July 4th, 1999, fell on a Sunday. It was day 185 of 1999. The decade was the 1990s.
21 years, 0 months and 7 days have passed since July 4th, 1999.
On This Date
Events that occurred on July 4th, 1999:
David Beckham and Victoria Adams (Posh Spice) are married.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 4th, 1999:
United States: If You Had My Love - Jennifer Lopez
United Kingdom: Boom Boom Boom - Vengaboys
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Wild Wild West" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is July 4th, 1999 and it's a Sunday. People are enjoying their weekend. America is celebrating the 4th of July, which means that fireworks are being set off and families are holding barbeques together.
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, Boom Boom Boom by Vengaboys is the number one hit song.
Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Wild Wild West 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.
Soccer star David Beckham and Spice Girls singer Victoria Adams (Posh Spice) have recently been married. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "The X-Files", "Oz" and "Sex and the City". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time", "Syphon Filter", "Final Fantasy VIII" and "Counter-Strike".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Simpsons", "Tales from the Cryptkeeper", "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" and "Teletubbies". Popular toys include the likes of "Littlest Pet Shop", "The Pokémon Trading Card Game", "Furby" 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 July 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.
"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.
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 and information about this date:
This date fell on a weekend.
21 years, 0 months and 7 days have passed since July 4th, 1999.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 26 of 1999.
Leap Year: 1999 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on July 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 931042800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around July 4th, 1999:
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on July 4th, 1999.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on July 4th, 1999 was probably conceived around the 24th of September, 1998. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 4th, 1999 is the 12th of April, 2000. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Counter-Strike - FPS game.
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 July 4th, 1999.
7,678 days have passed since this date.
663,379,200 seconds have passed since the July 4th, 1999.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 773,942,400 times.
Since July 4th, 1999, earth has travelled approximately 342,303,667,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 110,563,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 57,050,611 steps. That's about 25,356 miles!
Since this date, 7,960,550 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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