February 4th, 1999

February 4th, 1999, fell on a Thursday. It was day 35 of 1999. The decade was the 1990s.

21 years, 5 months and 8 days have passed since February 4th, 1999.


On This Date

Events that occurred on February 4th, 1999:

  • Unarmed Guinean immigrant Amadou Diallo is shot dead by police officers in New York City.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 4th, 1999:

  • United States: Baby One More Time - Britney Spears
  • United Kingdom: Pretty Fly (for A White Guy) - The Offspring

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "She's All That" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is February 4th, 1999 and it's a Thursday. In America, the song Baby One More Time by Britney Spears is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Pretty Fly (for A White Guy) by The Offspring is the number one hit song.

Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie She's All That is at the top of the Box Office. 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.

Actor Johnny Depp has recently been arrested by police after he got into a scuffle with paparazzi outside of a restaurant called Mirabelle in London. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Walker, Texas Ranger", "Stargate SG-1", "The King of Queens" and "The Sopranos". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "1080° Snowboarding", "The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time", "Silent Hill" and "Syphon Filter".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Beverly Hills, 90210", "In the House", "Daria" and "The Powerpuff Girls". Popular toys include the likes of "Yo-yo", "PlayStation (PS1)", "Spice Girls dolls" and "Game Boy Color".


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 February 4th, 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

    "American Beauty" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1999.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 21 years, 5 months and 8 days have passed since February 4th, 1999.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 05 of 1999.
  • Leap Year: 1999 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on February 4th, 1999, will be 21 years of age.
  • People born in 1999 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 918086400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around February 4th, 1999:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 4th, 1999, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1999 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: February 4th, 1999 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • 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.
  • Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place - TV show about two graduate students called Berg and Pete.
  • CatDog - Animated show about conjoined siblings - a cat and a dog.
  • Dawson's Creek - American teen drama.

1999 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1999.

"Ed, Edd n Eddy" - "Bob the Builder" - "The Powerpuff Girls" - "The Wild Thornberrys" - "That '70s Show" - "CatDog" - "Dawson's Creek" - "Bear in the Big Blue House" - "City Guys" - "Recess" - "USA High" - "The Angry Beavers" - "Smart Guy" - "Pokemon" - "Teletubbies" - "Daria" - "Hey Arnold!" - "Arthur" - "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" - "Blue's Clues" - "7th Heaven" - "Kenan & Kel" - "Moesha" - "Hang Time" - "In the House" - "Dexter's Laboratory" - "Friends" - "All That" - "Sister, Sister" - "The Nanny" - "Tales from the Cryptkeeper" - "Home Improvement" - "Doug" - "Rugrats" - "Beverly Hills, 90210" - "The Simpsons"


1999 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1999:

  • Game Boy Color
  • Furby
  • Groovy Girls
  • Spice Girls dolls
  • The Pokémon Trading Card Game
  • Bop It
  • PlayStation (PS1)
  • Littlest Pet Shop
  • Yo-yo
  • Jenga

Weather

Weather information for February 4th, 1999:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.7 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 38.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 3.78 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 10.61 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on February 4th, 1999.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on February 4th, 1999 was probably conceived around the 27th of April, 1998. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 4th, 1999 is the 14th of November, 1999. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • 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.
  • StarCraft - RTS game.
  • 1080° Snowboarding - Snowboard racing game.
  • Tenchu: Stealth Assassins - Stealth game that was released on the PlayStation.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about February 4th, 1999.

  • 7,830 days have passed since this date.
  • 676,508,400 seconds have passed since the February 4th, 1999.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 789,259,800 times.
  • Since February 4th, 1999, earth has travelled approximately 349,078,334,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 112,751,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 58,179,722 steps. That's about 25,858 miles!
  • Since this date, 8,118,101 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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