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Sunday 16 May 1999

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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. Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace, directed by George Lucas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while The Hours by Michael Cunningham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Todo x 2 pesos. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 360: Three Sixty or Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Futurama

Written by: David X. Cohen, Matt Groening

Starring: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Country: United States

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The Sopranos

Written by: David Chase

Starring: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli

Country: United States

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Mopatop's Shop

Starring: Nigel Plaskitt, William Todd-Jones, Victoria Willing, Mak Wilson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Escape to River Cottage

Starring: Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Red Files

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

Directed by: George Lucas

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Liam Neeson, Natalie Portman

Country: United States

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Notting Hill

Directed by: Roger Michell

Starring: Hugh Grant, Julia Roberts, Richard McCabe

Country: United States

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The Mummy

Directed by: Stephen Sommers

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah

Country: United States

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eXistenZ

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Jude Law, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ian Holm

Country: United States

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Never Been Kissed

Directed by: Raja Gosnell

Starring: Drew Barrymore, David Arquette, Michael Vartan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 May 1999 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
  • Saint Simon Stock
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Sport Games on 16 May 1999

NBA
American Basketball
  • Detroit Pistons - Atlanta Hawks : 75 - 87
  • New York Knicks - Miami Heat : 78 - 77
  • Sacramento Kings - Utah Jazz : 92 - 99
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Serie A
Italian Football
  • Bari - Juventus : 0 - 1
  • Bologna - Sampdoria : 2 - 2
  • Parma - Piacenza : 0 - 1
  • Roma - Cagliari : 3 - 1
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Jupiler League
Football (Belgium)
  • Aalst - Oostende : 4 - 0
  • Anderlecht - Kortrijk : 3 - 1
  • Club Brugge - Westerlo : 5 - 3
  • Germinal - Mouscron : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 16 May 1999
Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Schalke 04 - Kaiserslautern : 0 - 2
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1999?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.485
  • Time: Kids and computers from Tony Stone Images; Inset: Jesse Jackson w. rescued POW's taken by APTN Pool
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9690

Books

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

The Hours

By: Michael Cunningham

A daring, deeply affecting third novel by the author of A Home at the End of the World and Flesh and Blood. In The Hours, Michael Cunningham, widely praised as one of the most gifted writers of his generation, draws ...

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Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone

By: J. K. Rowling

The beloved first book of the Harry Potter series, now fully illustrated by award-winning artist Jim Kay. For the first time, J.K. Rowling's beloved Harry Potter books will be presented in lavishly illustrated full-color editions.

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Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace

By: Terry Brooks

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, an evil legacy long believed dead is stirring. Now the dark side of the Force threatens to overwhelm the light, and only an ancient Jedi prophecy ...

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

360: Three Sixty

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing, Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Cryo Interactive

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Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War

Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Championship Manager 3

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Eidos

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Civilization II: Test of Time

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Hasbro Interactive

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The ClueFinders 5th Grade Adventures: The Secret of the Living Volcano

Platform: PC (Windows, Macintosh)

Genre: Educational/adventure/science fiction/mystery

Publisher: The Learning Company

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