December 18th, 1999, was a Saturday. It was day 352 of 1999. The decade was the 1990s.
21 years, 4 months and 18 days have passed since December 18th, 1999.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Sagittarius.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 18th, 1999.
The movie "Stuart Little" was at the top of the box office on December 18th, 1999.
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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".
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.
Buffy star Sarah Michelle Gellar is listed as FHM's sexiest woman of the year in 1999.
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.
Amazon CEO Jeffrey P. Bezos is named as the Time Person of the Year 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.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
A singing prop fish called Big Mouth Billy Bass was extremely popular around this time. The fish sang and moved to songs such as "Don't Worry, Be Happy" by Bobby McFerrin and "Take Me To The River" by Al Green.
The Green Mile, starring Tom Hanks and Michael Clarke Duncan, would have been playing in movie theaters during this period.
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Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on December 18th, 1999.
Tony Blair was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 18th, 1999.
Bertie Ahern was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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