Friday April 30, 1999
US date format: 4/30/1999, UK date format: 30/4/1999
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 30, 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 Anthony Gargiula and Kate Duncan.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to No Scrubs by TLC.
In UK Swear It Again by Westlife was in the top 5 hits.
Kartoos, directed by Mahesh Bhatt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999
while All Too Human by George Stephanopoulos was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Futurama.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing V-Rally 2 or Chocobo Racing.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 30, 1999?
- Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
- Mexico - Children's Day.
- The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
- Saint Pope Pius V
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- Cambodia joins the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) bringing the number of members to 10.
- A third nail bomb (see April 17) explodes in the Admiral Duncan pub in Old Compton Street, Soho, London, killing a pregnant woman and two friends and injuring seventy others, including her husband. This was part of a hate campaign against ethnic minorities and gay people by David Copeland.
- Cartoon Network's Fridays was first launched.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 30, 1999?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- TLC - No Scrubs
- Busta Rhymes Featuring Janet - What's It Gonna Be?!
- JT Money Featuring Sole - Who Dat
- Silk - If You (Lovin' Me)
- Whitney Houston Feat. Faith Evans & Kelly Price - Heartbreak Hotel
- Jesse Powell - You
- 112 Featuring Lil'z - Anywhere
- Faith Evans Featuring Puff Daddy - All Night Long
- Tyrese - Sweet Lady
- Lauryn Hill - Ex-Factor
Sport Games on April 30, 1999
- Chicago Bulls - Charlotte Hornets : 88 - 92
- Denver Nuggets - Seattle SuperSonics : 101 - 111
- Detroit Pistons - Milwaukee Bucks : 81 - 76
- Golden State Warriors - Minnesota Timberwolves : 85 - 90
- Indiana Pacers - Atlanta Hawks : 92 - 90
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Charleroi - Club Brugge : 1 - 2
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Bochum - Nurnberg : 0 - 3
- Freiburg - Ein Frankfurt : 2 - 0
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- FC Koln - Uerdingen : 4 - 0
- St Pauli - Gutersloh : 1 - 0
- Ulm - Oberhausen : 1 - 0
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