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1999


Jan
7
The impeachment trial of U.S. President Bill Clinton begins The Senate trial in the impeachment of U.S. President Bill Clinton begins (1999)Biography of Bill Clinton: Arkansas Governor to the Presidency

10
Release: The Sopranos debutsThe TV series The Sopranos airs its first episode (1999)Top 10 TV Drama Pilot Episodes

10
The TV series The Sopranos airs its first episodeThe TV series The Sopranos airs its first episode (1999)Top 10 Satisfying Deaths of Hated TV Characters
Top 10 Disappointing TV Show Finales
Top 10 Annoying TV Kids
Top 10 TV Dramas of All Time
Top 10 HBO Shows of All Time
Top 10 TV Anti-Heroes
Top 10 TV Theme Songs (with Words)

12
Release: Britney Spears' debut album, ...Baby One More Time is releasedBritney Spears' debut album, ...Baby One More Time is released (1999)Top 10 Trends of the 1990s
Britney Spears Vs. Christina Aguilera: Music Showdown

15
Release: Varisty BluesThe film Varisty Blues is released (1999)Top 10 Worst Movie Accents

19
AtHome Acquires Excite in MergerAtHome Networks acquires Excite in a $6.7 billion merger that became one of the largest mergers of two Internet companies ever (1999)Top 10 Disastrous Mergers

31
The TV series Family Guy airs its first episodePremiere of cartoon series, Family Guy (1999)Top 10 Family Guy Episodes
Homer Simpson vs. Peter Griffin
Top 10 Adult Cartoons
Top 10 TV Theme Songs (with Words)
Top 10 Cartoon Dads from TV
Top 10 TV Womanizers
Top 10 Cartoon Moms from TV

Feb
12
Bill Clinton is acquitted in his impeachment trial President Bill Clinton is acquitted by the United States Senate in his impeachment trial (1999)Biography of Bill Clinton: Arkansas Governor to the Presidency

19
Release: Office SpaceThe film Office Space is released (1999)Top 10 Comedy Movies: 1990s
Top 10 Movie Quitting Scenes
Top 10 Hilarious Slow Motion Movie Scenes
Top 10 Cult Classics: Comedies
Top 10 Hilarious Movie Sex Scenes

23
Release: The Slim Shady LP is releasedThe Slim Shady LP is released (1999).Top 10 Eminem Songs

Mar
5
Release: Lock, Stock and Two Smoking BarrelsThe film Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels is released in the U.S. (1999)Top 10 Badass Jason Statham Moments
Top 10 Directorial Debuts in Film

7
Death of Stanley KubrickDeath of Stanley Kubrick (1999)Top 10 Stanley Kubrick Movies
Top 10 Stanley Kubrick Trivia

8
Death of Joe DiMaggio Death: Joe DiMaggio (1999)Joe DiMaggio Biography: Life and Career of Baseball's Yankee Clipper

19
The TV series Farscape airs its first episodeThe TV series Farscape airs its first episode (1999)Another Top 10 Sexy Female Aliens from Movies and TV

23
Release: Livin' La Vida Loca by Ricky Martin is releasedLivin' La Vida Loca by Ricky Martin is released (1999).Top 10 Guilty Pleasure Songs

26
Release: EdTVThe film EdTV was released (1999)Top 10 Copycat Movies

26
Release: The Mod SquadThe film The Mod Squad is released (1999)Top 10 Worst Movies Based on a TV Series

28
Premiere of FuturamaThe TV series Futurama airs its first episode (1999)Top 10 Primary Futurama Characters
Top 10 Adult Cartoons
Top 10 Saddest TV Deaths

31
Release: 10 Things I Hate About YouThe film 10 Things I Hate About You is released (1999)Top 10 Greatest Teen Movies

31
Release: The MatrixThe Matrix is released (1999).Top 10 Movie Fights on Rooftops
Top 10 Superhero Movies Not Based on Comic Books

31
Release: The Matrix is releasedThe film The Matrix is released (1999)Top 10 Visually Striking CGI Filled Films
Top 10 Alternate Casting Choices in Film
Top 10 Movies of the 1990s
Top 10 Keanu Reeves Roles
Top 10 Action Movies of the 1990s
Top 10 Action Packed Slow Motion Scenes
Top 10 Movie Characters That Can Fly
Top 10 Movie Traitors
Top 10 Real-Life Crimes Inspired by Movies and TV

Apr
20
The Columbine High School Massacre takes placeDylan Klebold and Eric Harris kill 13 during the Columbine High School massacre (1999)Top 10 Defining Moments of 1990s America
Top 10 Infamous Mass Shootings in the U.S.

