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Friday 31 December 1999, NewYear’s Eve

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Wallman Twins and Bailey McKnight. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Smooth by Santana. In UK I Have A Dream / Seasons In The Sun by Westlife was in the top 5 hits. The Virgin Suicides, directed by Sofia Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Espn Sportscentury by Michael MacCambridge was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Child of Our Time. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dance Dance Revolution: Best of Cool Dancers or Beetle Adventure Racing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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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What the sky looked like on 31 December 1999

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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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America's Test Kitchen

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

Country: United States

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Rick Steves' Europe

Starring: Rick Steves

Country: United States

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Universe

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 31 December 1999 ?

Holidays:
  • New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Elliot Richardson: American lieutenant and politician 11th United States Secretary of Defense (d. 1999).
Facts:
  • Five hijackers, who had been holding 155 hostages on an Indian Airlines plane, leave the plane with two Islamic clerics that they had demanded be freed.
  • US turns over complete administration of the Panama Canal to the Panamanian Government as stipulated in the Torrijos-Carter Treaty of 1977 free of liens and debts, in good operation and with a $1 billion investment program in place designed to ensure continued first class service to the maritime world. At the transfer, more than 97 percent of the Canal's 9,000 workers are Panamanian.
  • Boris Yeltsin, the first president of Russia, resigns as President of Russia, leaving Prime Minister Vladimir Putin as the acting President.

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Music Charts

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Books

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

Espn Sportscentury

By: Michael MacCambridge

A unique collaborative effort from the worldwide leader in sports, this beautifully illustrated volume featuring original essays by some of North America's most renowned writers shows what sports means to North

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Plainsong

By: Kent Haruf

"Ambitious, but never seeming so, Kent Haruf reveals a whole community as he interweaves the stories of a pregnant high school girl, a lonely teacher, a pair of boys abandoned by

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Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets

By: J. K. Rowling

Award-winning artist Jim Kay illustrates year two of Harry Potter's adventures at Hogwarts, in a stunning, gift-ready format. The Dursleys were so mean and hideous that summer that all Harry Potter wanted was to get back to the Hogwarts School ...

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Timeline

By: Michael Crichton

In an Arizona desert a man wanders in a daze, speaking words that make no sense. Within twenty-four hours he is dead, his body swiftly cremated by his only known associates.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Clue Chronicles: Fatal Illusion

Platform: Windows

Genre: Adventure game / Detective mystery / Puzzle-Solving

Publisher: Atari Interactive, Inc.

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Chōkūkan Night Pro Yakyū King 2

Chōkūkan Night Pro Yakyū King 2

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Imagineer

Dance Dance Revolution: Best of Cool Dancers

Dance Dance Revolution: Best of Cool Dancers

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Music, Exercise

Publisher: Konami

Densha de Go! 64

Densha de Go! 64

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Publisher: Taito

Beetle Adventure Racing

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Arcade style racing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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