27th of May, 1999

The 27th of May, 1999, fell on a Thursday. Day 147 of 1999. Decade: 1990s.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 27th of May, 1999:

  • United States: Livin' La Vida Loca - Ricky Martin
  • United Kingdom: You Needed Me - Boyzone

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "The Mummy" 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 27th of May, 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.

  • 1999 in movies.

    Movies released in 1999 included Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace, The Sixth Sense, Toy Story 2, Tarzan, The Matrix, The Mummy, Notting Hill, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Office Space, Fight Club, The Blair Witch Project, The Green Mile and American Pie.

  • 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.

  • Nokia 3210

    In March of 1999, the Nokia 3210 was released. Over the course of 1999 and 2000, the Nokia 3210 went on to become one of the most popular cell phones in history.

  • Kosovo War Bombing

    NATO carries out a bombing campaign in Yugoslavia after peace talks fail.

  • Mambo No. 5

    Lou Bega's cover of Mambo No. 5 is released in April of 1999 and stays in the top 10 charts for over 10 weeks.

  • The Columbine High School massacre.

    On the 20th of April, 1999, Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris murder 13 people at their high school. The pair subsequently committed suicide.

  • Eurovision 1999

    The 1999 Eurovision song contest is held in Jerusalem, Israel. Sweden win the contest with the song "Take Me to Your Heaven" by Charlotte Nilsson.

  • Manchester United.

    Manchester United pull off a shock win after they score two late goals against Bayern Munich in the 1999 UEFA Champions League Final.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 27th of May:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 20 years, 3 months and 28 days have passed since the 27th of May, 1999.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 1999.
  • Leap Year: 1999 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 27th of May, 1999, will be 20 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 927759600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 27th of May, 1999:

  • 30th of April, 1999: A nail bomb explodes at a pub in Soho, London. A neo-Nazi called David Copeland is later apprehended for the crime.
  • 1st of May, 1999: The first episode of SpongeBob SquarePants is aired.
  • 1st of May, 1999: The body of English mountaineer George Mallory is discovered on Mount Everest, 75 years after he went missing.
  • 3rd of May, 1999: 45 people are killed when an F5 tornado hits Oklahoma City.
  • 7th of May, 1999: The Mummy (1999) is released in cinemas.
  • 19th of May, 1999: Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) is released.
  • 21st of May, 1999: Notting Hill (1999), starring Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant, is released in movie theaters.
  • 21st of May, 1999: The single "Sweet Like Chocolate" is released by Shanks & Bigfoot.
  • 23rd of May, 1999: WWF wrestler Owen Hart dies after falling during a live show.
  • 25th of May, 1999: The comedy television series "Home Improvement" comes to an end.
  • 26th of May, 1999: Manchester United defeat Bayern Munich in the Champions League final after scoring two goals in injury time.
  • 1st of June, 1999: Music-sharing website Napster is founded.
  • 2nd of June, 1999: The TV show "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" comes to an end after six years.
  • 6th of June, 1999: 345 prisoners escape from Putim prison in Brazil.
  • 11th of June, 1999: Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) is released.
  • 14th of June, 1999: The Vengaboys release their song "Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom!!"
  • 16th of June, 1999: The animated movie Tarzan (1999) is released in movie theaters.
  • 19th of June, 1999: The game Counter-Strike is released.
  • 22nd of June, 1999: Christina Aguilera releases the song "Genie in a Bottle".
  • 25th of June, 1999: Big Daddy (1999), starring Adam Sandler, is released in movie theaters.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 27th of May, 1999, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1999 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 27th of May, 1999 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Weather

Weather information for the 27th of May, 1999:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 16.2 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. There were 4 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 52.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 11.33 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0.51cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 19.06 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 27th of May, 1999.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 27th of May, 1999 was probably conceived around the 17th of August, 1998. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 27th of May, 1999 is the 5th of March, 2000. (Rough Estimate).

27th of May

Events that have occurred on the 27th of May:

  • 27th of May, 1995: Superman actor Christopher Reeve is paralyzed from the neck down after falling from his horse.
  • 27th of May, 1997: A tornado kills 27 people in Jarrell, Texas.
  • 27th of May, 1997: LeAnn Rimes releases her song "How Do I Live".
  • 27th of May, 2003: The popular open-source blogging tool Wordpress is released.
  • 27th of May, 1994: The Flintstones (1994) is released in cinemas.
  • 27th of May, 2005: The Longest Yard (2005), starring Adam Sandler, is released in movie theaters.
  • 27th of May, 2005: The animated movie Madagascar (2005) is released.
  • 27th of May, 2009: The 2009 UEFA Champions League Final is held between Barcelona and Manchester United. Barcelona win 2-0.
  • 27th of May, 2016: Football: Jose Mourinho becomes the next manager of Manchester United.

Television

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

  • Futurama - Animated series.
  • 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.

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.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 27th of May, 1999.

  • 7,423 days have passed since this date.
  • 641,347,200 seconds have passed since the 27th of May, 1999.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 748,238,400 times.
  • Since the 27th of May, 1999, earth has travelled approximately 330,935,155,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 106,891,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 55,155,859 steps. That's about 24,514 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,696,166 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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