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Wednesday 24 February 1999

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Lívian Aragão . In that special week of February people in US were listening to Angel Of Mine by Monica. In UK You Don't Know Me by Armand Van Helden featuring Duane Harden was in the top 5 hits. Office Space, directed by Mike Judge, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while The Testament by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Casper & Mandrilaftalen. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Custom Robo or Carnivores 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Office Space

Directed by: Mike Judge

Starring: Ron Livingston, Jennifer Aniston, David Herman

Country: United States

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Directed by: Brian Helgeland

Starring: Mel Gibson, Gregg Henry, Maria Bello

Country: United States

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She's All That

Directed by: Robert Iscove

Starring: Freddie Prinze Jr., Rachael Leigh Cook, Matthew Lillard

Country: United States

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The Blair Witch Project

Directed by: Daniel Myrick

Starring: Heather Donahue, Michael C. Williams, Joshua Leonard

Country: United States

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Run Lola Run

Directed by: Tom Tykwer

Starring: Franka Potente, Moritz Bleibtreu, Herbert Knaup

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Sopranos

Written by: David Chase

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

Country: United States

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Escape to River Cottage

Starring: Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Mopatop's Shop

Starring: Nigel Plaskitt, William Todd-Jones, Victoria Willing, Mak Wilson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Red Files

Country: United States

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This Life

Written by: Amy Jenkins

Starring: Jack Davenport, Amita Dhiri, Andrew Lincoln, Daniela Nardini

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 February 1999 ?

  • Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
  • Flag Day in MTxico.
  • St. Sergius
  • Dragobete in Romania.
  • St. Matthias
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Frank Leslie Walcott: Barbadian labour leader (Born 1916).
  • David Eccles: 1st Viscount Eccles English businessman and politician Secretary of State for Education (d. 1999).
  • A China Southern Airlines Tupolev TU-154 airliner crashes on approach to Wenzhou airport in eastern the People's Republic of China, killing 61.
  • The State of Arizona executes Karl LaGrand, a German national convicted of murder during a botched bank robbery, in spite of Germany's legal action to attempt to save him.

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Sport Games on 24 February 1999

American Basketball
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Detroit Pistons : 73 - 89
  • Miami Heat - Charlotte Hornets : 91 - 83
  • Orlando Magic - Boston Celtics : 79 - 111
  • Portland Trail Blazers - New Jersey Nets : 94 - 85
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Football (Netherlands)
  • Feyenoord - Waalwijk : 1 - 0
  • NAC Breda - Graafschap : 0 - 1
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Clinton/Lewinsky Scandal -- Feb. 22, 1999
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9679
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.472473


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

The Testament

By: John Grisham

#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 ...

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Southern Cross

By: Patricia Cornwell

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Bag of Bones

By: Stephen King

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 ...

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The Street Lawyer

By: John Grisham

Michael Brock is billing the hours, making the money, rushing relentlessly to the top of Drake & Sweeney, a giant D.C. law firm. One step away from partnership, Michael has it all.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aliens versus Predator

Platform: Microsoft Windows; Mac OS X; Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Fox Interactive

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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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Custom Robo

Platform: Nintendo 64, iQue Player

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Nintendo

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Platform: Windows

Publisher: Mindscape

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Carnivores 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows, iOS, Android

Genre: Sport (hunting), first-person shooter

Publisher: WizardWorks Software, Infogrames

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