January 3rd, 1999, fell on a Sunday. It was day 3 of 1999. The decade was the 1990s.
22 years, 0 months and 15 days have passed since January 3rd, 1999.
On This Date
Events that occurred on January 3rd, 1999:
US politics: Republican Newt Gingrich resigns as "Speaker of the House" after a poor midterm performance by the party.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 3rd, 1999:
United States: I'm Your Angel - R. Kelly & Celine Dion
United Kingdom: Goodbye - Spice Girls
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Patch Adams" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is January 3rd, 1999 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.
People are starting to return back to work and school after the Christmas holidays. In America, the song I'm Your Angel by R. Kelly & Celine Dion is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Goodbye by Spice Girls is the number one hit song.
Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Patch Adams is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Tony Blair is the current Prime Minister. US President Bill Clinton is being impeached for lying under oath and obstruction of justice.
It's 1999, so radio stations are being dominated by the likes of Cher, TLC, Monica, Whitney Houston, Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Santana and Ricky Martin. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Boy Meets World", "Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place", "Becker" and "The Powerpuff Girls". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Resident Evil 2", "StarCraft", "Metal Gear Solid" and "The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time".
Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Nanny", "Hang Time", "Daria" and "Teletubbies". Popular toys include the likes of "Jenga", "Yo-yo", "Littlest Pet Shop" and "Furby".
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 January 3rd, 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.
Impeachment of Bill Clinton.
During this time, the impeachment of U.S. President Bill Clinton was taking place. Clinton stood accused of lying under oath and obstruction of justice. The impeachment proceedings were initiated on the 8th of October, 1998. They formally began on the 19th of December, 1998. On the 12th of February, 1999, Clinton was acquitted on both counts.
"American Beauty" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1999.
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".
Who were the best football players in 1999?
In 1999, the best soccer players were Rivaldo, David Beckham, Andriy Shevchenko, Gabriel Batistuta, Luís Figo, Roy Keane, Christian Vieri, Juan Sebastián Verón, Raúl, Lothar Matthäus and Dwight Yorke.
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.
Who were the best NBA players in 1999?
In 1999, the best NBA players were Karl Malone, Tim Duncan, Alonzo Mourning, Allen Iverson, Jason Kidd, Chris Webber, Grant Hill, Shaquille O'Neal, Gary Payton, Tim Hardaway, Kevin Garnett, Antonio McDyess, Hakeem Olajuwon, Kobe Bryant and John Stockton.
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.
Santana - "Smooth"
"Smooth" by Santana would go on to win a Grammy for 1999's Record of the Year.
Basic facts and information about this date:
This date fell on a weekend.
22 years, 0 months and 15 days have passed since January 3rd, 1999.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 53 of 1999.
Leap Year: 1999 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on January 3rd, 1999, will be 22 years of age.
People born in 1999 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 915321600.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around January 3rd, 1999:
December 5th, 1998: 8-year-old Derrick Engebretson goes missing from Rocky Point in Oregon. .
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 3rd, 1999?
Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on January 3rd, 1999 was probably conceived around the 26th of March, 1998. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 3rd, 1999 is the 13th of October, 1999. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about January 3rd, 1999.
8,051 days have passed since this date.
695,606,400 seconds have passed since the January 3rd, 1999.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 811,540,800 times.
Since January 3rd, 1999, earth has travelled approximately 358,932,902,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 115,934,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 59,822,150 steps. That's about 26,588 miles!
Since this date, 8,347,277 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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