10th of August, 1999

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 10th of August, 1999, fell on a Tuesday.
  • Decade: 1990s.
  • 19 years, 1 months and 11 days have passed since the 10th of August, 1999.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 32 of 1999.
  • Day 222 of 1999.
  • Leap Year: 1999 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1999 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 10th of August, 1999 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 10th of August, 1999, will be 19 years of age.
  • American Format: 08-10-1999 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1999-08-10. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19990810" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 934239600.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 10th of August, 1999:

  • United States: Genie In A Bottle - Christina Aguilera
  • United Kingdom: When You Say Nothing At All - Ronan Keating

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Runaway Bride" 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 10th of August, 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.

  • 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.

Weather

Weather information for the 10th of August, 1999:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 16.2 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 63.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 17.39 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 15.56 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.03cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 10th of August, 1999.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 10th of August, 1999 was probably conceived around the 31st of October, 1998. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 10th of August, 1999 is the 19th of May, 2000. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 10th of August:

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.

  • Counter-Strike - FPS game.
  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 10th of August:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 10th of August, 1999. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 10th of August, 1999.

  • 6,982 days have passed since this date.
  • 603,244,800 seconds have passed since the 10th of August, 1999.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 703,785,600 times.
  • Since the 10th of August, 1999, earth has travelled approximately 311,274,316,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 100,540,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 51,879,053 steps. That's about 23,057 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,238,938 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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