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Sunday 17 October 1999

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Heartbreaker by Mariah Carey. In UK Blue (Da Ba Dee) by Eiffel 65 was in the top 5 hits. Dogma, directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Dutch by Edmund Morris was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hunter x Hunter. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 40 Winks or Beetle Adventure Racing.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Freaks and Geeks

Written by: Paul Feig

Starring: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Country: United States

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Spaced

Starring: Jessica Hynes, Simon Pegg, Julia Deakin, Nick Frost

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The West Wing

Written by: Aaron Sorkin

Starring: Allison Janney, John Spencer, Bradley Whitford, Martin Sheen

Country: United States

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The Mayfair Set

Starring: James Goldsmith

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Good Eats

Written by: Alton Brown

Starring: Alton Brown

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Dogma

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Linda Fiorentino

Country: United States

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Boys Don't Cry

Directed by: Kimberly Peirce

Starring: Hilary Swank, Chlo Sevigny, Peter Sarsgaard

Country: United States

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Being John Malkovich

Directed by: Spike Jonze

Starring: John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, Catherine Keener

Country: United States

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Princess Mononoke

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Yji Matsuda, Yuriko Ishida, Yko Tanaka

Country: United States

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Fight Club

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Helena Bonham Carter

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 October 1999 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Nicholas Metropolis: Greek-American mathematician, physicist and computer scientist (Born 1915).

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Sport Games on 17 October 1999

NFL
American Football
  • Carolina Panthers - San Francisco 49ers : 31 - 29
  • Cleveland Browns - Jacksonville Jaguars : 7 - 24
  • Green Bay Packers - Denver Broncos : 10 - 31
  • Indianapolis Colts - New York Jets : 16 - 13
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Serie A
Italian Football
  • Lecce - Reggina : 2 - 1
  • Milan - Cagliari : 2 - 2
  • Piacenza - Bologna : 0 - 0
  • Roma - Juventus : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 17 October 1999
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Stuttgart - Schalke 04 : 0 - 2
  • Unterhaching - Wolfsburg : 1 - 1
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Chemnitz - Hannover : 2 - 1
  • Mainz - Aachen : 4 - 2
  • Mannheim - Oberhausen : 2 - 0
  • TB Berlin - Stuttgarter K : 2 - 0
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.507
  • Time: The Laser Fix' re laser eye surgery, from Matrix
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9711

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Dutch

By: Edmund Morris

The only biography ever authorized by a sitting President--yet written with complete interpretive freedom--Dutch is as revolutionary in method as it is formidable in scholarship.

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Hearts in Atlantis

By: Stephen King

Stephen King, whose first novel, Carrie, was published in 1974, the year before the last U.S. troops withdrew from Vietnam, is the first hugely popular writer of the TV generation.

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Family Honor

By: Robert B. Parker

The author of the bestselling Spenser novels introduces a heroine unlike any other-private eye Sunny Randall. She's street-smart, sexy, and suddenly thrown into a Boston mob war where high-stakes politics and

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Yesterday, I Cried

By: Iyanla Vanzant

What is the lesson in abuse, neglect, abandonment, rejection? What is the lesson when you lose someone you really love?

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

40 Winks

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Platform

Publisher: GT Interactive

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The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Platformer

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Beetle Adventure Racing

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Arcade style racing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Croc 2

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, Game Boy Color

Genre: Platform

Publisher: JP Koei

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Custom Robo

Platform: Nintendo 64, iQue Player

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Nintendo

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