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Sunday 15 August 1999

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Leonardo Aguilar . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Genie In A Bottle by Christina Aguilera. In UK Better Off Alone by DJ Jurgen Presents Alice Deejay was in the top 5 hits. Perfect Blue, directed by Satoshi Kon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while White Oleander by Janet Fitch was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Mayfair Set. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aliens versus Predator or Disciples: Sacred Lands.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Sixth Sense

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette

Country: United States

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The Iron Giant

Directed by: Brad Bird

Starring: Eli Marienthal, Harry Connick Jr., Jennifer Aniston

Country: United States

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The Thomas Crown Affair

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Rene Russo, Denis Leary

Country: United States

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Deep Blue Sea

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Starring: Thomas Jane, Saffron Burrows, Samuel L. Jackson

Country: United States

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The Haunting

Directed by: Jan de Bont

Starring: Liam Neeson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Owen Wilson

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Mayfair Set

Starring: James Goldsmith

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Good Eats

Written by: Alton Brown

Starring: Alton Brown

Country: United States

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Starring: Steve Blum, Tom Fahn, Jun'ichi Suwabe, Wataru Takagi

Country: Japan


Starring: Aleks Krotoski, Emily Newton-Dunn, Emily Booth

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Starring: Fabio Alberti, Diego Capusotto

Country: Argentina

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 August 1999 ?

  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
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Famous Deaths:
  • Beni Ounif massacre in Algeria; some 29 people are killed at a false roadblock near the Moroccan border, leading to temporary tensions with Morocco.
  • The maiden voyage of the Disney Wonder cruise ship takes place.

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Sport Games on 15 August 1999

Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Aalst - Lierse : 2 - 3
  • Anderlecht - Beveren : 5 - 2
  • Harelbeke - Mouscron : 1 - 1
  • Lokeren - Club Brugge : 2 - 5
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Hertha - Hansa Rostock : 5 - 2
  • Ulm - Freiburg : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 15 August 1999
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Aachen - Stuttgarter K : 4 - 1
  • Hannover - TB Berlin : 2 - 3
  • Nurnberg - Mannheim : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 15 August 1999
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Lyon - Rennes : 2 - 2
  • Marseille - St Etienne : 3 - 3
See all Football game results of 15 August 1999

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.498
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Atlanta Massacre -- Aug. 9, 1999
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9702


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

White Oleander

By: Janet Fitch

Everywhere hailed as a novel of rare beauty and power, White Oleander tells the unforgettable story of Ingrid, a brilliant poet imprisoned for murder, and her daughter, Astrid, whose odyssey through a series of Los Angeles foster homes-each its own ...

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The First World War

By: John Keegan

The First World War created the modern world. A conflict of unprecedented ferocity, it abruptly ended the relative peace and prosperity of the Victorian era, unleashing such demons of the twentieth

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The Testament

By: John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn a plush Virginia office, a rich, angry old man is furiously rewriting his will. With his death just hours away, Troy Phelan wants to send a message to his children, his ex-wives, and his minions—a ...

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Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone

By: J. K. Rowling

The beloved first book of the Harry Potter series, now fully illustrated by award-winning artist Jim Kay. For the first time, J.K. Rowling's beloved Harry Potter books will be presented in lavishly illustrated full-color editions.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dead or Alive 2

Platform: Arcade, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Network

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Tecmo

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Aliens versus Predator

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Mac OS X; Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Fox Interactive

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Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Infogrames

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Bugs Bunny Lost in Time

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Infogrames

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Disciples: Sacred Lands

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: GT Interactive Software

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