Tuesday December 28, 1999

US date format: 12/28/1999, UK date format: 28/12/1999

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 28, 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 Gracie Johnson . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Smooth by Santana. In UK Praise You by Fatboy Slim was in the top 5 hits. My Dog Skip, directed by Jay Russell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Personal Injuries by Scott Turow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Nightcap. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Action Half-life or Beetle Adventure Racing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.

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Movies

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My Dog Skip

My Dog Skip

Directed by: Jay Russell

Starring: Frankie Muniz, Kevin Bacon, Diane Lane, Luke Wilson

Ordinary Decent Criminal

Ordinary Decent Criminal

Directed by: Thaddeus O'Sullivan

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Linda Fiorentino, Peter Mullan, Stephen Dillane

Drowning Mona

Drowning Mona

Directed by: Nick Gomez

Starring: Danny DeVito, Bette Midler, Neve Campbell, Jamie Lee Curtis

Passion of Mind

Passion of Mind

Directed by: Alain Berliner

Starring: Demi Moore, Eloise Eonnet, Hadrian Dagannaud-Brouard, Chaya Cuénot

Wildflower

Wildflower

Directed by: David Michael Latt

Starring: C.C. Costigan, Kim Little, Chris Hoffman, Dean Stapleton

Sport Games on December 28, 1999

Sport Games on December 28, 1999


NBA

American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Sacramento Kings : 101 - 114
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Denver Nuggets : 105 - 128
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Miami Heat : 78 - 89
  • New York Knicks - New Jersey Nets : 83 - 89
  • Seattle SuperSonics - Portland Trail Blazers : 89 - 94
See all Basketball game results of December 28, 1999

Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnsley - Port Vale : 3 - 1
  • Bolton - West Brom : 1 - 1
  • Crystal Palace - Walsall : 3 - 2
  • Huddersfield - Charlton : 1 - 2
  • Ipswich - Stockport : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of December 28, 1999

Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bournemouth - Wrexham : 1 - 0
  • Bristol City - Luton : 0 - 0
  • Burnley - Oxford : 3 - 2
  • Cambridge - Cardiff : 0 - 0
  • Millwall - Brentford : 3 - 2
See all Football game results of December 28, 1999

Division 3

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnet - Halifax : 0 - 1
  • Chester - Leyton Orient : 1 - 5
  • Exeter - Peterboro : 2 - 2
  • Hull - Mansfield : 2 - 0
  • Lincoln - Hartlepool : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of December 28, 1999

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Nightcap

Nightcap

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Anna and the King

Anna and the King

Directed by: Andy Tennant

Casting Couch

Casting Couch

Directed by: Christopher Clam

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

Walking with Dinosaurs

Walking with Dinosaurs

Starring: Kenneth Branagh

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Personal Injuries by Scott Turow

Personal Injuries

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To Robbie Feaver the law is all about making a play-to a client, a jury, or a judge. But when the flashy, womanizing, multimillion-dollar personal injury lawyer is caught offering bribes,

Timeline by Michael Crichton

Timeline

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In an Arizona desert a man wanders in a daze, speaking words that make no sense. Within twenty-four hours he is dead, his body swiftly cremated by his only known associates.

Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban

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The third book in the bestselling Harry Potter series, now illustrated in glorious full color by award-winning artist Jim Kay! For twelve long years, the dread fortress of Azkaban held an infamous prisoner named Sirius Black.

Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

Tuesdays With Morrie

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Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to …

Century by Bruce Bernard

Century

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Before even opening this award-winning book, you are struck by the sheer physical presence of Century. With 1,224 pages and 1,090 images, this colossal volume offers an informative, intimate and incisive

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cabela's Outdoor Trivia Challenge

Cabela's Outdoor Trivia Challenge

Platform: Windows

Genre: Quiz

Publisher: HeadGames Publishing, Inc.

Action Half-life

Action Half-life

Platform: Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Beetle Adventure Racing

Beetle Adventure Racing

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Arcade style racing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

F-1 World Grand Prix II

F-1 World Grand Prix II

Platform: Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color, Dreamcast

Genre: Sim racing

Publisher: Video System

Challenge ProMode Arena

Challenge ProMode Arena

Platform: Macintosh, PC (Linux/Windows)

Genre: First-person shooter

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $81.56
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $99.12
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $118.75
  • General Electric GE: opens at $158.44
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $109.56

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