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Wednesday 19 May 1999

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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. Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace, directed by George Lucas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Summer Sisters by Judy Blume was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Todo x 2 pesos. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aisle or Dive Alert: Matt's Version.
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 19 May 1999 ?

Holidays:
  • 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).
  • Theophilus of Corte
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • James Blades: British musician, a percussionist; and radio and film sounds effects man.
  • Candy Candido: American singer bass player and voice actor (d. 1999).
Facts:
  • ''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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Sport Games on 19 May 1999

NBA
American Basketball
  • Los Angeles Lakers - San Antonio Spurs : 76 - 79
  • Philadelphia 76ers - Indiana Pacers : 82 - 85
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Ethniki Katigoria
Football (Greece)
  • Ethnikos Asteras - Panionios : 2 - 2
  • Iraklis - AEK : 2 - 3
  • OFI - Aris : 2 - 4
  • Panathinaikos - Eleysina : 2 - 0
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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 ?

Summer Sisters

By: Judy Blume

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more. In the summer of 1977, Victoria Leonard’s world changes forever when Caitlin Somers chooses her as a friend.

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The Century

By: Peter Jennings, Todd Brewster

What was it like to watch the Wright Brothers soar into the sky? To hear the first crackling voice aired on the radio? To cower in the ghastly trenches of Europe during World War I? To lose everything in the ...

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East Of The Mountains

By: David Guterson

From the author of Snow Falling on Cedars comes this bestselling novel about a dying man’s final journey through a landscape that has always sustained him and provided him with hope

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The Greatest Generation

By: Tom Brokaw

The instant classic and runaway bestseller that changed the way we saw World War II and an entire generation of Americans, from the beloved journalist whose own iconic career has lasted more than fifty years.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Arc the Lad III

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: JP Sony Computer Entertainment; NA Working Designs

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BattleTanx: Global Assault

Platform: Nintendo 64, PlayStation

Genre: Action

Publisher: 3DO

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Aisle

Aisle

Platform: Z-machine

Genre: Interactive fiction

Discworld Noir

Platform: Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: GT Interactive

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Dive Alert: Matt's Version

Platform: Neo Geo Pocket Color

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: JP SNK Corporation; NA SNK of America

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