Sunday December 26, 1999
US date format: 12/26/1999, UK date format: 26/12/1999
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 26, 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 December people in US were listening to Smooth by Santana.
In UK The Millennium Prayer by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits.
Temptations, directed by Romy Hayes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999
while Pop Goes the Weasel by James Patterson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Nightcap.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The ClueFinders 5th Grade Adventures: The Secret of the Living Volcano or Fatal Fury: Wild Ambition.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 26, 1999?
- The first day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- First day of Kwanzaa
- Boxing Day in the Commonwealth of Nations.
- Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
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- The storm Lothar sweeps across Central Europe, killing 137 and causing US$1.3 billion in damage.
- Storm Lothar killed 137 people as it crossed France, southern Germany, and Switzerland.
- Shankar Dayal Sharma: President of India (Born 1918).
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 26, 1999?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Santana - Smooth
- Brian McKnight - Back At One
- Jessica Simpson - I Wanna Love You Forever
- Savage Garden - I Knew I Loved You
- Whitney Houston - My Love Is Your Love
- Marc Anthony - I Need To Know
- Missy Misdemeanor Elliott - Hot Boyz
- Donell Jones - U Know What's Up
- Blaque - Bring It All To Me
- Kevon Edmonds - 24/7
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
Sport Games on December 26, 1999
- Boston Celtics - Los Angeles Clippers : 100 - 103
- Charlotte Hornets - Detroit Pistons : 96 - 114
- Chicago Bulls - New Jersey Nets : 76 - 103
- Dallas Mavericks - Sacramento Kings : 111 - 118
- Golden State Warriors - Phoenix Suns : 88 - 108
- Arizona Cardinals - Atlanta Falcons : 14 - 37
- Buffalo Bills - New England Patriots : 13 - 10
- Carolina Panthers - Pittsburgh Steelers : 20 - 30
- Chicago Bears - St. Louis Rams : 12 - 34
- Cincinnati Bengals - Baltimore Ravens : 0 - 22
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Birmingham - Sheffield United : 0 - 2
- Blackburn - Nott'm Forest : 2 - 1
- Charlton - Crystal Palace : 2 - 1
- Crewe - Huddersfield : 1 - 1
- Fulham - Ipswich : 0 - 0
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Blackpool - Stoke : 1 - 2
- Brentford - Bristol City : 2 - 1
- Bristol Rvs - Millwall : 1 - 0
- Bury - Burnley : 4 - 2
- Cardiff - Reading : 1 - 0
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?