November 28th, 1999, fell on a Sunday. It was day 332 of 1999. The decade was the 1990s.
20 years, 7 months and 8 days have passed since November 28th, 1999.
On This Date
Events that occurred on November 28th, 1999:
The single "What a Girl Wants" is released by Christina Aguilera.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 28th, 1999:
United States: Smooth - Santana & Rob Thomas
United Kingdom: She's The One - Robbie Williams
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "World Is Not Enough" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is November 28th, 1999 and it's a Sunday. People are enjoying their weekend. It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder.
In America, the song Smooth by Santana & Rob Thomas is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, She's The One by Robbie Williams is the number one hit song. Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie World Is Not Enough 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. Pokemon has become one of the most popular franchises in the world, as trading cards, toys and handheld games gross over one billion dollars.
As the millennium draws to a close, people are worried about the implications of the Y2K bug. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch", "Sex and the City" and "Charmed". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Silent Hill", "Syphon Filter", "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater" and "Grand Theft Auto 2".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Beverly Hills, 90210", "All That", "Ed, Edd n Eddy" and "Roswell". Popular toys include the likes of "Yo-yo", "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 November 28th, 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.
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.
During this period, Pokemon was one of the most popular franchises in the world. We're talking trading cards, toys and handheld games! In its first year, the Pokemon franchise had grossed over $1 Billion in sales.
Basic facts and information about this date:
This date fell on a weekend.
20 years, 7 months and 8 days have passed since November 28th, 1999.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 47 of 1999.
Leap Year: 1999 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on November 28th, 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 943747200.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around November 28th, 1999:
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on November 28th, 1999.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on November 28th, 1999 was probably conceived around the 18th of February, 1999. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 28th, 1999 is the 6th of September, 2000. (Rough Estimate).
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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about November 28th, 1999.
7,527 days have passed since this date.
650,329,200 seconds have passed since the November 28th, 1999.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 758,717,400 times.
Since November 28th, 1999, earth has travelled approximately 335,569,867,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 108,388,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 55,928,311 steps. That's about 24,857 miles!
Since this date, 7,803,950 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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