Thursday November 18, 1999
US date format: 11/18/1999, UK date format: 18/11/1999
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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 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 Aqua Rush or Antz.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 18, 1999?
- Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
- Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
- Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
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- In College Station, Texas, 12 are killed and 27 injured at Texas A&M University when the 59-foot-tall (18 m) Aggie Bonfire, under construction for the annual football game against the University of Texas, collapses at 2:42am.
- The Aggie Bonfire collapses in College Station, TX, killing 12.
- In College Station, Texas, 12 people are killed and 27 injured when Texas A&M University's Aggie Bonfire collapses during construction of the Bonfire.
- Near Tshikapa, Democratic Republic of Congo, a Convair CV-580 operated by Compagnie Aérienne Africaine crashes on a forced landing due to no. 2 engine problems. There are no fatalities.
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- Doug Sahm: American musician (Sir Douglas Quintet,...
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 18, 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 18, 1999
- Los Angeles Lakers - Denver Nuggets : 82 - 93
- Sacramento Kings - Houston Rockets : 128 - 110
- San Antonio Spurs - Milwaukee Bucks : 88 - 99
- Seattle SuperSonics - Vancouver Grizzlies : 110 - 108
- Toronto Raptors - Washington Wizards : 81 - 92
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Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $81.00
- Apple AAPL: opens at $91.06
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $84.94
- General Electric GE: opens at $140.00
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $94.00