Wednesday September 08, 1999

US date format: 9/8/1999, UK date format: 8/9/1999

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 8, 1999). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Amir Mitchell-Townes . In that special week of September people in US were listening to Bailamos by Enrique Iglesias. In UK Mambo No 5 (A Little Bit Of...) by Lou Bega was in the top 5 hits. The Hurricane, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Ethics For The New Millennium by the Dalai Lama was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Let Them Eat Cake. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armored Fist 3 or Flight Unlimited III.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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The Hurricane

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Denzel Washington, Vicellous Shannon, Deborah Kara Unger, Liev Schreiber


Directed by: István Szabó

Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Rosemary Harris, Rachel Weisz, Jennifer Ehle

For Love of the Game

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Kevin Costner, Kelly Preston, John C. Reilly, Jena Malone

Jakob the Liar

Directed by: Peter Kassovitz

Starring: Robin Williams, Hannah Taylor Gordon, Éva Igó, István Bálint

Anywhere But Here

Directed by: Wayne Wang

Starring: Susan Sarandon, Natalie Portman, Hart Bochner, Eileen Ryan


Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 08, 1999?


  • First of a series of Russian apartment bombings. Subsequent bombings occurred on September 1 and September 16, while a bombing on September 22 failed.

    Famous Deaths

  • Moondog : American composer, musician and poet...

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Let Them Eat Cake

Directed by: Alexis Krasilovsky

Get Real

Directed by: Simon Shore

Twice in a Lifetime

Directed by: Bud Yorkin

Hidden Love

Directed by: Alessandro Capone


Directed by: S.J. Clarkson

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in September 1999?


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

Ethics For The New Millennium

By: the Dalai Lama

Don't miss His Holiness the Dalai Lama's classic book, The Art of Happiness, or his newest, The Book of Joy, named one of Oprah's Favorite Things. In a difficult, uncertain time, it takes a person of great courage, such as …

Bill And Hillary

By: Christopher Andersen

They are, by any definition, one of history's most remarkable couples: he the irrepressible country-boy populist oozing ambition and Southern charm, she the brilliant lawyer with a taste for power and,

The Art Of Happiness

By: the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler

From the authors who brought you the million-copy bestseller The Art of Happiness comes an exploration of job, career, and finding the ultimate happiness at work.It


By: Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins

The members of the Tribulation Force face their most dangerous challenges. As international fugitives, they struggle to find supplies for safe houses around the world. In despair over so many lost lives, Rayford Steele and Buck Williams make plans to …

Diana In Search Of Herself

By: Sally Bedell Smith

Diana in Search of Herself is the first authoritative biography of one of the most fabled women of the century. Even those who knew Princess Diana will be surprised by author


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?


Platform: Windows

Publisher: Mindscape

Barbie: Super Sports

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mattel Interactive Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (PS1 version)

Flight Unlimited III

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Armored Fist 3

Platform: PC

Genre: simulation game

Publisher: NovaLogic


Platform: PlayStation

Publisher: 989 Sports

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

    Stock Markets

  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $90.44
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $48.19
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $65.50
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $109.50
  • Cisco Systems CSCO: opens at $69.88

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