Thursday April 29, 1999
US date format: 4/29/1999, UK date format: 29/4/1999
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 29, 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 Sofia Olivera .
In that special week of April people in US were listening to No Scrubs by TLC.
In UK Swear It Again by Westlife was in the top 5 hits.
Kartoos, directed by Mahesh Bhatt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999
while Single & Single by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Futurama.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Countdown Vampires or Bugdom.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 29, 1999?
- Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
- Saint Hugh of Cluny
- International Dance Day.
- Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
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- The Avala TV Tower near Belgrade is destroyed in the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia.
- Sofia Olivera: Vine Star.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 29, 1999?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- TLC - No Scrubs
- Busta Rhymes Featuring Janet - What's It Gonna Be?!
- JT Money Featuring Sole - Who Dat
- Silk - If You (Lovin' Me)
- Whitney Houston Feat. Faith Evans & Kelly Price - Heartbreak Hotel
- Jesse Powell - You
- 112 Featuring Lil'z - Anywhere
- Faith Evans Featuring Puff Daddy - All Night Long
- Tyrese - Sweet Lady
- Lauryn Hill - Ex-Factor
Sport Games on April 29, 1999
- Boston Celtics - Miami Heat : 107 - 96
- Charlotte Hornets - Indiana Pacers : 110 - 115
- Cleveland Cavaliers - Washington Wizards : 86 - 97
- Dallas Mavericks - Houston Rockets : 91 - 81
- Golden State Warriors - Utah Jazz : 85 - 96
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Northampton - Wigan : 3 - 3
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