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Thursday 8 July 1999

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to If You Had My Love by Jennifer Lopez. In UK 9pm (Till I Come) by ATB was in the top 5 hits. Eyes Wide Shut, directed by Stanley Kubrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while The Majors by John Feinstein was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Good Eats. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Antz or The ClueFinders Math Adventures.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Eyes Wide Shut

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Todd Field

Country: United States

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American Pie

Directed by: Paul Weitz

Starring: Jason Biggs, Chris Klein, Thomas Ian Nicholas

Country: United States

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Wild Wild West

Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld

Starring: Will Smith, Kevin Kline, Kenneth Branagh

Country: United States

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Directed by: Chris Buck

Starring: Tony Goldwyn, Minnie Driver, Brian Blessed

Country: United States

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Big Daddy

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

Starring: Adam Sandler, Joey Lauren Adams, Jon Stewart

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Good Eats

Written by: Alton Brown

Starring: Alton Brown

Country: United States

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Starring: Steve Blum, Tom Fahn, Jun'ichi Suwabe, Wataru Takagi

Country: Japan


Starring: Aleks Krotoski, Emily Newton-Dunn, Emily Booth

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Starring: Fabio Alberti, Diego Capusotto

Country: Argentina

Amor gitano

Starring: Alejandro Camacho, Mariana Seoane, Héctor Sánchez, Mauricio Islas

Country: Mexico

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 July 1999 ?

  • Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
  • Feast day of Saint Kilian
  • Feast day of Saint Grimbald
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Famous Deaths:
  • Pete Conrad: American astronaut, one of four to fly four space missions and the third man to set foot on the moon.
  • A major flash flood in Las Vegas swamps hundreds of cars, smashes mobile homes and kills 2 people.

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

The Majors

By: John Feinstein

WHAT DOES IT TAKE to win a major championship and reach the absolute pinnacle of golf? Through a season of the four tournaments -- the Masters, the U.S.

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The First World War

By: John Keegan

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

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The Testament

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn a plush Virginia office, a rich, angry old man is furiously rewriting his will. With his death just hours away, Troy Phelan wants to send a message to his children, his ex-wives, and his minions—a ...

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White Oleander

By: Janet Fitch

Everywhere hailed as a novel of rare beauty and power, White Oleander tells the unforgettable story of Ingrid, a brilliant poet imprisoned for murder, and her daughter, Astrid, whose odyssey through a series of Los Angeles foster homes-each its own ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Barbie: Race & Ride

Platform: PlayStation

Publisher: Barbie Software for Girls

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Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Infogrames

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The ClueFinders Math Adventures

Platform: PC (Windows, Macintosh)

Genre: Educational/Mystery

Publisher: The Learning Company

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Crash Team Racing

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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The New Tetris

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

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