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The sun shines at dawn for approximately five minutes, as eclipse watchers set up tripods and telescopes over Mounts Bay, Penzance, Cornwall, on the day of the last total solar eclipse of the twentieth century. * As predicted by weather forecasters, a bank of cloud moved across the South West , immediately after this sunrise, threatening to spoil the eclipse party in Britain.
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National Centre for Popular Music
The National Centre for Popular Music, on the day that it opened its doors to the public in Sheffield. 18/10/99 : The centre was called in insolvency with experts to take over the running of the cash-strapped attraction. 13/02/2004 Tens of millions of pounds of Lottery cash is tied up in projects with financial difficulties, a report warned * The centre opened in March to mixed reviews and immediately struggled to attract the number of visitors it had hoped for. Now insolvency practitioners Price Waterhouse Coopers have been brought in after the companies that run the centre, Music Heritage Ltd and Music Heritage Enterprises Ltd, were unable to pay their debts - making the centre technically insolvent. 2/11/99 : creditors are to receive details of a financial rescue package.
MILLENNIUM Wheel/Final rim
The final rim section of the British Airways London Eye big wheel is laid in place, encircling the newly installed hub and spindle and column legs, on the river Thames by London's County Hall. The giant ferris wheel will be open to the public in January 2000. * ...offering 2.2m visitors a year unrivalled views of the city in a 30 minute ride, taking in over 25 miles in each direction.