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 21st 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 21st of December, 1999, will be 19 years of age.
American Format: 12-21-1999 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1999-12-21. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19991221" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 945734400.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 21st of December, 1999:
United States: Smooth - Santana & Rob Thomas
United Kingdom: The Millennium Prayer - Cliff Richard
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Stuart Little" 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 21st 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.
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.
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.
Big Mouth Billy Bass
A singing prop fish called Big Mouth Billy Bass becomes a huge hit. The fish sings and moves to songs such as "Don't Worry, Be Happy" by Bobby McFerrin and "Take Me To The River" by Al Green.
The "Whassup?" catchphrase from the Budweiser beer commercial becomes insanely popular.
Weather information for the 21st of December, 1999:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 9.3 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
New York, USA: Temperature: 27.6 degrees Fahrenheit. -2.44 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.25cm.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 21st of December, 1999.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 21st 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 21st 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 21st of December, 1999.
7,181 days have passed since this date.
620,434,800 seconds have passed since the 21st of December, 1999.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 723,840,600 times.
Since the 21st of December, 1999, earth has travelled approximately 320,144,356,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 103,405,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 53,357,393 steps. That's about 23,714 miles!
Since this date, 7,445,218 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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