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March 25th, 1999...

Today is Thursday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

by Cher

In the UK:
"When The Going Gets Tough"
by Boyzone
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Bill Gates

(TIME Cover: March the 22nd, 1999)

 Famous people born on the 25th of March:

1297 - Andronicus III Palaeologus, Eastern Roman Emperor (d. 1341)
1479 - Vasili III, Grand Prince of Moscow (d. 1533)
1541 - Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1587
1881 - Béla Bartók, Hungarian composer (d. 1945)
1921 - Simone Signoret, French actress (d. 1985)
1942 - Aretha Franklin, American singer
1943 - Paul Michael Glaser, American actor
1947 - Elton John, English singer and songwriter

 The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1999

Günter Blobel

for the discovery that proteins have intrinsic signals that govern their transport and localization in the cell

Rockefeller University - New York, NY, USA; Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1999 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1999

American Beauty
directed by Sam Mendes
with Kevin Spacey (Lester Burnham) and Annette Bening (Carolyn Burnham)

Designed in 1999

The Toy chair
by Philippe Starck

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Mark McGrath / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 808, March 18, 1999



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