Friday January 15, 1999
US date format: 1/15/1999, UK date format: 15/1/1999
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 15, 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 Evan Hufferd and Gavin Becker.
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 Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone by J. K. Rowling was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Sopranos.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The ClueFinders 6th grade Adventures: The Empire of the Plant People or Dino Crisis.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 15, 1999?
- Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
- Jallikattu in South India.
- United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
- North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
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- Betty Box: British film producer (Born 1915).
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 15, 1999?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Deborah Cox - Nobody's Supposed To Be Here
- Brandy - Have You Ever?
- Faith Evans - Love Like This
- Total Featuring Missy Elliott - Trippin'
- Dru Hill - These Are The Times
- Jay-Z Featuring Amil (Of Major Coinz) & Ja - Can I Get A...
- Lauryn Hill - Doo Wop (That Thing)
- Divine - Lately
- R. Kelly - When A Woman's Fed Up
- JAY-Z - Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)
Sport Games on January 15, 1999
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Mouscron - Anderlecht : 2 - 3
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Colchester - Wrexham : 1 - 3
Division 3Football (United Kingdom)
- Chester - Brighton : 1 - 1
Liga IFootball (Portugal)
- Sp Lisbon - Setubal : 0 - 0
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What news were making the headlines those days in January 1999?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $70.44
- Apple AAPL: opens at $41.81
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $142.94
- General Electric GE: opens at $98.87
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $182.25