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Saturday 18 December 1999

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Smooth by Santana. In UK The Millennium Prayer by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Galaxy Quest, directed by Dean Parisot, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Saving Faith by David Baldacci was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Babyz or Beatmania IIDX 2nd Style.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Universe

Starring: John Hurt

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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New York: A Documentary Film

Starring: David Ogden Stiers

Country: United States

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The Game Room

Starring: Mark Bussler

Country: United States

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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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Galaxy Quest

Directed by: Dean Parisot

Starring: Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman

Country: United States

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The Ninth Gate

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Johnny Depp, Frank Langella, Lena Olin

Country: United States

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Man on the Moon

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: Jim Carrey, Danny DeVito, Gerry Becker

Country: United States

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Any Given Sunday

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Al Pacino, Dennis Quaid, Cameron Diaz

Country: United States

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The Talented Mr. Ripley

Directed by: Anthony Minghella

Starring: Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 December 1999 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
  • R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
  • Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
  • Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 18 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Robert Bresson: French film director of 14 films in 40 years; he left a reputation as one of cinema's most austere artists.
Facts:
  • NASA launches into orbit the Terra platform carrying five Earth Observation instruments, including ASTER, CERES, MISR, MODIS and MOPITT.

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Sport Games on 18 December 1999

NBA
American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Houston Rockets : 94 - 100
  • Charlotte Hornets - Miami Heat : 106 - 89
  • Indiana Pacers - Milwaukee Bucks : 95 - 109
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Dallas Mavericks : 108 - 104
See all Basketball game results of 18 December 1999
NFL
American Football
  • Pittsburgh Steelers - Kansas City Chiefs : 19 - 35
  • San Francisco 49ers - Carolina Panthers : 24 - 41
See all American Football game results of 18 December 1999
Serie A
Italian Football
  • Bari - Inter : 2 - 1
  • Verona - Venezia : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 18 December 1999
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Freiburg - Wolfsburg : 1 - 1
  • Hamburg - Duisburg : 6 - 1
  • Leverkusen - Unterhaching : 2 - 1
  • Munich 1860 - Kaiserslautern : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 18 December 1999

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.517
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Senator John McCain -- Dec. 13, 1999
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9720

Books

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

Saving Faith

By: David Baldacci

Believe the Power In a secluded house not far from Washington, D.C., the FBI is interviewing one of the most important witnesses it has ever had, a young woman named Faith

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The Century

By: Peter Jennings, Todd Brewster

What was it like to watch the Wright Brothers soar into the sky? To hear the first crackling voice aired on the radio? To cower in the ghastly trenches of Europe during World War I? To lose everything in the ...

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And The Crowd Goes Wild

By: Joe Garner

The New York Times Bestseller The USA Today Bestseller The Wall Street Journal Bestseller Fans Wept. The Crowd Cheered. The Announcers Went Wild. You Just Had To Be There.

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Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets

By: J. K. Rowling

Award-winning artist Jim Kay illustrates year two of Harry Potter's adventures at Hogwarts, in a stunning, gift-ready format. The Dursleys were so mean and hideous that summer that all Harry Potter wanted was to get back to the Hogwarts School ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Age of Wonders

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Gathering of Developers

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Babyz

Platform: Windows

Publisher: Mindscape

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Beatmania IIDX 2nd Style

Beatmania IIDX 2nd Style

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo

Countdown Vampires

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: Bandai

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NBA 2K

Platform: Various (see table)

Genre: Basketball

Publisher: Sega (1999–2004) 2K Sports (2005–Present)

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