Friday April 23, 1999
US date format: 4/23/1999, UK date format: 23/4/1999
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 23, 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.
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.
Solomon & Gaenor, directed by Paul Morrison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999
while River's End by Nora Roberts was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Futurama.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cabela's Big Game Hunter III or FIFA 2000.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 23, 1999?
- 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).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 23, 1999?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- TLC - No Scrubs
- Busta Rhymes Featuring Janet - What's It Gonna Be?!
- JT Money Featuring Sole - Who Dat
- Whitney Houston Feat. Faith Evans & Kelly Price - Heartbreak Hotel
- Silk - If You (Lovin' Me)
- Jesse Powell - You
- Faith Evans Featuring Puff Daddy - All Night Long
- Shanice - When I Close My Eyes
- Tyrese - Sweet Lady
- 112 Featuring Lil'z - Anywhere
Sport Games on April 23, 1999
- Atlanta Hawks - Washington Wizards : 89 - 78
- Boston Celtics - Chicago Bulls : 100 - 71
- Charlotte Hornets - New York Knicks : 105 - 110
- Cleveland Cavaliers - Milwaukee Bucks : 75 - 79
- Golden State Warriors - Denver Nuggets : 84 - 96
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Dortmund - Werder Bremen : 2 - 1
- Stuttgart - Leverkusen : 0 - 1
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Cottbus - Ulm : 3 - 0
- Dusseldorf - FC Koln : 2 - 1
- St Pauli - Mainz : 2 - 1
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Bury - Bolton : 2 - 1
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