Saturday May 08, 1999
US date format: 5/8/1999, UK date format: 8/5/1999
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 8, 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 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 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 Disney's Story Studio: Mulan or Age of Wonders.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 08, 1999?
- 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)
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- Nancy Mace becomes the first female cadet to graduate from The Military College of South Carolina.
- Actress Dana Plato commits suicide the day after appearing on Howard Stern.
- Chris Miles: Rapper.
- Ed Gilbert: American actor (Born 1931).
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 08, 1999?
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Top #5 songs in the UK
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Sport Games on May 08, 1999
- 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
Serie AItalian Football
- Inter - Parma : 1 - 3
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Westerlo - Aalst : 1 - 1
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Dortmund - Kaiserslautern : 1 - 0
- Duisburg - Schalke 04 : 1 - 2
- Freiburg - M'gladbach : 2 - 1
- Hamburg - Munich 1860 : 3 - 0
- Leverkusen - Bochum : 2 - 0
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Days to next May 08If May 08, 1999 is your birthday you're 21 years, 4 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 17 days.
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?