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Thursday 21 October 1999

It was Thursday, 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. The Insider, directed by Michael Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Black Notice by Patricia Cornwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hunter x Hunter. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hot Shots Golf 2 or CyberTiger.
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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 ?

The Insider

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: Russell Crowe, Al Pacino, Christopher Plummer

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 October 1999 ?

Holidays:
  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Lars Bo: Danish author and illustrator (d. 1999).

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Sport Games on 21 October 1999

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  • Kansas City Chiefs - Baltimore Ravens : 35 - 8
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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 ?

Black Notice

By: Patricia Cornwell

The decomposed remains of a stowaway lead Dr. Kay Scarpetta on an international search to Interpol’s headquarters in Lyon, France—and on a mission that will pull her in two opposite directions: toward protecting her career or toward the truth.

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The Greatest Generation

By: Tom Brokaw

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.

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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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She Said Yes

By: Misty Bernall

"One of the most gripping stories to come out of the shooting at Columbine High School" is told in the acclaimed national bestseller that illuminates the most remarkable aspect of

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Chocobo Racing

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Square; NA Square Electronic Arts; PAL Square

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Hot Shots Golf 2

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Fighting Steel

Platform: Windows

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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CyberTiger

Platform: Nintendo 64, PlayStation, Game Boy Color

Genre: Sports (Golf)

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Darkness Falls: The Crusade

Darkness Falls: The Crusade

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Publisher: GameStorm, AOL, Centropolis Entertainment


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