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Thursday 19 August 1999

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ethan Cutkosky . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Genie In A Bottle by Christina Aguilera. In UK Better Off Alone by DJ Jurgen Presents Alice Deejay was in the top 5 hits. Perfect Blue, directed by Satoshi Kon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets by J. K. Rowling was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The ClueFinders 5th Grade Adventures: The Secret of the Living Volcano or Army Men: Toys in Space.
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 ?

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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GTO

Starring: Steve Blum, Tom Fahn, Jun'ichi Suwabe, Wataru Takagi

Country: Japan

Bits

Starring: Aleks Krotoski, Emily Newton-Dunn, Emily Booth

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Todo x 2 pesos

Starring: Fabio Alberti, Diego Capusotto

Country: Argentina

Movies

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

The Sixth Sense

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette

Country: United States

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The Iron Giant

Directed by: Brad Bird

Starring: Eli Marienthal, Harry Connick Jr., Jennifer Aniston

Country: United States

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The Thomas Crown Affair

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Rene Russo, Denis Leary

Country: United States

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Deep Blue Sea

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Starring: Thomas Jane, Saffron Burrows, Samuel L. Jackson

Country: United States

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The Haunting

Directed by: Jan de Bont

Starring: Liam Neeson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Owen Wilson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 August 1999 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
  • National Aviation Day, USA
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Facts:
  • In Belgrade, tens of thousands of Serbians rally to demand the resignation of Federal Republic of Yugoslavia President Slobodan Milosevic.
  • Mandarin Airlines Flight 642 crashes in Hong Kong.
  • GPS Week Numbers Reset to 0

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Blair Witch Project -- Aug. 16, 1999
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9703
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.498

Books

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

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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Jupiter'S Bones

By: Faye Kellerman

Once Dr. Emil Euler Ganz was a preeminent astrophysicist with a worldrenowned reputation. But then he vanished without any warning to his family or colleagues.

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Bill And Hillary

By: Christopher Andersen

They are, by any definition, one of history's most remarkable couples: he the irrepressible country-boy populist oozing ambition and Southern charm, she the brilliant lawyer with a taste for power and,

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The Hungry Ocean

By: Linda Greenlaw

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER--NOW AVAILABLE IN PAPERBACK! Known to millions of readers of The Perfect Storm as the captain of the Hannah Boden, sister ship to the Andrea Gail, Linda

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chōkūkan Night Pro Yakyū King 2

Chōkūkan Night Pro Yakyū King 2

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Imagineer

The ClueFinders 5th Grade Adventures: The Secret of the Living Volcano

Platform: PC (Windows, Macintosh)

Genre: Educational/adventure/science fiction/mystery

Publisher: The Learning Company

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Army Men: Toys in Space

Army Men: Toys in Space

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-Time Strategy

Publisher: The 3DO Company

Beetle Adventure Racing

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Arcade style racing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Echo Night 2: The Lord of Nightmares

Echo Night 2: The Lord of Nightmares

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: First-person adventure Survival horror

Publisher: FromSoftware


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