25th of May, 1999

The 25th of May, 1999, fell on a Tuesday. Day 145 of 1999. Decade: 1990s.

20 years, 8 months and 23 days have passed since the 25th of May, 1999.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 25th of May, 1999:

  • The comedy television series "Home Improvement" comes to an end.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 25th of May, 1999:

  • United States: Livin' La Vida Loca - Ricky Martin
  • United Kingdom: You Needed Me - Boyzone

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "The Mummy" 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 25th of May, 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.

  • 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.

  • Kids' TV - 1999.

    Children in 1999 would have been watching TV shows such as Kenan & Kel, Rugrats, CatDog, Men in Black: The Series, The Simpsons, All That, "Bear in the Big Blue House", Boy Meets World, USA High, 7th Heaven, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, "That '70s Show", Dawson's Creek, The Wild Thornberrys, The Powerpuff Girls, Recess, Futurama, Wishbone, Little Bill, Courage the Cowardly Dog, SpongeBob SquarePants, City Guys, Family Guy and Mickey Mouse Works.

  • Santana - "Smooth"

    "Smooth" by Santana would go on to win a Grammy for 1999's Record of the Year.

  • Nokia 3210

    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.

  • Kosovo War Bombing

    NATO carries out a bombing campaign in Yugoslavia after peace talks fail.

  • Mambo No. 5

    Lou Bega's cover of Mambo No. 5 is released in April of 1999 and stays in the top 10 charts for over 10 weeks.

  • The Columbine High School massacre.

    On the 20th of April, 1999, Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris murder 13 people at their high school. The pair subsequently committed suicide.

  • Eurovision 1999

    The 1999 Eurovision song contest is held in Jerusalem, Israel. Sweden win the contest with the song "Take Me to Your Heaven" by Charlotte Nilsson.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 20 years, 8 months and 23 days have passed since the 25th of May, 1999.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 1999.
  • Leap Year: 1999 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 25th of May, 1999, will be 20 years of age.
  • People born in 1999 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 927586800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 25th of May, 1999:

  • 26th of April, 1999: English television presenter Jill Dando is gunned down outside of her house in Fulham.
  • 30th of April, 1999: A nail bomb explodes at a pub in Soho, London. A neo-Nazi called David Copeland is later apprehended for the crime.
  • 1st of May, 1999: The first episode of SpongeBob SquarePants is aired.
  • 1st of May, 1999: The body of English mountaineer George Mallory is discovered on Mount Everest, 75 years after he went missing.
  • 3rd of May, 1999: 45 people are killed when an F5 tornado hits Oklahoma City.
  • 7th of May, 1999: The Mummy (1999) is released in cinemas.
  • 18th of May, 1999: The Backstreet Boys release their album "Millennium", which contains singles such as "I Want It That Way".
  • 19th of May, 1999: Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) is released.
  • 21st of May, 1999: Notting Hill (1999), starring Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant, is released in movie theaters.
  • 21st of May, 1999: The single "Sweet Like Chocolate" is released by Shanks & Bigfoot.
  • 21st of May, 1999: Gay Byrne hosts his final Late Late Show.
  • 22nd of May, 1999: FA Cup Final 1999: Manchester United defeat Newcastle United 2-0, with the two goals coming from Sheringham and Scholes.
  • 23rd of May, 1999: WWF wrestler Owen Hart dies after falling during a live show.
  • 26th of May, 1999: Manchester United defeat Bayern Munich in the Champions League final after scoring two goals in injury time.
  • 1st of June, 1999: Music-sharing website Napster is founded.
  • 2nd of June, 1999: The TV show "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" comes to an end after six years.
  • 6th of June, 1999: 345 prisoners escape from Putim prison in Brazil.
  • 11th of June, 1999: Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) is released.
  • 14th of June, 1999: The Vengaboys release their song "Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom!!"
  • 15th of June, 1999: Santana release their album "Supernatural".
  • 16th of June, 1999: The animated movie Tarzan (1999) is released in movie theaters.
  • 19th of June, 1999: The game Counter-Strike is released.
  • 21st of June, 1999: "Yahoo! Messenger" is released.
  • 22nd of June, 1999: Christina Aguilera releases the song "Genie in a Bottle".

