Saturday May 01, 1999

US date format: 5/1/1999, UK date format: 1/5/1999

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 1, 1999). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. In that special week of May people in US were listening to No Scrubs by TLC. In UK Swear It Again by Westlife was in the top 5 hits. Kartoos, directed by Mahesh Bhatt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Single & Single by John le Carré was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Futurama. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cool Boarders 4 or Castrol Honda Superbike Racing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 01, 1999?


Holidays

  • Saint James the Less.
  • Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
  • Saint Florine
  • Saint Augustin Schoeffer
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Events

  • Three spectators were killed and eight others were injured at Lowe's Motor Speedway during an IRL race when a tire went into the grandstand.
  • First episode of SpongeBob SquarePants, named "Help Wanted".

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Kartoos

Kartoos

Directed by: Mahesh Bhatt

Starring: Sanjay Dutt, Jackie Shroff, Manisha Koirala, Gulshan Grover

Error in Judgment

Error in Judgment

Directed by: Scott P. Levy

Starring: Joanna Pacula, Joe Mantegna, Sung Hi Lee, Kate Jackson

Hogi Pyaar Ki Jeet

Hogi Pyaar Ki Jeet

Directed by: P. Vasu

Starring: Ajay Devgn, Neha, Arshad Warsi, Mayuri Kango

Solomon & Gaenor

Solomon & Gaenor

Directed by: Paul Morrison

Starring: Ioan Gruffudd, Nia Roberts, Sue Jones-Davies, William Thomas

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Directed by: Michael Hoffman

Starring: Kevin Kline, Michelle Pfeiffer, Rupert Everett, Stanley Tucci

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Sport Games on May 01, 1999

Sport Games on May 01, 1999


NBA

American Basketball
  • Chicago Bulls - Miami Heat : 101 - 86
  • Golden State Warriors - Dallas Mavericks : 94 - 105
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Minnesota Timberwolves : 93 - 103
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Boston Celtics : 88 - 79
  • Portland Trail Blazers - San Antonio Spurs : 90 - 98
See all Basketball game results of May 01, 1999

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Beveren - Westerlo : 1 - 0
  • Gent - Lommel : 2 - 2
  • Lierse - Lokeren : 2 - 3
  • Oostende - Harelbeke : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of May 01, 1999

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - M'gladbach : 4 - 2
  • Hamburg - Kaiserslautern : 2 - 0
  • Hansa Rostock - Munich 1860 : 4 - 1
  • Leverkusen - Hertha : 2 - 2
  • Wolfsburg - Stuttgart : 3 - 2
See all Football game results of May 01, 1999

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Real Madrid - Espanol : 2 - 0
  • Valencia - Alaves : 5 - 0
See all Football game results of May 01, 1999

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Futurama

Futurama

Written by:

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

Country: United States of America

Pet Shop of Horrors

Pet Shop of Horrors

Rosalinda

Rosalinda

Directed by: Beatriz Sheridan

The Awful Truth

The Awful Truth

Directed by: Leo McCarey

Amor gitano

Amor gitano

Starring: Alejandro Camacho, Mariana Seoane, Héctor Sánchez, Mauricio Islas

Country: Mexico

Days to next May 01

If May 01, 1999 is your birthday you're 21 years, 5 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Single & Single by John le Carré

Single & Single

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John le Carré's classic novels deftly navigate readers through the intricate shadow worlds of international intrigue with unsurpassed skill and knowledge, and have earned him unprecedented worldwide acclaim.

I Thee Wed by Amanda Quick

I Thee Wed

By:

It isn't easy making a living as a lady's companion when one possesses a sharp tongue and an original mind. That's why Emma Greyson has gone through three such positions in

Vittorio, The Vampire by Anne Rice

Vittorio, The Vampire

By:

With Pandora, Anne Rice began a magnificent new series of vampire novels. Now, in the second of her New Tales of the Vampires, she tells the mesmerizing story of Vittorio, a

Tara Road by Maeve Binchy

Tara Road

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A Main Selection of the Book-of-the-Month ClubNew York Times bestselling author Maeve Binchy has captured the hearts of millions with her unforgettable novels.

Homeport by Nora Roberts

Homeport

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An art expert and a thief get caught in a dangerous game in this novel of daring deception and desire from #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts. After

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Chōkūkan Night Pro Yakyū King 2

Chōkūkan Night Pro Yakyū King 2

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Imagineer

Cool Boarders 4

Cool Boarders 4

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Snowboarding

Publisher: 989 Studios

Clue Chronicles: Fatal Illusion

Clue Chronicles: Fatal Illusion

Platform: Windows

Genre: Adventure game / Detective mystery / Puzzle-Solving

Publisher: Atari Interactive, Inc.

Castrol Honda Superbike Racing

Castrol Honda Superbike Racing

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: US Electronic Arts EU THQ Jap Success

NBA 2K

NBA 2K

Platform: Various (see table)

Genre: Basketball

Publisher: Sega (1999–2004) 2K Sports (2005–Present)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 01, 1999?

On May 01, 1999 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is May 01, 1999?

On May 01, 1999 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 01, 1999?

On May 01, 1999 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 01, 1999?

On May 01, 1999 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 01, 1999?

On May 01, 1999 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

What was the number one song in May 01, 1999?

The number one song in the week of May 01, 1999 was No Scrubs by TLC in US and Swear It Again by Westlife in UK.

What were the top hits on May 01, 1999?

The top hits on May 01, 1999 were No Scrubs by TLC, Kiss Me by Sixpence None The Richer, Believe by Cher in US and Swear It Again by Westlife, No Scrubs by TLC, I Want It That Way by Backstreet Boys in UK.


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