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Friday 8 January 1999

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 8, 1999). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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 When the Wind Blows by James Patterson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The League of Gentlemen. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alundra 2: A New Legend Begins or Fighter Squadron: The Screamin' Demons Over Europe.
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What the sky looked like on 8 January 1999

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Last Chance

Directed by: Bryan Cranston

Starring: Tim Thomerson, Robin Dearden, Bryan Cranston, Amy Hathaway

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At First Sight

Directed by: Irwin Winkler

Starring: Val Kilmer, Mira Sorvino, Kelly McGillis, Steven Weber

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Directed by: John Bruno

Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Sutherland, William Baldwin, Joanna Pacula

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Directed by: Eric Weber

Starring: Robert Klein, Tony Hendra, Larry Pine, Paul Lazar

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Show Me Love

Directed by: Lukas Moodysson

Starring: Alexandra Dahlström, Rebecka Liljeberg, Erica Carlson, Mathias Rust

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The League of Gentlemen

Starring: Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Jeremy Dyson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Directed by: Martin Koolhoven

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Directed by: Nicholas J. DeMicco

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City Confidential

Starring: Paul Winfield, Keith David

Country: United States

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See How They Run

Directed by: Emily Morse

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 January 1999 ?

  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
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Sport Games on 8 January 1999

Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Tranmere - Wolves : 1 - 2
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 08, 1999 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1999 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. Deborah Cox - Nobody's Supposed To Be Here
  2. Have You Ever? - Brandy
  3. Faith Evans - Love Like This
  4. Trippin' - Total Featuring Missy Elliott
  5. R. Kelly & Celine Dion - I'm Your Angel
  6. Divine - Lately
  7. Lauryn Hill - Doo Wop (That Thing)
  8. Dru Hill - These Are The Times
  9. Can I Get A... - Jay-Z Featuring Amil (Of Major Coinz) & Ja
  10. Love Me - 112 Featuring Mase
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Dejaria Todo - Chayanne
  2. Crei - Tiranos del Norte
  3. Mi PC - Juan Luis Guerra 440
  4. El Cuerpo Me Pide - Victor Manuelle & Elvis Crespo
  5. La Otra Parte Del Amor - Limite
  6. Me Voy A Quitar De En Medio - Vicente Fernandez
  7. Sin Verte - Pedro Fernandez
  8. Los Temerarios - Como Te Recuerdo
  9. Esperanza - Enrique Iglesias
  10. Grupo Mania - Como Baila


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

When the Wind Blows

By: James Patterson

Frannie O'Neill is a young and talented veterinarian living in Colorado. Plagued by the mysterious murder of her husband, David, a local doctor, Frannie throws herself into her work.

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All Through The Night

By: Mary Higgins Clark

Mary Higgins Clark, the Queen of Suspense, celebrates the season with this Christmas classic featuring two of her most beloved characters.

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Mirror Image

By: Danielle Steel

To look at one was to see the other. For family, even the girls' own father, it was a constant guessing game.

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A Man in Full

By: Tom Wolfe

The setting is Atlanta, Georgia — a racially mixed, late-century boomtown full of fresh wealth and wily politicians. The protagonist is Charles Croker, once a college football star, now a late-middle-aged Atlanta conglomerate king whose outsize ego has at last ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alundra 2: A New Legend Begins

Alundra 2: A New Legend Begins

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: JP SCEI; WW Activision

Comic Party

Platform: PC, Dreamcast, PSP

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Harem

Publisher: Leaf (PC) Aquaplus (DC/DCE/PSP)

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Cruis'n Exotica

Platform: Arcade Nintendo 64 Game Boy Color

Genre: Racing

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Carmen Sandiego's ThinkQuick Challenge

Carmen Sandiego's ThinkQuick Challenge

Platform: Mac OS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Educational

Publisher: The Learning Company

Fighter Squadron: The Screamin' Demons Over Europe

Fighter Squadron: The Screamin' Demons Over Europe

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Activision

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Dance with Me

Studio: Columbia/Tristar

Format: VHS release

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Robin Hood

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The General's Daughter

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Rush Hour

Studio: New Line

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Disturbing Behavior

Studio: MGM

Format: VHS release

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