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..
Which were the important events of December 18, 1999?
- 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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- NASA launches into orbit the Terra platform carrying five Earth Observation instruments, including ASTER, CERES, MISR, MODIS and MOPITT.
- Robert Bresson: French film director of 14 films in 40...
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 18, 1999?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Santana - Smooth
- Brian McKnight - Back At One
- Jessica Simpson - I Wanna Love You Forever
- Savage Garden - I Knew I Loved You
- Whitney Houston - My Love Is Your Love
- Marc Anthony - I Need To Know
- Donell Jones - U Know What's Up
- Jennifer Lopez - Waiting For Tonight
- Missy Misdemeanor Elliott - Hot Boyz
- Kevon Edmonds - 24/7
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
Sport Games on December 18, 1999
- 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
- Pittsburgh Steelers - Kansas City Chiefs : 19 - 35
- San Francisco 49ers - Carolina Panthers : 24 - 41
Serie AItalian Football
- Bari - Inter : 2 - 1
- Verona - Venezia : 1 - 0
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Freiburg - Wolfsburg : 1 - 1
- Hamburg - Duisburg : 6 - 1
- Leverkusen - Unterhaching : 2 - 1
- Munich 1860 - Kaiserslautern : 2 - 1
- Ulm - Ein Frankfurt : 3 - 0
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