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Thursday 21 January 1999

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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. The Blair Witch Project, directed by Daniel Myrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while The Vampire Armand by Anne Rice was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching I-Witness. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beatmania IIDX Substream or Delta Force 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

The Sopranos

Written by: David Chase

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

Country: United States

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Mopatop's Shop

Starring: Nigel Plaskitt, William Todd-Jones, Victoria Willing, Mak Wilson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Escape to River Cottage

Starring: Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Red Files

Country: United States

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This Life

Written by: Amy Jenkins

Starring: Jack Davenport, Amita Dhiri, Andrew Lincoln, Daniela Nardini

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

The Blair Witch Project

Directed by: Daniel Myrick

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

Country: United States

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Run Lola Run

Directed by: Tom Tykwer

Starring: Franka Potente, Moritz Bleibtreu, Herbert Knaup

Country: United States

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The Thin Red Line

Directed by: Terrence Malick

Starring: Jim Caviezel, Sean Penn, Nick Nolte

Country: United States

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You've Got Mail

Directed by: Nora Ephron

Starring: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Greg Kinnear

Country: United States

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The Prince of Egypt

Directed by: Brenda Chapman

Starring: Val Kilmer, Ralph Fiennes, Michelle Pfeiffer

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 January 1999 ?

Holidays:
  • National Hugging Day
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
  • Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
  • UN Arms Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Susan Strasberg: American actress who made her film debut in 1954, followed by playing the lead in, "The Diary Of Anne Frank" in 1955.
  • Charles Brown: American blues singer and pianist (Born 1920).
Facts:
  • In one of the largest drug busts in American history, the United States Coast Guard intercepts a ship with over 9,500 pounds (4.3 t) of cocaine aboard, headed for Houston, Texas.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11166
  • Time: Illustration of a Christ figure with sandwhich board anouncing END OF THE WORLD re: Millenium Madnes
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9673

Books

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

The Vampire Armand

By: Anne Rice

Excellent Condition. First Edition.

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When the Wind Blows

By: James Patterson

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.

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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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Billy Straight

By: Jonathan Kellerman

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A resourceful runaway alone in the wilds of Los Angeles, twelve-year-old Billy Straight suddenly witnesses a brutal stabbing in Griffith Park.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Choro Q 64 2

Choro Q 64 2

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Takara

Duke Nukem: Zero Hour

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: GT Interactive Software

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Yu-Gi-Oh!

Genre: Action, Adventure, Supernatural

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Beatmania IIDX Substream

Beatmania IIDX Substream

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo

Delta Force 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Tactical first-person shooter

Publisher: NovaLogic

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