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..
Which were the important events of December 28, 1999?
- 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.
- Gracie Johnson: American noted family, the daughter of...
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 28, 1999?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Fatboy Slim - Praise You
- Westlife - I Have A Dream / Seasons In The Sun
- Steps - Heartbeat / Tragedy
- Artful Dodger featuring Craig David - Re-Rewind The Crowd Say Bo Selecta
- Blockster - You Should Be...
- S Club 7 - Two In A Million / You're My Number One
- Donell Jones - U Know What's Up
- Chef - Chocolate Salty Balls (PS I Love You)
- Alice Deejay - Back In My Life
- The Spice Girls - Goodbye
Sport Games on December 28, 1999
- 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
Division 1Football (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
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Bournemouth - Wrexham : 1 - 0
- Bristol City - Luton : 0 - 0
- Burnley - Oxford : 3 - 2
- Cambridge - Cardiff : 0 - 0
- Millwall - Brentford : 3 - 2
Division 3Football (United Kingdom)
- Barnet - Halifax : 0 - 1
- Chester - Leyton Orient : 1 - 5
- Exeter - Peterboro : 2 - 2
- Hull - Mansfield : 2 - 0
- Lincoln - Hartlepool : 1 - 2
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