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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 (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 Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom 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 CyberTiger or Densha de Go! 64.
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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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The Sopranos

Written by: David Chase

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

Country: United States

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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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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 ?

Tuesdays With Morrie

By: Mitch Albom

Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to ...

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The Locket

By: Richard Paul Evans

After the death of his mother, Michael Keddington finds employment at the Arcadia nursing home where he befriends Esther, a reclusive but beautiful elderly woman who lives in mourning for her

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The Simple Truth

By: David Baldacci

Sizzling David Baldacci's novels have been called "sizzling" (USA Today) and "superior" (Houston Chronicle). Now Baldacci is back, with the story of a death row inmate, a Supreme Court clerk, and

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Rainbow Six

By: Tom Clancy

In this #1 New York Times bestselling thriller, author Tom Clancy takes readers into the shadowy world of anti-terrorism and gets closer to reality than any government would care to admit...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Tony Hawk's

Tony Hawk's

Platform: PlayStation Nintendo 64 Game Boy Color Dreamcast Microsoft Windows Macintosh Game Boy Advance PlayStation 2 GameCube Xbox N-Gage PlayStation Portable Xbox 360 Nintendo DS Wii PlayStation 3 iOS Android

Genre: Sports Adventure Platform Racing

Publisher: Activision



Platform: Z-machine

Genre: Interactive fiction

Castrol Honda Superbike Racing

Castrol Honda Superbike Racing

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: US Electronic Arts EU THQ Jap Success


Platform: Nintendo 64, PlayStation, Game Boy Color

Genre: Sports (Golf)

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Densha de Go! 64

Densha de Go! 64

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Publisher: Taito

Home videos

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

Shakespeare in Love

Studio: Miramax

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Studio: Universal

Format: VHS re-release

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The Wizard of Oz

Studio: MGM/Warner Bros.

Format: VHS and DVD release; part of the Warner Bros. Family Entertainment Collection

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Deep Blue Sea

Studio: Warner

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Gods and Monsters

Studio: Lionsgate

Format: VHS release

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