Wednesday January 27, 1999

US date format: 1/27/1999, UK date format: 27/1/1999

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 27, 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. Famous people born on this day include Danielle Renaee . In that special week of January people in US were listening to ..Baby One More Time by Britney Spears. In UK Maria by Blondie was in the top 5 hits. Payback, directed by Brian Helgeland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Amsterdam by Ian McEwan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Sopranos. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aisle or Battle Hunter.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • UN ? International Holocaust Memorial Day
  • Germany ? Gedenktag fnr die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus (Commemoration Day for the Victims of National Socialism).
  • Catholicism ? Catholic Schools Week.
  • Poland ? Dzie? Pami?ci Ofiar Nazizmu (Memorial Day for the Victims of Nazism).
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Movies

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Payback

Payback

Directed by: Brian Helgeland

Starring: Mel Gibson, Gregg Henry, Maria Bello, David Paymer

Country: United States of America

Vénus beauté (institut)

Vénus beauté (institut)

Directed by: Tonie Marshall

Starring: Nathalie Baye, Bulle Ogier, Samuel Le Bihan, Jacques Bonnaffé

Happy, Texas

Happy, Texas

Directed by: Mark Illsley

Starring: Jeremy Northam, Steve Zahn, William H. Macy, Ally Walker

Guinevere

Guinevere

Directed by: Audrey Wells

Starring: Sarah Polley, Stephen Rea, Jean Smart, Gina Gershon

Simply Irresistible

Simply Irresistible

Directed by: Mark Tarlov

Starring: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Sean Patrick Flanery, Patricia Clarkson, Dylan Baker

Sport Games on January 27, 1999

Sport Games on January 27, 1999


Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Standard - Genk : 2 - 4
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Division 3

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Berwick - Ross County : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of January 27, 1999

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Dundee - Rangers : 0 - 4
See all Football game results of January 27, 1999

TV Series

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The Sopranos

The Sopranos

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

Country: United States of America

The League of Gentlemen

The League of Gentlemen

Starring: Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Jeremy Dyson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

See How They Run

See How They Run

Directed by: Emily Morse

Gubbare

Gubbare

Pit Pony

Pit Pony

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Amsterdam by Ian McEwan

Amsterdam

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On a chilly February day, two old friends meet in the throng outside a London crematorium to pay their last respects to Molly Lane.

Angels Flight by Michael Connelly

Angels Flight

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An activist attorney is killed in a cute little L.A. trolley called Angels Flight, far from Harry Bosch's Hollywood turf. But the case is so explosive--and the dead man's enemies inside

The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

The Poisonwood Bible

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The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959.

Billy Straight by Jonathan Kellerman

Billy Straight

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A resourceful runaway alone in the wilds of Los Angeles, twelve-year-old Billy Straight suddenly witnesses a brutal stabbing in Griffith Park.

A Man in Full by Tom Wolfe

A Man in Full

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The setting is Atlanta, Georgia — a racially mixed, late-century boomtown full of fresh wealth and wily politicians. The protagonist is Charles Croker, once a college football star, now a late-middle-aged Atlanta conglomerate king whose outsize ego has at last …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Aisle

Aisle

Platform: Z-machine

Genre: Interactive fiction

The ClueFinders 6th grade Adventures: The Empire of the Plant People

The ClueFinders 6th grade Adventures: The Empire of the Plant People

Platform: PC (Windows, Macintosh)

Genre: Educational/adventure/mystery

Publisher: The Learning Company

Doshin the Giant

Doshin the Giant

Platform: Nintendo 64DD, GameCube

Genre: God game

Publisher: Nintendo

Battle Hunter

Battle Hunter

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: JP Success; NA Agetec; EU Midas Interactive Entertainment

Bust a Groove 2

Bust a Groove 2

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Music/Fighting game

Publisher: Enix

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $72.25
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $41.00
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $172.50
  • General Electric GE: opens at $102.87
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $186.81

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