Thursday November 11, 1999, Veteran's Day

US date format: 11/11/1999, UK date format: 11/11/1999

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 11, 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 Kiernan Shipka . In that special week of November people in US were listening to Smooth by Santana. In UK Keep On Movin' by Five was in the top 5 hits. Sleepy Hollow, directed by Tim Burton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Personal Injuries by Scott Turow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Casting Couch. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The F.A. Premier League Stars or Beatmania IIDX.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
  • Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
  • Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
  • Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
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Events

  • The House of Lords Act is given Royal Assent, restricting membership of the British House of Lords by virtue of a hereditary peerage.

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Movies

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Sleepy Hollow

Sleepy Hollow

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Miranda Richardson, Michael Gambon

Country: United States of America

End of Days

End of Days

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Gabriel Byrne, Robin Tunney, Kevin Pollak

Country: United States of America

The New Adventures of Pinocchio

The New Adventures of Pinocchio

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Martin Landau, Udo Kier, Gabriel Thomson, Sarah Alexander

Tail Lights Fade

Tail Lights Fade

Directed by: Malcolm Ingram

Starring: Jaimz Woolvett, Breckin Meyer, Jake Busey, Elizabeth Berkley

The World Is Not Enough

The World Is Not Enough

Directed by: Michael Apted

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Sophie Marceau, Robert Carlyle, Denise Richards

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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Sport Games on November 11, 1999

Sport Games on November 11, 1999


NBA

American Basketball
  • Dallas Mavericks - Miami Heat : 105 - 128
  • New York Knicks - Minnesota Timberwolves : 90 - 93
  • Orlando Magic - Indiana Pacers : 101 - 116
  • Seattle SuperSonics - Cleveland Cavaliers : 109 - 103
  • Toronto Raptors - Detroit Pistons : 123 - 106
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TV Series

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Casting Couch

Casting Couch

Directed by: Christopher Clam

Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony

Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony

Walking with Dinosaurs

Walking with Dinosaurs

Starring: Kenneth Branagh

Superstar

Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

The West Wing

The West Wing

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Starring: Allison Janney, John Spencer, Bradley Whitford, Martin Sheen

Country: United States of America

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Personal Injuries by Scott Turow

Personal Injuries

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To Robbie Feaver the law is all about making a play-to a client, a jury, or a judge. But when the flashy, womanizing, multimillion-dollar personal injury lawyer is caught offering bribes,

Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban

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The third book in the bestselling Harry Potter series, now illustrated in glorious full color by award-winning artist Jim Kay! For twelve long years, the dread fortress of Azkaban held an infamous prisoner named Sirius Black.

Hearts in Atlantis by Stephen King

Hearts in Atlantis

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Stephen King, whose first novel, Carrie, was published in 1974, the year before the last U.S. troops withdrew from Vietnam, is the first hugely popular writer of the TV generation.

Hitler'S Pope by John Cornwell

Hitler'S Pope

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The “explosive” (The New York Times) bestseller—now with a new introduction by the authorWhen Hitler’s Pope, the shocking story of Pope Pius XII that “redefined the history of the twentieth century”

Pop Goes the Weasel by James Patterson

Pop Goes the Weasel

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Detective Alex Cross is back-and he's in love. But his happiness is threatened by a series of chilling murders in Washington, D.C., murders with a pattern so twisted they leave investigators reeling.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

The F.A. Premier League Stars

The F.A. Premier League Stars

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Bionic Commando: Elite Forces

Bionic Commando: Elite Forces

Platform: Game Boy Color, 3DS Virtual Console

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Nintendo

Aqua Rush

Aqua Rush

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Namco

Beatmania IIDX

Beatmania IIDX

Genre: Music

Disney's Villains' Revenge

Disney's Villains' Revenge

Platform: Mac OS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $76.06
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $91.59
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $88.25
  • General Electric GE: opens at $134.00
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $97.50

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