Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Sagittarius.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1999 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
Native American Zodiac: The 5th of December, 1999 falls under the Owl.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
Age: Anyone born on the 5th of December, 1999, will be 17 years of age.
American Format: 12-05-1999 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1999-12-05. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19991205" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 944352000.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 5th of December, 1999:
United States: Smooth - Santana & Rob Thomas
United Kingdom: King Of My Castle - Wamdue Project
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "World Is Not Enough" 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 5th of December, 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.
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.
During this period, Pokemon was one of the most popular franchises in the world. We're talking trading cards, toys and handheld games! In its first year, the Pokemon franchise had grossed over $1 Billion in sales.
Weather information for the 5th of December, 1999:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.0 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 54.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 12.56 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.52cm.
London, England: Temperature: 4 degrees Celsius.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 5th of December, 1999.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on the 5th of December, 1999 was probably conceived around the 25th of February, 1999. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 5th of December, 1999 is the 13th of September, 2000. (Rough Estimate).
Around This Time...
Things that happened during this general period of time...
5th of November, 1999: The Bone Collector (1999), starring Denzel Washington, is released in movie theaters.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 5th of December, 1999.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 5th of December, 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 5th of December, 1999. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 5th of December, 1999.
6,501 days have passed since this date.
561,682,800 seconds have passed since the 5th of December, 1999.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 655,296,600 times.
Since the 5th of December, 1999, earth has travelled approximately 289,828,324,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 93,613,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 48,304,721 steps. That's about 21,469 miles!
Since this date, 6,740,194 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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