Wednesday May 26, 1999

US date format: 5/26/1999, UK date format: 26/5/1999

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 26, 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 Kerry Ingram . 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. Human Traffic, directed by Justin Kerrigan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace by Terry Brooks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Unzipped. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Test Drive 6 or Fighting Steel.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
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Events

  • Indian Air Force launches attack on intruding Pakistan backed militants in Kashmir sparking the Kargil War.
  • Madejczyk Massacre Averted, Bridgman, Michigan school shooting plot.
  • India wins the cricket match against Sri Lanka in the 1999 Cricket World Cup by 157 runs.

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Human Traffic

Human Traffic

Directed by: Justin Kerrigan

Starring: John Simm, Lorraine Pilkington, Shaun Parkes, Nicola Reynolds

Instinct

Instinct

Directed by: Jon Turteltaub

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Cuba Gooding Jr., Donald Sutherland, Maura Tierney

Two Ninas

Two Ninas

Directed by: Neil Turitz

Starring: Amanda Peet, Ron Livingston, Bray Poor, Leigh Whitney

Furia

Furia

Directed by: Alexandre Aja

Starring: Stanislas Merhar, Marion Cotillard, Wadeck Stanczak, Pierre Vaneck

Diplomatic Siege

Diplomatic Siege

Directed by: Gustavo Graef Marino

Starring: Peter Weller, Daryl Hannah, Tom Berenger, Adrian Pintea

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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 26

If May 26, 1999 is your birthday you're 21 years, 4 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 28 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace by Terry Brooks

Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace

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In barren desert lands and seedy spaceports...in vast underwater cities and in the blackest depths of space...unfolds a tale of good and evil, of myth and magic, of innocence and power.

Beyond The Great Snow Mountains by Louis L'Amour

Beyond The Great Snow Mountains

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From the American West to the Siberian coast, from Hollywood to the boxing ring, here are timeless tales of war, mystery, romance, crime, and punishment as only Louis L'Amour can tell

The Art Of Happiness by the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler

The Art Of Happiness

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From the authors who brought you the million-copy bestseller The Art of Happiness comes an exploration of job, career, and finding the ultimate happiness at work.It

The Lexus And The Olive Tree by Thomas L. Friedman

The Lexus And The Olive Tree

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In The Lexus and the Olive Tree, Friedman offers an engrossing look at the new international system that is transforming world affairs today. Globalization has replaced the Cold War system with the integration of capital, technology, and information across national …

The White House Connection by Jack Higgins

The White House Connection

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Jack Higgins unites the team of The President's Daughter to go after a most curious assassin--but one with the power to bring down nations.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Darkstone: Evil Reigns

Darkstone: Evil Reigns

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation, Android

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: EU Electronic Arts; NA Gathering of Developers (PC); NA Take-Two Interactive (PS)

Baldur's Gate: Tales of the Sword Coast

Baldur's Gate: Tales of the Sword Coast

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Black Isle Studios Interplay Entertainment

Test Drive 6

Test Drive 6

Platform: PlayStation, Game Boy Color, Microsoft Windows, Dreamcast

Genre: Racing

Publisher: NA Infogrames; EU Cryo Interactive

Digimon Adventure: Anode/Cathode Tamer

Digimon Adventure: Anode/Cathode Tamer

Platform: WonderSwan, WonderSwan Color

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: Bandai

Fighting Steel

Fighting Steel

Platform: Windows

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $80.44
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $41.75
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $77.19
  • General Electric GE: opens at $103.50
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $223.00

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 26, 1999?

On May 26, 1999 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is May 26, 1999?

On May 26, 1999 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on May 26, 1999?

On May 26, 1999 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 26, 1999?

On May 26, 1999 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 26, 1999?

On May 26, 1999 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 26, 1999?

On May 26, 1999 several famous people were born including, Kerry Ingram.

Which famous people died on May 26, 1999?

Famous people died on May 26, 1999 include, Waldo Semon.

What was the number one song in May 26, 1999?

The number one song in the week of May 26, 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 26, 1999?

The top hits on May 26, 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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