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.
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Movies

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The Ninth Gate

The Ninth Gate

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Johnny Depp, Frank Langella, Lena Olin, Emmanuelle Seigner

Country: United States of America

In Too Deep

In Too Deep

Directed by: Michael Rymer

Starring: Omar Epps, LL Cool J, Nia Long, Stanley Tucci

The Muse

The Muse

Directed by: Albert Brooks

Starring: Albert Brooks, Sharon Stone, Andie MacDowell, Jeff Bridges

The Astronaut's Wife

The Astronaut's Wife

Directed by: Rand Ravich

Starring: Charlize Theron, Johnny Depp, Joe Morton, Clea DuVall

The Omega Code

The Omega Code

Directed by: Robert Marcarelli

Starring: Casper Van Dien, Michael York, Catherine Oxenberg, Michael Ironside

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Historical Events

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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
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Events

  • In Belgrade, tens of thousands of Serbians rally to demand the resignation of Federal Republic of Yugoslavia President Slobodan Milosevic.

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Twice in a Lifetime

Twice in a Lifetime

Directed by: Bud Yorkin

Hidden Love

Hidden Love

Directed by: Alessandro Capone

Toast

Toast

Directed by: S.J. Clarkson

Metrosexuality

Metrosexuality

Directed by: Rikki Beadle Blair

Life Support

Life Support

Directed by: Nelson George

Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Hungry Ocean by Linda Greenlaw

The Hungry Ocean

By:

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

Point of Origin by Patricia Cornwell

Point of Origin

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The clues to a series of remorseless killings go up in smoke—and only Kay Scarpetta can find them in this #1 New York Times bestseller from Patricia Cornwell.“Sears

The Lexus And The Olive Tree by Thomas L. Friedman

The Lexus And The Olive Tree

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In The Lexus and the Olive Tree, Friedman offers an engrossing look at the new international system that is transforming world affairs today. Globalization has replaced the Cold War system with the integration of capital, technology, and information across national …

Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets

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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 …

All The Queen'S Men by Linda Howard

All The Queen'S Men

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Linda Howard seamlessly melds thrilling sensuality with heart-pounding dramatic tension -- and brings back the elusive hero of her smash hit novel Kill and Tell -- in this powerful New York

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun

Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Duke Nukem: Zero Hour

Duke Nukem: Zero Hour

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: GT Interactive Software

Bugdom

Bugdom

Platform: Mac OS 9, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Macintosh Pangea Software Microsoft Windows On Deck Interactive (2000) Ideas From the Deep (2003)

Beetle Adventure Racing

Beetle Adventure Racing

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Arcade style racing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Fighting Force 2

Fighting Force 2

Platform: PlayStation Dreamcast

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • 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

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