Tuesday August 17, 1999
US date format: 8/17/1999, UK date format: 17/8/1999
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 17, 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.
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 The Hungry Ocean by Linda Greenlaw was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Twice in a Lifetime.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armored Core: Master of Arena or Darkness Falls: The Crusade.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 17, 1999?
- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
- 1999 İzmit earthquake: A 7.6-magnitude earthquake strikes İzmit and levels much of northwestern Turkey, killing more than 17,000 and injuring 44,000. This is the first of a long series of unrelated but frequent earthquakes throughout the world during the years 1999 and 2000.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 17, 1999?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Destiny's Child - Bills, Bills, Bills
- K-Ci & JoJo - Tell Me It's Real
- Maxwell - Fortunate
- Eric Benet Featuring Tamia - Spend My Life With You
- Ginuwine - So Anxious
- Tracie Spencer - It's All About You (Not About Me)
- Case - Happily Ever After
- Naughty By Nature Featuring Zhane - Jamboree
- 702 - Where My Girls At?
- EVE & Nokio - What Ya Want
Sport Games on August 17, 1999
Division 2Football (France)
- Amiens - Nice : 4 - 1
- Caen - Le Mans : 1 - 1
- Cannes - Niort : 2 - 1
- Gueugnon - Louhans-Cuis. : 0 - 1
- Guingamp - Nimes : 1 - 0
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 17If August 17, 1999 is your birthday you're 21 years, 1 month, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 23 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $81.62
- Apple AAPL: opens at $60.31
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $85.44
- General Electric GE: opens at $110.87
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $128.50