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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 The Century by Peter Jennings, Todd Brewster was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Futurama. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pac-Man World 20th Anniversary or Evolution 2: Far Off Promise.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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What the sky looked like on 27 May 1999

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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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Todo x 2 pesos

Starring: Fabio Alberti, Diego Capusotto

Country: Argentina

Amor gitano

Starring: Alejandro Camacho, Mariana Seoane, Héctor Sánchez, Mauricio Islas

Country: Mexico

Plats bruts

Starring: Joel Joan, Jordi Sánchez, Mònica Glaenzel, Lluís Villanueva

Country: Spain

O Fura-Vidas

Starring: Miguel Guilherme, Ivo Canelas, Canto e Castro, Alberto Magassela

Country: Portugal

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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
Famous Birthdays:
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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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Books

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

The Century

By: Peter Jennings, Todd Brewster

What was it like to watch the Wright Brothers soar into the sky? To hear the first crackling voice aired on the radio? To cower in the ghastly trenches of Europe during World War I? To lose everything in the ...

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Beyond The Great Snow Mountains

By: Louis L'Amour

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

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Oh, the Places You'll Go!

By: Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly ...

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Certain Prey

By: John Sandford

“One of [the] best” (Orlando Sentinel) Lucas Davenport Novels—now with a New Introduction by the Author. Clara Rinker is twenty-eight, beautiful, charmingly southern—and the best hit woman in the business.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Tony Hawk's

Platform: PlayStation Nintendo 64 Game Boy Color Dreamcast Microsoft Windows Macintosh Game Boy Advance PlayStation 2 GameCube Xbox N-Gage PlayStation Portable Xbox 360 Nintendo DS Wii PlayStation 3 iOS Android

Genre: Sports Adventure Platform Racing

Publisher: Activision

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Aisle

Aisle

Platform: Z-machine

Genre: Interactive fiction

Doshin the Giant

Platform: Nintendo 64DD, GameCube

Genre: God game

Publisher: Nintendo

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Pac-Man World 20th Anniversary

Platform: PlayStation Game Boy Advance

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Namco SCEE (EU, PS1) Zoo Digital Publishing (EU, GBA)

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Evolution 2: Far Off Promise

Evolution 2: Far Off Promise

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Roguelike RPG

Publisher: Ubisoft


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