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June 11, 1999

June 11, 1999, was a Friday. It was 25 years and 7 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Gemini.

On This Day

What happened on this day?

What happened on June 11, 1999?

  • Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) is released.
Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on June 11, 1999:

  • United States: "Livin' La Vida Loca" by Ricky Martin
  • United Kingdom: "Sweet Like Chocolate" by Shanks & Bigfoot

The Billboard Hot 100 on June 11, 1999

These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • Livin' La Vida Loca - Ricky Martin
  • If You Had My Love - Jennifer Lopez
  • No Scrubs - TLC
  • Fortunate - Maxwell
  • Kiss Me - Sixpence None The Richer
Play the top singles from 1999
A Spotify playlist of songs from the year 1999. Take a trip back to the days of Britney Spears, the Backstreet Boys, Eminem, Sisqo and the Chemical Brothers.
The Spy Who Shagged Me

Top movie at the box office

The movie "The Spy Who Shagged Me" was at the top of the box office on this day.

Facts

This date occurred 9,139 days ago. Approximately 305 months have passed. It was the 162nd day of 1999, in week 23. The decade was the nineties. People who were born on June 11, 1999, are now 25 years old and belong to the Gen-Z generation. We have gone through approximately 102 seasons of weather since this date.

Take me back to June 11, 1999

Ready for a walk down memory lane?

The date is June 11, 1999, and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Gemini. Many people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

The summer of 1999 is in full swing. The weather is warm, and the evenings are brighter than usual. Most schools and colleges are now finished until August or September. In America, the song "Livin' La Vida Loca" by Ricky Martin is at the top of the singles charts, while "Sweet Like Chocolate" by Shanks & Bigfoot is the number-one song in the UK. Bill Clinton is the President of the United States, and the movie The Spy Who Shagged Me is at the top of the box office.

Tony Blair is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "ER", "Star Trek: Voyager", "Everybody Loves Raymond", and "Ally McBeal". The CD is quickly becoming the dominant format for music, and people are buying portable players such as the "Discman". Consequently, sales of cassette tapes are continuing to decline.

In fashion, bright and metallic colors are all the rage—a big change from the darker "grunge" colors of the early 1990s. Women are wearing maxi skirts, bell bottoms, knee boots, crop tops, tube tops, slip dresses, maxi coats, and platform shoes. Meanwhile, a lot of men have ditched their grunge and skater clothes in favor of a "dress casual" look. They are also beginning to cut their hair shorter. A relatively new form of communication called "text messaging" is becoming more widespread. Although the technology has been around since the mid-1990s, it was only recently that cell providers allowed users to send SMS messages to people on different networks. 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 cellphones on the market. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Fred Trump, John F. Kennedy Jr., Wilt Chamberlain, and Walter Payton would all still be alive. People are playing video games such as "Resident Evil 2", "Tenchu: Stealth Assassins", "Half-Life", and "FIFA 99".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Hang Time", "Recess", "CatDog", and "Cousin Skeeter". Children are playing with toys such as Fear Street books, Furby, Betty Spaghetty (doll), and the Game Boy Color.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on June 11, 1999.

  • The second Austin Powers movie is released.

    The second Austin Powers movie is released

    In June and July of 1997, the spy comedy film "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me" was playing at movie theaters. The movie, which starred Mike Myers and actress Heather Graham, grossed over $300 million USD.
  • Christina Aguilera releases her debut single.

    Christina Aguilera releases her debut single

    A new pop star called Christina Aguilera arrived on the scene in June 1999. Her debut single, "Genie in a Bottle," reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
  • Hey girls... Hey boys... Superstar DJ's... Here we go!

    Hey girls... Hey boys... Superstar DJ's... Here we go!

    In late May 1999, the English electronic music duo "The Chemical Brothers" released their hit single "Hey Boy Hey Girl".
  • Manchester United's late comeback against Bayern Munich.

    Manchester United's late comeback against Bayern Munich

    On May 26th, 1999, English side Manchester United pulled off a shock win over Bayern Munich in the 1999 UEFA Champions League Final. Two injury time goals from Sheringham and Solskjær gave the Red Devils an unexpected 2-1 victory.
  • The Mummy.

    The Mummy

    The film "The Mummy" was showing at movie theaters in May and June of 1999.
  • Mambo No. 5.

