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 8th 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 8th of February, 1999, will be 20 years of age.
American Format: 02-08-1999 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1999-02-08. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19990208" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 918432000.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 8th of February, 1999:
United States: Baby One More Time - Britney Spears
United Kingdom: You Don't Know Me - Armand van Helden
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Payback" 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 8th 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.
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.
1999 in music.
Popular music artists in 1999 included Monica, Backstreet Boys, Cher, Whitney Houston, N Sync, TLC, Sixpence None the Richer, Ricky Martin, Jennifer Lopez, Pearl Jam, Destiny's Child, Ja Rule, Jay-Z, Christina Aguilera and Britney Spears.
Weather information for the 8th of February, 1999:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 4.3 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 26.0 degrees Fahrenheit. -3.33 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 4.06cm.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 8th of February, 1999.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 8th of February, 1999. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 8th 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 8th of February, 1999.
7,349 days have passed since this date.
634,953,600 seconds have passed since the 8th of February, 1999.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 740,779,200 times.
Since the 8th of February, 1999, earth has travelled approximately 327,636,057,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 105,825,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 54,606,010 steps. That's about 24,269 miles!
Since this date, 7,619,443 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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