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Monday 20 December 1999

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Charlie Jones and Madi Davis. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Smooth by Santana. In UK The Millennium Prayer by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. Galaxy Quest, directed by Dean Parisot, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Timeline by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beatmania IIDX Club Version or Flight Unlimited III.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Universe

Starring: John Hurt

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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New York: A Documentary Film

Starring: David Ogden Stiers

Country: United States

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The Game Room

Starring: Mark Bussler

Country: United States

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Freaks and Geeks

Written by: Paul Feig

Starring: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Country: United States

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Spaced

Starring: Jessica Hynes, Simon Pegg, Julia Deakin, Nick Frost

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Galaxy Quest

Directed by: Dean Parisot

Starring: Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman

Country: United States

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The Ninth Gate

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Johnny Depp, Frank Langella, Lena Olin

Country: United States

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Man on the Moon

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: Jim Carrey, Danny DeVito, Gerry Becker

Country: United States

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Any Given Sunday

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Al Pacino, Dennis Quaid, Cameron Diaz

Country: United States

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The Talented Mr. Ripley

Directed by: Anthony Minghella

Starring: Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 December 1999 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
  • Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 20 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Riccardo Freda: Egyptian-Italian director and screenwriter (d. 1999).
Facts:
  • The Vermont Supreme Court orders the state to legalize same-sex unions.
  • Macau is handed over to the People's Republic of China by Portugal.

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Sport Games on 20 December 1999

NBA
American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - New York Knicks : 109 - 112
  • Detroit Pistons - Philadelphia 76ers : 121 - 122
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Boston Celtics : 99 - 90
  • Miami Heat - Dallas Mavericks : 92 - 89
See all Basketball game results of 20 December 1999
NFL
American Football
  • Green Bay Packers - Minnesota Vikings : 20 - 24
See all American Football game results of 20 December 1999
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • M'gladbach - Nurnberg : 4 - 0
See all Football game results of 20 December 1999
Serie B
Football (Italy)
  • Napoli - Cesena : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 20 December 1999

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Columbine Tapes -- Dec. 20, 1999
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9721
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.517

Books

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

Timeline

By: Michael Crichton

In an Arizona desert a man wanders in a daze, speaking words that make no sense. Within twenty-four hours he is dead, his body swiftly cremated by his only known associates.

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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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Hunting Badger

By: Tony Hillerman

Three men raid the gambling casino run by the Ute nation and then disappear into the maze of canyons on the Utah-Arizona border.

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Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone

By: J. K. Rowling

The beloved first book of the Harry Potter series, now fully illustrated by award-winning artist Jim Kay. For the first time, J.K. Rowling's beloved Harry Potter books will be presented in lavishly illustrated full-color editions.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alundra 2: A New Legend Begins

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: JP SCEI; WW Activision

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Bust a Groove 2

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Music/Fighting game

Publisher: Enix

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Beatmania IIDX Club Version

Beatmania IIDX Club Version

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo

Digimon Adventure: Anode/Cathode Tamer

Digimon Adventure: Anode/Cathode Tamer

Platform: WonderSwan, WonderSwan Color

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: Bandai

Flight Unlimited III

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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