Friday January 22, 1999

US date format: 1/22/1999, UK date format: 22/1/1999

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 22, 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 Enya Umanzor and Ravyn Lenae. 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 Creatures 3 or Fighter Squadron: The Screamin' Demons Over Europe.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 22, 1999?


Holidays

  • New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.

Events

  • Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two sons are burned alive by radical Hindus while sleeping in their car in Eastern India.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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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 22, 1999

Sport Games on January 22, 1999


Division 3

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Mansfield - Rotherham : 0 - 3
See all Football game results of January 22, 1999

Liga I

Football (Portugal)
  • Leiria - Guimaraes : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of January 22, 1999

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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The Sopranos

The Sopranos

Written by:

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

Magazine Covers

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

  • LIFE: Year In Pictures
  • Time: Illustration of a Christ figure with sandwhich board anouncing END OF THE WORLD re: Millenium Madnes
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11166
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.468469
  • Wired: Wired - January, 1999

Books

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

Creatures 3

Creatures 3

Platform: Linux, Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Artificial Life

Publisher: Mindscape, Linux Game Publishing (Linux version)

Dungeon Keeper 2

Dungeon Keeper 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy, god game, dungeon management

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Battle Hunter

Battle Hunter

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: JP Success; NA Agetec; EU Midas Interactive Entertainment

Blue Stinger

Blue Stinger

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Action Survival horror

Publisher: JP Sega; NA/PAL Activision

Fighter Squadron: The Screamin' Demons Over Europe

Fighter Squadron: The Screamin' Demons Over Europe

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Activision

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $71.06
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $37.69
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $155.63
  • General Electric GE: opens at $98.81
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $184.00

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