July 30th, 1999, fell on a Friday. It was day 211 of 1999. The decade was the 1990s.
21 years, 2 months and 22 days have passed since July 30th, 1999.
On This Date
Events that occurred on July 30th, 1999:
The Blair Witch Project (1999) is released in movie theaters.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 30th, 1999:
United States: Wild Wild West - Will Smith
United Kingdom: Livin' La Vida Loca - Ricky Martin
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Runaway Bride" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is July 30th, 1999 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.
It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song Wild Wild West by Will Smith is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Livin' La Vida Loca by Ricky Martin is the number one hit song.
Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Runaway Bride 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.
J. K. Rowling has just published "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban", which is her third novel in the Harry Potter series. People are saddened by the recent death of John F. Kennedy Jr., who died after his plane crashed off the west coast of Massachusetts. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Oz", "That '70s Show", "Charmed" and "The Powerpuff Girls".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six", "Syphon Filter", "Final Fantasy VIII" and "Counter-Strike". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Simpsons", "Arthur", "Recess" and "SpongeBob SquarePants". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Jenga", "Bop It", "The Pokémon Trading Card Game" and "Groovy Girls".
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 30th, 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.
Basic facts and information about this date:
21 years, 2 months and 22 days have passed since July 30th, 1999.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 30 of 1999.
Leap Year: 1999 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on July 30th, 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 933289200.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around July 30th, 1999:
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on July 30th, 1999.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on July 30th, 1999 was probably conceived around the 20th of October, 1998. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 30th, 1999 is the 8th of May, 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 30th, 1999.
7,754 days have passed since this date.
669,945,600 seconds have passed since the July 30th, 1999.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 781,603,200 times.
Since July 30th, 1999, earth has travelled approximately 345,691,929,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 111,657,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 57,615,322 steps. That's about 25,607 miles!
Since this date, 8,039,347 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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