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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 Sabrina Carpenter and 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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TV Series

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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 Best American Short Stories Of The Century

By: John Updike and Katrina Kenison

Since the series' inception in 1915, the annual volumes of The Best American Short Stories have launched literary careers, showcased the most compelling stories of each year, and confirmed for all

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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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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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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.

Biomotor Unitron

Platform: Neo Geo Pocket Color

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: SNK Playmore

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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?

Peter Pan

Studio: Walt Disney Pictures

Format: DVD release

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The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad

Studio: Walt Disney Pictures

Format: VHS release; part of the Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection

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Studio: DreamWorks

Format: DVD release

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS and DVD release

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Major Payne

Studio: Universal

Format: DVD release

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