PHOTOS: 20 years ago this month in Wallingford - July 1999

PHOTOS: 20 years ago this month in Wallingford - July 1999



 

WALLINGFORD – Twenty years ago this month the town opened the new community pool, enjoyed drinks at Sabbaticals, packed supplies for Kosovo and took part in many summer traditions. 

The Wallingford Community Pool opened July 22, 1999 with a pool party featuring live music and lots of fun in the sun. 

The folks at the Wallingford Senior Center and other orgnizations packed boxes full of school supplies to send to children who spent time in Kosovo refugee camps. 

Sabbatical’s Cafe opened in May and by July had a steady stream of customers. 

20 years ago in music: 

Top music hits from July 1999 include:

Bills, Bills Bills by Destiny’s Child

Last Kiss by Pearl Jam 

Genie in a Bottle by Christina Aguilera

Wild Wild West by Will Smith

In Theaters

Moviegoers hit theaters in July 1999 to see:

Summer of Sam

Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me

The Blair Witch Project


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