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June 17th, 1999.

June 17th, 1999, was a Thursday. It was day 168 of 1999. The decade was the 1990s.

21 years, 10 months and 19 days have passed since June 17th, 1999.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Gemini.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 17th, 1999.

  • United States: If You Had My Love - Jennifer Lopez
  • United Kingdom: Everybody's Free (to Wear Sunscreen) - Baz Luhrmann

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "The Spy Who Shagged Me" was at the top of the box office on June 17th, 1999.

Take me back to June 17th, 1999!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is June 17th, 1999 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Gemini. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.

In America, the song If You Had My Love by Jennifer Lopez is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Everybody's Free (to Wear Sunscreen) by Baz Luhrmann is the number one hit song. Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Spy Who Shagged Me is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, Tony Blair is the current Prime Minister. In fashion, bright and metallic colors are all the rage. A contrast with the darker "grunge" colors that were popular at the beginning of the 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 sporting a more "dressy casual" look. Shorter hair on men is also becoming more popular. 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. Friends star Courtney Cox and actor David Arquette have been married in San Francisco. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Beverly Hills, 90210", "Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place", "That '70s Show" and "The Powerpuff Girls".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time", "Syphon Filter", "Final Fantasy VIII" and "Ape Escape". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Arthur", "Daria", "USA High" and "That '70s Show". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Jenga, Yo-yo, the Nintendo 64 and Furby.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on June 17th, 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".

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 21 years, 10 months and 19 days have passed since June 17th, 1999.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 24 of 1999.
  • Leap Year: 1999 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on June 17th, 1999, will be 21 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1999 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 929574000.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around June 17th, 1999.

  • May 18th, 1999: The Backstreet Boys release their album "Millennium", which contains singles such as "I Want It That Way".
  • May 19th, 1999: Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) is released.
  • May 21st, 1999: Notting Hill (1999), starring Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant, is released in movie theaters.
  • May 21st, 1999: The single "Sweet Like Chocolate" is released by Shanks & Bigfoot.
  • May 21st, 1999: Gay Byrne hosts his final Late Late Show.
  • May 22nd, 1999: FA Cup Final 1999: Manchester United defeat Newcastle United 2-0, with the two goals coming from Sheringham and Scholes.
  • May 23rd, 1999: WWF wrestler Owen Hart dies after falling during a live show.
  • May 25th, 1999: The comedy television series "Home Improvement" comes to an end.
  • May 26th, 1999: Manchester United defeat Bayern Munich in the Champions League final after scoring two goals in injury time.
  • May 29th, 1999: The body of Iron Butterfly bassist Philip Taylor Kramer is found 4 years after he disappeared from Highway 101.
  • May 31st, 1999: The Chemical Brothers release the song "Hey Boy Hey Girl".
  • May 31st, 1999: The video game "Ape Escape" is released on the PlayStation.
  • June 1st, 1999: Christina Aguilera releases the song "Genie in a Bottle".
  • June 1st, 1999: Jennifer Lopez releases her debut studio album "On the 6".
  • June 1st, 1999: Music-sharing website Napster is founded.
  • June 2nd, 1999: The TV show "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" comes to an end after six years.
  • June 6th, 1999: 345 prisoners escape from Putim prison in Brazil.
  • June 7th, 1999: Osama bin Laden is placed on the FBI's most wanted list.
  • June 8th, 1999: British politician Jonathan Aitken is jailed for 18 months for lying during a failed libel action.
  • June 9th, 1999: English pop group S Club 7 release their debut single "Bring It All Back".
  • June 10th, 1999: NATO calls off air strikes on Kosovo after Serb troops begin to withdraw.
  • June 11th, 1999: Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) is released.
  • June 14th, 1999: The Vengaboys release their song "Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom!!".
  • June 15th, 1999: Santana release their album "Supernatural".
  • June 16th, 1999: The animated movie Tarzan (1999) is released in movie theaters.
  • This date: June 17th, 1999
  • June 18th, 1999: 16 people are arrested after an anti-capitalism protest in London turns violent.
  • June 19th, 1999: The game Counter-Strike is released.
  • June 21st, 1999: "Yahoo! Messenger" is released.
  • June 25th, 1999: Big Daddy (1999), starring Adam Sandler, is released in movie theaters.
  • June 25th, 1999: The San Antonio Spurs win the 1999 NBA Finals after they defeat the New York Knicks 4-1.
  • June 28th, 1999: The single Blue (Da Ba Dee) is released by Eiffel 65.
  • June 29th, 1999: Heavy metal band Slipknot release their debut album.
  • June 30th, 1999: Wild Wild West (1999) is released in movie theaters.
  • June 30th, 1999: The game "Driver" is released.
  • July 1st, 1999: The game "Dino Crisis" is released.
  • July 3rd, 1999: ATB release the single "9 PM (Till I Come)".
  • July 4th, 1999: David Beckham and Victoria Adams (Posh Spice) are married.
  • July 5th, 1999: Wrestling: Lita makes her WWF debut.
  • July 8th, 1999: J. K. Rowling publishes her third novel in the Harry Potter series: "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.".
  • July 9th, 1999: American Pie (1999) is released.
  • July 16th, 1999: John F. Kennedy Jr. dies in a plane crash.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 17th, 1999, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Taurus.
  • 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 6.
  • Native American Zodiac: June 17th, 1999 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.
  • Birth flower (June): The Rose and the Honeysuckle.

Photos of late 1990s fashion.

Photographs of late 1990s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of late 1990s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on June 17th, 1999.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1999.

  • Dora the Explorer
  • SpongeBob SquarePants
  • 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
  • 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
  • The Nanny
  • Tales from the Cryptkeeper
  • Doug
  • Rugrats
  • Beverly Hills, 90210
  • The Simpsons

Popular toys and games in 1999.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1999.

  • The Game Boy Color
  • Furby
  • Groovy Girls
  • Spice Girls dolls
  • The Pokémon Trading Card Game
  • Bop It
  • The Nintendo 64
  • The PlayStation (PS1)
  • Littlest Pet Shop
  • Yo-yo
  • Jenga

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Ape Escape - Platform game that was released for the PlayStation.
  • Super Smash Bros. - Fighting game that was developed for the Nintendo 64.
  • 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.
  • Pokémon Red and Blue - Game Boy game.
  • 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.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 17th of June.

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 17th of June.

  • Icelandic National Day (Iceland)

Weather on June 17th, 1999.

Historical weather information for June 17th, 1999.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.2 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 56.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 13.61 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.76cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 17.28 degrees Celsius.

US President.

Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on June 17th, 1999.

UK Prime Minister.

Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on June 17th, 1999.

Irish Taoiseach.

Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about June 17th, 1999.

  • A total of 7,994 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,142 weeks have passed.
  • 690,681,600 seconds have passed since the June 17th, 1999.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 805,795,200 times.
  • Since June 17th, 1999, the earth has travelled approximately 356,391,705,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 115,113,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 59,398,618 steps. That's about 26,399 miles!
  • Since this date, 8,288,179 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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