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Friday 20 August 1999

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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 13th Warrior, directed by John McTiernan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Hannibal by Thomas Harris was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 3Xtreme or Jane's Fleet Command.
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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 13th Warrior

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Diane Venora, Vladimir Kulich

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 August 1999 ?

Holidays:
  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
  • Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
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Sport Games on 20 August 1999

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bielefeld - Hertha : 1 - 1
  • Unterhaching - Duisburg : 2 - 0
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Aachen : 5 - 0
  • Greuther Furth - FC Koln : 0 - 0
  • Mannheim - Chemnitz : 4 - 0
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Division 2
Football (France)
  • Nice - Guingamp : 0 - 0
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Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Le Havre - Sedan : 2 - 1
  • Metz - Lyon : 0 - 1
  • Montpellier - Monaco : 2 - 3
  • Paris SG - Auxerre : 1 - 1
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.499500
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Blair Witch Project -- Aug. 16, 1999
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9703

Books

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

Hannibal

By: Thomas Harris

You remember Hannibal Lecter: gentleman, genius, cannibal. Seven years have passed since Dr. Lecter escaped from custody. And for seven years he's been at large, free to savor the scents, the essences, of an unguarded world.

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Black Notice

By: Patricia Cornwell

The decomposed remains of a stowaway lead Dr. Kay Scarpetta on an international search to Interpol’s headquarters in Lyon, France—and on a mission that will pull her in two opposite directions: toward protecting her career or toward the truth.

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Mother Of Pearl

By: Melinda Haynes

Capturing all the rueful irony and racial ambivalence of small-town Mississippi in the late 1950s, Melinda Haynes' celebrated novel is a wholly unforgettable exploration of family, identity, and redemption.

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The Girls' Guide To Hunting And Fishing

By: Melissa Bank

Hailed by critics as the debut of a major literary voice, The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing has captivated readers and dominated bestseller lists.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

3Xtreme

Platform: PlayStation

Publisher: 989 Sports

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Disciples: Sacred Lands

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: GT Interactive Software

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Jane's Fleet Command

Platform: PC (Windows)

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Electronic Arts (1999) Strategy First (2006)

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Aliens versus Predator

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Mac OS X; Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Fox Interactive

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Beatmania IIDX Substream

Beatmania IIDX Substream

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo


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