Saturday January 16, 1999
US date format: 1/16/1999, UK date format: 16/1/1999
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 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 Amanda Ellisor .
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 The Ten Commandments by Laura Schlessinger and Stewart Vogel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Sopranos.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arc the Lad III or Disciples: Sacred Lands.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 16, 1999?
- National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
- Teacher's Day in Thailand
- Amanda Ellisor: Vine Star.
- Jim McClelland: Australian solicitor and politician...
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 16, 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 16, 1999
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Beveren - Harelbeke : 0 - 3
- Charleroi - Lokeren : 2 - 1
- Gent - Standard : 3 - 2
- Westerlo - Lommel : 2 - 1
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Celta - Mallorca : 4 - 2
La Liga Segunda DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Lleida - Recreativo : 0 - 2
- Logrones - Merida : 2 - 1
- Vallecano - Leganes : 1 - 0
Division 2Football (France)
- Ajaccio - Caen : 2 - 1
- Amiens - Guingamp : 1 - 0
- Chateauroux - Sedan : 1 - 0
- Lille - Beauvais : 1 - 0
- Nice - Le Mans : 2 - 0
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?