Wednesday January 20, 1999

US date format: 1/20/1999, UK date format: 20/1/1999

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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 Brynn Chandler and Daniel Hunt. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Have You Ever? by Brandy. In UK Heartbeat / Tragedy by Steps was in the top 5 hits. Trick, directed by Jim Fall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Rainbow Six by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Sopranos. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Armored Fist 3 or Fighting Steel.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
  • Saint Fabian
  • Euthymus
  • Desiderius
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Events

  • The China News Service announces new government restrictions on Internet use aimed especially at Internet cafes.

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Movies

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Trick

Trick

Directed by: Jim Fall

Starring: Christian Campbell, John Paul Pitoc, Tori Spelling, Brad Beyer

A Walk on the Moon

A Walk on the Moon

Directed by: Tony Goldwyn

Starring: Diane Lane, Viggo Mortensen, Bobby Boriello, Anna Paquin

The Blair Witch Project

The Blair Witch Project

Directed by: Daniel Myrick, Eduardo Sánchez

Starring: Heather Donahue, Michael C. Williams, Joshua Leonard, Bob Griffin

Country: United States of America

Splendor

Splendor

Directed by: Gregg Araki

Starring: Kathleen Robertson, Johnathon Schaech, Matt Keeslar, Kelly Macdonald

Jawbreaker

Jawbreaker

Directed by: Darren Stein

Starring: Rose McGowan, Rebecca Gayheart, Julie Benz, Judy Greer

Sport Games on January 20, 1999

Sport Games on January 20, 1999


Serie A

Italian Football
  • Venezia - Empoli : 3 - 2
See all Football game results of January 20, 1999

Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Livingston - East Fife : 1 - 0
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TV Series

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The Sopranos

The Sopranos

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Starring: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

Country: United States of America

The League of Gentlemen

The League of Gentlemen

Starring: Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Jeremy Dyson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

See How They Run

See How They Run

Directed by: Emily Morse

Dans une galaxie près de chez vous

Dans une galaxie près de chez vous

The Jersey

The Jersey

Days to next January 20

If January 20, 1999 is your birthday you're 21 years, 8 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 29 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Rainbow Six by Tom Clancy

Rainbow Six

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In this #1 New York Times bestselling thriller, author Tom Clancy takes readers into the shadowy world of anti-terrorism and gets closer to reality than any government would care to admit...

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.

Life Strategies by Phillip C. McGraw

Life Strategies

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Some people spend their lives reacting to what life hands them, while others craft life to fit their goals. Author Phillip C. McGraw, who is a psychologist but describes himself as a strategist, is determined to make sure that his …

When the Wind Blows by James Patterson

When the Wind Blows

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Frannie O'Neill is a young and talented veterinarian living in Colorado. Plagued by the mysterious murder of her husband, David, a local doctor, Frannie throws herself into her work.

A Man in Full by Tom Wolfe

A Man in Full

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The setting is Atlanta, Georgia — a racially mixed, late-century boomtown full of fresh wealth and wily politicians. The protagonist is Charles Croker, once a college football star, now a late-middle-aged Atlanta conglomerate king whose outsize ego has at last …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Extreme Rock Climbing

Extreme Rock Climbing

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Head Games

Armored Fist 3

Armored Fist 3

Platform: PC

Genre: simulation game

Publisher: NovaLogic

Carmen Sandiego's ThinkQuick Challenge

Carmen Sandiego's ThinkQuick Challenge

Platform: Mac OS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Educational

Publisher: The Learning Company

Star Wars Trilogy Arcade

Star Wars Trilogy Arcade

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Rail shooter

Publisher: Sega

Fighting Steel

Fighting Steel

Platform: Windows

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $71.06
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $41.06
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $166.94
  • General Electric GE: opens at $101.81
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $195.00

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