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Saturday 22 May 1999

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Camren Bicondova . 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. The Thirteenth Floor, directed by Josef Rusnak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while East Of The Mountains by David Guterson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Todo x 2 pesos. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ace Combat 3: Electrosphere or Dweep.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

The Thirteenth Floor

Directed by: Josef Rusnak

Starring: Craig Bierko, Gretchen Mol, Armin Mueller-Stahl

Country: United States

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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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Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Jude Law, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ian Holm

Country: United States

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TV Series

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


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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Escape to River Cottage

Starring: Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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Red Files

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 May 1999 ?

  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
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  • The television show Mortal Kombat: Conquest last airs in the US. 22 shows aired during the season.

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Sport Games on 22 May 1999

American Basketball
  • San Antonio Spurs - Los Angeles Lakers : 103 - 91
  • Utah Jazz - Portland Trail Blazers : 87 - 97
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Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - Bochum : 4 - 2
  • Dortmund - Munich 1860 : 3 - 1
  • Freiburg - Hertha : 0 - 2
  • Hamburg - Stuttgart : 3 - 1
See all Football game results of 22 May 1999
La Liga Primera Division
Football (Spain)
  • Alaves - Barcelona : 1 - 4
See all Football game results of 22 May 1999
Division 2
Football (France)
  • Beauvais - Amiens : 3 - 2
  • Gueugnon - Guingamp : 0 - 0
  • Le Mans - Cannes : 1 - 0
  • Lille - Sedan : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 22 May 1999

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.486
  • Time: Secretary State Madeline Albright. Inset: Jar Jar Binks by Lucasfilm Ltd.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9691


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

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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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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Tara Road

By: Maeve Binchy

A Main Selection of the Book-of-the-Month ClubNew York Times bestselling author Maeve Binchy has captured the hearts of millions with her unforgettable novels.

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By: Neal Stephenson

With this extraordinary first volume in what promises to be an epoch-making masterpiece, Neal Stephenson hacks into the secret histories of nations and the private obsessions of men, decrypting with dazzling

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Test Drive Off-Road 3

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, Game Boy Color

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Infogrames

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Ace Combat 3: Electrosphere

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Arcade, Combat Flight Simulator

Publisher: Namco

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Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Dexterity Software


Platform: Microsoft Windows OS X (2003–2013)

Genre: Massively multiplayer online role-playing game

Publisher: Sony Online Entertainment

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The F.A. Premier League Stars

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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