Thursday September 09, 1999
US date format: 9/9/1999, UK date format: 9/9/1999
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 9, 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.
Famous people born on this day include Inka Williams and Alex B.
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 Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone by J. K. Rowling was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Let Them Eat Cake.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dive Alert: Matt's Version or Fighting Steel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 09, 1999?
- North Korea - Republic Day (1948)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Synaxis of the Theopatores Joachim and Anna
- California - Admission Day (to commemorate the state's admission to the USA)
- Japan - Chrysanthemum Day (Kiku no Sekku)
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- Sega releases the Dreamcast video game system in the USA. Price is US$199. In the first 24 hours, Sega sells US$97 million worth of hardware and software, setting an entertainment industry record for highest-grossing day.
- Sega Dreamcast was released in North America as well as Sonic Adventure.
- Sega publicly distributed their final video game system in North America which was the Dreamcast with 19 launch titles, breaking video game and entertainment sales records in the first 24 sale hours.
- The 1999 MTV Video Music Awards ceremony airs from the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 09, 1999?
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Days to next September 09If September 09, 1999 is your birthday you're 20 years, 10 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 4 days.
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $81.56
- Apple AAPL: opens at $75.50
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $92.44
- General Electric GE: opens at $120.87
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $132.50