    Mambo No. 5

    Lou Bega's cover of Mambo No. 5 was released in April of 1999. It remained on top of the charts for over 10 weeks.
  • Nokia 3210.

    Nokia 3210

    The Nokia 3210 was released in March 1999. Over the course of the next year, it went on to become one of the most popular cellphones in history.
  • Santana - "Smooth"

    Santana - "Smooth"

    The song "Smooth" by Santana went on to win a Grammy for 1999's Record of the Year.
  • 1999 in music.

    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.
  • The highest paid celebrities in 1999.

    The highest paid celebrities in 1999

    According to Forbes, the highest paid celebrities in 1999 were Michael Jordan, Oprah Winfrey, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jerry Seinfeld, Steven Spielberg, The Spice Girls, Harrison Ford, Robin Williams, Celine Dion and The Rolling Stones.
  • Who were the best NBA players 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.
  • Time Person of the Year 1999.

    Time Person of the Year 1999

    Amazon CEO Jeffrey P. Bezos was named Time Person of the Year in 1999 due to the rise in online shopping.
  • 1999 in movies.

    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.
  • Sarah Michelle Gellar.

    Sarah Michelle Gellar

    Buffy star Sarah Michelle Gellar was named FHM's sexiest woman of the year in 1999.
  • Best soccer players.

    Best soccer players

    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.
  • The Y2K bug.

    The Y2K bug

    Throughout 1999, the media focused on Y2K and the dawn of the new millennium. There was also a lot of concern about the Millennium Bug. Thankfully, nothing serious occurred, as many developers spent countless nights making sure that it would not be an issue.
  • American Beauty.

    American Beauty

    The film "American Beauty" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1999.
  • Text messaging is exploding in popularity.

    Text messaging is exploding in popularity

    Text messaging exploded between 1999 and 2001. This was due to the fact that more and more people were buying cellphones. Furthermore, providers were starting to allow users to send SMS messages to contacts on other networks.
  • The Game Boy Color.

    The Game Boy Color

    The Game Boy Color was the go-to handheld device for gamers. Notable games included Wario Land 3, Donkey Kong Country, and the various Pokémon releases.
  • Floppy disks are being phased out.

    Floppy disks are being phased out

    The floppy disk was being phased out by this point, as the emergence of the CD-RW and faster Internet speeds had made it somewhat redundant.
  • Pagers are dying out.

    Pagers are dying out

    Pagers started to die out at the end of the 1990s. This was due to the growing availability of cellphones. Pagers were small devices that allowed the owner to receive messages. More often than not, the message in question was a memo or a phone number that they were supposed to call back.
  • Landline phones are still popular... for now.

    Landline phones are still popular... for now

    Although most houses still had landline telephones, they were starting to slowly die out due to the increasing availability of cellphones.
  • CD folders and disc towers.

    CD folders and disc towers

    People were using CD folders and disc towers to store their music collections and PlayStation games. CD folders were particularly useful if you wanted to switch between different albums while driving.
  • Ask Jeeves.

    Ask Jeeves

    Internet users were using a search engine called "Ask Jeeves".
  • Late 1990s Fashion.

    Late 1990s Fashion

    Popular clothing items included pleather pants, high-waisted miniskirts, and halter tops. Metallic clothing became more prominent. Cargo pants and other military-inspired clothing also started to become more popular. Preppy looks became widespread among young men as brands such as "Old Navy" and "Abercrombie & Fitch" became more and more popular. The rave scene also inspired the comeback of more colors.
  • The Nintendo 64.

    The Nintendo 64

    The Nintendo 64 was competing with Sony's PlayStation console. Popular games included Mario Kart 64, GoldenEye 007, and Yoshi's Story.
  • The Internet is still a novelty.

    The Internet is still a novelty

    Although the Internet existed, it was still something of a novelty in the late 1990s. Many people had to visit their local library just to "surf the web". Social media wasn't a thing yet, and most sites consisted of gaudy, static web pages.
  • Sony PlayStation.

    Sony PlayStation

    The Sony PlayStation (PS1) was released in September 1995. It was one of the best-selling video game consoles of the 1990s.
  • CDs have become the dominant music format.

    CDs have become the dominant music format

    By this stage, the CD had become the dominant music format. Consequently, sales of CD players and the "Discman" continued to increase. Meanwhile, people were beginning to replace their cassette players.
  • VCRs are common household items.

