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Tuesday 31 August 1999

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ciera Stitz and Megan Stitz. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Bailamos by Enrique Iglesias. In UK Better Off Alone by DJ Jurgen Presents Alice Deejay was in the top 5 hits. The 13th Warrior, directed by John McTiernan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Rainbow Six by Tom Clanc was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castlevania: Legacy of Darkness or Bugs Bunny Lost in Time.
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TV Series

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

The Mayfair Set

Starring: James Goldsmith

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Good Eats

Written by: Alton Brown

Starring: Alton Brown

Country: United States

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GTO

Starring: Steve Blum, Tom Fahn, Jun'ichi Suwabe, Wataru Takagi

Country: Japan

Bits

Starring: Aleks Krotoski, Emily Newton-Dunn, Emily Booth

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Todo x 2 pesos

Starring: Fabio Alberti, Diego Capusotto

Country: Argentina

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The 13th Warrior

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Diane Venora, Vladimir Kulich

Country: United States

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Perfect Blue

Directed by: Satoshi Kon

Starring: Junko Iwao, Rica Matsumoto, Shinpachi Tsuji

Country: United States

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The Sixth Sense

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette

Country: United States

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The Iron Giant

Directed by: Brad Bird

Starring: Eli Marienthal, Harry Connick Jr., Jennifer Aniston

Country: United States

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The Thomas Crown Affair

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Rene Russo, Denis Leary

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 August 1999 ?

Holidays:
  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
  • Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
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Facts:
  • A LAPA Boeing 737-200 crashes during takeoff from Jorge Newbury Airport in Buenos Aires, killing 65, including 2 on the ground.
  • Apple Computer releases the Power Macintosh G4.
  • A magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits Athens, killing 143 and injuring more than 2,000.
  • Viacom and CBS merge.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1999?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Taking Care of Our Parents -- Aug. 30, 1999
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9705
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: How Man Evolved -- Aug. 23, 1999

Books

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

Rainbow Six

By: Tom Clanc

John Clark battles extremely dangerous terrorists. (P, Berkley)

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Black Notice

By: Patricia Cornwell

The decomposed remains of a stowaway lead Dr. Kay Scarpetta on an international search to Interpol’s headquarters in Lyon, France—and on a mission that will pull her in two opposite directions: toward protecting her career or toward the truth.

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Assassins

By: Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins

The members of the Tribulation Force face their most dangerous challenges. As international fugitives, they struggle to find supplies for safe houses around the world. In despair over so many lost lives, Rayford Steele and Buck Williams make plans to ...

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Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone

By: J. K. Rowling

For the first time, J.K. Rowling's beloved Harry Potter books will be presented in lavishly illustrated full-color editions. Kate Greenaway-award-winning artist Jim Kay has created over 100 stunning illustrations, making this deluxe format a perfect gift as much for a ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Castlevania: Legacy of Darkness

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Action-adventure, platforming

Publisher: Konami

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Medal of Honor

Platform: PlayStation PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 PlayStation Portable Xbox Xbox 360 Nintendo GameCube Wii Game Boy Advance Microsoft Windows Mac OS X

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Bass Masters 2000

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Fishing game

Publisher: THQ

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Beatmania IIDX Club Version

Beatmania IIDX Club Version

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo

Bugs Bunny Lost in Time

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Infogrames

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