Thursday July 29, 1999

US date format: 7/29/1999, UK date format: 29/7/1999

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 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 Hugo Wentzel and Olivia Rouyre. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Genie In A Bottle by Christina Aguilera. In UK If I Let You Go by Westlife was in the top 5 hits. The Sixth Sense, directed by M. Night Shyamalan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Bella Tuscany by Frances Mayes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Toast. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dweep or Beatmania IIDX Substream.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • The Rock 'N' Roller Coaster attraction opens in the Disney-MGM Studios Theme Park at Walt Disney World in Florida.

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Movies

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The Sixth Sense

The Sixth Sense

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette, Olivia Williams

Country: United States of America

The Boondock Saints

The Boondock Saints

Directed by: Troy Duffy

Starring: Willem Dafoe, Sean Patrick Flanery, Norman Reedus, David Della Rocco

Country: United States of America

A Dog of Flanders

A Dog of Flanders

Directed by: Kevin Brodie

Starring: Jack Warden, Jeremy James Kissner, Jesse James, Jon Voight

One Man's Hero

One Man's Hero

Directed by: Lance Hool

Starring: Tom Berenger, Joaquim de Almeida, Daniela Romo, Mark Moses

Sofies verden

Sofies verden

Directed by: Erik Gustavson

Starring: Silje Storstein, Tomas von Brömssen, Andrine Sæther, Bjørn Floberg

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Toast

Toast

Directed by: S.J. Clarkson

Metrosexuality

Metrosexuality

Directed by: Rikki Beadle Blair

Life Support

Life Support

Directed by: Nelson George

Love in the 21st Century

Love in the 21st Century

Directed by: PESI Publishing & Media

Black Heaven

Black Heaven

Directed by: Gilles Marchand

Days to next July 29

If July 29, 1999 is your birthday you're 21 years, 1 month, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 5 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Bella Tuscany by Frances Mayes

Bella Tuscany

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A CLASSIC FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF UNDER MAGNOLIAFrances Mayes, whose enchanting #1 New York Times bestseller Under the Tuscan Sun made the world fall in love with

The Majors by John Feinstein

The Majors

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WHAT DOES IT TAKE to win a major championship and reach the absolute pinnacle of golf? Through a season of the four tournaments -- the Masters, the U.S.

Granny Dan by Danielle Steel

Granny Dan

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In my eyes she had always been old, always been mine, always been Granny Dan. But in another time, another place, there had been dancing, people, laughter, love.

The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw

The Greatest Generation

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The instant classic and runaway bestseller that changed the way we saw World War II and an entire generation of Americans, from the beloved journalist whose own iconic career has lasted more than fifty years.

The Girls' Guide To Hunting And Fishing by Melissa Bank

The Girls' Guide To Hunting And Fishing

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Hailed by critics as the debut of a major literary voice, The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing has captivated readers and dominated bestseller lists.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cool Boarders 4

Cool Boarders 4

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Snowboarding

Publisher: 989 Studios

V-Rally 2

V-Rally 2

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, Dreamcast

Genre: Racing

Publisher: EU Infogrames; NA Electronic Arts; JP Spike

Dweep

Dweep

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Dexterity Software

Beatmania IIDX Substream

Beatmania IIDX Substream

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo

BattleTanx: Global Assault

BattleTanx: Global Assault

Platform: Nintendo 64, PlayStation

Genre: Action

Publisher: 3DO

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $78.12
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $53.38
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $88.69
  • General Electric GE: opens at $113.00
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $126.25

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