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Sunday 2 May 1999

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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. The Mummy, directed by Stephen Sommers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while The Hours by Michael Cunningham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Amor gitano. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arcade Party Pak or Cabela's Outdoor Trivia Challenge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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The Sopranos

Written by: David Chase

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

Country: United States

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Mopatop's Shop

Starring: Nigel Plaskitt, William Todd-Jones, Victoria Willing, Mak Wilson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Escape to River Cottage

Starring: Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Red Files

Country: United States

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Movies

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

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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Never Been Kissed

Directed by: Raja Gosnell

Starring: Drew Barrymore, David Arquette, Michael Vartan

Country: United States

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Following

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Jeremy Theobald, Alex Haw, Lucy Russell

Country: United States

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The Matrix

Directed by: The Wachowski Brothers

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 May 1999 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Zoe
  • Saint Mafalda
  • Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
  • Saint Germanus
  • Saints Exuperius and Zoe
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Norman J. Sirnic and Karen Sirnic are murdered by the serial killer Angel Maturino Resendiz in a parsonage in Weimar, Texas (his fourth and fifth victims in his fourth slaying incident).
  • Panamanian election, 1999: Mireya Moscoso becomes the first woman to be elected President of Panama.
  • 1999 Oklahoma tornado outbreak: A devastating tornado, rated F5 on the Fujita scale, slams into Moore, Oklahoma, killing 38 people.
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 11,000 for the first time, at 11,014.70.

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Sport Games on 2 May 1999

NBA
American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Cleveland Cavaliers : 76 - 65
  • Charlotte Hornets - Miami Heat : 93 - 100
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Houston Rockets : 84 - 110
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Seattle SuperSonics : 91 - 84
See all Basketball game results of 2 May 1999
Serie A
Italian Football
  • Bari - Piacenza : 3 - 1
  • Bologna - Cagliari : 1 - 3
  • Fiorentina - Perugia : 5 - 1
  • Milan - Sampdoria : 3 - 2
See all Football game results of 2 May 1999
Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Aalst - Mouscron : 1 - 4
  • Genk - St Truiden : 4 - 1
  • Kortrijk - Germinal : 1 - 2
  • Standard - Anderlecht : 0 - 6
See all Football game results of 2 May 1999
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Duisburg - Dortmund : 3 - 2
See all Football game results of 2 May 1999

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Books

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

The Hours

By: Michael Cunningham

A daring, deeply affecting third novel by the author of A Home at the End of the World and Flesh and Blood. In The Hours, Michael Cunningham, widely praised as one of the most gifted writers of his generation, draws ...

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Black Hawk Down

By: Mark Bowden

Already a classic of war reporting and now reissued as a Grove Press paperback, Black Hawk Down is Mark Bowden’s brilliant account of the longest sustained firefight involving American troops since the Vietnam War.

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The Majors

By: John Feinstein

WHAT DOES IT TAKE to win a major championship and reach the absolute pinnacle of golf? Through a season of the four tournaments -- the Masters, the U.S.

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I Thee Wed

By: Amanda Quick

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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Arcade Party Pak

Arcade Party Pak

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Midway

Cabela's Outdoor Trivia Challenge

Cabela's Outdoor Trivia Challenge

Platform: Windows

Genre: Quiz

Publisher: HeadGames Publishing, Inc.

Fatal Fury: Wild Ambition

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: SNK

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Aqua Rush

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Namco

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Duke Nukem: Zero Hour

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: GT Interactive Software

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