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Thursday 07 January 1999
2 Lord Irvine, justifying the pounds 59,000 bill of the wallpaper in his state apartments (March).
3 Dana International, Israel's transvestite entry for the 1998 Eurovision Song contest, on complaints from Orthodox Jews that her act was blasphemous (April).
4 Tony Peasley, member of the Coopers Hill Cheese Rolling Committee, held in secret at dawn after it was banned by Glos County Council (May).
5 Netta Reinberg, Octagenarian former captain of Middlesex Ladies on the vote held at Lords in order to force the admission of Women for the first time (Feb).
6 Charles Dickens - Pickwick Papers
7 Louisa M Allcott - Little Women
8 CS Lewis - Chronicles of Narnia
9 Laura Ingalls Wilder - The Little House in the Big Woods
10 Kenneth Graham - Christmas Underground
11 D H Lawrence - The Rainbow
12 F Kilvert - Diary
13 Dylan Thomas - A Child's Christmas in Wales
14 S.Pepys - Diary
15 M Bond - More about Paddington
16 She appeared in court after making a pudding for Eco Warriors at a road development site in Crystal Palace, whose names included Womble, Mouse and King Arthur
17 Incredibly enough his phone was alive with people blaming him for the El Nino weather phenomenon; One man blamed him for his daughter's loss of virginity while stranded in a storm
18 Butch and Sundance; Two Tamworth pigs, who escaped from an abbatoir and enjoyed several days high on the hog before being recaptured and saved by a national newspaper
19 Razorfish. Abnormally low tides left beds of the bivalves exposed to the feet of bathers
20 Sir Anthony Hopkins
21 Martin Bell MP
22 David Hempleman Adams
23 Cumbrian Tales
24 Marc Overmaars
25 Princess Margaret
27 Frumenty, from which developed Christmas Pudding
28 The Prussians were besieging the city and the Communards were reduced to scavenging in the sewers and Zoo
29 East to West, in honour of the 3 wise men
30 Christmas crackers
32 The Lord of Misrule
34 A full churchyard
37 Christmas cards
38 Silent Night
41 Haxey, Lincs
43 Christmas Berry or California Holly
44 Blood clotting will be altered (It's a type of haemophilia)
45 Abraham Lincoln
46 Last Christmas - Wham
47 Stop the Cavalry - Jona Lewie
48 Merry Christmas Everybody - Slade
49 A Winters Tale - David Essex
50 Christmas Rapping - The Waitresses
54 Delia Smith
57 His Signature
58 Hours of Sunshine
60 St. Michael
61 Prefab Sprout
62 Primal Scream
63 Spin Doctors
64 Pink Floyd
65 Pinkerton's Assorted Colours
66 Lieutenant Pigeon
67 Judas Priest
72 Fear of Beards
73 Elvis Presley
74 Thomas Smith
75 Parking meters
77 Nine Drummers, drumming
79 The Goodies
80 The Lion King
81 Brian & Jimmy Greenhoff
84 Lacrimae Christie (Tears of Christ)
85 Didier Deschamps
86 Manchester (Trafford Centre)
89 Angel of the North
90 Static Electricity
92 4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse
93 206 Bones in the Body
94 66 Books in the Bible
95 6 Points on the Star of David
96 49 Numbers in the National Lottery
97 37 Plays by William Shakespeare
98 3 Coins in a Fountain
99 Isle of Man
100 Martin Luther (1530)
101 Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donder, Blitzen
110 The Glastonbury Thorn
111 A kiss, it's the Latin name for Mistletoe
115 Mr Blobby
116 The Angels
117 Michael Caine
119 Matthew and Luke
120 An ancient language, common where Jesus lived, and which He probably would have spoken
121 Caesar Augustus
122 Isaac Newton
123 George Washington and his troops
124 William the Conqueror
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