Saturday July 17, 1999

US date format: 7/17/1999, UK date format: 17/7/1999

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Yoandri Cabrera . In that special week of July people in US were listening to Bills, Bills, Bills by Destiny's Child. In UK 9pm (Till I Come) by ATB was in the top 5 hits. Twin Falls Idaho, directed by Michael Polish, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while The Testament by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Life Support. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dweep or Castlevania: Legacy of Darkness.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
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Events

  • The Pabok Regional County Municipality in Quebec, Canada is renamed to Le Rocher-Percé after the Percé Rock.
  • Studio Ghibli releases the animated film My Neighbors the Yamadas.
  • The band Earth, Wind & Fire performs in the Live by Request concert series.
  • Two main-belt asteroids are discovered: 21650 Tilgner by Stefano Sposetti, and 19612 Noordung at Črni Vrh Observatory.
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Movies

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Twin Falls Idaho

Twin Falls Idaho

Directed by: Michael Polish

Starring: Michael Polish, Mark Polish, Michele Hicks, Jon Gries

Nang Nak

Nang Nak

Directed by: Nonzee Nimibutr

Starring: Inthira Charoenpura, Winai Kraibutr, Manit Meekaewjaroen, Pramote Suksatit

My Life So Far

My Life So Far

Directed by: Hugh Hudson

Starring: Colin Firth, Rosemary Harris, Irène Jacob, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Dick

Dick

Directed by: Andrew Fleming

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Michelle Williams, Dan Hedaya, Will Ferrell

Flypaper

Flypaper

Directed by: Klaus Hoch

Starring: Craig Sheffer, Robert Loggia, Sadie Frost, John C. McGinley

TV Series

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Life Support

Life Support

Directed by: Nelson George

Love in the 21st Century

Love in the 21st Century

Directed by: PESI Publishing & Media

Black Heaven

Black Heaven

Directed by: Gilles Marchand

Unzipped

Unzipped

Directed by: Lionsgate

Days to next July 17

If July 17, 1999 is your birthday you're 21 years, 2 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 21 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Testament by John Grisham

The Testament

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn a plush Virginia office, a rich, angry old man is furiously rewriting his will. With his death just hours away, Troy Phelan wants to send a message to his children, his ex-wives, and his minions—a …

The Art Of Happiness by the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler

The Art Of Happiness

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From the authors who brought you the million-copy bestseller The Art of Happiness comes an exploration of job, career, and finding the ultimate happiness at work.It

The First World War by John Keegan

The First World War

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The First World War created the modern world. A conflict of unprecedented ferocity, it abruptly ended the relative peace and prosperity of the Victorian era, unleashing such demons of the twentieth

Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

Tuesdays With Morrie

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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 …

The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw

The Greatest Generation

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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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dweep

Dweep

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Dexterity Software

Bomberman 64: The Second Attack

Bomberman 64: The Second Attack

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Vatical Entertainment

Cabela's Big Game Hunter III: The Next Harvest

Cabela's Big Game Hunter III: The Next Harvest

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Activision

Castlevania: Legacy of Darkness

Castlevania: Legacy of Darkness

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Action-adventure, platforming

Publisher: Konami

Blue Stinger

Blue Stinger

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Action Survival horror

Publisher: JP Sega; NA/PAL Activision


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