21
Metallica live with the San Francisco Symphony OrchestraMetallica live with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra in California, U.S.A. (1999).Top 10 Greatest Live Musical Performances

23
Release: Election is releasedElection is released (1999)Top 10 Memorable School Speeches in Movies

24
The TV series Cowboy Bebop endsThe TV series Cowboy Bebop airs its last episode (1999)Top 10 Anime Battles
Top 10 Anime Series

26
Release: North American release of Super Smash Bros.North American release of Super Smash Bros. This N64 classic pitted Nintendo's mascots against one another.Top 10 Best Crossover Video Games
Top 10 Tournament Fighting Game Franchises

30
Release: EntrapmentThe film Entrapment is released (1999)Top 10 Best Sean Connery Performances

May
1
Premiere of SpongeBob SquarePantsSpongeBob SquarePants premiered on this day in 1999Top 10 TV Shows That Lost Their Mojo

1
The TV series SpongeBob SquarePants debutsThe TV series SpongeBob SquarePants airs its first episode (1999)Top 10 SpongeBob SquarePants Characters
Top 10 Iconic Cartoon Characters of All Time
Top 10 Purposely Annoying Beloved Cartoon Characters
Top 10 Greatest Cartoon Show Theme Songs

2
Death of Oliver Reed.Death of Oliver Reed (1999)Top 10 Actors Recreated With Special Effects

4
The TV series NewsRadio airs its last episodeThe TV series NewsRadio airs its last episode (1999)Top 10 TV Replacement Characters

7
Release: The MummyThe film The Mummy is released (1999)Top 10 Movie Treasure Hunters

9
The Simpsons episode They Saved Lisa's Brain first airsThe Simpsons episode They Saved Lisa's Brain first airs (1999)Top 10 Guest Stars on The Simpsons (Who Play Themselves)

19
Release: Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom MenaceThe film Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace is released (1999)Top 10 Movie Sword Fights
Top 10 Anticipated But Disappointing Movies
Top 10 Worst Movie Casting Choices
Top 10 Memorable Scenes in Bad Movies
Top 10 Movie Queens
Top 10 Best Blockbuster Movie Franchises
Top 10 Racially Offensive Movie Characters

23
Death of Owen HartDeath of Owen Hart (1999)Top 10 Crazy Moments in Sports

24
The TV series Mad About You airs its last episodeThe TV series Mad About You airs its last episode (1999)Top 10 TV Bottle Episodes

25
Release: Release of Freak on a Leash by KornRelease of Freak on a Leash by Korn (1999)Another Top 10 Animated Music Videos

25
The TV series Home Improvement airs its last episodeThe TV series Home Improvement airs its last episode (1999)Top 10 TV Families

31
Release: The Bad Touch by the Bloodhound GangThe Bad Touch by the Bloodhound Gang (1999)Top 10 Funniest Music Videos

Jun
1
Release: Blink-182 album, Enema of the State, is releasedBlink-182's breakthrough album, 'Enema of the State,' is released featuring 'What's My Age Again?' and 'All The Small Things.'The History of Blink-182

2
Release: The book Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is released in the U.S.The book Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is released in the U.S. (1999)Top 10 Harry Potter Characters

2
The TV series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine airs its last episodeThe TV series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine airs its last episode (1999)Top 10 TV Bottle Episodes

8
Release: Release of CalifornicationRelease of Californication (1999)Top 10 Red Hot Chili Peppers Songs

11
Release: Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged MeThe film Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me is released (1999)Top 10 Quirky Movie Pick-up Lines
Top 10 Comedy Movie Clichés

12
Release: Sigur Ros album Agaetis byrjun is releasedSigur Ros album Agaetis byrjun is released (1999).Another Top 10 Controversial Music Videos

18
Release: Tarzan is released in theatersTarzan is released in theatersTop 10 Animated Disney Songs
Top 10 Darkest and Scariest Disney Moments
Top 10 Modern Disney Animated Characters

19
The Dallas Stars face the Buffalo Sabres in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup FinalThe Dallas Stars face the Buffalo Sabres in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final. Dallas wins controversially early the next morning (1999)Top 10 Controversial Calls in Sports History

24
The TV show The Nanny airs its last episodeThe TV show The Nanny airs its last episode (1999)Top 10 Annoying TV Characters

25
Release: Big DaddyThe film Big Daddy is released (1999)Top 10 Adult and Kid Friendships in Movies

29
Release: Slipknot's self-titled debut is releasedSlipknot's self-titled debut is releasedSlipknot's Chris Fehn or 'Number 3' Talks Musical Evolution
Interview with Slipknot's Chris Fehn or Number 3

30
Release: South Park: Bigger, Longer and UncutThe film South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut is released (1999)Top 10 Movie Portrayals of Real Life Bad Guys
Top 10 Funniest Movie Insults
Top 10 Movie Continuations of TV Series
Top 10 Movie Devils

