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
Moviegoers hit theaters in July 1999 to see:
Summer of Sam
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
The Blair Witch Project