Sunday August 08, 1999

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

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 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 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 Dweep or Amerzone.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
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Events

  • 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.

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 08, 1999

Sport Games on August 08, 1999


Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Mouscron : 3 - 2
  • Club Brugge - St Truiden : 4 - 0
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Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Man City - Wolves : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of August 08, 1999

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Dundee - Hibernian : 3 - 4
  • Everton - Man United : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of August 08, 1999

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
See all Football game results of August 08, 1999

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 08

If August 08, 1999 is your birthday you're 21 years, 1 month, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 13 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?

Dweep

Dweep

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Dexterity Software

Extreme Paintbrawl 2

Extreme Paintbrawl 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Head Games

Amerzone

Amerzone

Platform: Windows, Classic Mac OS, PlayStation, iOS,[2] OS X

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Casterman Ubisoft

The Flintstones: Bedrock Bowling

The Flintstones: Bedrock Bowling

Platform: PlayStation, Windows

Genre: Sports Action

Publisher: EU Ubisoft; NA SouthPeak Games Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Castlevania: Legacy of Darkness

Castlevania: Legacy of Darkness

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Action-adventure, platforming

Publisher: Konami


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