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Thursday 16 September 1999

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jade Wilson and Ellis Myatt. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Unpretty by TLC. In UK Mambo No 5 (A Little Bit Of...) by Lou Bega was in the top 5 hits. Fight Club, directed by David Fincher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while When the Wind Blows by James Patterson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The West Wing. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boss Rally or ChuChu Rocket!.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Fight Club

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Helena Bonham Carter

Country: United States

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Armour of God

Directed by: Jackie Chan

Starring: Jackie Chan, Alan Tam, Rosamund Kwan

Country: United States

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American Beauty

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch

Country: United States

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The 13th Warrior

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Diane Venora, Vladimir Kulich

Country: United States

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The Sixth Sense

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The West Wing

Written by: Aaron Sorkin

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

Country: United States

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The Mayfair Set

Starring: James Goldsmith

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Good Eats

Written by: Alton Brown

Starring: Alton Brown

Country: United States

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Starring: Steve Blum, Tom Fahn, Jun'ichi Suwabe, Wataru Takagi

Country: Japan


Starring: Aleks Krotoski, Emily Newton-Dunn, Emily Booth

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 September 1999 ?

  • Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
  • Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
  • In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
  • Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
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What news were making the headlines those days in September 1999?

  • Time: The IQ Gene?' Genetics and intellegence. Digital image by Arthur Hochstein, baby by Jose Carrillo-Ph
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9707
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.502


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

When the Wind Blows

By: James Patterson

Frannie O'Neill is a young and talented veterinarian living in Colorado. Plagued by the mysterious murder of her husband, David, a local doctor, Frannie throws herself into her work.

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Dark Lady

By: Richard North Patterson

In Dark Lady, Richard North Patterson displays the mastery of setting, psychology, and story that makes him unique among writers of suspense, and one of today's most original and enthralling novelists.In

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By: Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins

The members of the Tribulation Force face their most dangerous challenges. As international fugitives, they struggle to find supplies for safe houses around the world. In despair over so many lost lives, Rayford Steele and Buck Williams make plans to ...

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Ender'S Shadow

By: Orson Scott Card

The novel that launched the bestselling Ender's Shadow series. The human race is at War with the "Buggers," an insect-like alien race.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Shooter, role-playing

Publisher: Metro3D, Inc.

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Boss Rally

Boss Rally

Platform: PC

Genre: Racing

Publisher: SouthPeak Interactive

ChuChu Rocket!

Platform: Game Boy Advance, iOS, Android

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Sega

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Civilization II: Test of Time

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Hasbro Interactive

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Buriki One

Buriki One

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Versus Fighting

Publisher: SNK

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