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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Find out your future
Which were the important events of 5 May 1999 ?
- Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
- Euthymios the Wonderworker
- Barlaam of Serpukhov
- Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
- Eulogios the Confessor
- New Martyr Ephraim of Nea Makri
- Albania: Martyrs' Day.
- Great Martyr Irene
- Roly Poly of Georgia.
- Saint Aventinus (d. 1189)
- Ethiopia: Liberation Day (1941).
- International Midwives Day.
- Adrian of Monzensk
- South Korea: Children's Day.
- Guyana: Indian Immigration Day (1838).
- Council of Europe: Europe Day.
- International No Pants Day.
- Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea and Taiwan (2006): Buddha's Birthday.
- Japan: Tango no Sekku (Boy's Day) or Kodomo no hi (Children's Day).
- Mexico and (informally) the United States: Cinco de Mayo (1862).
Famous Birthdays:05 May
- Vasilis Diamantopoulos: Greek actor director and screenwriter (d. 1999).
- Microsoft releases Windows 98 (Second Edition), from 1998.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1999 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Search For Your Ancestors
Sport Games on 5 May 1999
- Charlotte Hornets - Boston Celtics : 133 - 129
- Cleveland Cavaliers - Toronto Raptors : 87 - 96
- Detroit Pistons - Philadelphia 76ers : 100 - 105
- Houston Rockets - Denver Nuggets : 95 - 88
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Anderlecht - Gent : 4 - 0
- Club Brugge - Beveren : 3 - 1
- Germinal - Charleroi : 2 - 0
- Harelbeke - Standard : 1 - 1
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Bochum - Duisburg : 0 - 2
- Hertha - Wolfsburg : 2 - 0
- Munich 1860 - Freiburg : 2 - 0
- Nurnberg - Leverkusen : 2 - 2
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Auxerre - Le Havre : 0 - 0
- Lyon - Bastia : 2 - 1
- Monaco - Strasbourg : 2 - 1
- Nancy - Lorient : 2 - 0
Make this date unforgettable
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?