Numbers: Sep. 6, 1999

118% Expected increase, 1996-2006, in demand for database administrators, computer-support specialists and computer scientists

4% Percentage of 1999 ACT-tested graduates planning to go into computer and information science

3 Rank, among book purchases from the U.S. House of Representatives, of Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding

13 Percentage of female Representatives in the House

$500,000 Winnings of Michael Shutterly on Wednesday night's Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (ABC)

3[cents] Approximate cost, per Wednesday-night Millionaire viewer, of Shutterly's prize

12 Weight, in pounds, of the September issues of Vogue, Elle, Harper's Bazaar and InStyle magazines, combined

40 Weight, in...

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