Wednesday November 17, 1999
US date format: 11/17/1999, UK date format: 17/11/1999
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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 Manfred Erlandsson and Julia Buencamino.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Smooth by Santana.
In UK Keep On Movin' by Five was in the top 5 hits.
Flawless, directed by Joel Schumacher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999
while The New New Thing by Michael Lewis was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Casting Couch.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ape Escape or Cruis'n Exotica.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 17, 1999?
- Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
- Life Day
- International Students Day
- R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 17, 1999?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Donell Jones - U Know What's Up
- Ideal - Get Gone
- Deborah Cox With R.L. - We Can't Be Friends
- Marc Nelson - 15 Minutes
- Mint Condition - If You Love Me
- Eric Benet Featuring Tamia - Spend My Life With You
- Puff Daddy Featuring R. Kelly - Satisfy You
- Brian McKnight - Back At One
- Sole Featuring JT Money & Kandi - 4, 5, 6
- Q-Tip - Vivrant Thing
Sport Games on November 17, 1999
- Chicago Bulls - Phoenix Suns : 81 - 105
- Cleveland Cavaliers - Boston Celtics : 103 - 114
- Dallas Mavericks - Charlotte Hornets : 99 - 104
- Golden State Warriors - Seattle SuperSonics : 108 - 111
- Los Angeles Clippers - Minnesota Timberwolves : 89 - 85
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Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $79.12
- Apple AAPL: opens at $90.69
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $86.44
- General Electric GE: opens at $138.69
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $94.87