30
Release: Wild Wild WestThe film Wild Wild West is released (1999)Top 10 Worst Movies Based on a TV Series

Jul
9
Release: American PieThe film American Pie is released (1999)Top 10 Comedy Movies: 1990s
Top 10 Greatest Teen Movies
Top 10 Comedy Movie Clichés
Top 10 Hilarious Movie Toilet Scenes

9
American Pie is releasedThe film American Pie is released to theaters (1999)Top 10 Movie Milfs
Top 10 Movie Dads
Top 10 Movies You Shouldn't Watch with Your Parents

16
Death of John F. Kennedy Jr. John F. Kennedy Jr. dies when a small aircraft he is piloting crashes into the Atlantic Ocean (1999)The Kennedy Curse: Family Tragedies - JFK, RFK, etc
John F. Kennedy Biography - Life and Death of a President

16
Release: Eyes Wide ShutThe film Eyes Wide Shut is released (1999)Top 10 Stanley Kubrick Movies

16
Release: The Blair Witch ProjectThe film The Blair Witch Project is released (1999)Top 10 Scariest Horror Movies

22
Release: Len's Steal My Sunshine is releasedLen's 'Steal My Sunshine' is released (1999).Top 10 Cheesiest One-Hit Wonders of the 1990s

22
Woodstock 1999Violence, rapes and vandalism during Woodstock 1999, featuring Limp Bizkit, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Kid RockTop 10 Concert Tragedies and Mishaps

23
Release: The Haunting is releasedThe film The Haunting is released (1999)Top 10 Least Scary Horror Movies

27
Release: Destiny's Child album The Writing's on the WallDestiny's Child album The Writing's on the Wall (1999)Top 10 Destiny’s Child Songs

28
1999 Release: Deep Blue SeaDeep Blue Sea was released on this day in 1999Top 10 Avoidable Deaths in Movies

28
Release: Deep Blue SeaThe film Deep Blue Sea is released (1999)Top 10 Memorable Scenes in Bad Movies

30
Release: The Blair Witch ProjectThe film The Blair Witch Project is released (1999)Top 10 Sleeper Hits

30
Theatrical release of 'Mystery Men'.Theatrical release of 'Mystery Men'. Starring Ben Stiller, this superhero comedy spoof featured a group of wannabe's who take to the street to fight crime.Top 10 Hilarious Movie Superpowers

Aug
6
Release: The Iron GiantThe film The Iron Giant is released (1999)Top 10 Saddest Cartoon Movie Moments
Top 10 Vin Diesel Moments

6
Release: Theatrical release of 'The Sixth Sense'.Theatrical release of 'The Sixth Sense'. This supernatural thriller told the story of a troubled boy who is able to talk to the dead (1999)Another Top 10 Unexpected Movie Deaths
Top 10 Adult and Kid Friendships in Movies
Top 10 Movie Twists

13
Release: Detroit Rock CityThe film Detroit Rock City is released (1999)Top 10 Hilarious Movie Toilet Scenes

13
Release: Kimigayo, the national anthem of Japan is adoptedKimigayo, the national anthem of Japan is adopted (1999)Top 10 National Anthems

24
Release: Christina Aguilera's self-titled debut album is releasedChristina Aguilera's first self-titled album is releasedBritney Spears Vs. Christina Aguilera: Music Showdown

24
Release: Got Your Money by Ol Dirty BastardGot Your Money by Ol Dirty Bastard (1999)Top 10 Funniest Music Videos

Sep
8
Release: The book Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is released in the U.S.The book Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is released in the U.S. (1999)Top 10 Harry Potter Characters

9
The Release of the Sega DreamcastThe Release of the Sega Dreamcast, on 09/09/99. The last console Sega released on the market before discontinuing their console operations due to financial difficulties and competition from the PS2.Top 10 Dreamcast Games

17
Release: American BeautyThe film American Beauty is released (1999)Top 10 Movie Quitting Scenes
Top 10 Movie Dream Sequences
Top 10 Kevin Spacey Performances
Top 10 Movie Narrations
Top 10 Movies Where the Protagonist Dies
Top 10 Directorial Debuts in Film

17
The TV series The West Wing airs its first episodeThe TV series The West Wing airs its first episode (1999)Top 10 TV Dramas of All Time

18
Release: Learn to Fly by Foo FightersLearn to Fly by Foo Fighters (1999)Top 10 Funniest Music Videos

20
The TV series Law and Order: SVU airs its first episodeThe TV series Law and Order: SVU airs its first episode (1999)Top 10 TV Detectives

21
Nine Inch Nails' The Fragile is releasedNine Inch Nails album, The Fragile, is released and debuts at number one on Billboard 200Trent Reznor Bio: Nine Inch Nails and beyond

