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Sunday 17 January 1999

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. 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. Run Lola Run, directed by Tom Tykwer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while The Street Lawyer by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching I-Witness. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beatmania IIDX 2nd Style or Civilization: Call to Power.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Sopranos

Written by: David Chase

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

Country: United States

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Grand Designs

Starring: Kevin McCloud

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Mersey Blues

Starring: Andrew Lincoln

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Mopatop's Shop

Starring: Nigel Plaskitt, William Todd-Jones, Victoria Willing, Mak Wilson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Escape to River Cottage

Starring: Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Run Lola Run

Directed by: Tom Tykwer

Starring: Franka Potente, Moritz Bleibtreu, Herbert Knaup

Country: United States

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The Thin Red Line

Directed by: Terrence Malick

Starring: Jim Caviezel, Sean Penn, Nick Nolte

Country: United States

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You've Got Mail

Directed by: Nora Ephron

Starring: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Greg Kinnear

Country: United States

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The Prince of Egypt

Directed by: Brenda Chapman

Starring: Val Kilmer, Ralph Fiennes, Michelle Pfeiffer

Country: United States

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Shakespeare in Love

Directed by: John Madden

Starring: Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes, Geoffrey Rush

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 January 1999 ?

Holidays:
  • 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

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
See all Football game results of 17 January 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 17 January 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
See all Football game results of 17 January 1999

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.467
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11208
  • Time: double helix w. caduceus re: article on future medicine. Illustration for TIME by Jerry Laro.

Books

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 Greatest Generation

By: Tom Brokaw

The instant classic and runaway bestseller that changed the way we saw World War II and an entire generation of Americans, from the beloved journalist whose own iconic career has lasted more than fifty years.

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The Street Lawyer

By: John Grisham

Michael Brock is billing the hours, making the money, rushing relentlessly to the top of Drake & Sweeney, a giant D.C. law firm. One step away from partnership, Michael has it all.

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Where the Heart Is

By: Billie Letts

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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alundra 2: A New Legend Begins

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: JP SCEI; WW Activision

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Beatmania IIDX 2nd Style

Beatmania IIDX 2nd Style

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo

Arcomage

Arcomage

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Card game

Publisher: The 3DO Company

Civilization: Call to Power

Platform: BeOS, Linux (Alpha/PowerPC/SPARC/x86), Mac OS, Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy game

Publisher: Activision

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Drakan: Order of the Flame

Drakan: Order of the Flame

Platform: PC (Windows)

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Psygnosis


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