Saturday December 18, 1999

US date format: 12/18/1999, UK date format: 18/12/1999
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It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 18, 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 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 Hearts in Atlantis by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Anna and the King. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Age of Wonders or Demolition Racer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Galaxy Quest

Galaxy Quest

Directed by: Dean Parisot

Starring: Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Tony Shalhoub

Country: United States of America

Angela's Ashes

Angela's Ashes

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Emily Watson, Robert Carlyle, Joe Breen, Ciaran Owens

Titus

Titus

Directed by: Julie Taymor

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Jessica Lange, Osheen Jones, Dario D'Ambrosi

The Talented Mr. Ripley

The Talented Mr. Ripley

Directed by: Anthony Minghella

Starring: Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law, Cate Blanchett

Country: United States of America

Walking Across Egypt

Walking Across Egypt

Directed by: Arthur Allan Seidelman

Starring: Forrest, Ellen Burstyn, Judge Reinhold, Mark Hamill

history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 18, 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)
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Events

  • NASA launches into orbit the Terra platform carrying five Earth Observation instruments, including ASTER, CERES, MISR, MODIS and MOPITT.

Famous Deaths

Sport Games on December 18, 1999

Sport Games on December 18, 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
  • New Jersey Nets - Cleveland Cavaliers : 98 - 74
See all Basketball game results of December 18, 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 December 18, 1999

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Bari - Inter : 2 - 1
  • Verona - Venezia : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of December 18, 1999

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Freiburg - Wolfsburg : 1 - 1
  • Hamburg - Duisburg : 6 - 1
  • Leverkusen - Unterhaching : 2 - 1
  • Munich 1860 - Kaiserslautern : 2 - 1
  • Ulm - Ein Frankfurt : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of December 18, 1999

TV Series

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Anna and the King

Anna and the King

Directed by: Andy Tennant

Casting Couch

Casting Couch

Directed by: Christopher Clam

Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony

Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony

Walking with Dinosaurs

Walking with Dinosaurs

Starring: Kenneth Branagh

Superstar

Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Hearts in Atlantis by Stephen King

Hearts in Atlantis

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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.

Irresistible Forces by Danielle Steel

Irresistible Forces

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Danielle Steel's forty-seventh bestselling novel is very much about the tides of our times, changes and responsibilities in the workplace pull two people in different directions, sweeping them into new lives

Saving Faith by David Baldacci

Saving Faith

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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

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.

Tara Road by Maeve Binchy

Tara Road

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A Main Selection of the Book-of-the-Month ClubNew York Times bestselling author Maeve Binchy has captured the hearts of millions with her unforgettable novels.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bangai-O

Bangai-O

Platform: Nintendo 64, Dreamcast, Xbox Live Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: ESP (Japan) Swing! Entertainment Media AG (Europe) Conspiracy Entertainment (north America) D3 Publisher (XBLA ver.)

Beetle Adventure Racing

Beetle Adventure Racing

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Arcade style racing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Age of Wonders

Age of Wonders

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Gathering of Developers

Demolition Racer

Demolition Racer

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, Dreamcast

Genre: Vehicular combat, racing

Publisher: Infogrames (PS1 & DC) Atari (PC)

Challenge ProMode Arena

Challenge ProMode Arena

Platform: Macintosh, PC (Linux/Windows)

Genre: First-person shooter


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