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.
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Historical Events

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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)
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Events

  • 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.

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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 08, 1999

Sport Games on May 08, 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
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Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Westerlo - Aalst : 1 - 1
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Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Dortmund - Kaiserslautern : 1 - 0
  • Duisburg - Schalke 04 : 1 - 2
  • Freiburg - M'gladbach : 2 - 1
  • Hamburg - Munich 1860 : 3 - 0
  • Leverkusen - Bochum : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of May 08, 1999

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 08

If 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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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?

Cabela's Outdoor Trivia Challenge

Cabela's Outdoor Trivia Challenge

Platform: Windows

Genre: Quiz

Publisher: HeadGames Publishing, Inc.

Disney's Story Studio: Mulan

Disney's Story Studio: Mulan

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: NA NewKidCo

Dweep

Dweep

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Dexterity Software

Choro Q 64 2

Choro Q 64 2

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Takara

Age of Wonders

Age of Wonders

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Gathering of Developers


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