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Dateline: Week Of August 1, 1999 In News, Pop Culture, Tech, Celebrity, Entertainment  & Fascinating Facts 

 

In The News

Indian emergency workers rescue survivors from a New Delhi train wreck. Final death toll could exceed 400. 

9 Skydivers perish after their plane crashes, near Marine City Airport, about 40 miles of Detroit.

The U.S. economy added 310,000 more jobs last month.

According to the President’s Council on the Year 2000 conversion – only 37% of the nation’s 911 emergency call centers for the Y2K computer challenge.

 The U.S. government will pay the heirs of amateur filmmaker Abraham Zapruder $16 million for seizing one of the nation’s most macabre artifacts – the 26-second film capturing President John F. Kennedy’s final moment.

 

Technology News – August 1, 1999

America Online picks-up Spinner Networks, an Internet radio site that offers 120 music channels.

Many are giving the Internet the credit for the success of the low-budget “Blair Witch Project” – helping to propel it blockbuster status.

 

Radio news – August 1, 1999

KIIS-Fm (Los Angeles) – one of the nation’s top top-40 stations, is going interactive and is launching KIIS-Fmi – the station’s Internet spin-off. 19-year-old Kevin Dees, son of morning man Rick Dees, is hired as one of the site’s “I-Jays.” The station is launching the site in conjunction with InXsys.

 

Top TV Shows/Ratings – August 1, 1999

Everybody Loves Raymond – 12.02

Frasier – 11.92

Movie-Undue Influence Pt. 1 – 11.84

60 Minutes – 11.74

Friends – 11.65

20/20 – 11.63

Touched by an Angel – 11.59

Frasier – 11.57

ER – 11.11

Becker – 10.86

Dateline: NBC (Wed.) – 10.84

Jesse – 10.22

Will & Grace – 10.09

Law & Order – 10.08

Movie-The Rockford Files – 10.08

20/20 (Mon.) – 10.03

20/20 (Wed.) – 9.86

Nash Bridges – 9.62

World’s Most Amazing Videos – 9.51

Dateline: NBC (Mon.) – 9.49

 

Television news – August 1, 1999

“Mystery Science Theater 3000” says goodbye. Tune in on the Sci-Fi channel this weekend. 

 

Top Movies – August 1, 1999

Runaway Bride

Blair Witch Project

Deep Blue Sea

The Haunting

Inspector Gadget

American Pie

Eyes Wide Shut

Big Daddy

Star Wars Episode 1

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