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Sunday 17 January 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 Armored Core: Master of Arena or Discworld Noir.
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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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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 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 Vampire Armand

By: Anne Rice

See the difference, read #1 bestselling author Anne Rice in Large Print* About Large PrintAll Random House Large Print editions are published in a 16-point typefaceIn the latest installment of The Vampire Chronicles, Anne Rice summons up dazzling worlds to ...

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Angels Flight

By: Michael Connelly

An activist attorney is killed in a cute little L.A. trolley called Angels Flight, far from Harry Bosch's Hollywood turf. But the case is so explosive--and the dead man's enemies inside

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Armored Core: Master of Arena

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Action, third-person shooter

Publisher: JP FromSoftware; NA Agetec

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360: Three Sixty

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing, Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Cryo Interactive

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Battle Bakraid

Battle Bakraid

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: 8ing/Raizing

Discworld Noir

Platform: Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: GT Interactive

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Battlezone II: Combat Commander

Battlezone II: Combat Commander

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter, Real-time strategy

Publisher: Activision

Home videos

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

Torn Curtain

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS re-release

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Detroit Rock City

Studio: New Line

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Simply Irresistible

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The Love Letter

Studio: DreamWorks

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Dudley Do-Right

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS and DVD release (Widescreen Edition)

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