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Tuesday 26 October 1999

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Dylan Rey . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Smooth by Santana. In UK Blue (Da Ba Dee) by Eiffel 65 was in the top 5 hits. The Bone Collector, directed by Phillip Noyce, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while The Looking Glass by Richard Paul Evans was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hunter x Hunter. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bomberman Max or Dungeon Keeper 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Bone Collector

Directed by: Phillip Noyce

Starring: Denzel Washington, Angelina Jolie, Queen Latifah

Country: United States

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The Insider

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: Russell Crowe, Al Pacino, Christopher Plummer

Country: United States

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Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Linda Fiorentino

Country: United States

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Boys Don't Cry

Directed by: Kimberly Peirce

Starring: Hilary Swank, Chlo Sevigny, Peter Sarsgaard

Country: United States

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Being John Malkovich

Directed by: Spike Jonze

Starring: John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, Catherine Keener

Country: United States

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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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 October 1999 ?

  • Nauru - Angam Day
  • Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
  • Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Quadragesimus
  • St. Rusticus
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 26 October
Famous Deaths:
  • Hoyt Axton: American actor and country music singer-songwriter (Born 1938).
  • Britain's House of Lords votes to end the right of hereditary peers to vote in Britain's upper chamber of Parliament.

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Sport Games on 26 October 1999

Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Charlton - Tranmere : 3 - 2
  • Crewe - Fulham : 1 - 1
  • Crystal Palace - West Brom : 0 - 2
  • Grimsby - Portsmouth : 1 - 0
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Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Colchester - Wigan : 2 - 2
  • Notts County - Brentford : 0 - 1
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Aftermath of Columbine -- Oct. 25, 1999
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9713
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.508


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

The Looking Glass

By: Richard Paul Evans

"It is silent now, the blizzard has paused and left the moment still. I think about them both at such times -- roaming the shadowlands of remembrance amidst the shards of

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The Million Dollar Mermaid

By: Diehl

Not since David Niven wrote the bestselling The Moon's a Balloon and its sequel Bring on the Empty Horses has one of Hollywood's great stars written with such genuine wit and

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Second Wind

By: Dick Francis

When a hurricane-chasing plane is downed on a Caribbean island, TV meteorologist Perry Stuart barely escapes with his life. But he can't escape what he saw on the island--and if the

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The Alibi

By: Sandra Brown

Assistant DA Hammond Cross has his sights set on the DA's office. Prosecuting a high-profile murder case practically ensures him the job. But a Saturday night encounter with a mysterious woman is the start of a living nightmare.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bomberman Max

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Action

Publisher: Hudson Soft Vatical Entertainment

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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

Dungeon Keeper 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy, god game, dungeon management

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Bust a Groove 2

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Music/Fighting game

Publisher: Enix

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Clue Chronicles: Fatal Illusion

Platform: Windows

Genre: Adventure game / Detective mystery / Puzzle-Solving

Publisher: Atari Interactive, Inc.

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