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Wednesday 12 May 1999

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 12, 1999). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Summer McKeen . 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. The Straight Story, directed by David Lynch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Unzipped. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 360: Three Sixty or Disney's Villains' Revenge.
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What the sky looked like on 12 May 1999

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Straight Story

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek, Jane Galloway Heitz, Joseph A. Carpenter

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Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Linda Fiorentino, Bud Cort

Country: United States

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The Virgin Suicides

Directed by: Sofia Coppola

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Josh Hartnett, James Woods, Kathleen Turner

Country: United States

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Felicia's Journey

Directed by: Atom Egoyan

Starring: Bob Hoskins, Arsinée Khanjian, Elaine Cassidy, Sheila Reid

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The Love Letter

Directed by: Peter Ho-Sun Chan

Starring: Kate Capshaw, Tom Everett Scott, Tom Selleck, Blythe Danner

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Pet Shop of Horrors

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Directed by: Beatriz Sheridan

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The Awful Truth

Directed by: Leo McCarey

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 May 1999 ?

  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
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Sport Games on 12 May 1999

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Detroit Pistons : 63 - 79
  • Miami Heat - New York Knicks : 73 - 97
  • Portland Trail Blazers - Phoenix Suns : 103 - 93
  • Utah Jazz - Sacramento Kings : 81 - 84
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Hannover - Uerdingen : 3 - 1
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Blackburn - Man United : 0 - 0
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Ethniki Katigoria
Football (Greece)
  • Eleysina - Aris : 0 - 1
  • Ethnikos Piraeus - Olympiakos : 0 - 3
  • Iraklis - Xanthi : 2 - 2
  • Kavala - Apollon : 0 - 1
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 12, 1999 - Geocentric view

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

The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon

By: Stephen King

The acclaimed #1 New York Times bestseller from Stephen King—a frightening suspense novel about a young girl who becomes lost in the woods as night falls.During

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The Century

By: Peter Jennings, Todd Brewster

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 ...

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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 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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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.

The New Tetris

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Nintendo

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360: Three Sixty

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing, Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Cryo Interactive

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Disney's Villains' Revenge

Platform: Mac OS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios

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Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: SouthPeak Games

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Analyze This

Studio: Warner

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The Other Sister

Studio: Touchstone

Format: VHS and DVD release

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The Trouble with Harry

Studio: Universal

Format: VHS re-release

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Polish Wedding

Studio: Fox

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You've Got Mail

Studio: Warner Bros.

Format: VHS release

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