Friday May 28, 1999

US date format: 5/28/1999, UK date format: 28/5/1999

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 28, 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 Cameron Boyce (actor) and Kyle Brooks. 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 Biomotor Unitron or Cyber Org.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Germain of Paris
  • Republic Day in Azerbaijan and Armenia (both 1918).
  • Lanfranc
  • Bernard of Menthon
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Events

  • Two Swedish police officers are murdered with their own fire arms by the bank robbers Jackie Arklov and Tony Olsson after a car chase.

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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 28, 1999

Sport Games on May 28, 1999


Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • FC Koln - Wattenscheid : 2 - 1
  • Mainz - Uerdingen : 3 - 0
  • St Pauli - Dusseldorf : 5 - 0
  • Ulm - Stuttgarter K : 3 - 2
See all Football game results of May 28, 1999

Futbol Ligi 1

Football (Turkey)
  • Dardanelspor - Besiktas : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of May 28, 1999

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Unzipped

Unzipped

Directed by: Lionsgate

Futurama

Futurama

Written by:

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

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?

Biomotor Unitron

Biomotor Unitron

Platform: Neo Geo Pocket Color

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: SNK Playmore

The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland

The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland

Platform: Game Boy Color

Genre: Platformer

Egoboo

Egoboo

Platform: Linux, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Ben Bishop

Beetle Adventure Racing

Beetle Adventure Racing

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Arcade style racing

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Cyber Org

Cyber Org

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action

Publisher: Square Co., Ltd.

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $78.87
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $43.31
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $78.75
  • General Electric GE: opens at $100.50
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $116.00

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