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Saturday 8 May 1999

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Chris Miles . 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 Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Todo x 2 pesos. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Eagle One: Harrier Attack or Castrol Honda Superbike Racing.
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 ?

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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 May 1999 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Parents' Day in South Korea
  • Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
  • VE Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Nancy Mace becomes the first female cadet to graduate from The Military College of South Carolina.

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Sport Games on 8 May 1999

NBA
American Basketball
  • Detroit Pistons - Atlanta Hawks : 70 - 90
  • New York Knicks - Miami Heat : 95 - 75
  • Phoenix Suns - Portland Trail Blazers : 85 - 95
  • Sacramento Kings - Utah Jazz : 87 - 117
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Serie A
Italian Football
  • Inter - Parma : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of 8 May 1999
Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Westerlo - Aalst : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 8 May 1999
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Dortmund - Kaiserslautern : 1 - 0
  • Duisburg - Schalke 04 : 1 - 2
  • Freiburg - M'gladbach : 2 - 1
  • Hamburg - Munich 1860 : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of 8 May 1999

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.484
  • Time: The Monsters Next Door.' Colombine H.S. shooting suspect Dylan Klebold ctsy Brian Maass-KCNC-TV, su
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9689

Books

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

The Greatest Generation

By: Tom Brokaw

The instant classic and runaway bestseller that changed the way we saw World War II and an entire generation of Americans, from the beloved journalist whose own iconic career has lasted more than fifty years.

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The Poisonwood Bible

By: Barbara Kingsolver

The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959.

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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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Tara Road

By: Maeve Binchy

A Main Selection of the Book-of-the-Month ClubNew York Times bestselling author Maeve Binchy has captured the hearts of millions with her unforgettable novels.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Eagle One: Harrier Attack

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Flying

Publisher: Infogrames

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Earthworm Jim 3D

Platform: Microsoft Windows Nintendo 64

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment (PC/PAL N64) Rockstar Games (US N64)

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Castrol Honda Superbike Racing

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: US Electronic Arts EU THQ Jap Success

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Clue Chronicles: Fatal Illusion

Platform: Windows

Genre: Adventure game / Detective mystery / Puzzle-Solving

Publisher: Atari Interactive, Inc.

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Codename Eagle

Platform: Windows 95/98

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Take-Two Interactive

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