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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1999?


Events

  • 03 Sep 1999 An 87-automobile pile-up happens on Highway 401 freeway just East of Windsor, Ontario, Canada after an unusually thick fog from Lake St. Clair.
  • 07 Sep 1999 A 5.9 magnitude earthquake rocks Athens, rupturing a previously unknown fault, killing 143, injuring more than 500, and leaving 50,000 people homeless.
  • 08 Sep 1999 First of a series of Russian apartment bombings. Subsequent bombings occurred on September 1 and September 16, while a bombing on September 22 failed.
  • 09 Sep 1999 Sega releases the Dreamcast video game system in the USA. Price is US$199. In the first 24 hours, Sega sells US$97 million worth of hardware and software, setting an entertainment industry record for highest-grossing day.
  • 12 Sep 1999 Indonesia announces it will allow international peace-keepers into East Timor.
  • 14 Sep 1999 Kiribati, Nauru, and Tonga join the United Nations.
  • 15 Sep 1999 For the first time in its 28-year history, most of Walt Disney World in Florida is closed for the day, due to the threat of Hurricane Floyd. Disney's Animal Kingdom re-opens at 12:00 PM for resort guests.
  • 21 Sep 1999 Chi-Chi earthquake occurs in central Taiwan, leaving about 2,400 people dead.
  • 23 Sep 1999 NASA announces that it has lost contact with the Mars Climate Orbiter.
  • 28 Sep 1999 Muse sell their first studio album Showbiz.
  • 30 Sep 1999 Japan's second worst nuclear accident at a uranium reprocessing facility in Tokai-mura, northeast of Tokyo.

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Movies

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The Shawshank Redemption

The Shawshank Redemption

Directed by: Frank Darabont

Starring: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler

Country: United States of America

Fight Club

Fight Club

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Meat Loaf, Zach Grenier

Country: United States of America

American Beauty

American Beauty

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Wes Bentley

Country: United States of America

Amadeus

Amadeus

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge, Roy Dotrice

Country: United States of America

Downfall

Downfall

Directed by: Oliver Hirschbiegel

Starring: Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Ulrich Matthes, Juliane Köhler

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in September 1999?
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Ethics For The New Millennium by the Dalai Lama

Ethics For The New Millennium

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Don't miss His Holiness the Dalai Lama's classic book, The Art of Happiness, or his newest, The Book of Joy, named one of Oprah's Favorite Things. In a difficult, uncertain time, it takes a person of great courage, such as …

The Art Of Happiness by the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler

The Art Of Happiness

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From the authors who brought you the million-copy bestseller The Art of Happiness comes an exploration of job, career, and finding the ultimate happiness at work.It

Black Notice  by Patricia Cornwell

Black Notice

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HB as shown. Title: Black Notice. Author: Patricia Cornwell. Publisher: G.P. Putnam & Sons. English. ISBN# 0399145087 full number line. English. Not a BCE or Ex-Library.

The Girls' Guide To Hunting And Fishing by Melissa Bank

The Girls' Guide To Hunting And Fishing

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Hailed by critics as the debut of a major literary voice, The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing has captivated readers and dominated bestseller lists.

Hannibal by Thomas Harris

Hannibal

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You remember Hannibal Lecter: gentleman, genius, cannibal. Seven years have passed since Dr. Lecter escaped from custody. And for seven years he's been at large, free to savor the scents, the essences, of an unguarded world.