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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 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.

But much more happened on February 1999: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1999?


Events

  • 02 Feb 1999 Hugo Chávez becomes President of Venezuela.
  • 04 Feb 1999 Unarmed West African immigrant Amadou Diallo is shot dead by four plainclothes New York City police officers on an unrelated stake-out, inflaming race-relations in the city.
  • 05 Feb 1999 Mike Tyson is sentenced to a year's imprisonment, fined $5,000, and ordered to serve 2 years probation and perform 200 hours of community service for the August 31, 1998 assault on two people after a car accident.
  • 07 Feb 1999 Crown Prince Abdullah becomes the King of Jordan on the death of his father, King Hussein.
  • 12 Feb 1999 The US Senate votes on whether to remove President Bill Clinton from office. The president is acquitted on both articles of impeachment.
  • 15 Feb 1999 Abdullah Ocalan, leader of the Kurdistan Workers Party, is arrested in Kenya.
  • 16 Feb 1999 In Uzbekistan, a bomb explodes and gunfire is heard at the government headquarters in an apparent assassination attempt against President Islom Karimov.
  • 19 Feb 1999 President Bill Clinton issues a posthumous pardon for U.S. Army Lt. Henry Ossian Flipper.
  • 21 Feb 1999 The Albertinkatu shootings in Helsinki, Finland: Three men are killed and one is wounded at a shooting range.
  • 22 Feb 1999 Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Öcalan is charged with treason in Ankara, Turkey.
  • 23 Feb 1999 Eminem's 'The Slim Shady LP is released, following his 1997 EP 'The Slim Shady EP' and debut album 'Infinite'.
  • 24 Feb 1999 A China Southern Airlines Tupolev TU-154 airliner crashes on approach to Wenzhou airport in eastern the People's Republic of China, killing 61.
  • 27 Feb 1999 One of 4 bombs detonated in Lusaka, Zambia, destroys the Angolan Embassy.

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Movies

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Office Space

Office Space

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Mike Judge

Starring: Ron Livingston, Jennifer Aniston, David Herman, Ajay Naidu

Country: United States of America

October Sky

October Sky

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Joe Johnston

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern, Chris Owen

Solas

Solas

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Benito Zambrano

Starring: María Galiana, Ana Fernández, Carlos Álvarez-Nóvoa, Antonio Dechent

Go

Go

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Doug Liman

Starring: Sarah Polley, Jay Mohr, Scott Wolf, Taye Diggs

Books

Which were the most popular books released in February 1999?
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Playing For Keeps by David Halberstam

Playing For Keeps

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A revealing portrait of a once-in-a-generation athlete and global icon One of sport’s biggest superstars, Michael Jordan is more than an internationally renowned athlete.

Marlfox by Brian Jacques

Marlfox

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A villainous new presence is aprowl in Mossflower Woods-the Marlfoxes. Stealthy and mysterious, they are out to plunder and destroy everything in their path.

Southern Cross by Patricia Cornwell

Southern Cross

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Patricia Cornwell

The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

The Poisonwood Bible

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The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959.

The Cat Who Saw Stars by Lilian Jackson Braun

The Cat Who Saw Stars

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UFOs in Mooseville? Rumors abound that a backpacker's been abducted, and Jim Qwilleran's sedate summer may be interrupted by an investigation--with the help of his own little aliens, Koko and Yum