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Tuesday 17 August 1999

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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. Perfect Blue, directed by Satoshi Kon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Black Notice by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Mayfair Set. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bomberman B-Daman Bakugaiden or Dive Alert: Matt's Version.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

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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Bits

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Futurama

Written by: David X. Cohen, Matt Groening

Starring: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Country: United States

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Jasper Carrott: Back to the Front

Starring: Jasper Carrott

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Perfect Blue

Directed by: Satoshi Kon

Starring: Junko Iwao, Rica Matsumoto, Shinpachi Tsuji

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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The Iron Giant

Directed by: Brad Bird

Starring: Eli Marienthal, Harry Connick Jr., Jennifer Aniston

Country: United States

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The Thomas Crown Affair

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Rene Russo, Denis Leary

Country: United States

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Deep Blue Sea

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Starring: Thomas Jane, Saffron Burrows, Samuel L. Jackson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 August 1999 ?

Holidays:
  • Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
  • Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
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Facts:
  • 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.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1999?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Blair Witch Project -- Aug. 16, 1999
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9703
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.498

Books

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

Black Notice

By: Patricia Cornwell

The decomposed remains of a stowaway lead Dr. Kay Scarpetta on an international search to Interpol’s headquarters in Lyon, France—and on a mission that will pull her in two opposite directions: toward protecting her career or toward the truth.

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Assassins

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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Rainbow Six

By: Tom Clanc

John Clark battles extremely dangerous terrorists. (P, Berkley)

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Point of Origin

By: Patricia Cornwell

The clues to a series of remorseless killings go up in smoke—and only Kay Scarpetta can find them in this #1 New York Times bestseller from Patricia Cornwell.“Sears

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bomberman B-Daman Bakugaiden

Bomberman B-Daman Bakugaiden

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Media Factory

Creatures 3

Platform: Linux, Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Artificial Life

Publisher: Mindscape, Linux Game Publishing (Linux version)

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Dive Alert: Matt's Version

Platform: Neo Geo Pocket Color

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: JP SNK Corporation; NA SNK of America

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Elemental Gimmick Gear

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA Vatical Entertainment

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EverQuest

Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X (2003–2013)

Genre: Massively multiplayer online role-playing game

Publisher: Sony Online Entertainment

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