Thursday May 27, 1999
US date format: 5/27/1999, UK date format: 27/5/1999
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 27, 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 Lily-Rose Depp and Milan Rushdie.
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 Bella Tuscany by Frances Mayes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Unzipped.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Clue Chronicles: Fatal Illusion or Buriki One.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 27, 1999?
- Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
- Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
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- The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague, Netherlands indicts Slobodan Milosevic and four others for war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Kosovo.
- Swedish police officers Robert Karlström (30) and Olov Borén (42) are wounded by three bank robbers armed with automatic weapons, and later executed with their own service pistols in Malexander, see Malexander murders.
- After 22 years of restoration work, Leonardo da Vinci's ''The Last Supper'' is placed back on display in Milan, Italy.
- Cathy O'Dowd, a South African mountaineer, becomes the first woman to summit Mount Everest from both the north and south sides.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 27, 1999?
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 27If May 27, 1999 is your birthday you're 21 years, 3 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 3 days.
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Stock Markets and Exchange Rates
- ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $81.87
- Apple AAPL: opens at $43.19
- Microsoft MSFT: opens at $78.25
- General Electric GE: opens at $103.00
- International Business Machines IBM: opens at $116.69