Tuesday February 23, 1999

US date format: 2/23/1999, UK date format: 23/2/1999

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 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. Famous people born on this day include Beatriz Monteiro and Christine Hanson. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Angel Of Mine by Monica. In UK When The Going Gets Tough by Boyzone was in the top 5 hits. Solas, directed by Benito Zambrano, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Traveling Mercies by Anne Lamott was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pet Shop of Horrors. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beatmania IIDX Substream or Antz.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Milburga
  • Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
  • Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
  • Blessed odilia of Mombeek
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Events

  • Eminem's 'The Slim Shady LP is released, following his 1997 EP 'The Slim Shady EP' and debut album 'Infinite'.
  • White supremacist John William King is found guilty of kidnapping and killing African American James Byrd Jr. by dragging him behind a truck for two miles (3 km).
  • An avalanche wipes out the Austrian village of Galtür, killing 31 people and burying alive 57 others.
  • The R&B trio TLC releases their third album FanMail after their five year hiatus from the release of their second album in 1994, CrazySexyCool. It debuted at #1 on this billboard 200 and spent 5 non-consecutive weeks at #1. This was the last TLC studio album released with all three original members living, rapper Lisa Lopes would die in a treacherous car accident in Honduras just three years later, in 2002.

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Movies

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Solas

Solas

Directed by: Benito Zambrano

Starring: María Galiana, Ana Fernández, Carlos Álvarez-Nóvoa, Antonio Dechent

Cruel Intentions

Cruel Intentions

Directed by: Roger Kumble

Starring: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe, Reese Witherspoon, Selma Blair

Country: United States of America

Analyze This

Analyze This

Directed by: Harold Ramis

Starring: Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal, Lisa Kudrow, Chazz Palminteri

The Pornographer

The Pornographer

Directed by: Doug Atchison

Starring: Michael DeGood, Craig Wasson, Monique Parent, Katheryn Cain

Annaluise & Anton

Annaluise & Anton

Directed by: Caroline Link

Starring: Elea Geissler, Max Felder, Juliane Köhler, August Zirner

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 23, 1999?
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Sport Games on February 23, 1999

Sport Games on February 23, 1999


NBA

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Dallas Mavericks : 85 - 89
  • Golden State Warriors - Los Angeles Clippers : 94 - 89
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Vancouver Grizzlies : 83 - 93
  • Miami Heat - Washington Wizards : 96 - 80
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Chicago Bulls : 90 - 88
See all Basketball game results of February 23, 1999

Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Airdrie - St Mirren : 0 - 3
See all Football game results of February 23, 1999

Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bristol Rvs - Gillingham : 0 - 1
  • Fulham - Reading : 3 - 1
  • Luton - Notts County : 0 - 1
  • Northampton - Walsall : 0 - 1
  • Preston - Lincoln : 5 - 0
See all Football game results of February 23, 1999

Division 3

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Albion Rvs - Cowdenbeath : 1 - 1
  • Plymouth - Chester : 2 - 0
  • Stenhousemuir - Montrose : 3 - 1
  • Swansea - Mansfield : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of February 23, 1999

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Pet Shop of Horrors

Pet Shop of Horrors

Rosalinda

Rosalinda

Directed by: Beatriz Sheridan

The Awful Truth

The Awful Truth

Directed by: Leo McCarey

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

Days to next February 23

If February 23, 1999 is your birthday you're 21 years, 7 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 24 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Traveling Mercies by Anne Lamott

Traveling Mercies

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Anne Lamott claims the two best prayers she knows are: "Help me, help me, help me" and "Thank you, thank you, thank you."

Ransom by Julie Garwood

Ransom

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For fans of Scottish medieval romances comes this beloved and classic page-turner from #1 New York Times bestselling author Julie Garwood.In

Bag of Bones by Stephen King

Bag of Bones

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From #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King, a powerful tale of grief, of love's enduring bonds, and the haunting secrets of the past.Four years after the sudden death of his wife, forty-year-old bestselling novelist Mike Noonan is still …

The Testament by John Grisham

The Testament

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn a plush Virginia office, a rich, angry old man is furiously rewriting his will. With his death just hours away, Troy Phelan wants to send a message to his children, his ex-wives, and his minions—a …

Amsterdam by Ian McEwan

Amsterdam

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On a chilly February day, two old friends meet in the throng outside a London crematorium to pay their last respects to Molly Lane.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Disney's Story Studio: Mulan

Disney's Story Studio: Mulan

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: NA NewKidCo

Abomination: The Nemesis Project

Abomination: The Nemesis Project

Platform: Windows

Genre: Action Real-time tactics

Publisher: Eidos Interactive

Beatmania IIDX Substream

Beatmania IIDX Substream

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo

Egoboo

Egoboo

Platform: Linux, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Ben Bishop

Antz

Antz

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Infogrames

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $68.12
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $38.56
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $152.94
  • General Electric GE: opens at $103.50
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $178.00

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 23, 1999?

On February 23, 1999 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is February 23, 1999?

On February 23, 1999 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on February 23, 1999?

On February 23, 1999 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 23, 1999?

On February 23, 1999 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on February 23, 1999?

On February 23, 1999 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 23, 1999?

On February 23, 1999 several famous people were born including, Beatriz Monteiro, Christine Hanson, Luigi Grosu.

Which famous people died on February 23, 1999?

Famous people died on February 23, 1999 include, Carlos Hathcock.

What was the number one song in February 23, 1999?

The number one song in the week of February 23, 1999 was Angel Of Mine by Monica in US and When The Going Gets Tough by Boyzone in UK.

What were the top hits on February 23, 1999?

The top hits on February 23, 1999 were Angel Of Mine by Monica, Believe by Cher, Heartbreak Hotel by Whitney Houston in US and When The Going Gets Tough by Boyzone, Baby One More Time by Britney Spears, We Like To Party! (The Vengabus) by The Vengaboys in UK.


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