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Wednesday 5 May 1999

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jonny Gray and Nathan Chen. 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. The Mummy, directed by Stephen Sommers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while East Of The Mountains by David Guterson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Todo x 2 pesos. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Adventure of Little Ralph or Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun.
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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 5 May 1999 ?

Holidays:
  • Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
  • Euthymios the Wonderworker
  • Barlaam of Serpukhov
  • Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
  • Eulogios the Confessor
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Microsoft releases Windows 98 (Second Edition), from 1998.

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Sport Games on 5 May 1999

NBA
American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - Boston Celtics : 133 - 129
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Toronto Raptors : 87 - 96
  • Detroit Pistons - Philadelphia 76ers : 100 - 105
  • Houston Rockets - Denver Nuggets : 95 - 88
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Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Anderlecht - Gent : 4 - 0
  • Club Brugge - Beveren : 3 - 1
  • Germinal - Charleroi : 2 - 0
  • Harelbeke - Standard : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 5 May 1999
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Duisburg : 0 - 2
  • Hertha - Wolfsburg : 2 - 0
  • Munich 1860 - Freiburg : 2 - 0
  • Nurnberg - Leverkusen : 2 - 2
See all Football game results of 5 May 1999
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Auxerre - Le Havre : 0 - 0
  • Lyon - Bastia : 2 - 1
  • Monaco - Strasbourg : 2 - 1
  • Nancy - Lorient : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 5 May 1999

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: The Monsters Next Door.' Colombine H.S. shooting suspect Dylan Klebold ctsy Brian Maass-KCNC-TV, su
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9689
  • Life: Gwyneth Paltrow and Mother

Books

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

East Of The Mountains

By: David Guterson

From the author of Snow Falling on Cedars comes this bestselling novel about a dying man’s final journey through a landscape that has always sustained him and provided him with hope

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A New Song

By: Jan Karon

The fifth novel in the Mitford series, by the bestselling author of At Home in Mitford and Somebody Safe with Somebody Good In A New Song, Mitford's longtime Episcopal priest, Father Tim, retires.

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Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone

By: J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter has no idea how famous he is. That's because he's being raised by his miserable aunt and uncle who are terrified Harry will learn that he's

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The Century

By: Peter Jennings, Todd Brewster

What was it like to watch the Wright Brothers soar into the sky? To hear the first crackling voice aired on the radio? To cower in the ghastly trenches of Europe during World War I? To lose everything in the ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Adventure of Little Ralph

Platform: PlayStation PlayStation Network

Genre: Side scrolling[2] Platforming

Publisher: Ertain Corporation NEW Corporation

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Aqua Rush

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Namco

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Arc the Lad III

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment; NA Working Designs

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Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Fighting Steel

Platform: Windows

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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