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Thursday 23 September 1999

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Unpretty by TLC. In UK Mambo No 5 (A Little Bit Of...) by Lou Bega was in the top 5 hits. Princess Mononoke, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Mother Of Pearl by Melinda Haynes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Freaks and Geeks. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Army Men: Sarge's Heroes or Lego Rock Raiders.
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 ?

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 ?

Princess Mononoke

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Yji Matsuda, Yuriko Ishida, Yko Tanaka

Country: United States

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Fight Club

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Helena Bonham Carter

Country: United States

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Armour of God

Directed by: Jackie Chan

Starring: Jackie Chan, Alan Tam, Rosamund Kwan

Country: United States

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American Beauty

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch

Country: United States

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The 13th Warrior

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Diane Venora, Vladimir Kulich

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 September 1999 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Adomnan of Iona, Saint Constantius, Saint Thecla.
  • French Republican Calendar - Safran (Saffron) Day, second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Saudi Arabia - National Day (unification 1932)
  • Japanese Autumnal equinox Day (????/Sh?bun no hi)
  • Celebrate Bisexuality Day - September 23rd of every year is designated as Celebrate Bisexuality Day and celebrated by members of the bisexual community and their allies worldwide. Observed annually since 1999.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • NASA announces that it has lost contact with the Mars Climate Orbiter.
  • Celebrate Bisexuality Day was first observed in the United States.
  • Qantas Flight 1 overruns the runway in Bangkok during a storm. Although some passengers only receive minor injuries, it is still the worst crash in Qantas's history since 1960.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Illustration by Mary GrandPre depicting main character in the popular 'Harry Potter' book series by
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9708
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.503

Books

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

Mother Of Pearl

By: Melinda Haynes

Capturing all the rueful irony and racial ambivalence of small-town Mississippi in the late 1950s, Melinda Haynes' celebrated novel is a wholly unforgettable exploration of family, identity, and redemption.

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The Hungry Ocean

By: Linda Greenlaw

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER--NOW AVAILABLE IN PAPERBACK! Known to millions of readers of The Perfect Storm as the captain of the Hannah Boden, sister ship to the Andrea Gail, Linda

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Diana In Search Of Herself

By: Sally Bedell Smith

Diana in Search of Herself is the first authoritative biography of one of the most fabled women of the century. Even those who knew Princess Diana will be surprised by author

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Hannibal

By: Thomas Harris

You remember Hannibal Lecter: gentleman, genius, cannibal. Seven years have passed since Dr. Lecter escaped from custody. And for seven years he's been at large, free to savor the scents, the essences, of an unguarded world.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ape Escape

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment

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Army Men: Sarge's Heroes

Platform: Nintendo 64 PlayStation Dreamcast Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action Shooter

Publisher: The 3DO Company

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Carmen Sandiego's ThinkQuick Challenge

Carmen Sandiego's ThinkQuick Challenge

Platform: Mac OS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Educational

Publisher: The Learning Company

Extreme Paintbrawl 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Head Games

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Lego Rock Raiders

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy (PC), action (PS)

Publisher: Lego Media

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