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Thursday 6 May 1999

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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 Vittorio, The Vampire by Anne Rice was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Todo x 2 pesos. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Championship Manager 3 or Dive Alert: Becky's Version.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Notting Hill

Directed by: Roger Michell

Starring: Hugh Grant, Julia Roberts, Richard McCabe

Country: United States

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The Mummy

Directed by: Stephen Sommers

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah

Country: United States

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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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Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Jeremy Theobald, Alex Haw, Lucy Russell

Country: United States

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TV Series

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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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Escape to River Cottage

Starring: Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Red Files

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 May 1999 ?

  • Saint Justus
  • Sinaites of Serbia
  • New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
  • Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
  • Micah of Radonezh
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  • 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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Sport Games on 6 May 1999

Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Swansea - Cambridge : 2 - 0
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Vittorio, The Vampire

By: Anne Rice

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

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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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Soul Of The Fire

By: Terry Goodkind

Richard Rahl has traveled far from his roots as a simple woods guide. Emperor of the D'Haran Empire, war wizard, the Seeker of Truth--none of these roles mean as much to him as his newest: husband to his beloved Kahlan ...

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All Too Human

By: George Stephanopoulos

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.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Championship Manager 3

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Eidos

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Dive Alert: Becky's Version

Platform: Neo Geo Pocket Color

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: JP SNK Corporation; NA SNK of America

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Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: SouthPeak Games

Chōkūkan Night Pro Yakyū King 2

Chōkūkan Night Pro Yakyū King 2

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Imagineer

Final Fantasy VIII

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: PlayStation JP Square NA Square EA EU Square AUS SCE Australia Microsoft Windows NA Square EA EU Eidos Interactive JP Square WW Square Enix (Steam); PlayStation; JP Square NA Square EA EU Square AUS S

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