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Wednesday 20 October 1999

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Smooth by Santana. In UK Blue (Da Ba Dee) by Eiffel 65 was in the top 5 hits. Dogma, directed by Kevin Smith, 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 Hunter x Hunter. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Darkness Falls: The Crusade or Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War.
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TV Series

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

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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The West Wing

Written by: Aaron Sorkin

Starring: Allison Janney, John Spencer, Bradley Whitford, Martin Sheen

Country: United States

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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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Movies

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

Dogma

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Linda Fiorentino

Country: United States

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Boys Don't Cry

Directed by: Kimberly Peirce

Starring: Hilary Swank, Chlo Sevigny, Peter Sarsgaard

Country: United States

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Being John Malkovich

Directed by: Spike Jonze

Starring: John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, Catherine Keener

Country: United States

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Princess Mononoke

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Yji Matsuda, Yuriko Ishida, Yko Tanaka

Country: United States

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Fight Club

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Helena Bonham Carter

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 October 1999 ?

Holidays:
  • October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
  • French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Sport Games on 20 October 1999

Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Nantes - Monaco : 0 - 3
  • Sedan - Lyon : 2 - 0
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Blackburn - Crystal Palace : 1 - 1
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Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Reading - Bury : 2 - 0
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Motherwell - Aberdeen : 5 - 6
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Steve Jobs -- Oct. 18, 1999
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9712
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.507

Books

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

Hearts in Atlantis

By: Stephen King

Stephen King, whose first novel, Carrie, was published in 1974, the year before the last U.S. troops withdrew from Vietnam, is the first hugely popular writer of the TV generation.

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Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban

By: J. K. Rowling

The third book in the bestselling Harry Potter series, now illustrated in glorious full color by award-winning artist Jim Kay! For twelve long years, the dread fortress of Azkaban held an infamous prisoner named Sirius Black.

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A Man Named Dave

By: Dave Pelzer

A Man Named Dave, which has sold over 1 million copies, is the gripping conclusion to Dave Pelzer’s inspirational and New York Times bestselling trilogy that began with A

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The Terrible Hours

By: Peter Maas

On the eve of World War II, the Squalus, America's newest submarine, plunged into the North Atlantic. Miraculously, thirty-three crew members still survived.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The ClueFinders 5th Grade Adventures: The Secret of the Living Volcano

Platform: PC (Windows, Macintosh)

Genre: Educational/adventure/science fiction/mystery

Publisher: The Learning Company

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Crusaders of Might and Magic

Platform: Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: The 3DO Company

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Darkness Falls: The Crusade

Darkness Falls: The Crusade

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Publisher: GameStorm, AOL, Centropolis Entertainment

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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Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War

Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.


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