Tuesday October 12, 1999

US date format: 10/12/1999, UK date format: 12/10/1999

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 12, 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 Luke Armstrong . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Heartbreaker by Mariah Carey. In UK Blue (Da Ba Dee) by Eiffel 65 was in the top 5 hits. Bringing Out the Dead, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while The Looking Glass by Richard Paul Evans was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Walking with Dinosaurs. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Egypt 1156 B.C.: Tomb of the Pharaoh or Test Drive 6.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 12, 1999?


Holidays

  • El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
  • French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
  • Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
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Events

  • Pervez Musharraf takes power in Pakistan from Nawaz Sharif through a bloodless coup.
  • The Day of Six Billion: The proclaimed 6 billionth living human in the world is born.
  • The 6 billionth person in the world, according to the UN is born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Bringing Out the Dead

Bringing Out the Dead

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Patricia Arquette, John Goodman, Ving Rhames

Pan Tadeusz

Pan Tadeusz

Directed by: Andrzej Wajda

Starring: Boguslaw Linda, Daniel Olbrychski, Grazyna Szapolowska, Andrzej Seweryn

Bats

Bats

Directed by: Louis Morneau

Starring: Lou Diamond Phillips, Dina Meyer, Bob Gunton, Leon

Wo de fu qin mu qin

Wo de fu qin mu qin

Directed by: Yimou Zhang

Starring: Ziyi Zhang, Honglei Sun, Hao Zheng, Yulian Zhao

The Story of Us

The Story of Us

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Bruce Willis, Michelle Pfeiffer, Colleen Rennison, Jake Sandvig

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 12, 1999?
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Sport Games on October 12, 1999

Sport Games on October 12, 1999


La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Malaga - Ath Bilbao : 3 - 4
  • Mallorca - La Coruna : 2 - 2
  • Sevilla - Betis : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of October 12, 1999

La Liga Segunda Division

Football (Spain)
  • Badajoz - Toledo : 1 - 1
  • Elche - Tenerife : 1 - 3
  • Extremadura - Cordoba : 0 - 0
  • Getafe - Recreativo : 1 - 0
  • Logrones - Osasuna : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of October 12, 1999

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Lyon - Nantes : 2 - 0
  • Paris SG - Marseille : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of October 12, 1999

Division 3

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Swansea - Rotherham : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of October 12, 1999

TV Series

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

Walking with Dinosaurs

Starring: Kenneth Branagh

Superstar

Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

The West Wing

The West Wing

Written by:

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

Country: United States of America

Spaced

Spaced

Starring: Jessica Hynes, Simon Pegg, Julia Deakin, Nick Frost

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Let Them Eat Cake

Let Them Eat Cake

Directed by: Alexis Krasilovsky

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets

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Award-winning artist Jim Kay illustrates year two of Harry Potter's adventures at Hogwarts, in a stunning, gift-ready format. The Dursleys were so mean and hideous that summer that all Harry Potter wanted was to get back to the Hogwarts School …

The Sword And The Shield by Christopher Andrew and Vasili Mitrokhin

The Sword And The Shield

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The Sword and the Shield is based on one of the most extraordinary intelligence coups of recent times: a secret archive of top-level KGB documents smuggled out of the Soviet Union

Hard Time by Sara Paretsky

Hard Time

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Among the first, and perhaps the most compelling, female private investigators of contemporary fiction, Sara Paretsky's incomparable character V. I. Warshawski at last returns to the page in her first full-length

Big Trouble by Dave Barry

Big Trouble

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In his career, Dave Barry has done just about everything―written bestselling nonfiction, won a Pulitzer Prize, seen his life turned into a television series.

Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

Tuesdays With Morrie

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Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Attack of the Saucerman

Attack of the Saucerman

Platform: PlayStation Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action

Publisher: Psygnosis

Egypt 1156 B.C.: Tomb of the Pharaoh

Egypt 1156 B.C.: Tomb of the Pharaoh

Platform: Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: R&P Electronic Media

Test Drive 6

Test Drive 6

Platform: PlayStation, Game Boy Color, Microsoft Windows, Dreamcast

Genre: Racing

Publisher: NA Infogrames; EU Cryo Interactive

NBA 2K

NBA 2K

Platform: Various (see table)

Genre: Basketball

Publisher: Sega (1999–2004) 2K Sports (2005–Present)

Fatal Fury: Wild Ambition

Fatal Fury: Wild Ambition

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: SNK

money

Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $73.44
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $67.87
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $94.00
  • General Electric GE: opens at $122.62
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $114.00

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