing At All
  3. - Livin' La Vida Loca youtube
  4. - If I Let You Go
  5. - If Ya Gettin' Down

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Who was the US President on August 08, 1999?

On August 08, 1999 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 08, 1999?

On August 08, 1999 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 08, 1999?

On August 08, 1999 the Pope was St John Paul II.


What is special about August 8th?

August 8th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 8th day of the month of August. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on August 8th, such as:

  • 2018 - Academy awards: academy of motion picture arts and sciences announces changes to the oscars. this includes a shorter ceremony and a category called "most popular film".
  • 2017 - Battle of marawi. the pentagon is looking into conducting airstrikes on marawi. if approved, this would allow the united states to send troops into the area to fight the isis-affiliated maute and other islamist terror groups. later, a spokesperson denied the claims and clarified that the philippines had not requested such an airstrike.
  • 2016 - 2016 ethiopian protests. more than 50 protesters were killed by ethiopian security force forces in the past few days. the government blocked internet access and restricted journalistic access to the country.

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What happened in 1999?

1999 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • The Euro currency is introduced in 11 countries - members of the European Union (with the exception of the United Kingdom, Denmark, Greece and Sweden).
  • A brutal snowstorm smashes into the Midwestern United States, causing 14 inches (359 mm) of snow at Milwaukee, Wisconsin and 19 inches (487 mm) at Chicago, Illinois. In Chicago, temperatures plunge to -13 degrees F (-25 degrees C), and 68 deaths are reported.
  • Israel detains, and later expels, 14 members of Concerned Christians.

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What was the calendar for August 1999?

August 1999 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with August being the 8th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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Sunday August 8, 1999