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Friday 17 December 1999

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Smooth by Santana. In UK The Millennium Prayer by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. The Ninth Gate, directed by Roman Polanski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Hunting Badger by Tony Hillerman was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fatal Fury: Wild Ambition or Attack of the Saucerman.
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TV Series

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

Universe

Starring: John Hurt

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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New York: A Documentary Film

Starring: David Ogden Stiers

Country: United States

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The Game Room

Starring: Mark Bussler

Country: United States

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Freaks and Geeks

Written by: Paul Feig

Starring: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Country: United States

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Spaced

Starring: Jessica Hynes, Simon Pegg, Julia Deakin, Nick Frost

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

The Ninth Gate

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Johnny Depp, Frank Langella, Lena Olin

Country: United States

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Man on the Moon

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: Jim Carrey, Danny DeVito, Gerry Becker

Country: United States

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Any Given Sunday

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Al Pacino, Dennis Quaid, Cameron Diaz

Country: United States

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The Talented Mr. Ripley

Directed by: Anthony Minghella

Starring: Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law

Country: United States

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Girl, Interrupted

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Winona Ryder, Angelina Jolie, Whoopi Goldberg

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 December 1999 ?

Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 17 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Rex Allen: American film actor, singer and songwriter, known as the Arizona Cowboy.
Facts:
  • Grover Washington Jr., jazz saxophonist and composer, suffers a heart attack and collapses after taping four songs for The Saturday Early Show on CBS, dying in hospital in New York City.

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Sport Games on 17 December 1999

NBA
American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - San Antonio Spurs : 94 - 103
  • Chicago Bulls - Philadelphia 76ers : 74 - 77
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Charlotte Hornets : 86 - 99
  • Golden State Warriors - Los Angeles Clippers : 91 - 92
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bielefeld - Stuttgart : 1 - 2
  • Werder Bremen - Bayern Munich : 0 - 2
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • TB Berlin - Chemnitz : 0 - 0
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Auxerre - Paris SG : 1 - 0
  • Bordeaux - Rennes : 1 - 0
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.517
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Senator John McCain -- Dec. 13, 1999
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9720

Books

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

Hunting Badger

By: Tony Hillerman

Three men raid the gambling casino run by the Ute nation and then disappear into the maze of canyons on the Utah-Arizona border.

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Personal Injuries

By: Scott Turow

To Robbie Feaver the law is all about making a play-to a client, a jury, or a judge. But when the flashy, womanizing, multimillion-dollar personal injury lawyer is caught offering bribes,

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Hearts in Atlantis

By: Stephen King

Stephen King, whose first novel, Carrie, was published in 1974, the year before the last U.S. troops withdrew from Vietnam, is the first hugely popular writer of the TV generation.

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When Pride Still Mattered

By: David Maraniss

In this groundbreaking biography, David Maraniss captures all of football great Vince Lombardi: the myth, the man, his game, and his God.More than any other sports figure, Vince Lombardi transformed football into a metaphor of the American experience.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Fatal Fury: Wild Ambition

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: SNK

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Attack of the Saucerman

Attack of the Saucerman

Platform: PlayStation Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action

Publisher: Psygnosis

3Xtreme

3Xtreme

Platform: PlayStation

Publisher: 989 Sports

Antz

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Infogrames

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DrumMania

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation 2

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.

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