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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 Black Notice by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Mayfair Set. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dancing Stage featuring True Kiss Destination or The Dukes of Hazzard: Racing for Home.
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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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Bits

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Futurama

Written by: David X. Cohen, Matt Groening

Starring: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Country: United States

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Jasper Carrott: Back to the Front

Starring: Jasper Carrott

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Perfect Blue

Directed by: Satoshi Kon

Starring: Junko Iwao, Rica Matsumoto, Shinpachi Tsuji

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 August 1999 ?

Holidays:
  • 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:
Facts:
  • 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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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Black Notice

By: Patricia Cornwell

The decomposed remains of a stowaway lead Dr. Kay Scarpetta on an international search to Interpol’s headquarters in Lyon, France—and on a mission that will pull her in two opposite directions: toward protecting her career or toward the truth.

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Assassins

By: Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins

The members of the Tribulation Force face their most dangerous challenges. As international fugitives, they struggle to find supplies for safe houses around the world. In despair over so many lost lives, Rayford Steele and Buck Williams make plans to ...

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Rainbow Six

By: Tom Clanc

John Clark battles extremely dangerous terrorists. (P, Berkley)

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Point of Origin

By: Patricia Cornwell

The clues to a series of remorseless killings go up in smoke—and only Kay Scarpetta can find them in this #1 New York Times bestseller from Patricia Cornwell.“Sears

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dancing Stage featuring True Kiss Destination

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation

Genre: Music & Exercise

Publisher: Konami

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V-Rally 2

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, Dreamcast

Genre: Racing

Publisher: EU Infogrames; NA Electronic Arts; JP Spike

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3D Ultra Lionel Traintown

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Family, puzzle

Publisher: Sierra Attractions

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Abomination: The Nemesis Project

Platform: Windows

Genre: Action Real-time tactics

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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The Dukes of Hazzard: Racing for Home

Platform: Game Boy Color, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: SouthPeak Games (US) Ubisoft (EU)

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