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Thursday 27 May 1999

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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. The Thirteenth Floor, directed by Josef Rusnak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Todo x 2 pesos. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Atlantis II or Attack of the Saucerman.
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TV Series

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

Futurama

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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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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Escape to River Cottage

Starring: Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Red Files

Country: United States

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Movies

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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eXistenZ

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Jude Law, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ian Holm

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 May 1999 ?

Holidays:
  • Eutropius
  • Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
  • Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
  • Hildebert
  • Pope John I
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Facts:
  • 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.
  • Nigeria terminates military rule, and the Fourth Nigerian Republic is established with Olusegun Obasanjo as president.

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Sport Games on 27 May 1999

NBA
American Basketball
  • Utah Jazz - Portland Trail Blazers : 80 - 92
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Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Karlsruhe - Bielefeld : 1 - 1
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ricky Martin -- May 24, 1999
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9692
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.486

Books

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

Tuesdays With Morrie

By: Mitch Albom

Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to ...

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Feel This Book

By: Janeane Garofalo and Ben Stiller

"We are professionals. Though not specifically professionals in the field of 'psychology' or 'psychiatry,' we are both highly paid actors and comedians, and as such know more about neuroses than you

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We'Ll Meet Again

By: Mary Higgins Clark

“The mistress of high tension” (The New Yorker) and undisputed Queen of Suspense Mary Higgins Clark brings us another New York Times bestselling novel that she “prepares so carefully and executes with such relish” (The New York Times Book Review) ...

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Summer Sisters

By: Judy Blume

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more. In the summer of 1977, Victoria Leonard’s world changes forever when Caitlin Somers chooses her as a friend.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Atlantis II

Platform: Microsoft Windows Mac OS iOS

Genre: First person adventure game

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Attack of the Saucerman

Attack of the Saucerman

Platform: PlayStation Microsoft Windows

Genre: Action

Publisher: Psygnosis

Cabela's Big Game Hunter III

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports (Hunting)

Publisher: HeadGames Publishing

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Bangai-O

Platform: Nintendo 64, Dreamcast, Xbox Live Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: ESP (Japan) Swing! Entertainment Media AG (Europe) Conspiracy Entertainment (north America) D3 Publisher (XBLA ver.)

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Duke Nukem: Zero Hour

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Third-person shooter

Publisher: GT Interactive Software

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