Wednesday May 19, 1999
US date format: 5/19/1999, UK date format: 19/5/1999
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 19, 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 Colton Burpo .
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 Extreme Paintbrawl 2 or The Dukes of Hazzard: Racing for Home.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 19, 1999?
- National Hug-Your-Cat Day
- NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
- Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
- Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
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- ''Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace'' is released in theaters. It becomes the highest grossing ''Star Wars'' film.
- The Indian Air Force launches an attack on intruding Pakistan Army troops and mujahideen militants in Kashmir.
- The first Welsh Assembly in over 600 years opens in Cardiff.
- The 1999 UEFA Champions League Final takes place at the Camp Nou Stadium, Barcelona in which the English side Manchester United defeat German side Bayern Munich 2-1.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 19, 1999?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Sport Games on May 19, 1999
- Los Angeles Lakers - San Antonio Spurs : 76 - 79
- Philadelphia 76ers - Indiana Pacers : 82 - 85
Ethniki KatigoriaFootball (Greece)
- Ethnikos Asteras - Panionios : 2 - 2
- Iraklis - AEK : 2 - 3
- OFI - Aris : 2 - 4
- Panathinaikos - Eleysina : 2 - 0
- Paniliakos - Ionikos : 1 - 4
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Days to next May 19If May 19, 1999 is your birthday you're 21 years, 4 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 27 days.
What news were making the headlines those days in May 1999?
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Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $78.12
- Apple AAPL: opens at $45.50
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $79.87
- General Electric GE: opens at $105.37
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $238.25