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..
Which were the important events of November 11, 1999?
- 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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- The House of Lords Act is given Royal Assent, restricting membership of the British House of Lords by virtue of a hereditary peerage.
- Kiernan Shipka: Actress.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 11, 1999?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Donell Jones - U Know What's Up
- Ideal - Get Gone
- Puff Daddy Featuring R. Kelly - Satisfy You
- Deborah Cox With R.L. - We Can't Be Friends
- Mint Condition - If You Love Me
- Mariah Carey Featuring Jay-Z - Heartbreaker
- Q-Tip - Vivrant Thing
- Whitney Houston - My Love Is Your Love
- Juvenile Featuring Mannie Fresh & Lil' Wayne - Back That Thang Up
- Eric Benet Featuring Tamia - Spend My Life With You
Sport Games on November 11, 1999
- 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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- 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