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Wednesday 29 December 1999

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Young Marqus . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Smooth by Santana. In UK The Millennium Prayer by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. The Virgin Suicides, directed by Sofia Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Hell To Pay by Barbara Olson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Child of Our Time. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The F.A. Premier League Stars or The ClueFinders Reading Adventures.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Virgin Suicides

Directed by: Sofia Coppola

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Josh Hartnett, James Woods

Country: United States

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Galaxy Quest

Directed by: Dean Parisot

Starring: Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman

Country: United States

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The Ninth Gate

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Johnny Depp, Frank Langella, Lena Olin

Country: United States

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Man on the Moon

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: Jim Carrey, Danny DeVito, Gerry Becker

Country: United States

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Any Given Sunday

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Al Pacino, Dennis Quaid, Cameron Diaz

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

BloodHounds, Inc

Starring: Craig Hauer, Antonia Jones, Kendra Thomas, Richard Thomas

Country: United States

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Rick Steves' Europe

Starring: Rick Steves

Country: United States

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America's Test Kitchen

Starring: Christopher Kimball, Julia Collin Davison, Bridget Lancaster, Adam Ried

Country: United States

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Starring: John Hurt

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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New York: A Documentary Film

Starring: David Ogden Stiers

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 December 1999 ?

  • The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
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Sport Games on 29 December 1999

American Basketball
  • Detroit Pistons - Chicago Bulls : 91 - 77
  • Indiana Pacers - Atlanta Hawks : 116 - 89
  • Miami Heat - Orlando Magic : 109 - 106
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Charlotte Hornets : 105 - 109
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Aston Villa - Tottenham : 1 - 1
  • Chelsea - Sheffield Weds : 3 - 0
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Football (Greece)
  • AEK - Panionios : 0 - 1
  • Ionikos - Olympiakos : 1 - 2
  • OFI - Iraklis : 1 - 1
  • Panathinaikos - Panahaiki : 7 - 1
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What news were making the headlines those days in December 1999?

  • Time: Amazon.com's Jeff Bezos.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9722
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.518519


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

Hell To Pay

By: Barbara Olson

In Accomplice , Olson separates fact from fiction and shows us Hilllary's often disturbing complicity in her husband's affairs.

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We Interrupt This Broadcast

By: Joe Garner

The New York Times Bestseller The USA Today Bestseller The Wall Street Journal Bestseller Where Were You When…? Few phrases garner as much attention as "We Interrupt This Broadcast…" Wherever

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Hearts in Atlantis

By: Stephen King

Stephen King, whose first novel, Carrie, was published in 1974, the year before the last U.S. troops withdrew from Vietnam, is the first hugely popular writer of the TV generation.

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By: Bruce Bernard

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

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dungeon Keeper 2

Platform: Microsoft Windows

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

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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The F.A. Premier League Stars

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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The ClueFinders Reading Adventures

Platform: PC (Windows, Macintosh)

Genre: Educational/Adventure

Publisher: The Learning Company

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Dancing Stage featuring True Kiss Destination

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation

Genre: Music & Exercise

Publisher: Konami

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Dead or Alive 2

Platform: Arcade, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Network

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Tecmo

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