Wednesday January 13, 1999

US date format: 1/13/1999, UK date format: 13/1/1999

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 13, 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 Kristine Sloth . In that special week of January people in US were listening to Have You Ever? by Brandy. In UK Heartbeat / Tragedy by Steps was in the top 5 hits. Cookie's Fortune, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Sopranos. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Test Drive Off-Road 3 or Bugdom.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).

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Movies

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Cookie's Fortune

Cookie's Fortune

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Glenn Close, Julianne Moore, Liv Tyler, Chris O'Donnell

Joe the King

Joe the King

Directed by: Frank Whaley

Starring: Noah Fleiss, Karen Young, Camryn Manheim, Austin Pendleton

Between Your Legs

Between Your Legs

Directed by: Manuel Gómez Pereira

Starring: Victoria Abril, Javier Bardem, Carmelo Gómez, Juan Diego

The Confession

The Confession

Directed by: David Hugh Jones

Starring: Ben Kingsley, Amy Irving, Ryan Marsini, Alec Baldwin

Ringu 2

Ringu 2

Directed by: Hideo Nakata

Starring: Miki Nakatani, Hitomi Satô, Kyoko Fukada, Fumiyo Kohinata

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Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Standard - Lierse : 2 - 2
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Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Partick - Alloa : 2 - 1
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TV Series

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The Sopranos

The Sopranos

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Starring: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

Country: United States of America

The League of Gentlemen

The League of Gentlemen

Starring: Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Jeremy Dyson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Grafters

Grafters

Directed by: Nicholas J. DeMicco

See How They Run

See How They Run

Directed by: Emily Morse

So Weird

So Weird

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Starring: Patrick Levis, Mackenzie Phillips, Eric Lively, Cara DeLizia

Country: Canada

Days to next January 13

If January 13, 1999 is your birthday you're 21 years, 8 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 24 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Ten Commandments by Laura Schlessinger and Stewart Vogel

The Ten Commandments

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The Ten Commandments are the first direct communication between a people and God. Designed to elevate our lives above mere frantic, animal existence to the sublime levels humanity is capable or

The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

The Poisonwood Bible

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The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959.

Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts

Where the Heart Is

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Talk about unlucky sevens. An hour ago, seventeen-year-old, seven months pregnant Novalee Nation was heading for California with her boyfriend. Now she finds herself stranded at a Wal-Mart in Sequoyah, Oklahoma, with just $7.77

The Century by Peter Jennings, Todd Brewster

The Century

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What was it like to watch the Wright Brothers soar into the sky? To hear the first crackling voice aired on the radio? To cower in the ghastly trenches of Europe during World War I? To lose everything in the …

When The Wind Blows by James Patterson

When The Wind Blows

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Frannie O'Neill is a young and talented veterinarian living in Colorado. Plagued by the mysterious murder of her husband, David, a local doctor, Frannie throws herself into her work.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War

Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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 Off-Road 3

Test Drive Off-Road 3

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, Game Boy Color

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Infogrames

Armada

Armada

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Shooter, role-playing

Publisher: Metro3D, Inc.

Bugdom

Bugdom

Platform: Mac OS 9, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Macintosh Pangea Software Microsoft Windows On Deck Interactive (2000) Ideas From the Deep (2003)

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $70.00
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $42.88
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $136.00
  • General Electric GE: opens at $95.00
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $183.00

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