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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 17, 1999?
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 17, 1999?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Deborah Cox - Nobody's Supposed To Be Here
- Brandy - Have You Ever?
- Faith Evans - Love Like This
- Total Featuring Missy Elliott - Trippin'
- Dru Hill - These Are The Times
- Jay-Z Featuring Amil (Of Major Coinz) & Ja - Can I Get A...
- Lauryn Hill - Doo Wop (That Thing)
- Divine - Lately
- R. Kelly - When A Woman's Fed Up
- JAY-Z - Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)
Sport Games on January 17, 1999
- Atlanta Falcons - Minnesota Vikings : 30 - 27
- New York Jets - Denver Broncos : 10 - 23
Serie AItalian Football
- Bari - Sampdoria : 3 - 1
- Bologna - Inter : 2 - 0
- Fiorentina - Cagliari : 4 - 2
- Milan - Perugia : 2 - 1
- Parma - Lazio : 1 - 3
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Club Brugge - St Truiden : 3 - 2
- Germinal - Aalst : 1 - 0
- Kortrijk - Lierse : 3 - 2
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (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
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?