|<< - 1998|
|World Series Champions:
New York Yankees
|Superbowl XXXIII Champions:
San Antonio Spurs
|Stanley Cup Champs:
|U.S. Open Golf:
|U.S. Tennis (Men/Ladies):
Andre Agassi/Serena Williams
Pete Sampras/Lindsay Davenport
|NCAA Football Champions:
|NCAA Basketball Champions:
|World Cup (Soccer):
|The Hotties and Fashion Icons:
Heidi Klum, Rebecca Romijn, Sarah Jessica Parker, Victoria Silvstedt, Britney Spears, Niki Taylor
"I see dead people"
- Haley Joel Osmet, in The Sixth Sense
"Is that your final answer?"
|Time Magazine's Man of the Year:
Nicole Johnson (Virginia Beach, VA)
Kimberly Pressler (New York)
Y2k was a bust. Many thought that most computers would stop working when the year 2000 hit.
Airplane Celebrity Death:
Sports Entertainment Death:
Pro Golfer Death:
TV Child Star Death:
1999 Pop Culture News:
Finally, Pac-Mans Perfect Score! Billy Mitchell, played Pac-Man for six hours non-stop to reach the 256th screen and achieve a score of 3,333,360. Pac-Man was released in 1980.
Hackers revealed a security flaw in Hotmail that permitted anybody to log into any Hotmail account using the password 'eh'. At the time it was called "the most widespread security incident in the history of the Web"
Susan Lucci won her first Daytime Emmy Award, after 19 nominations.
Cost of a Superbowl ad in 1999: $1,600,000
When Swedish Radiologist Anna Bagenholm woke up after the most severe case of hypothermia ever survived at the time (56.7 °F), she was angry with her colleagues for saving her because she was paralyzed from the neck down. She later recovered from paralysis and apologized.
|The Habits:Collecting Pokemion pocket monsters
toys, cards and games. Also watchig them on television.
Watching The Blair With Project in theaters. The film earned $248 Million and cost about $25,000.
Watching ABC TVs Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? at home. This show was the spark for network reality television.
|1st appearances & 1999's Most Popular Christmas
gifts, toys and presents:
Furby Babies, Pokemon, Mary-Kate and Ashley and Britney Spears dolls, Chuck-E-Cheese Pizza Factory
|The Big Movies:
(according to boxofficemojo)
1. Star Wars Episode One: The Phantom Menace
2. The Sixth Sense
3. