Thursday December 30, 1999
US date format: 12/30/1999, UK date format: 30/12/1999
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 30, 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.
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 Aisle or Fighting Steel.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 30, 1999?
- The sixth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Pope Felix I (optional memorial)
- Philippines - Rizal Day
- Sarah Knauss dies at the age of 119. She was an American supercentenarian considered the "world's oldest person" by Guinness World Records from April 16, 1998 until her death at age 119.
- Bosnian authorities declare the northeast towns of Bosnia and Herzegovina a disaster zone due to severe flooding caused by melting snow. (BBC)
- Sarah Knauss: American, once considered the world's...
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 30, 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 30, 1999
- Atlanta Hawks - Detroit Pistons : 105 - 106
- Boston Celtics - Denver Nuggets : 102 - 94
- Charlotte Hornets - Indiana Pacers : 99 - 109
- Chicago Bulls - Minnesota Timberwolves : 76 - 94
- Cleveland Cavaliers - Milwaukee Bucks : 90 - 91
Ethniki KatigoriaFootball (Greece)
- Aris - Paniliakos : 2 - 1
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $81.38
- Apple AAPL: opens at $102.19
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $117.87
- General Electric GE: opens at $157.25
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $109.69