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 zodiac 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..

You can also have a look at the year 1999, at December 26 across the years or at December 1999 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 26, 1999?


Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • 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.

Famous Deaths

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Green Mile

The Green Mile

Directed by: Frank Darabont

Starring: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt

Country: United States of America

Magnolia

Magnolia

Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jason Robards, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Country: United States of America

The Insider

The Insider

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: Russell Crowe, Al Pacino, Christopher Plummer, Diane Venora

Country: United States of America

Wo de fu qin mu qin

Wo de fu qin mu qin

Directed by: Yimou Zhang

Starring: Ziyi Zhang, Honglei Sun, Hao Zheng, Yulian Zhao

Sleepy Hollow

Sleepy Hollow

Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Miranda Richardson, Michael Gambon

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 26, 1999?
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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - The Millennium Prayer
  2. - Re-Rewind The Crowd Say Bo Selecta
  3. - King Of My Castle
  4. - Back In My Life
  5. - I Have A Dream / Seasons In The Sun

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - U Know What's Up
  2. - Hot Boyz
  3. - 24/7
  4. - Dancin'
  5. - He Can't Love U

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Ritmo Total [Rhythm Divine]
  2. - Dimelo [I Need To Know]
  3. - Alguna Vez
  4. - Pero Dile
  5. - Te Quiero Mucho
Sport Games on December 26, 1999

Sport Games on December 26, 1999


NBA

American Basketball
  • 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
See all Basketball game results of December 26, 1999

NFL

American Football
  • 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
See all American Football game results of December 26, 1999

Division 1

Football (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
See all Football game results of December 26, 1999

Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Blackpool - Stoke : 1 - 2
  • Brentford - Bristol City : 2 - 1
  • Bristol Rvs - Millwall : 1 - 0
  • Bury - Burnley : 4 - 2
  • Cardiff - Reading : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of December 26, 1999

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Walking with Dinosaurs

Walking with Dinosaurs

Starring: Kenneth Branagh

Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony

Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony

Anna and the King

Anna and the King

Directed by: Andy Tennant

Nightcap

Nightcap

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Superstar

Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

How old am I?

If December 26, 1999 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Pop Goes the Weasel by James Patterson

Pop Goes the Weasel

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Detective Alex Cross is back-and he's in love. But his happiness is threatened by a series of chilling murders in Washington, D.C., murders with a pattern so twisted they leave investigators reeling.

Galileo'S Daughter by Dava Sobel

Galileo'S Daughter

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Inspired by a long fascination with Galileo, and by the remarkable surviving letters of his daughter Maria Celeste, a cloistered nun, Dava Sobel has crafted a biography that dramatically recolors the

The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw

The Greatest Generation

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The instant classic and runaway bestseller that changed the way we saw World War II and an entire generation of Americans, from the beloved journalist whose own iconic career has lasted more than fifty years.

Atlantis Found by Clive Cussler

Atlantis Found

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Marine explorer Dirk Pitt faces off against an elite army from an era gone-by in order to uncover the secrets of an ancient civilization in this #1 New York Times-bestselling series.

Saving Faith by David Baldacci

Saving Faith

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Believe the Power In a secluded house not far from Washington, D.C., the FBI is interviewing one of the most important witnesses it has ever had, a young woman named Faith

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Creatures 3

Creatures 3

Platform: Linux, Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Artificial Life

Publisher: Mindscape, Linux Game Publishing (Linux version)

The ClueFinders 5th Grade Adventures: The Secret of the Living Volcano

The ClueFinders 5th Grade Adventures: The Secret of the Living Volcano

Platform: PC (Windows, Macintosh)

Genre: Educational/adventure/science fiction/mystery

Publisher: The Learning Company

Bugdom

Bugdom

Platform: Mac OS 9, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Macintosh Pangea Software Microsoft Windows On Deck Interactive (2000) Ideas From the Deep (2003)

Fighting Steel

Fighting Steel

Platform: Windows

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Fatal Fury: Wild Ambition

Fatal Fury: Wild Ambition

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: SNK

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 26, 1999?

On December 26, 1999 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is December 26, 1999?

On December 26, 1999 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on December 26, 1999?

On December 26, 1999 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 26, 1999?

On December 26, 1999 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on December 26, 1999?

On December 26, 1999 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people died on December 26, 1999?

Famous people died on December 26, 1999 include, Shankar Dayal Sharma.

What was the number one song in December 26, 1999?

The number one song in the week of December 26, 1999 was Smooth by Santana in US and The Millennium Prayer by Cliff Richard in UK.

What were the top hits on December 26, 1999?

The top hits on December 26, 1999 were Smooth by Santana, Back At One by Brian McKnight, I Wanna Love You Forever by Jessica Simpson in US and The Millennium Prayer by Cliff Richard, Re-Rewind The Crowd Say Bo Selecta by Artful Dodger featuring Craig David, King Of My Castle by The Wamdue Project in UK.


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