June 1st, 1999, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 152 of 1999. The decade was the 1990s.
21 years, 2 months and 14 days have passed since June 1st, 1999.
On This Date
Events that occurred on June 1st, 1999:
Music-sharing website Napster is founded.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 1st, 1999:
United States: Livin' La Vida Loca - Ricky Martin
United Kingdom: Sweet Like Chocolate - Shanks & Bigfoot
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.
Take Me Back!
The date is June 1st, 1999 and it's a Tuesday. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song Livin' La Vida Loca by Ricky Martin is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, Sweet Like Chocolate by Shanks & Bigfoot is the number one hit song. Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Mummy is at the top of the Box Office. 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.
The Nokia 3210 is currently one of the most popular cell phones on the market. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Party of Five", "Friends", "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch" and "Becker". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Spyro the Dragon", "Half-Life", "The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time" and "Silent Hill".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Sabrina the Teenage Witch", "City Guys", "CatDog" and "The Powerpuff Girls". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Yo-yo", "Littlest Pet Shop", "Groovy Girls" 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 June 1st, 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" 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".
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.
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 1999 Eurovision song contest is held in Jerusalem, Israel. Sweden win the contest with the song "Take Me to Your Heaven" by Charlotte Nilsson.
Manchester United pull off a shock win after they score two late goals against Bayern Munich in the 1999 UEFA Champions League Final.
Basic facts and information about this date:
21 years, 2 months and 14 days have passed since June 1st, 1999.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 22 of 1999.
Leap Year: 1999 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on June 1st, 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 928191600.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around June 1st, 1999:
May 3rd, 1999: 45 people are killed when an F5 tornado hits Oklahoma City.
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on June 1st, 1999.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on June 1st, 1999 was probably conceived around the 22nd of August, 1998. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 1st, 1999 is the 10th of March, 2000. (Rough Estimate).
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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about June 1st, 1999.
7,746 days have passed since this date.
669,254,400 seconds have passed since the June 1st, 1999.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 780,796,800 times.
Since June 1st, 1999, earth has travelled approximately 345,335,270,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 111,542,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 57,555,878 steps. That's about 25,580 miles!
Since this date, 8,031,053 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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