Monday December 20, 1999

US date format: 12/20/1999, UK date format: 20/12/1999

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 20, 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 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. Temptations, directed by Romy Hayes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Hearts in Atlantis by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Nightcap. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 3Xtreme or Descent 3.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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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.

Events

  • 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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Movies

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Temptations

Temptations

Directed by: Romy Hayes

Starring: Lauren Hays, Monique Parent, Jay Huguley, Brad Bartram

Web of Seduction

Web of Seduction

Directed by: Blain Brown

Starring: Lauren Hays, Eric Acsell, Tracy Ryan, Stephan Camus

Galaxy Quest

Galaxy Quest

Directed by: Dean Parisot

Starring: Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Tony Shalhoub

Country: United States of America

Angela's Ashes

Angela's Ashes

Directed by: Alan Parker

Starring: Emily Watson, Robert Carlyle, Joe Breen, Ciaran Owens

Titus

Titus

Directed by: Julie Taymor

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Jessica Lange, Osheen Jones, Dario D'Ambrosi

Sport Games on December 20, 1999

Sport Games on December 20, 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
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Phoenix Suns : 101 - 108
See all Basketball game results of December 20, 1999

NFL

American Football
  • Green Bay Packers - Minnesota Vikings : 20 - 24
See all American Football game results of December 20, 1999

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • M'gladbach - Nurnberg : 4 - 0
See all Football game results of December 20, 1999

Serie B

Football (Italy)
  • Napoli - Cesena : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of December 20, 1999

TV Series

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Nightcap

Nightcap

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Anna and the King

Anna and the King

Directed by: Andy Tennant

Casting Couch

Casting Couch

Directed by: Christopher Clam

Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony

Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony

Walking with Dinosaurs

Walking with Dinosaurs

Starring: Kenneth Branagh

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Pop Goes the Weasel by James Patterson

Pop Goes the Weasel

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Detective Alex Cross is back-and he's in love. But his happiness is threatened by a series of chilling murders in Washington, D.C., murders with a pattern so twisted they leave investigators reeling.

Galileo'S Daughter by Dava Sobel

Galileo'S Daughter

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Inspired by a long fascination with Galileo, and by the remarkable surviving letters of his daughter Maria Celeste, a cloistered nun, Dava Sobel has crafted a biography that dramatically recolors the

The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw

The Greatest Generation

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The instant classic and runaway bestseller that changed the way we saw World War II and an entire generation of Americans, from the beloved journalist whose own iconic career has lasted more than fifty years.

Atlantis Found by Clive Cussler

Atlantis Found

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Marine explorer Dirk Pitt faces off against an elite army from an era gone-by in order to uncover the secrets of an ancient civilization in this #1 New York Times-bestselling series.

Saving Faith by David Baldacci

Saving Faith

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Believe the Power In a secluded house not far from Washington, D.C., the FBI is interviewing one of the most important witnesses it has ever had, a young woman named Faith

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Countdown Vampires

Countdown Vampires

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: Bandai

Bomberman 64: The Second Attack

Bomberman 64: The Second Attack

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Action

Publisher: Vatical Entertainment

3Xtreme

3Xtreme

Platform: PlayStation

Publisher: 989 Sports

Doshin the Giant

Doshin the Giant

Platform: Nintendo 64DD, GameCube

Genre: God game

Publisher: Nintendo

Descent 3

Descent 3

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Linux

Genre: First-person shooter, shoot 'em up

Publisher: Interplay Productions

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $83.25
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $99.56
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $114.81
  • General Electric GE: opens at $153.25
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $109.06

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