Sunday May 23, 1999
US date format: 5/23/1999, UK date format: 23/5/1999
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 23, 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 Rory Gates and Ezra Henderson.
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 Cyber Team in Akihabara or The Flintstones: Bedrock Bowling.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 23, 1999?
- World Turtle Day
- Saint Desiderius
- Saint Guibert of Gemblours
- Saint Montana
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- Kansas City, Missouri, wrestler Owen Hart (Blue Blazer) falls 78 feet (24 m) to his death while being lowered into a World Wrestling Federation ring during WWF Over the Edge.
- Owen Hart: Canadian professional wrestler (Born...
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 23, 1999?
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Top #5 songs in the UK
Sport Games on May 23, 1999
- Atlanta Hawks - New York Knicks : 78 - 90
- Indiana Pacers - Philadelphia 76ers : 89 - 86
- San Antonio Spurs - Los Angeles Lakers : 118 - 107
- Utah Jazz - Portland Trail Blazers : 75 - 81
Serie AItalian Football
- Cagliari - Fiorentina : 1 - 1
- Empoli - Udinese : 1 - 3
- Inter - Bologna : 3 - 1
- Juventus - Venezia : 3 - 2
- Lazio - Parma : 2 - 1
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Dusseldorf - Mainz : 0 - 3
- F Koln - St Pauli : 1 - 1
- Greuther Furth - FC Koln : 0 - 1
- Stuttgarter K - Hannover : 2 - 2
- Uerdingen - Ulm : 2 - 1
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Ath Madrid - Santander : 1 - 1
- Espanol - Salamanca : 4 - 0
- La Coruna - Zaragoza : 2 - 1
- Mallorca - Extremadura : 2 - 0
- Oviedo - Celta : 1 - 3
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Days to next May 23If May 23, 1999 is your birthday you're 21 years, 3 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 5 days.
What news were making the headlines those days in May 1999?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?