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Friday 23 April 1999

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to No Scrubs by TLC. In UK Flat Beat by Mr Oizo was in the top 5 hits. eXistenZ, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while The Pilot's Wife by Anita Shreve was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Plats bruts. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Coaster Works or Chrono Cross.
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 ?

Futurama

Written by: David X. Cohen, Matt Groening

Starring: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Country: United States

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Jasper Carrott: Back to the Front

Starring: Jasper Carrott

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Sopranos

Written by: David Chase

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

Country: United States

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Grand Designs

Starring: Kevin McCloud

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Mersey Blues

Starring: Andrew Lincoln

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

eXistenZ

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Jude Law, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ian Holm

Country: United States

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Open Your Eyes

Directed by: Alejandro Amenbar

Starring: Eduardo Noriega, Penlope Cruz, Chete Lera

Country: United States

Never Been Kissed

Directed by: Raja Gosnell

Starring: Drew Barrymore, David Arquette, Michael Vartan

Country: United States

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Following

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Jeremy Theobald, Alex Haw, Lucy Russell

Country: United States

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The Matrix

Directed by: The Wachowski Brothers

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 April 1999 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Gerard (d.1138)
  • UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
  • Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
  • Independence Day for the Conch Republic
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.482
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Genealogy -- Apr. 19, 1999
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9687

Books

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

The Pilot's Wife

By: Anita Shreve

Anita Shreve's hauntingly beautiful #1 bestseller and Oprah's Book Club selection about tragedy, grief, betrayal, and the 'impossibility of knowing another person.'As a pilot's wife, Kathryn has learned to expect both intense exhilaration and long periods alone, but nothing has ...

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The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon

By: Stephen King

The acclaimed #1 New York Times bestseller from Stephen King—a frightening suspense novel about a young girl who becomes lost in the woods as night falls.During

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Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution

By: Robert C. Atkins

The #1 New York Times bestseller featuring the Atkins Nutritional Approach™— a celebrity-favorite diet perfect for losing weight before your wedding or to bounce back into shape post-baby, or if you just want to look and feel your best—includes delicious ...

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Homeport

By: Nora Roberts

An art expert and a thief get caught in a dangerous game in this novel of daring deception and desire from #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts. After

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Action Half-life

Action Half-life

Platform: Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Coaster Works

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Xicat Interactive, Inc.

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Drakan: Order of the Flame

Drakan: Order of the Flame

Platform: PC (Windows)

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Psygnosis

Attack of the Saucerman

Attack of the Saucerman

Platform: PlayStation Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action

Publisher: Psygnosis

Chrono Cross

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Square

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