Friday October 15, 1999

US date format: 10/15/1999, UK date format: 15/10/1999

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on October 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 Bailee Madison and Creepypasta. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Heartbreaker by Mariah Carey. In UK Blue (Da Ba Dee) by Eiffel 65 was in the top 5 hits. Bringing Out the Dead, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets by J. K. Rowling was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Walking with Dinosaurs. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bugdom or Chocobo Racing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1999, at October 15 across the years or at October 1999 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 15, 1999?


Holidays

  • United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
  • Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
  • French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire

Events

  • National Geographic Society reveals the fossil of Archaeoraptor in a press conference (the fossil is later found to be a forgery).
  • The NRL excluded a number of teams from the Australian NRL Rugby League competition as a result of the Super League war. Excluded were the South Sydney Rabbitohs who successfully contested their omission in 2001. Other teams were cut previously prior to 1999, or forced to merge.

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Movies

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Fight Club

Fight Club

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Meat Loaf, Zach Grenier

Country: United States of America

American Beauty

American Beauty

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Wes Bentley

Country: United States of America

The Sixth Sense

The Sixth Sense

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette, Olivia Williams

Country: United States of America

The Iron Giant

The Iron Giant

Directed by: Brad Bird

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

Country: United States of America

The Boondock Saints

The Boondock Saints

Directed by: Troy Duffy

Starring: Willem Dafoe, Sean Patrick Flanery, Norman Reedus, David Della Rocco

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 15, 1999?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Heartbreaker
  2. - Music Of My Heart
  3. - Smooth
  4. - Unprettyyoutube
  5. - Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of..)

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Heartbreaker
  2. - We Can't Be Friends
  3. - My Love Is Your Love
  4. - Spend My Life With You
  5. - Get Gone

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Dimelo [I Need To Know]
  2. - El Poder De Tu Amor
  3. - Alguna Vez
  4. - O Tu O Ninguna
  5. - Llegar A Ti
Sport Games on October 15, 1999

Sport Games on October 15, 1999


Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bielefeld - Dortmund : 0 - 2
  • Leverkusen - Ulm : 4 - 1
See all Football game results of October 15, 1999

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • F Koln - St Pauli : 2 - 0
  • M'gladbach - Greuther Furth : 2 - 0
  • Offenbach - FC Koln : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of October 15, 1999

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Marseille - Lyon : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of October 15, 1999

Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Cambridge - Colchester : 5 - 2
  • Clyde - Arbroath : 0 - 0
  • Partick - Alloa : 2 - 2
  • Queen of Sth - Hamilton : 3 - 2
  • Ross County - Stranraer : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of October 15, 1999

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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The West Wing

The West Wing

Written by:

Starring: Allison Janney, John Spencer, Bradley Whitford, Martin Sheen

Country: United States of America

Spaced

Spaced

Starring: Jessica Hynes, Simon Pegg, Julia Deakin, Nick Frost

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Walking with Dinosaurs

Walking with Dinosaurs

Starring: Kenneth Branagh

Let Them Eat Cake

Let Them Eat Cake

Directed by: Alexis Krasilovsky

Toast

Toast

Directed by: S.J. Clarkson

How old am I?

If October 15th, 1999 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets

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Award-winning artist Jim Kay illustrates year two of Harry Potter's adventures at Hogwarts, in a stunning, gift-ready format. The Dursleys were so mean and hideous that summer that all Harry Potter wanted was to get back to the Hogwarts School …

The Sword And The Shield by Christopher Andrew and Vasili Mitrokhin

The Sword And The Shield

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The Sword and the Shield is based on one of the most extraordinary intelligence coups of recent times: a secret archive of top-level KGB documents smuggled out of the Soviet Union

Hard Time by Sara Paretsky

Hard Time

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Among the first, and perhaps the most compelling, female private investigators of contemporary fiction, Sara Paretsky's incomparable character V. I. Warshawski at last returns to the page in her first full-length

Big Trouble by Dave Barry

Big Trouble

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In his career, Dave Barry has done just about everything―written bestselling nonfiction, won a Pulitzer Prize, seen his life turned into a television series.

Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

Tuesdays With Morrie

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Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Super Smash Bros.

Super Smash Bros.

Platform: Nintendo 64, iQue Player, Virtual Console, GameCube, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U

Genre: Fighting, action, platform

Publisher: Nintendo

Bugdom

Bugdom

Platform: Mac OS 9, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Macintosh Pangea Software Microsoft Windows On Deck Interactive (2000) Ideas From the Deep (2003)

Demolition Racer

Demolition Racer

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, Dreamcast

Genre: Vehicular combat, racing

Publisher: Infogrames (PS1 & DC) Atari (PC)

FIFA 2000

FIFA 2000

Platform: Microsoft Windows PlayStation Game Boy Color

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Chocobo Racing

Chocobo Racing

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Square; NA Square Electronic Arts; PAL Square

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $74.31
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $71.12
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $89.50
  • General Electric GE: opens at $118.00
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $106.44

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 15, 1999?

On October 15, 1999 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is October 15, 1999?

On October 15, 1999 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 15, 1999?

On October 15, 1999 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 15, 1999?

On October 15, 1999 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on October 15, 1999?

On October 15, 1999 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 15, 1999?

On October 15, 1999 several famous people were born including, Bailee Madison, Creepypasta.

Which famous people died on October 15, 1999?

Famous people died on October 15, 1999 include, Josef Locke.

What was the number one song in October 15, 1999?

The number one song in the week of October 15, 1999 was Heartbreaker by Mariah Carey in US and Blue (Da Ba Dee) by Eiffel 65 in UK.

What were the top hits on October 15, 1999?

The top hits on October 15, 1999 were Heartbreaker by Mariah Carey, Music Of My Heart by N'Sync, Smooth by Santana in US and Blue (Da Ba Dee) by Eiffel 65, Genie In A Bottle by Christina Aguilera, S Club Party by S Club 7 in UK.


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