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..
Which were the important events of August 08, 1999?
- 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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- 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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 08, 1999?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Destiny's Child - Bills, Bills, Bills
- K-Ci & JoJo - Tell Me It's Real
- Maxwell - Fortunate
- Case - Happily Ever After
- Naughty By Nature Featuring Zhane - Jamboree
- 702 - Where My Girls At?
- Ginuwine - So Anxious
- Will Smith Featuring Dru Hill & Kool Mo Dee - Wild Wild West
- Eric Benet Featuring Tamia - Spend My Life With You
- Chante Moore - Chante's Got A Man
Sport Games on August 08, 1999
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Anderlecht - Mouscron : 3 - 2
- Club Brugge - St Truiden : 4 - 0
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Man City - Wolves : 0 - 1
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Dundee - Hibernian : 3 - 4
- Everton - Man United : 1 - 1
Futbol Ligi 1Football (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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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 08If 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.
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?