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Sunday January 17, 1999

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 17, 1999). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Madi Burton . 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 Message in a Bottle by Nicholas Sparks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hausmeister Krause - Ordnung muss sein. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Army Men: Sarge's Heroes or Descent 3.
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What the sky looked like on 17 January 1999

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Cookie's Fortune

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Glenn Close, Julianne Moore, Liv Tyler, Chris O'Donnell

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Joe the King

Directed by: Frank Whaley

Starring: Noah Fleiss, Karen Young, Camryn Manheim, Austin Pendleton

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Between Your Legs

Directed by: Manuel Gómez Pereira

Starring: Victoria Abril, Javier Bardem, Carmelo Gómez, Juan Diego

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The Confession

Directed by: David Hugh Jones

Starring: Ben Kingsley, Amy Irving, Ryan Marsini, Alec Baldwin

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Ringu 2

Directed by: Hideo Nakata

Starring: Miki Nakatani, Hitomi Satô, Kyoko Fukada, Fumiyo Kohinata

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TV Series

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

Hausmeister Krause - Ordnung muss sein

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See How They Run

Directed by: Emily Morse

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So Weird

Written by: Tom J. Astle

Starring: Patrick Levis, Mackenzie Phillips, Eric Lively, Cara DeLizia

Country: Canada


Starring: Kara David, Sandra Aguinaldo, Jay Taruc, Howie Severino

Country: Philippines

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 January 1999 ?

  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
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Sport Games on 17 January 1999

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Minnesota Vikings : 30 - 27
  • New York Jets - Denver Broncos : 10 - 23
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Serie A
Italian Football
  • Bari - Sampdoria : 3 - 1
  • Bologna - Inter : 2 - 0
  • Fiorentina - Cagliari : 4 - 2
  • Milan - Perugia : 2 - 1
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Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Club Brugge - St Truiden : 3 - 2
  • Germinal - Aalst : 1 - 0
  • Kortrijk - Lierse : 3 - 2
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La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Alaves - Ath Bilbao : 1 - 2
  • Betis - Barcelona : 0 - 3
  • Espanol - Sociedad : 0 - 0
  • Extremadura - La Coruna : 1 - 2
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 17, 1999 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1999 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Mi PC - Juan Luis Guerra 440
  2. Dejaria Todo - Chayanne
  3. Crei - Tiranos del Norte
  4. La Otra Parte Del Amor - Limite
  5. Ese - Jerry Rivera
  6. Grupo Mania - Como Baila
  7. Me Voy A Quitar De En Medio - Vicente Fernandez
  8. Los Temerarios - Como Te Recuerdo
  9. Sin Verte - Pedro Fernandez
  10. Enrique Iglesias - Esperanza
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Steps - Heartbeat / Tragedy
  2. Chocolate Salty Balls (PS I Love You) - Chef
  3. Goodbye - The Spice Girls
  4. When You're Gone - Bryan Adams featuring Melanie C
  5. Cher - Believe


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

Message in a Bottle

By: Nicholas Sparks

Now with a new look celebrating 20 years of Nicholas Sparks!Divorced and disillusioned about relationships, Theresa Osborne is jogging when she finds a bottle on the beach.

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The Ten Commandments

By: Laura Schlessinger and Stewart Vogel

The Ten Commandments are the first direct communication between a people and God. Designed to elevate our lives above mere frantic, animal existence to the sublime levels humanity is capable or

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The Century

By: Peter Jennings, Todd Brewster

What was it like to watch the Wright Brothers soar into the sky? To hear the first crackling voice aired on the radio? To cower in the ghastly trenches of Europe during World War I? To lose everything in the ...

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Billy Straight

By: Jonathan Kellerman

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A resourceful runaway alone in the wilds of Los Angeles, twelve-year-old Billy Straight suddenly witnesses a brutal stabbing in Griffith Park.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Descent 3

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Linux

Genre: First-person shooter, shoot 'em up

Publisher: Interplay Productions

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Army Men: Toys in Space

Army Men: Toys in Space

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-Time Strategy

Publisher: The 3DO Company

Army Men: Sarge's Heroes

Army Men: Sarge's Heroes

Platform: Nintendo 64 PlayStation Dreamcast Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action Shooter

Publisher: The 3DO Company

Blue Stinger

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Action Survival horror

Publisher: JP Sega; NA/PAL Activision

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Dungeons & Dragons Collection

Dungeons & Dragons Collection

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: Beat 'em up/role-playing video game

Publisher: Capcom

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Tarzan of the Apes

Studio: Golden Films

Format: VHS release; part of the Sony Wonder Enchanted Tales Collection

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Clay Pigeons

Studio: Polygram

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The X-Files

Studio: Fox

Format: DVD release

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Analyze This

Studio: Warner

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Saving Private Ryan

Studio: DreamWorks

Format: Laserdisc release

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