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In 1999, she was voted " Female Athlete of the Century " by the International Association of Athletics Federations ( IAAF ).
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* In 1999, after rowing for 81 days and 4, 767 kilometres ( 2, 962 mi ), Tori Murden became the first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean by rowboat alone when she reached Guadeloupe from the Canary Islands.
After the fall of the Conservative government to Labour in 1997, she served as Shadow Health Secretary between 1998 and 1999 and later as Shadow Home Secretary between 1999 and 2001 under William Hague.
Bardot wrote a 1999 letter to Chinese President Jiang Zemin, published in French magazine VSD, in which she accused the Chinese of " torturing bears and killing the world's last tigers and rhinos to make aphrodisiacs ".
In 1999, she volunteered to be monitored closely by the Australian television program 60 Minutes for one week without eating to demonstrate her methods.
Other roles include: starring opposite Jim Carrey in the Andy Kaufman biopic Man on the Moon ( 1999 ); as Joan Vollmer in Beat ( 2000 ) alongside Kiefer Sutherland ; and a leading role in Julie Johnson ( 2001 ) as Lili Taylor's lesbian lover, for which she won an Outstanding Actress award at L. A .' s Outfest.
Carly Fiorina, initially seen as HP's savior when she was hired as CEO back in 1999, had seen the company's stock price drop to less than half since she assumed the position, and her job was said to be on shakey ground before the merger announcement.
In 1997 she and business partner Nancy Juvonen formed the production company Flower Films, with its first production the 1999 Barrymore film Never Been Kissed.
On May 7, 1999, Plato appeared on The Howard Stern Show, where she told Stern and Robin Quivers that she was engaged to 28-year-old Robert Menchaca, and that he was managing her career.
Previous Prosecutors have been Ramón Escovar Salom of Venezuela ( 1993 – 1994 ), Richard Goldstone of South Africa ( 1994 – 1996 ), Louise Arbour of Canada ( 1996 – 1999 ), Eric Östberg of Sweden, and Carla Del Ponte of Switzerland ( 1999 – 2007 ), who until 2003, simultaneously served as the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda where she led the OTP since 1999.
Dunst was offered the role of Angela in the 1999 drama film American Beauty, but turned it down because she did not want to appear in the film's suggestive sexual scenes or kiss co-star Kevin Spacey.
In 1999, she aided her husband in campaigning for the presidency in a number of ways, most notably delivering a keynote address at the 2000 Republican National Convention, which gained her national attention.
* In The X-Files season 6, episode 7, first aired January 3, 1999, Dana Scully ( Gillian Anderson ) tells Fox Mulder ( David Duchovny ) that she believes a woman, Laura, played by Lisa Jane Persky, had taken a Mandrake medication to give herself a self-abortion to get rid of her " devil baby "
Abdul served as the choreographer for several film and theater productions, including the 1998 musical Reefer Madness and the cheerleading scenes in the 1999 film American Beauty ( she had previously also choreographed the 1991 film The Doors ).
The New York Times commented that she was " a sultry young country music singer who plays the notorious criminal Bonnie Parker and does for this musical what Reba McEntire did for the 1999 revival of Annie Get Your Gun.
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It was nominated in the New Times 1998 " Best Latin Influenced " category, the BAM Magazine 1999 " Best Rock en Español " category, and the LA Weekly 1999 " Best Hip Hop " category.
For example Darrell Schweitzer writing to the New York Review of Science Fiction in 1999 quoted a passage from the original van Vogt novelette “ The Mixed Men ”, which he was then reading, and remarked:
The Act overturns a 1999 U. S. Supreme Court case that held that an employee was not disabled if the impairment could be corrected by mitigating measures ; it specifically provides that such impairment must be determined without considering such ameliorative measures.
* The current world record was set in 1999 at 100 picokelvins ( pK ), or 0. 000 000 000 1 of a kelvin, by cooling the nuclear spins in a piece of rhodium metal.
It was a four-time winner of the Charles Roberts / Origins Award, winning " Best Amateur Adventure Gaming Magazine " in 1984, " Best Amateur Game Magazine " in 1999, and " Best Amateur Game Periodical " in 2000 and 2001.
He had wanted to be a commercial pilot for the Saudi national airline but was rejected when he applied to the civil aviation school in Jeddah in 1999.
Arbor Day reached its height of popularity on its 125th anniversary in 1997, when David J. Wright, noticed that a Nebraska nonprofit organization called the National Arbor Day Foundation had taken the name of the holiday and commercialized it for their own use as a trademark for their publication " Arbor Day ," so he countered their efforts, launched a website, and trademarked it for " public use celebrations " and defended the matter in a federal district court in the United States to ensure it was judged as property of the public domain, the case was settled in October 1999.
Arbor Day was celebrated from 1983 until 1999 in South Africa, when the national government extended it to National Arbor Week, which lasts from 1 – 7 September.
The Falcons 78, 000 square foot headquarters and training facilities or located on a 50-acre site in Flowery Branch, Ga., the complex which was one of the first of its kind was completed in 1999.
AIX / ESA, while technically advanced, had little commercial success, partially because UNIX functionality was added as an option to the existing mainframe operating system, MVS, which became MVS / ESA OpenEdition in 1999.
* 1999 – The German Bundestag returns to Berlin, the first German parliamentary body to meet there since the Reichstag was dissolved in 1945.
The DB7 range was boosted by the addition of V12 Vantage models in 1999, and in 2001 the company introduced the V12-engined Aston Martin Vanquish.
Linux support for AGP enhanced fast data transfers was first added in 1999 with the implementation of the AGPgart kernel module.
Akio Morita ( 盛田 昭夫 Morita Akio, January 26, 1921, Nagoya, Aichi – October 3, 1999, Tokyo ) was a Japanese businessman and co-founder of Sony Corporation along with Masaru Ibuka.
One of the first international anti-globalization protests was organized in dozens of cities around the world on June 18, 1999, with those in London and Eugene, Oregon most often noted.
He was the co-host and co-creator of the television program The Man Show ( 1999 – 2004 ), and the co-creator and a regular performer on the television show Crank Yankers ( 2002 – 2007 ).
Telstra deployed a CDMA network, which did not suffer this limitation, and while the AMPS network was closed down at the end of 1999 in the major cities, the closure deadline was extended until the end of 2000 in rural areas to ease the transition to CDMA.