Sunday January 17, 1999

US date format: 1/17/1999, UK date format: 17/1/1999

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 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. 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 The Ten Commandments by Laura Schlessinger and Stewart Vogel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Sopranos. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dancing Stage featuring True Kiss Destination or Disciples: Sacred Lands.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed

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Movies

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Cookie's Fortune

Cookie's Fortune

Directed by: Robert Altman

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

Joe the King

Joe the King

Directed by: Frank Whaley

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

Between Your Legs

Between Your Legs

Directed by: Manuel Gómez Pereira

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

The Confession

The Confession

Directed by: David Hugh Jones

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

Ringu 2

Ringu 2

Directed by: Hideo Nakata

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

Sport Games on January 17, 1999

Sport Games on January 17, 1999


NFL

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
  • Parma - Lazio : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of January 17, 1999

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Club Brugge - St Truiden : 3 - 2
  • Germinal - Aalst : 1 - 0
  • Kortrijk - Lierse : 3 - 2
See all Football game results of January 17, 1999

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Alaves - Ath Bilbao : 1 - 2
  • Betis - Barcelona : 0 - 3
  • Espanol - Sociedad : 0 - 0
  • Extremadura - La Coruna : 1 - 2
  • Real Madrid - Ath Madrid : 4 - 2
See all Football game results of January 17, 1999

TV Series

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The Sopranos

The Sopranos

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Starring: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

Country: United States of America

The League of Gentlemen

The League of Gentlemen

Starring: Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Jeremy Dyson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

See How They Run

See How They Run

Directed by: Emily Morse

So Weird

So Weird

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

Country: Canada

I-Witness

I-Witness

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

Country: Philippines

Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

The Poisonwood Bible

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The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959.

Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts

Where the Heart Is

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Talk about unlucky sevens. An hour ago, seventeen-year-old, seven months pregnant Novalee Nation was heading for California with her boyfriend. Now she finds herself stranded at a Wal-Mart in Sequoyah, Oklahoma, with just $7.77

The Century by Peter Jennings, Todd Brewster

The Century

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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 …

When The Wind Blows by James Patterson

When The Wind Blows

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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.

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone

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The beloved first book of the Harry Potter series, now fully illustrated by award-winning artist Jim Kay. For the first time, J.K. Rowling's beloved Harry Potter books will be presented in lavishly illustrated full-color editions.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Arc the Lad III

Arc the Lad III

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment; NA Working Designs

Dancing Stage featuring True Kiss Destination

Dancing Stage featuring True Kiss Destination

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation

Genre: Music & Exercise

Publisher: Konami

Disciples: Sacred Lands

Disciples: Sacred Lands

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: GT Interactive Software

Buriki One

Buriki One

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Versus Fighting

Publisher: SNK

Antz

Antz

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Infogrames


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