Friday April 16, 1999
US date format: 4/16/1999, UK date format: 16/4/1999
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 16, 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 Mason Rivara and Denis Shapovalov.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to No Scrubs by TLC.
In UK Flat Beat by Mr Oizo was in the top 5 hits.
The Lost Son, directed by Chris Menges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999
while The Testament by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Futurama.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arc the Lad III or Bugdom.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 16, 1999?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- TLC - No Scrubs
- Busta Rhymes Featuring Janet - What's It Gonna Be?!
- Whitney Houston Feat. Faith Evans & Kelly Price - Heartbreak Hotel
- Silk - If You (Lovin' Me)
- Faith Evans Featuring Puff Daddy - All Night Long
- Shanice - When I Close My Eyes
- Jesse Powell - You
- Mariah Carey - I Still Believe/Pure Imagination
- Lauryn Hill - Ex-Factor
- Tyrese - Sweet Lady
Sport Games on April 16, 1999
- Charlotte Hornets - Milwaukee Bucks : 95 - 94
- Chicago Bulls - Washington Wizards : 70 - 87
- Cleveland Cavaliers - Toronto Raptors : 91 - 90
- Dallas Mavericks - Phoenix Suns : 85 - 92
- Indiana Pacers - Philadelphia 76ers : 83 - 93
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Bayern Munich - Ein Frankfurt : 3 - 1
- Hansa Rostock - Kaiserslautern : 2 - 1
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Bielefeld - Dusseldorf : 2 - 0
- Hannover - Cottbus : 2 - 0
- Ulm - St Pauli : 4 - 1
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Barnsley - Sunderland : 1 - 3
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Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
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- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $177.50