22
The TV series The West Wing airs its first episodeThe TV series The West Wing airs its first episode (1999)Top 10 TV Bottle Episodes
Top 10 Saddest TV Deaths

24
Citicorp and Travelers Group MergerCiticorp and Travelers Group merged to form Citigroup Inc (1999).Top 10 Disastrous Mergers

25
The show Freaks and Geeks airs its first episodeThe show Freaks and Geeks airs its first episode (1999)Top 10 TV Shows Cancelled Too Soon

26
The Simpsons episode Beyond Blunderdome first airsThe Simpsons episode Beyond Blunderdome first airs (1999)Top 10 Guest Stars on The Simpsons (Who Play Themselves)

Oct
1
Release: Three KingsThe film Three Kings is released (1999)Top 10 Movie Treasure Hunters
Top 10 Best Mark Wahlberg Performances

5
The TV series Angel airs its first episodeThe TV series Angel airs its first episode (1999)Top 10 Vampires in Movies and TV (REDUX)
Top 10 TV Vampires

6
Release: AuditionThe film Audition is released (1999)Top 10 Murderous Women in Film

9
Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival first takes placeCoachella Valley Music and Arts Festival first takes place (1999).Top 10 Iconic Music Festivals of All Time

12
Death of Wilt ChamberlainDeath of NBA legend Wilt Chamberlain (1999)Wilt Chamberlain Bio: Life and Career of the Basketball Legend
Top 10 Celebrity Womanizers

15
Release: Fight ClubThe film Fight Club is released (1999)Top 10 Coolest Movie Characters
Top 10 Movie Quitting Scenes

15
Release: Fight Club is releasedThe film Fight Club is released to theaters (1999)Top 10 Movies of the 1990s
Top 10 Most Paused Movie Moments
Top 10 Unlikely Movie Sequels
Top 10 Real-Life Crimes Inspired by Movies and TV
Top 10 Split Personality Movie Characters
Top 10 Movie Narrations

20
The TV series One Piece debutsThe TV series One Piece airs its first episode (1999)Top 10 Anime Battles
Top 10 Anime Powers We Wish Were Real
Top 10 Anime Series

29
Release: Being John MalkovichThe film Being John Malkovich is released (1999)Top 10 Secret Passages in Movies

31
EgyptAir Flight 990 crashesEgyptAir Flight 990 crashes on its way to Cairo, Egypt (1999)Top 10 Aviation Mysteries

31
The Simpsons episode Treehouse of Horror X first airsThe Simpsons episode Treehouse of Horror X first airs (1999)Top 10 Guest Stars on The Simpsons (Who Play Themselves)

Nov
1
Release: Bangkok DangerousThe film Bangkok Dangerous is released (1999)Top 10 Worst American Remakes of Foreign Movies

4
Release: What%u2019s My Age Again? by Blink-182What%u2019s My Age Again? by Blink-182 (1999)Top 10 Funniest Music Videos

8
Release: The World Is Not EnoughThe film The World Is Not Enough is released (1999)Top 10 Worst Movie Casting Choices

12
Release: DogmaThe film Dogma is released (1999)Top 10 Movie Angels

16
Release: Dr. Dre album 2001 is releasedDr. Dre album 2001 is released (1999)Top 10 Dr. Dre Songs

24
Release: End of DaysThe film End of Days is released (1999)Top 10 Movie Devils

24
Release: Toy Story 2Toy Story 2 is released (1999).Top 10 Pixar Movies
Top 10 Best Blockbuster Movie Franchises
Top 10 Secondary Pixar Characters
Top 10 Pixar Villains

26
Release: The World Is Not EnoughThe James Bond film The World Is Not Enough is released (1999)Top 10 Best Blockbuster Movie Franchises

29
Death of Gene RayburnDeath of Gene Rayburn (1999)Top 10 Game Show Hosts of All Time

Dec
10
Release: The Green MileThe film The Green Mile is released (1999)Top 10 Tragic Movie Endings
Top 10 Stephen King Adaptations

17
Release: MagnoliaThe film Magnolia is released (1999)Another Top 10 Continuous Movie Shots
Top 10 Best Philip Seymour Hoffman Performances

22
Release: Any Given SundayThe film Any Given Sunday is released (1999)Top 10 Jamie Foxx Performances
Top 10 Best Sports Movie Speeches

22
Release: Man on the MoonThe film Man on the Moon is released (1999)Top 10 Hilarious Jim Carrey Moments

25
Release: The Talented Mr. RipleyThe film The Talented Mr. Ripley is released (1999)Top 10 Best Philip Seymour Hoffman Performances

26
The Family Guy episode Da Boom first airsThe Family Guy episode Da Boom first airs (1999)Top 10 Family Guy Episodes

29
Release: The HurricaneThe film The Hurricane is released (1999)Top 10 Denzel Washington Performances