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..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • 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.

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Movies

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Kartoos

Kartoos

Directed by: Mahesh Bhatt

Starring: Sanjay Dutt, Jackie Shroff, Manisha Koirala, Gulshan Grover

Error in Judgment

Error in Judgment

Directed by: Scott P. Levy

Starring: Joanna Pacula, Joe Mantegna, Sung Hi Lee, Kate Jackson

Hogi Pyaar Ki Jeet

Hogi Pyaar Ki Jeet

Directed by: P. Vasu

Starring: Ajay Devgn, Neha, Arshad Warsi, Mayuri Kango

Solomon & Gaenor

Solomon & Gaenor

Directed by: Paul Morrison

Starring: Ioan Gruffudd, Nia Roberts, Sue Jones-Davies, William Thomas

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Directed by: Michael Hoffman

Starring: Kevin Kline, Michelle Pfeiffer, Rupert Everett, Stanley Tucci

Sport Games on April 30, 1999

Sport Games on April 30, 1999


NBA

American Basketball
  • 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
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Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Charleroi - Club Brugge : 1 - 2
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Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Nurnberg : 0 - 3
  • Freiburg - Ein Frankfurt : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of April 30, 1999

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • FC Koln - Uerdingen : 4 - 0
  • St Pauli - Gutersloh : 1 - 0
  • Ulm - Oberhausen : 1 - 0
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TV Series

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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

Amor gitano

Amor gitano

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

Country: Mexico

Days to next April 30

If April 30, 1999 is your birthday you're 21 years, 4 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 10 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Single & Single by John le Carré

Single & Single

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John le Carré's classic novels deftly navigate readers through the intricate shadow worlds of international intrigue with unsurpassed skill and knowledge, and have earned him unprecedented worldwide acclaim.

I Thee Wed by Amanda Quick

I Thee Wed

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It isn't easy making a living as a lady's companion when one possesses a sharp tongue and an original mind. That's why Emma Greyson has gone through three such positions in

Vittorio, The Vampire by Anne Rice

Vittorio, The Vampire

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With Pandora, Anne Rice began a magnificent new series of vampire novels. Now, in the second of her New Tales of the Vampires, she tells the mesmerizing story of Vittorio, a

Tara Road by Maeve Binchy

Tara Road

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A Main Selection of the Book-of-the-Month ClubNew York Times bestselling author Maeve Binchy has captured the hearts of millions with her unforgettable novels.

Homeport by Nora Roberts

Homeport

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An art expert and a thief get caught in a dangerous game in this novel of daring deception and desire from #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts. After

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

V-Rally 2

V-Rally 2

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, Dreamcast

Genre: Racing

Publisher: EU Infogrames; NA Electronic Arts; JP Spike

360: Three Sixty

360: Three Sixty

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Racing, Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Cryo Interactive

Coaster Works

Coaster Works

Platform: Dreamcast

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Xicat Interactive, Inc.

The Dukes of Hazzard: Racing for Home

The Dukes of Hazzard: Racing for Home

Platform: Game Boy Color, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Racing

Publisher: SouthPeak Games (US) Ubisoft (EU)

Chocobo Racing

Chocobo Racing

Platform: PlayStation, PlayStation Network

Genre: Racing

Publisher: JP Square; NA Square Electronic Arts; PAL Square

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $84.25
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $44.00
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $82.75
  • General Electric GE: opens at $109.50
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $208.50

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