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Monday August 16, 1999

US date format: 8/16/1999, UK date format: 16/8/1999

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 1999). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). 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. The Ninth Gate, directed by Roman Polanski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Hannibal by Thomas Harris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Twice in a Lifetime. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ape Escape or Battle Hunter.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Ninth Gate

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Johnny Depp, Frank Langella, Lena Olin, Emmanuelle Seigner

Country: United States of America

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In Too Deep

Directed by: Michael Rymer

Starring: Omar Epps, LL Cool J, Nia Long, Stanley Tucci

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The Muse

Directed by: Albert Brooks

Starring: Albert Brooks, Sharon Stone, Andie MacDowell, Jeff Bridges

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The Astronaut's Wife

Directed by: Rand Ravich

Starring: Charlize Theron, Johnny Depp, Joe Morton, Clea DuVall

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The Omega Code

Directed by: Robert Marcarelli

Starring: Casper Van Dien, Michael York, Catherine Oxenberg, Michael Ironside

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TV Series

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

Twice in a Lifetime

Directed by: Bud Yorkin

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Hidden Love

Directed by: Alessandro Capone

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Directed by: S.J. Clarkson

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Directed by: Rikki Beadle Blair

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Life Support

Directed by: Nelson George

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 1999 ?

  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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Sport Games on 16 August 1999

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Karlsruhe - Bochum : 1 - 3
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Aston Villa - West Ham : 2 - 2
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Planetary positions on August 16, 1999 - Geocentric view

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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1999 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Loco - Alejandro Fernandez
  2. De Hoy En Adelante - Millie
  3. No Me Ames - Jennifer Lopez With Marc Anthony
  4. Dejate Querer - Gilberto Santa Rosa
  5. El Peor De Mis Fracasos - Marco Antonio Solis
  6. Conjunto Primavera - Necesito Decirte
  7. Enrique Iglesias - Bailamos
  8. Sol, Arena Y Mar - Luis Miguel
  9. Bella [She's All I Ever Had] - Ricky Martin
  10. Se Me Olvido Otra Vez - Mana


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


By: Thomas Harris

You remember Hannibal Lecter: gentleman, genius, cannibal. Seven years have passed since Dr. Lecter escaped from custody. And for seven years he's been at large, free to savor the scents, the essences, of an unguarded world.

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The Century

By: Peter Jennings, Todd Brewster

What was it like to watch the Wright Brothers soar into the sky? To hear the first crackling voice aired on the radio? To cower in the ghastly trenches of Europe during World War I? To lose everything in the …

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Carnal Innocence

By: Nora Roberts

In the small town of Innocence, Mississippi, days are long, nights are fragrant, and secrets are hard to keep. But when a brutal killer starts claiming the lives of the town's

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The Art Of Happiness

By: the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler

From the authors who brought you the million-copy bestseller The Art of Happiness comes an exploration of job, career, and finding the ultimate happiness at work.It

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Boss Rally

Boss Rally

Platform: PC

Genre: Racing

Publisher: SouthPeak Interactive

Countdown Vampires

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: Bandai

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Ape Escape

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Doshin the Giant

Doshin the Giant

Platform: Nintendo 64DD, GameCube

Genre: God game

Publisher: Nintendo

Battle Hunter

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: JP Success; NA Agetec; EU Midas Interactive Entertainment

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $76.63
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $54.00
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $65.50
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $107.40

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit

Studio: Touchstone

Format: VHS release

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Notting Hill

Studio: Universal Pictures

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas

Studio: direct-to-video VHS and DVD release

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Star Trek: Insurrection

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Studio: DreamWorks

Format: DVD release

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