Wednesday March 17, 1999, St. Patrick's Day

US date format: 3/17/1999, UK date format: 17/3/1999

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Believe by Cher. In UK Baby One More Time by Britney Spears was in the top 5 hits. The Matrix, directed by Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Vector by Robin Cook was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pet Shop of Horrors. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alundra 2: A New Legend Begins or CyberTiger.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
  • Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
  • St. Agricola
  • St. Joseph of Arimathea
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Events

  • The Roth 401(k) is introduced by U.S. Senator William Roth.

Famous Deaths

  • : British comedian (Born 1936).
  • : Austrian-American composer and conductor...

Movies

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The Matrix

The Matrix

Directed by: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving

Country: United States of America

International Khiladi

International Khiladi

Directed by: Umesh Mehra

Starring: Akshay Kumar, Twinkle Khanna, Rajat Bedi, Vivek Shaq

Kate's Addiction

Kate's Addiction

Directed by: Eric DelaBarre

Starring: Kari Wuhrer, Farrah Forke, Matthew Porretta, Matt Borlenghi

Arlington Road

Arlington Road

Directed by: Mark Pellington

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Tim Robbins, Joan Cusack, Hope Davis

Road Kill

Road Kill

Directed by: Matthew Leutwyler

Starring: Jennifer Rubin, Erik Palladino, Billy Jayne, Tony Denison

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Music charts

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Sport Games on March 17, 1999

Sport Games on March 17, 1999


NBA

American Basketball
  • Chicago Bulls - Orlando Magic : 94 - 103
  • Dallas Mavericks - New Jersey Nets : 87 - 88
  • Houston Rockets - Denver Nuggets : 114 - 109
  • Indiana Pacers - Philadelphia 76ers : 110 - 114
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Boston Celtics : 84 - 118
See all Basketball game results of March 17, 1999

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Football (Netherlands)
  • Cambuur - Feyenoord : 1 - 5
  • For Sittard - Utrecht : 3 - 2
  • NAC Breda - Waalwijk : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of March 17, 1999

TV Series

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Pet Shop of Horrors

Pet Shop of Horrors

Rosalinda

Rosalinda

Directed by: Beatriz Sheridan

The Awful Truth

The Awful Truth

Directed by: Leo McCarey

The Sopranos

The Sopranos

Written by:

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

Country: United States of America

The League of Gentlemen

The League of Gentlemen

Starring: Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Jeremy Dyson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next March 17

If March 17, 1999 is your birthday you're 21 years, 6 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 17 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Vector by Robin Cook

Vector

By:

New York City cab driver Yuri

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

The Art Of Happiness

By:

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

River's End by Nora Roberts

River's End

By:

The #1 New York Times bestselling author presents a seductively suspenseful tale of one woman’s shattered innocence, the terrifying search for truth and a heart’s journey toward healing… Olivia’s parents were among Hollywood’s golden couples…until the night a monster came …

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone

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The beloved first book of the Harry Potter series, now fully illustrated by award-winning artist Jim Kay. For the first time, J.K. Rowling's beloved Harry Potter books will be presented in lavishly illustrated full-color editions.

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 …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Alundra 2: A New Legend Begins

Alundra 2: A New Legend Begins

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: JP SCEI; WW Activision

CyberTiger

CyberTiger

Platform: Nintendo 64, PlayStation, Game Boy Color

Genre: Sports (Golf)

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Arcomage

Arcomage

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Card game

Publisher: The 3DO Company

Fighting Force 2

Fighting Force 2

Platform: PlayStation Dreamcast

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Bass Hunter 64

Bass Hunter 64

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports simulation, Fishing

Publisher: Take-Two Interactive

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $73.25
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $35.94
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $169.06
  • General Electric GE: opens at $110.00
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $179.50

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on March 17, 1999?

On March 17, 1999 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is March 17, 1999?

On March 17, 1999 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on March 17, 1999?

On March 17, 1999 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on March 17, 1999?

On March 17, 1999 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on March 17, 1999?

On March 17, 1999 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on March 17, 1999?

Famous people died on March 17, 1999 include, Rod Hull, Ernest Gold.

What was the number one song in March 17, 1999?

The number one song in the week of March 17, 1999 was Believe by Cher in US and Baby One More Time by Britney Spears in UK.

What were the top hits on March 17, 1999?

The top hits on March 17, 1999 were Believe by Cher, Heartbreak Hotel by Whitney Houston, Angel Of Mine by Monica in US and Baby One More Time by Britney Spears, When The Going Gets Tough by Boyzone, It's Not Right But It's Okay by Whitney Houston in UK.


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