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Wednesday 20 January 1999

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 20, 1999). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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 The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hausmeister Krause - Ordnung muss sein. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Duke Nukem: Zero Hour or F-22.
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What the sky looked like on 20 January 1999

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Jim Fall

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

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Blast from the Past

Directed by: Hugh Wilson

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Alicia Silverstone, Christopher Walken, Sissy Spacek

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A Walk on the Moon

Directed by: Tony Goldwyn

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

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Directed by: Gregg Araki

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

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Directed by: Darren Stein

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

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TV Series

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

Hausmeister Krause - Ordnung muss sein

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See How They Run

Directed by: Emily Morse

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Dans une galaxie près de chez vous

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 January 1999 ?

  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
  • Saint Fabian
  • Euthymus
  • Desiderius
  • Meinrad
Famous Birthdays:
  • Brynn Chandler: American noted family, the daughter of Atlanta Falcons quarterback Chris Chandler and his wife Diane, their third daughter.
  • Daniel Hunt: American noted family, the fourth son of actress Patricia Heaton, a star of TV's "Everybody Loves Raymond" and her husband, actor David Hunt.
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  • The China News Service announces new government restrictions on Internet use aimed especially at Internet cafes.

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Sport Games on 20 January 1999

Serie A
Italian Football
  • Venezia - Empoli : 3 - 2
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Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Livingston - East Fife : 1 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 20, 1999 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1999 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Dejaria Todo - Chayanne
  2. Mi PC - Juan Luis Guerra 440
  3. Ese - Jerry Rivera
  4. Crei - Tiranos del Norte
  5. Dame Un Beso - Gisselle
  6. Grupo Mania - Como Baila
  7. La Otra Parte Del Amor - Limite
  8. Que Habria Sido De Mi - Victor Manuelle
  9. Me Voy A Quitar De En Medio - Vicente Fernandez
  10. Tu - Shakira
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Steps - Heartbeat / Tragedy
  2. Chocolate Salty Balls (PS I Love You) - Chef
  3. Goodbye - The Spice Girls
  4. When You're Gone - Bryan Adams featuring Melanie C
  5. Cher - Believe


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

The Poisonwood Bible

By: Barbara Kingsolver

The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959.

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Life Strategies

By: Phillip C. McGraw

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 ...

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The Death Of Outrage

By: William J. Bennett

In this new, updated edition of a book heralded as a clarion call to the nation's conscience, William Bennett asks why we see so little public outrage in the fade of

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The Century

By: Peter Jennings, Todd Brewster

What was it like to watch the Wright Brothers soar into the sky? To hear the first crackling voice aired on the radio? To cower in the ghastly trenches of Europe during World War I? To lose everything in the ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cabela's Outdoor Trivia Challenge

Cabela's Outdoor Trivia Challenge

Platform: Windows

Genre: Quiz

Publisher: HeadGames Publishing, Inc.



Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: NovaLogic

Darkstone: Evil Reigns

Darkstone: Evil Reigns

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation, Android

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: EU Electronic Arts; NA Gathering of Developers (PC); NA Take-Two Interactive (PS)

Dive Alert: Matt's Version

Platform: Neo Geo Pocket Color

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: JP SNK Corporation; NA SNK of America

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Duke Nukem: Zero Hour

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: GT Interactive Software

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets
  • Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $40.50
  • Union Pacific UNP: opens at $47.63
  • United Technologies UTX: opens at $110.00
  • HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $72.00

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Jack Frost

Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Format: VHS and DVD release; part of the Warner Bros. Family Entertainment Collection

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Shakespeare in Love

Studio: Miramax

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Studio: DVD release

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Cookie's Fortune

Studio: October Films

Format: VHS release

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The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland

Studio: Columbia/TriStar

Format: VHS and DVD release

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