Wednesday May 12, 1999
US date format: 5/12/1999, UK date format: 12/5/1999
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 12, 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 Summer McKeen and Sabrina Carpenter.
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 The 4th Coming or Baldur's Gate: Tales of the Sword Coast.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 12, 1999?
- Saint Epiphanius
- Saint Domitilla
- Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
- International Nurses Day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 12, 1999?
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Top #5 songs in the UK
Sport Games on May 12, 1999
- 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
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Hannover - Uerdingen : 3 - 1
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Blackburn - Man United : 0 - 0
Ethniki KatigoriaFootball (Greece)
- Eleysina - Aris : 0 - 1
- Ethnikos Piraeus - Olympiakos : 0 - 3
- Iraklis - Xanthi : 2 - 2
- Kavala - Apollon : 0 - 1
- OFI - PAOK : 3 - 2
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 12If May 12, 1999 is your birthday you're 21 years, 4 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 23 days.
What news were making the headlines those days in May 1999?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
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- General Electric GE: opens at $110.69
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $221.13