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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 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 June 1999: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1999?


Events

  • 01 Jun 1999 American Airlines Flight 1420 slides and crashes while landing at Little Rock National Airport, killing 11 people on a flight from Dallas to Little Rock.
  • 05 Jun 1999 The AIS, the armed wing of FIS, agrees in principle to disband in Algeria.
  • 06 Jun 1999 In Australian Rules Football, Tony Lockett breaks the record for career goals, previously 1299 by Gordon Coventry and which had stood since 1937.
  • 09 Jun 1999 Kosovo War: the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and NATO sign a peace treaty.
  • 10 Jun 1999 Kosovo War: NATO suspends its air strikes after Slobodan Milosevic agrees to withdraw Serbian forces from Kosovo.
  • 12 Jun 1999 Texas Governor George W. Bush announces his intention to seek the Republican Party's nomination for President of the United States.
  • 14 Jun 1999 Thabo Mbeki is elected President of South Africa.
  • 15 Jun 1999 George Morber Senior and Carolyn Frederick are murdered by Angel Maturino Resendiz in Gorham, Illinois. They are his eighth and ninth victims, in his seventh and final incident.
  • 16 Jun 1999 Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles auctions a US 1907 Saint-Gaudens, Ultra-High Relief, Roman Numerals gold double eagle, PR-67 PCGS, for $1.21 million to Tangible Asset Galleries, the first $1 million coin at auction.
  • 18 Jun 1999 The Second Global Street Party is held around world including Bangladesh, USA, Uruguay, Spain, Germany, England (10,000 in London), Switzerland, Nigeria (10,000 in Port Harcourt).
  • 19 Jun 1999 Turin, Italy, is awarded the 2006 Winter Olympics.
  • 21 Jun 1999 Apple Computer released the first iBook
  • 30 Jun 1999 Twenty-three people die when fire consumes the Sealand Youth Training Center in South Korea.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Sally Field

Country: United States of America

Hamlet

Hamlet

Directed by: Grigori Kozintsev

Starring: Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy, Mikhail Nazvanov, Elza Radzina, Yuriy Tolubeev

Double Indemnity

Double Indemnity

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Byron Barr

Country: United States of America

North by Northwest

North by Northwest

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis

Country: United States of America

On the Waterfront

On the Waterfront

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Rod Steiger

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1999?
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Certain Prey by John Sandford

Certain Prey

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“One of [the] best” (Orlando Sentinel) Lucas Davenport Novels—now with a New Introduction by the Author. Clara Rinker is twenty-eight, beautiful, charmingly southern—and the best hit woman in the business.

Encore Provence by Peter Mayle

Encore Provence

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In his most delightful foray into the wonders of Provençal life, Peter Mayle returns to France and puts behind him cholesterol worries, shopping by phone, California wines, and other concerns that

Betrayal by Bill Gertz

Betrayal

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Hardback with dust jacket

Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

Tuesdays With Morrie

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Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to …

Yesterday, I Cried by Iyanla Vanzant

Yesterday, I Cried

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What is the lesson in abuse, neglect, abandonment, rejection? What is the lesson when you lose someone you really love?