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.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Eutropius
  • Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
  • Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
  • Hildebert
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Events

  • 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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Movies

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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

Sport Games on May 27, 1999

Sport Games on May 27, 1999


NBA

American Basketball
  • Utah Jazz - Portland Trail Blazers : 80 - 92
See all Basketball game results of May 27, 1999

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Karlsruhe - Bielefeld : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of May 27, 1999

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 27

If 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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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?

The F.A. Premier League Stars

The F.A. Premier League Stars

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Clue Chronicles: Fatal Illusion

Clue Chronicles: Fatal Illusion

Platform: Windows

Genre: Adventure game / Detective mystery / Puzzle-Solving

Publisher: Atari Interactive, Inc.

Comic Party

Comic Party

Platform: PC, Dreamcast, PSP

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Harem

Publisher: Leaf (PC) Aquaplus (DC/DCE/PSP)

The 4th Coming

The 4th Coming

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action role-playing game, dungeon crawl, hack and slash

Buriki One

Buriki One

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Versus Fighting

Publisher: SNK

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • 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

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