Thursday May 06, 1999

US date format: 5/6/1999, UK date format: 6/5/1999

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 6, 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. Famous people born on this day include 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. Notting Hill, directed by Roger Michell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while The Century by Peter Jennings, Todd Brewster was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Futurama. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Darkness Falls: The Crusade or The ClueFinders 5th Grade Adventures: The Secret of the Living Volcano.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Justus
  • Sinaites of Serbia
  • New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
  • Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
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Events

  • First elections to the devolved Scottish Parliament and Welsh Assembly held.
  • A jury finds ''The Jenny Jones Show'' and Warner Bros. liable in the shooting death of Scott Amedure, after the show deceived Jonathan Schmitz into appearing on a secret same-sex crush episode.
  • Kosovo War: In the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, three Chinese embassy workers were killed and 20 others wounded when a NATO B-2 aircraft mistakenly bombed a Chinese Embassy in Belgrade.
  • In Guinea-Bissau, President João Bernardo Vieira is ousted in a military coup.

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Movies

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Notting Hill

Notting Hill

Directed by: Roger Michell

Starring: Hugh Grant, Julia Roberts, Richard McCabe, Rhys Ifans

Country: United States of America

The Limey

The Limey

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: Terence Stamp, Peter Fonda, Lesley Ann Warren, Luis Guzmán

Pola X

Pola X

Directed by: Leos Carax

Starring: Guillaume Depardieu, Yekaterina Golubeva, Catherine Deneuve, Delphine Chuillot

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

Sport Games on May 06, 1999

Sport Games on May 06, 1999


Division 3

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Swansea - Cambridge : 2 - 0
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TV Series

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Futurama

Futurama

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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

Todo x 2 pesos

Todo x 2 pesos

Starring: Fabio Alberti, Diego Capusotto

Country: Argentina

Days to next May 06

If May 06, 1999 is your birthday you're 21 years, 4 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 5 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Century by Peter Jennings, Todd Brewster

The Century

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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 …

All Too Human by George Stephanopoulos

All Too Human

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All Too Human is a new-generation political memoir, written from the refreshing perspective of one who got his hands on the levers of awesome power at an early age.

The Seat of the Soul by Gary Zukav

The Seat of the Soul

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A foreword by Oprah Winfrey and a preface by Maya Angelou update the twenty-fifth anniversary edition of the #1 New York Times bestselling classic of the New Age category, along with a new introduction by the author, a discussion group …

Bella Tuscany by Frances Mayes

Bella Tuscany

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A CLASSIC FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF UNDER MAGNOLIAFrances Mayes, whose enchanting #1 New York Times bestseller Under the Tuscan Sun made the world fall in love with

I Thee Wed by Amanda Quick

I Thee Wed

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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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Tony Hawk's

Tony Hawk's

Platform: PlayStation Nintendo 64 Game Boy Color Dreamcast Microsoft Windows Macintosh Game Boy Advance PlayStation 2 GameCube Xbox N-Gage PlayStation Portable Xbox 360 Nintendo DS Wii PlayStation 3 iOS Android

Genre: Sports Adventure Platform Racing

Publisher: Activision

Dr. Brain: Action Reaction

Dr. Brain: Action Reaction

Platform: Windows

Genre: Educational, Puzzle

Publisher: Knowledge Adventure

Castrol Honda Superbike Racing

Castrol Honda Superbike Racing

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: US Electronic Arts EU THQ Jap Success

Darkness Falls: The Crusade

Darkness Falls: The Crusade

Genre: Fantasy MUD

Publisher: GameStorm, AOL, Centropolis Entertainment

The ClueFinders 5th Grade Adventures: The Secret of the Living Volcano

The ClueFinders 5th Grade Adventures: The Secret of the Living Volcano

Platform: PC (Windows, Macintosh)

Genre: Educational/adventure/science fiction/mystery

Publisher: The Learning Company

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $83.87
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $46.56
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $80.69
  • General Electric GE: opens at $109.94
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $211.88

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 06, 1999?

On May 06, 1999 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is May 06, 1999?

On May 06, 1999 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 06, 1999?

On May 06, 1999 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 06, 1999?

On May 06, 1999 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 06, 1999?

On May 06, 1999 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 06, 1999?

On May 06, 1999 several famous people were born including, Nathan Chen.

What was the number one song in May 06, 1999?

The number one song in the week of May 06, 1999 was Livin' La Vida Loca by Ricky Martin in US and Swear It Again by Westlife in UK.

What were the top hits on May 06, 1999?

The top hits on May 06, 1999 were Livin' La Vida Loca by Ricky Martin, No Scrubs by TLC, Kiss Me by Sixpence None The Richer 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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