    VCRs are common household items

    Everyone was using VCRs to watch tapes of movies and TV shows. The device also gave people the ability to record programs and films onto a blank tape.
  • Wallpaper is beginning to go out of style.

    Wallpaper is beginning to go out of style

    By the 1990s, "modernism" was starting to heavily influence interior design trends. As a result, sales of wallpaper started to decline. Instead of using decorative wallpaper, people were beginning to opt for minimalist, painted walls.
  • The Scrunchie.

    The Scrunchie

    People are wearing an elastic hair tie called the "scrunchie".

Personality traits

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around June 11, 1999.

  • May 12, 1999: The Scottish Parliament holds its first meeting.
  • May 18, 1999: The Backstreet Boys release their album "Millennium", which contains singles such as "I Want It That Way".
  • May 19, 1999: Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) is released.
  • May 21, 1999:
    • Notting Hill (1999), starring Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant, is released in movie theaters.
    • The single "Sweet Like Chocolate" is released by Shanks & Bigfoot.
    • Gay Byrne hosts his final Late Late Show.
  • May 22, 1999: FA Cup Final 1999: Manchester United defeat Newcastle United 2-0, with the two goals coming from Sheringham and Scholes.
  • May 23, 1999:
    • WWF wrestler Owen Hart dies after falling during a live show.
    • The final episode of "Sister, Sister" is aired.
  • May 25, 1999: The comedy television series "Home Improvement" comes to an end.
  • May 26, 1999: Manchester United defeat Bayern Munich in the Champions League final after scoring two goals in injury time.
  • May 29, 1999: The body of Iron Butterfly bassist Philip Taylor Kramer is found 4 years after he disappeared from Highway 101.
  • May 31, 1999:
    • The Chemical Brothers release the song "Hey Boy Hey Girl".
    • The video game "Ape Escape" is released on the PlayStation.
  • June 1, 1999:
    • Christina Aguilera releases her debut song "Genie in a Bottle".
    • Jennifer Lopez releases her debut studio album "On the 6".
    • Music-sharing website Napster is founded.
    • Blink-182 release their album "Enema of the State".
    • Ja Rule releases his debut album "Venni Vetti Vecci".
  • June 2, 1999: The TV show "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" comes to an end after six years.
  • June 6, 1999: 345 prisoners escape from Putim prison in Brazil.
  • June 7, 1999: Osama bin Laden is placed on the FBI's most wanted list.
  • June 8, 1999: British politician Jonathan Aitken is jailed for 18 months for lying during a failed libel action.
  • June 9, 1999: English pop group S Club 7 release their debut single "Bring It All Back".
  • June 10, 1999: NATO calls off air strikes on Kosovo after Serb troops begin to withdraw.
  • This date: June 11, 1999
  • June 12, 1999: Friends star Courteney Cox marries David Arquette at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco.
  • June 14, 1999: The Vengaboys release their song "Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom!!".
  • June 15, 1999: Santana release their album "Supernatural".
  • June 16, 1999: The animated movie Tarzan (1999) is released in movie theaters.
  • June 18, 1999: 16 people are arrested after an anti-capitalism protest in London turns violent.
  • June 19, 1999:
    • The game Counter-Strike is released.
    • American author Stephen King is hit by a car in Lovell, Maine.
  • June 21, 1999:
    • "Yahoo! Messenger" is released.
    • Whitney Houston releases her single "My Love Is Your Love".
  • June 25, 1999:
    • Big Daddy (1999), starring Adam Sandler, is released in movie theaters.
    • The San Antonio Spurs win the 1999 NBA Finals after they defeat the New York Knicks 4-1.
    • Donald Trump's father, Fred Trump, dies at the age of 93.
  • June 28, 1999: The single Blue (Da Ba Dee) is released by Eiffel 65.
  • June 29, 1999: Heavy metal band Slipknot release their debut album.
  • June 30, 1999:
    • Wild Wild West (1999) is released in movie theaters.
    • The video game "Driver" is released for the Sony PlayStation.
    • The movie "South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut" is released.
  • July 1, 1999: The game "Dino Crisis" is released.
  • July 3, 1999: ATB release the single "9 PM (Till I Come)".
  • July 4, 1999: David Beckham and Victoria Adams (Posh Spice) are married.
  • July 5, 1999: Wrestling: Lita makes her WWF debut.
  • July 8, 1999: J. K. Rowling publishes her third novel in the Harry Potter series: "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.".
  • July 9, 1999: American Pie (1999) is released.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 11, 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).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: June 11, 1999 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.
  • Birth flower (June): The Rose and the Honeysuckle.

