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..
Which were the important events of December 14, 1999?
- R.C. Saints - Memorial of Saint John of the Cross
- 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.
- Karley Collins: TV Actress.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 14, 1999?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Santana - Smooth
- Brian McKnight - Back At One
- Jessica Simpson - I Wanna Love You Forever
- Savage Garden - I Knew I Loved You
- Whitney Houston - My Love Is Your Love
- Marc Anthony - I Need To Know
- Donell Jones - U Know What's Up
- Jennifer Lopez - Waiting For Tonight
- Missy Misdemeanor Elliott - Hot Boyz
- Kevon Edmonds - 24/7
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
Sport Games on December 14, 1999
- 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
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Bayern Munich - Bielefeld : 2 - 1
- Duisburg - Werder Bremen : 0 - 1
- Hertha - Munich 1860 : 1 - 1
- Stuttgart - Hansa Rostock : 3 - 1
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Chemnitz - Bochum : 3 - 3
- Hannover - Stuttgarter K : 2 - 1
- Nurnberg - TB Berlin : 2 - 0
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Lens - Nantes : 1 - 2
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- 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