Dave Karger
July 30, 1999 AT 04:00 AM EDT

On TV, Cheers and St. Elsewhere, two struggling freshman NBC shows, are nominated for Best Comedy and Best Drama Emmys, respectively. Cheers goes on to win. At the movies, National Lampoon’s Vacation is the top destination for audiences. In music, the Police’s stalker anthem ”Every Breath You Take” is the No. 1 pop single. And in the news, the St. Louis Cardinals and the Minnesota Vikings go to England for an exhibition game of ”American football” at Wembley Stadium. The NFL’s European debut is a hit as the Vikings go on to win, 28-10.

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