Late 1990s fashion

Photographs of late 1990s fashion and hairstyles.

Late 1990s fashion

Television shows

TV series on June 11, 1999

TV audiences were watching the following shows on June 11, 1999:

TV shows from June 1999.

Futurama
Futurama
The Sopranos
The Sopranos
Becker
Becker
Charmed
Charmed
Will & Grace
Will & Grace
The King of Queens
The King of Queens
The Royle Family
The Royle Family
That '70s Show
That '70s Show
Sex and the City
Sex and the City
Celebrity Deathmatch
Celebrity Deathmatch
Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place
Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place
Dawson's Creek
Dawson's Creek

Cars in 1999

1999 saw the introduction of cars such as the Toyota Yaris, the Volkswagen Bora, the Ford Taurus (fourth generation), the BMW X5, the Opel Zafira, and the Honda Insight.

Cars in 1999.

Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in June 1999

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

SpongeBob SquarePants
SpongeBob SquarePants
Digimon Adventure
Digimon Adventure
Batman Beyond
Batman Beyond

Ed, Edd n Eddy
Ed, Edd n Eddy
Bob the Builder
Bob the Builder
The Powerpuff Girls
The Powerpuff Girls
Animorphs
Animorphs
Godzilla: The Series
Godzilla: The Series
Cousin Skeeter
Cousin Skeeter
The Wild Thornberrys
The Wild Thornberrys
That '70s Show
That '70s Show
Toys

Toys in 1999

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

Fisher Price Chatter Phone
Fisher Price Chatter Phone
Rescue Heroes figures
Rescue Heroes figures
Dragonfly RC Stunt Racer
Dragonfly RC Stunt Racer
The Game Boy Color
The Game Boy Color
Betty Spaghetty (doll)
Betty Spaghetty (doll)
Furby
Furby
Groovy Girls
Groovy Girls
Gogo's Crazy Bones
Gogo's Crazy Bones
Spice Girls dolls
Spice Girls dolls
The Pokémon Trading Card Game
The Pokémon Trading Card Game
Bop It
Bop It
Car City Carpet
Car City Carpet
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in June 1999.

Ape Escape 1999
Ape Escape
Street Fighter Alpha 3 1999
Street Fighter Alpha 3
Super Smash Bros. 1999
Super Smash Bros.
Final Fantasy VIII 1999
Final Fantasy VIII
Mario Party 1999
Mario Party
WCW Nitro 1999
WCW Nitro
SimCity 3000 1999
SimCity 3000
Syphon Filter 1999
Syphon Filter
Silent Hill 1999
Silent Hill
Baldur's Gate 1998
Baldur's Gate
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 1998
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
FIFA 99 1998
FIFA 99

Were you born on June 11, 1999?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1999.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out June 11, 2005, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on June 11.

Henry Hill

Henry Hill

Mobster / FBI informant Deceased
Born on June 11, 1943
He turned 56 on this day in 1999.

Hugh Laurie

Hugh Laurie

Actor
Born on June 11, 1959
He turned 40 on this day in 1999.

Peter Dinklage

Peter Dinklage

Actor
Born on June 11, 1969
He turned 30 on this day in 1999.

Ryan Dunn

Ryan Dunn

Jackass member Deceased
Born on June 11, 1977
He turned 22 on this day in 1999.

Joshua Jackson

Joshua Jackson

Actor
Born on June 11, 1978
He turned 21 on this day in 1999.

Shia LaBeouf

Shia LaBeouf

Actor
Born on June 11, 1986
He turned 13 on this day in 1999.

USA

US President

Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on June 11, 1999.

UK

UK Prime Minister

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on June 11, 1999 was most likely conceived around September 18, 1998.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 11, 1999 is close to March 3, 2000.

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Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about June 11, 1999:

  • 9,139 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,305 weeks have passed.
  • 789,609,600 seconds have passed since June 11, 1999.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 921,211,200 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 407,438,553,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 131,601,600 times.
  • You have taken approximately 67,906,426 steps. That's roughly 30,181 miles.
  • 9,475,315 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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