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Wednesday 19 May 1999

1999-05-19

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Livin' La Vida Loca by Ricky Martin. In UK Swear It Again by Westlife was in the top 5 hits. Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace, directed by George Lucas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace by Terry Brooks was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

Directed by: George Lucas

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Liam Neeson, Natalie Portman

Country: United States

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Notting Hill

Directed by: Roger Michell

Starring: Hugh Grant, Julia Roberts, Richard McCabe

Country: United States

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The Mummy

Directed by: Stephen Sommers

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah

Country: United States

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eXistenZ

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Jude Law, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ian Holm

Country: United States

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Open Your Eyes

Directed by: Alejandro Amenbar

Starring: Eduardo Noriega, Penlope Cruz, Chete Lera

Country: United States

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Futurama

Written by: David X. Cohen, Matt Groening

Starring: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Country: United States

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Jasper Carrott: Back to the Front

Starring: Jasper Carrott

Country: United Kingdom

The Sopranos

Written by: David Chase

Starring: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

Country: United States

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Grand Designs

Starring: Kevin McCloud

Country: United Kingdom

Mersey Blues

Starring: Andrew Lincoln

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 May 1999 ?

Holidays:
  • National Hug-Your-Cat Day
  • NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
  • Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
  • Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
  • Theophilus of Corte
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Candy Candido: American singer bass player and voice actor (d. 1999).
  • James Blades: British musician, a percussionist; and radio and film sounds effects man.
Facts:
  • ''Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace'' is released in theaters. It becomes the highest grossing ''Star Wars'' film.
  • The Indian Air Force launches an attack on intruding Pakistan Army troops and mujahideen militants in Kashmir.
  • The first Welsh Assembly in over 600 years opens in Cardiff.
  • The 1999 UEFA Champions League Final takes place at the Camp Nou Stadium, Barcelona in which the English side Manchester United defeat German side Bayern Munich 2-1.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1999?

  • Time: Secretary State Madeline Albright. Inset: Jar Jar Binks by Lucasfilm Ltd.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9691
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.485

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace

By: Terry Brooks

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, an evil legacy long believed dead is stirring. Now the dark side of the Force threatens to overwhelm the light, and only an ancient Jedi prophecy ...

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White Oleander

By: Janet Fitch

Everywhere hailed as a novel of rare beauty and power, White Oleander tells the unforgettable story of Ingrid, a brilliant poet imprisoned for murder, and her daughter, Astrid, whose odyssey through a series of Los Angeles foster homes-each its own ...

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We'Ll Meet Again

By: Mary Higgins Clark

“The mistress of high tension” (The New Yorker) and undisputed Queen of Suspense Mary Higgins Clark brings us another New York Times bestselling novel that she “prepares so carefully and executes with such relish” (The New York Times Book Review) ...

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The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon

By: Stephen King

The acclaimed #1 New York Times and undisputed King of Horror Stephen King offers a frightening suspense novel about a young girl who becomes lost in the woods as night falls.On

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Big Air

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Sports

Publisher: NA Accolade; EU Electronic Arts

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Densha de Go! 64

Densha de Go! 64

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Publisher: Taito

Digimon World

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Role-playing, digital pet

Publisher: Bandai

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Fighting Steel

Platform: Windows

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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Backyard Soccer

Platform: Windows, Macintosh, PlayStation, iOS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Infogrames

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