January 12th, 1999, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 12 of 1999. The decade was the 1990s.
22 years, 0 months and 9 days have passed since January 12th, 1999.
On This Date
Events that occurred on January 12th, 1999:
Britney Spears releases her debut album "...Baby One More Time".
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 12th, 1999:
United States: I'm Your Angel - R. Kelly & Celine Dion
United Kingdom: Heartbeat / Tragedy - Steps
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "A Civil Action" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is January 12th, 1999 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. The Christmas holidays are long over, the decorations have been taken down and a sense of normality has returned.
In America, the song I'm Your Angel by R. Kelly & Celine Dion is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Heartbeat / Tragedy by Steps is the number one hit song. Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie A Civil Action 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 "Rugrats", "Home Improvement", "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Tenchu: Stealth Assassins", "Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six", "Pokémon Red and Blue" and "Half-Life". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Tales from the Cryptkeeper", "Dexter's Laboratory", "Teletubbies" and "CatDog".
If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Jenga", "Littlest Pet Shop", "Spice Girls dolls" and "Groovy Girls".
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 12th, 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:
22 years, 0 months and 9 days have passed since January 12th, 1999.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 02 of 1999.
Leap Year: 1999 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on January 12th, 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 916099200.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around January 12th, 1999:
December 15th, 1998: The song "That Don't Impress Me Much" is released by country music singer Shania Twain.
Dublin, Ireland: It was 5.5 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 20.5 degrees Fahrenheit. -6.39 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 10.67cm.
London, England: Temperature: 2.39 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 7.87cm.
Who was the US President on January 12th, 1999?
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 12th, 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 12th, 1999 was probably conceived around the 4th of April, 1998. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 12th, 1999 is the 22nd of October, 1999. (Rough Estimate).
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about January 12th, 1999.
8,045 days have passed since this date.
695,088,000 seconds have passed since the January 12th, 1999.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 810,936,000 times.
Since January 12th, 1999, earth has travelled approximately 358,665,408,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 115,848,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 59,777,568 steps. That's about 26,568 miles!
Since this date, 8,341,056 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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