Tuesday December 14, 1999

US date format: 12/14/1999, UK date format: 14/12/1999

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 14, 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 Karley Collins . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Smooth by Santana. In UK The Millennium Prayer by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Galaxy Quest, directed by Dean Parisot, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Hearts in Atlantis by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Anna and the King. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castlevania: Legacy of Darkness or Antz.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - Memorial of Saint John of the Cross

Events

  • Algerian Ahmed Ressam is arrested while crossing the United States-Canada border at Port Angeles, Washington, when United States Customs finds explosives in the trunk of his automobile. The arrest causes fears of a terrorist attack in the United States, and is a major factor in the cancellation of a public New Year's celebration in Seattle, Washington. Ressam is later convicted in a plot to bomb Los Angeles International Airport on New Year's Eve.
  • Kiribati, Nauru and Tonga join the United Nations.
  • Algerian Ahmed Ressam was arrested while crossing the Canada–United States border at Port Angeles, Washington when United States Customs found explosives in the trunk of his automobile. The arrest caused fears of a terrorist attack in the United States and was a major factor in the cancellation of a public New Year's celebration in Seattle. Ressam was later convicted in a plot to bomb Los Angeles International Airport on New Year's Eve.

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Movies

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Galaxy Quest

Galaxy Quest

Directed by: Dean Parisot

Starring: Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Tony Shalhoub

Country: United States of America

Angela's Ashes

Angela's Ashes

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Emily Watson, Robert Carlyle, Joe Breen, Ciaran Owens

Titus

Titus

Directed by: Julie Taymor

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Jessica Lange, Osheen Jones, Dario D'Ambrosi

The Talented Mr. Ripley

The Talented Mr. Ripley

Directed by: Anthony Minghella

Starring: Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law, Cate Blanchett

Country: United States of America

Walking Across Egypt

Walking Across Egypt

Directed by: Arthur Allan Seidelman

Starring: Forrest, Ellen Burstyn, Judge Reinhold, Mark Hamill

Sport Games on December 14, 1999

Sport Games on December 14, 1999


NBA

American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Cleveland Cavaliers : 88 - 115
  • Denver Nuggets - Seattle SuperSonics : 84 - 109
  • Detroit Pistons - Phoenix Suns : 104 - 114
  • Indiana Pacers - Toronto Raptors : 97 - 105
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Los Angeles Lakers : 68 - 95
See all Basketball game results of December 14, 1999

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - Bielefeld : 2 - 1
  • Duisburg - Werder Bremen : 0 - 1
  • Hertha - Munich 1860 : 1 - 1
  • Stuttgart - Hansa Rostock : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of December 14, 1999

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Chemnitz - Bochum : 3 - 3
  • Hannover - Stuttgarter K : 2 - 1
  • Nurnberg - TB Berlin : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of December 14, 1999

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Lens - Nantes : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of December 14, 1999

TV Series

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Anna and the King

Anna and the King

Directed by: Andy Tennant

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

Magazine Covers

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Books

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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.

Irresistible Forces by Danielle Steel

Irresistible Forces

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Danielle Steel's forty-seventh bestselling novel is very much about the tides of our times, changes and responsibilities in the workplace pull two people in different directions, sweeping them into new lives

Saving Faith by David Baldacci

Saving Faith

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Believe the Power In a secluded house not far from Washington, D.C., the FBI is interviewing one of the most important witnesses it has ever had, a young woman named Faith

The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw

The Greatest Generation

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The instant classic and runaway bestseller that changed the way we saw World War II and an entire generation of Americans, from the beloved journalist whose own iconic career has lasted more than fifty years.

Tara Road by Maeve Binchy

Tara Road

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A Main Selection of the Book-of-the-Month ClubNew York Times bestselling author Maeve Binchy has captured the hearts of millions with her unforgettable novels.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Barbie: Race & Ride

Barbie: Race & Ride

Platform: PlayStation

Publisher: Barbie Software for Girls

Battle Bakraid

Battle Bakraid

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: 8ing/Raizing

Castlevania: Legacy of Darkness

Castlevania: Legacy of Darkness

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Action-adventure, platforming

Publisher: Konami

Cutthroats: Terror on the High Seas

Cutthroats: Terror on the High Seas

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Antz

Antz

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Infogrames

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $82.00
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $98.37
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $96.19
  • General Electric GE: opens at $149.00
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $110.19

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