Monday May 17, 1999

US date format: 5/17/1999, UK date format: 17/5/1999

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 17, 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 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. Biwi No. 1, directed by David Dhawan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone by J. K. Rowling was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Unzipped. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Echo Night 2: The Lord of Nightmares or Pharaoh.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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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
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Movies

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Biwi No. 1

Biwi No. 1

Directed by: David Dhawan

Starring: Anil Kapoor, Salman Khan, Karisma Kapoor, Sushmita Sen

The Secret Life of Girls

The Secret Life of Girls

Directed by: Holly Goldberg Sloan

Starring: Linda Hamilton, Eugene Levy, Majandra Delfino, Meagan Good

Five Aces

Five Aces

Directed by: David Michael O'Neill

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Christopher McDonald, David Sherrill, Jeff Cesario

The Contract

The Contract

Directed by: K.C. Bascombe

Starring: Laurent Imbault, Johanna Black, Jon Jordan, Blair Johannes

The Straight Story

The Straight Story

Directed by: David Lynch

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

Sport Games on May 17, 1999

Sport Games on May 17, 1999


NBA

American Basketball
  • Los Angeles Lakers - San Antonio Spurs : 81 - 87
  • Philadelphia 76ers - Indiana Pacers : 90 - 94
See all Basketball game results of May 17, 1999

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Bielefeld - Greuther Furth : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of May 17, 1999

Liga I

Football (Portugal)
  • Boavista - Beira Mar : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of May 17, 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 17

If May 17, 1999 is your birthday you're 21 years, 4 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 18 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone

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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.

The Hours by Michael Cunningham

The Hours

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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 …

Yesterday, I Cried by Iyanla Vanzant

Yesterday, I Cried

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What is the lesson in abuse, neglect, abandonment, rejection? What is the lesson when you lose someone you really love?

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

Joining by Johanna Lindsey

Joining

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The remarkable Lindsey magic is stronger than ever! The spectacular #1 bestselling author returns with a glorious tale of passion and duty set in medieval England.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Biomotor Unitron

Biomotor Unitron

Platform: Neo Geo Pocket Color

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: SNK Playmore

Echo Night 2: The Lord of Nightmares

Echo Night 2: The Lord of Nightmares

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: First-person adventure Survival horror

Publisher: FromSoftware

Dancing Stage featuring Dreams Come True

Dancing Stage featuring Dreams Come True

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation

Genre: Music, Exercise

Publisher: Konami

Pharaoh

Pharaoh

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Strategy/Simulation

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

Crazy Taxi

Crazy Taxi

Platform: Arcade, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, GameCube, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Cloud (OnLive), iOS, Android

Genre: Racing, Action

Publisher: Sega Acclaim (PlayStation 2, GameCube) Activision (Microsoft Windows)

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $78.62
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $43.75
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $77.37
  • General Electric GE: opens at $105.44
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $236.00

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 17, 1999?

On May 17, 1999 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is May 17, 1999?

On May 17, 1999 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 17, 1999?

On May 17, 1999 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 17, 1999?

On May 17, 1999 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 17, 1999?

On May 17, 1999 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 17, 1999?

On May 17, 1999 several famous people were born including, Troy Sliney, Sky Williams, Star Williams.

Which famous people died on May 17, 1999?

Famous people died on May 17, 1999 include, Bruce Fairbairn.

What was the number one song in May 17, 1999?

The number one song in the week of May 17, 1999 was Livin' La Vida Loca by Ricky Martin in US and Swear It Again by Westlife in UK.

What were the top hits on May 17, 1999?

The top hits on May 17, 1999 were Livin' La Vida Loca by Ricky Martin, No Scrubs by TLC, Kiss Me by Sixpence None The Richer in US and Swear It Again by Westlife, No Scrubs by TLC, I Want It That Way by Backstreet Boys in UK.


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