4th of February, 1999

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 4th of February, 1999, fell on a Thursday.
  • On this exact date: Unarmed Guinean immigrant Amadou Diallo is shot dead by police officers in New York City.
  • Decade: 1990s.
  • 18 years, 9 months and 19 days have passed since the 4th of February, 1999.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 05 of 1999.
  • Day 35 of 1999.
  • Leap Year: 1999 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1999 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 4th of February, 1999 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 4th of February, 1999, will be 18 years of age.
  • American Format: 02-04-1999 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1999-02-04. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19990204" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 918086400.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 4th of February, 1999:

  • United States: Baby One More Time - Britney Spears
  • United Kingdom: Pretty Fly (for A White Guy) - The Offspring

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "She's All That" was at the top of the box office on this date.

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 4th of February, 1999.

  • Late 1990s Fashion

    Popular clothing items included pleather pants, high-waisted miniskirts and halter tops. Metallic clothing became more common. Cargo pants and other military-inspired clothing also started to become more popular. Preppy looks became widespread amongst young men, as brands such as Old Navy and Abercrombie & Fitch became more and more favoured. The rave scene also inspired the comeback of more colours.

  • Y2K

    Throughout much of 1999, the media focused on Y2K and the dawn of a new millennium. There was also a lot of concern about the "Millennium Bug".

  • Sarah Michelle Gellar

    Buffy star Sarah Michelle Gellar is listed as FHM's sexiest woman of the year in 1999.

  • Time Person of the Year 1999

    Amazon CEO Jeffrey P. Bezos is named as the Time Person of the Year in 1999.

Weather

Weather information for the 4th of February, 1999:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.7 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 38.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 3.78 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 10.61 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 4th of February, 1999.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 4th of February, 1999 was probably conceived around the 27th of April, 1998. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 4th of February, 1999 is the 14th of November, 1999. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 4th of February:

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • The Sopranos - Crime drama about the life of a New Jersey mobster.
  • The Powerpuff Girls - Cartoon about a group of sisters with superpowers.
  • Becker - TV show about a grumpy doctor called Dr. John Becker.
  • Charmed - TV series about a group of sisters that are witches.
  • Will & Grace - TV series.
  • The King of Queens - Comedy TV show starring Kevin James.
  • The Wild Thornberrys - Cartoon series about a family called the Thornberrys.
  • That '70s Show - Comedy TV show about a group of friends living in the 1970s.
  • Sex and the City - A group of friends "explore" Manhattan's dating scene.
  • Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place - TV show about two graduate students called Berg and Pete.

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Syphon Filter - Third-person shooter / stealth game, starring Gabriel Logan as the main character.
  • Silent Hill - Survival horror game.
  • The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time - Released on the Nintendo 64.
  • Half-Life - Sci-fi first person shooter game developed by Valve Corporation.
  • Spyro the Dragon - Platform video game.
  • Metal Gear Solid - Stealth game that was released on the PlayStation. Starring Solid Snake.
  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six - Tactical shooter game.
  • StarCraft - RTS game.
  • 1080° Snowboarding - Snowboard racing game.
  • Tenchu: Stealth Assassins - Stealth game that was released on the PlayStation.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 4th of February, 1999. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 4th of February, 1999.

  • 6,867 days have passed since this date.
  • 593,308,800 seconds have passed since the 4th of February, 1999.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 692,193,600 times.
  • Since the 4th of February, 1999, earth has travelled approximately 306,147,340,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 98,884,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 51,024,557 steps. That's about 22,678 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,119,706 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Thursday" in other languages is:

  • German: Donnerstag.
  • French: Jeudi.
  • Italian: Giovedi.
  • Spanish: Jueves.
  • Portuguese: Quinta-feira.

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