Thursday August 19, 1999
US date format: 8/19/1999, UK date format: 19/8/1999
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 19, 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.
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.
The Ninth Gate, directed by Roman Polanski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999
while The Hungry Ocean by Linda Greenlaw was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Twice in a Lifetime.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Duke Nukem: Zero Hour or Bugdom.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 19, 1999?
- 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
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- In Belgrade, tens of thousands of Serbians rally to demand the resignation of Federal Republic of Yugoslavia President Slobodan Milosevic.
- Ethan Cutkosky: TV Actor.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 19, 1999?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Destiny's Child - Bills, Bills, Bills
- K-Ci & JoJo - Tell Me It's Real
- Maxwell - Fortunate
- Eric Benet Featuring Tamia - Spend My Life With You
- Ginuwine - So Anxious
- Tracie Spencer - It's All About You (Not About Me)
- Case - Happily Ever After
- Naughty By Nature Featuring Zhane - Jamboree
- 702 - Where My Girls At?
- EVE & Nokio - What Ya Want
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $81.37
- Apple AAPL: opens at $59.81
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $84.56
- General Electric GE: opens at $110.75
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $123.87