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Monday 17 May 1999

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Troy Sliney and Sky Williams. 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 Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace by Terry Brooks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Todo x 2 pesos. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle Hunter or Fighter Squadron: The Screamin' Demons Over Europe.
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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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Jasper Carrott: Back to the Front

Starring: Jasper Carrott

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Sopranos

Written by: David Chase

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

Country: United States

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Grand Designs

Starring: Kevin McCloud

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Mersey Blues

Starring: Andrew Lincoln

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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Open Your Eyes

Directed by: Alejandro Amenbar

Starring: Eduardo Noriega, Penlope Cruz, Chete Lera

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 May 1999 ?

Holidays:
  • Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
  • Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
  • Saint Montanus
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Secretary State Madeline Albright. Inset: Jar Jar Binks by Lucasfilm Ltd.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9691
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.485

Books

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

We'Ll Meet Again

By: Mary Higgins Clark

“The mistress of high tension” (The New Yorker) and undisputed Queen of Suspense Mary Higgins Clark brings us another New York Times bestselling novel that she “prepares so carefully and executes with such relish” (The New York Times Book Review) ...

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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 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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White Oleander

By: Janet Fitch

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 ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battle Hunter

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: JP Success; NA Agetec; EU Midas Interactive Entertainment

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Carom 3D

Platform: Windows

Genre: Sports simulation – pool

Publisher: Neoact

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Dead or Alive 2

Platform: Arcade, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Network

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Tecmo

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Blue Stinger

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Action Survival horror

Publisher: JP Sega; NA/PAL Activision

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Fighter Squadron: The Screamin' Demons Over Europe

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: Activision

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