16th of March, 1999

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 16th of March, 1999, fell on a Tuesday.
  • Decade: 1990s.
  • 19 years, 5 months and 2 days have passed since the 16th of March, 1999.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 11 of 1999.
  • Day 75 of 1999.
  • Leap Year: 1999 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1999 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 16th of March, 1999 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 16th of March, 1999, will be 19 years of age.
  • American Format: 03-16-1999 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1999-03-16. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19990316" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 921542400.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of March, 1999:

  • United States: Believe - Cher
  • United Kingdom: When The Going Gets Tough - Boyzone

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Analyze This" 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 16th of March, 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 16th of March, 1999:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.2 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. There were 2 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 33.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 0.56 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 9.72 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 16th of March, 1999.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 16th of March, 1999 was probably conceived around the 6th of June, 1998. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 16th of March, 1999 is the 24th of December, 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 16th of March:

  • 16th of March, 1965: Police clash with Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee marchers in Montgomery, Alabama.
  • 16th of March, 1966: The first Vans shoe store is opened in California.
  • 16th of March, 1968: The My Lai Massacre occurs in Vietnam.
  • 16th of March, 1970: Motown singer Tammi Terrell passes away after battling cancer.
  • 16th of March, 1985: Reporter Terry Anderson is taken hostage by Shiite Hezbollah militants in Beirut. He is not released until 1991
  • 16th of March, 1988: Iran-Contra affair: Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North and Vice Admiral John Poindexter are indicted on charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States.
  • 16th of March, 1988: The Milltown Cemetery attack occurs when loyalist paramilitary Michael Stone launches a gun and grenade attack on mourners at an IRA funeral.
  • 16th of March, 2012: The comedy movie 21 Jump Street (2012) is released in cinemas.

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.

  • Final Fantasy VIII - RPG game.
  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 16th of March:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 16th of March, 1999. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of March, 1999.

  • 7,094 days have passed since this date.
  • 612,918,000 seconds have passed since the 16th of March, 1999.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 715,071,000 times.
  • Since the 16th of March, 1999, earth has travelled approximately 316,265,688,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 102,153,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 52,710,948 steps. That's about 23,427 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,355,016 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

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

  • German: Dienstag.
  • French: Mardi.
  • Italian: Martedi.
  • Spanish: Martes.
  • Portuguese: Terca-feira.

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