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 25th of May, 1999, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1999 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 25th of May, 1999 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Television

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

  • Futurama - Animated series.
  • 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.

1999 - Kid's TV

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

SpongeBob SquarePants, The Powerpuff Girls, Teletubbies, Arthur, Blue's Clues, Rugrats


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 25th of May:


Weather

Weather information for the 25th of May, 1999:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 16.4 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 48.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 9.28 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 16.26cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 13.56 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0.76cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 25th of May, 1999.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 25th of May, 1999 was probably conceived around the 15th of August, 1998. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 25th of May, 1999 is the 3rd of March, 2000. (Rough Estimate).

25th of May

Events that have occurred on the 25th of May:

  • 25th of May, 1977: Star Wars is released in the US.
  • 25th of May, 1977: Football: Liverpool win the European Cup after defeating Borussia Monchengladbach 3-1.
  • 25th of May, 1979: 273 people are killed when American Airlines Flight 191 crashes in Chicago.
  • 25th of May, 1979: "Boy on the Milk Carton": Six-year-old Etan Patz is kidnapped in Manhattan, New York City.
  • 25th of May, 1979: Ridley Scott's film Alien (1979) is released in cinemas.
  • 25th of May, 1986: Hands Across America: 6.5 million people hold hands in a human chain
  • 25th of May, 2005: Liverpool defeat A.C. Milan in the Champions League Final, despite being 3-0 down at half time
  • 25th of May, 2005: Carrie Underwood wins Season 4 of American Idol.
  • 25th of May, 2018: Ireland votes to legalize abortion.
  • 25th of May, 1963: FA Cup Final 1963: Manchester United defeat Leicester City 3-1.
  • 25th of May, 1967: Football: Celtic win the European Cup when a late 84th minute goal from Thomas Chalmers helps them secure a 2-1 victory over Internazionale.
  • 25th of May, 1975: The Golden State Warriors win the 1975 NBA Finals after they defeat the Washington Bullets 4-0.
  • 25th of May, 1978: The Unabomber's first bomb explodes in the parking lot of the University of Illinois in Chicago.
  • 25th of May, 1983: Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) is released.
  • 25th of May, 1983: Football: Hamburg win the European Cup after defeating Juventus 1-0.
  • 25th of May, 1988: Rambo III (1988) is released.
  • 25th of May, 1988: Football: Dutch side PSV Eindhoven win the European Cup after defeating Benfica on penalties.
  • 25th of May, 1990: Back to the Future Part III (1990) is released in cinemas.
  • 25th of May, 1990: The Witches (1990) is released.
  • 25th of May, 1994: Beverly Hills Cop III (1994) is released in movie theaters.
  • 25th of May, 1998: The single "C'est la Vie" is released by Irish girl group B*Witched.
  • 25th of May, 2001: Pearl Harbor (2001) is released.
  • 25th of May, 2006: X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) is released.
  • 25th of May, 2007: Gareth Bale signs for Tottenham Hotspur.
  • 25th of May, 2007: Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) is released.
  • 25th of May, 2011: Scotty McCreery wins the 10th season of American Idol.
  • 25th of May, 2013: The 2013 UEFA Champions League Final takes place between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich. Bayern win after a late goal by Robben.

Computer Games

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

  • Final Fantasy VIII - RPG game.
  • 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.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 25th of May, 1999.

  • 7,573 days have passed since this date.
  • 654,310,800 seconds have passed since the 25th of May, 1999.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 763,362,600 times.
  • Since the 25th of May, 1999, earth has travelled approximately 337,624,372,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 109,051,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 56,270,729 steps. That's about 25,009 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,851,730 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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