September 30th, 1999

September 30th, 1999, fell on a Thursday. It was day 273 of 1999. The decade was the 1990s.

20 years, 9 months and 7 days have passed since September 30th, 1999.


On This Date

Events that occurred on September 30th, 1999:

  • Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings is released for the PC.
  • Grand Theft Auto 2 is released.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on September 30th, 1999:

  • United States: Unpretty - TLC
  • United Kingdom: Blue - Eiffel 65

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Blue Streak" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is September 30th, 1999 and it's a Thursday. Schools have started back and autumn has arrived, so temperatures have started to cool and trees are beginning to shed their leaves. In America, the song Unpretty by TLC is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Blue by Eiffel 65 is the number one hit song. Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Blue Streak 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 "Walker, Texas Ranger", "JAG", "Recess" and "Futurama". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time", "Silent Hill", "Final Fantasy VIII" and "Counter-Strike".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Rugrats", "Arthur", "The Wild Thornberrys" and "Rocket Power". Popular toys include the likes of "PlayStation (PS1)", "The Pokémon Trading Card Game", "Spice Girls dolls" 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 September 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

    "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".

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The Second Chechen War.

    During this period, the Second Chechen War was taking place. The armed conflict took place in Chechnya between Russia and the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 20 years, 9 months and 7 days have passed since September 30th, 1999.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 39 of 1999.
  • Leap Year: 1999 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on September 30th, 1999, will be 20 years of age.
  • People born in 1999 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 938646000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around September 30th, 1999:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on September 30th, 1999, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1999 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: September 30th, 1999 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Freaks and Geeks - Short-lived TV series about a misfit high-school student.
  • The West Wing - Political drama.
  • 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.

1999 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1999.

"Rocket Power" - "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" - "Dexter's Laboratory" - "Friends" - "All That" - "Tales from the Cryptkeeper" - "Rugrats" - "Beverly Hills, 90210" - "The Simpsons"


1999 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1999:

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

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 30th of September:


Weather

Weather information for September 30th, 1999:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.9 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 56.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 13.61 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 25.15cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 14.61 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.52cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on September 30th, 1999.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on September 30th, 1999 was probably conceived around the 21st of December, 1998. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 30th, 1999 is the 9th of July, 2000. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Grand Theft Auto 2 - Second game in the GTA series. The last GTA game to show a top-down view of the player.
  • Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings - Strategy game.
  • Resident Evil 3: Nemesis - Third game in the series.
  • Tony Hawk's Pro Skater - Skateboarding game.
  • 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about September 30th, 1999.

  • 7,586 days have passed since this date.
  • 655,430,400 seconds have passed since the September 30th, 1999.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 764,668,800 times.
  • Since September 30th, 1999, earth has travelled approximately 338,202,086,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 109,238,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 56,367,014 steps. That's about 25,052 miles!
  • Since this date, 7,865,165 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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