Saturday May 15, 1999

US date format: 5/15/1999, UK date format: 15/5/1999

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 15, 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 Jordan Elle . 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 Army Men: Toys in Space or Dive Alert: Matt's Version.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
  • Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
  • Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
  • International day of climate changes.
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Movies

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The Straight Story

The Straight Story

Directed by: David Lynch

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

Dogma

Dogma

Directed by: Kevin Smith

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

Country: United States of America

The Virgin Suicides

The Virgin Suicides

Directed by: Sofia Coppola

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

Country: United States of America

Felicia's Journey

Felicia's Journey

Directed by: Atom Egoyan

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

The Love Letter

The Love Letter

Directed by: Peter Ho-Sun Chan

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

Sport Games on May 15, 1999

Sport Games on May 15, 1999


NBA

American Basketball
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Houston Rockets : 98 - 88
  • Orlando Magic - Philadelphia 76ers : 91 - 101
  • San Antonio Spurs - Minnesota Timberwolves : 92 - 85
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Serie A

Italian Football
  • Fiorentina - Lazio : 1 - 1
  • Milan - Empoli : 4 - 0
See all Football game results of May 15, 1999

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Wolfsburg : 0 - 2
  • Duisburg - Leverkusen : 0 - 0
  • Ein Frankfurt - Dortmund : 2 - 0
  • Munich 1860 - Werder Bremen : 1 - 3
  • Nurnberg - Bayern Munich : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of May 15, 1999

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Barcelona - Valladolid : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of May 15, 1999

TV Series

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Unzipped

Unzipped

Directed by: Lionsgate

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

Days to next May 15

If May 15, 1999 is your birthday you're 21 years, 4 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon by Stephen King

The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon

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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

A New Song by Jan Karon

A New Song

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The fifth novel in the Mitford series, by the bestselling author of At Home in Mitford and Somebody Safe with Somebody Good In A New Song, Mitford's longtime Episcopal priest, Father Tim, retires.

Vittorio, The Vampire by Anne Rice

Vittorio, The Vampire

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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

Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

Tuesdays With Morrie

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Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to …

White Oleander by Janet Fitch

White Oleander

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Everywhere hailed as a novel of rare beauty and power, White Oleander tells the unforgettable story of Ingrid, a brilliant poet imprisoned for murder, and her daughter, Astrid, whose odyssey through a series of Los Angeles foster homes-each its own …

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.

Army Men: Toys in Space

Army Men: Toys in Space

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-Time Strategy

Publisher: The 3DO Company

Buffers Evolution

Buffers Evolution

Platform: WonderSwan

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Bandai

Dive Alert: Matt's Version

Dive Alert: Matt's Version

Platform: Neo Geo Pocket Color

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: JP SNK Corporation; NA SNK of America

Descent 3

Descent 3

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Linux

Genre: First-person shooter, shoot 'em up

Publisher: Interplay Productions


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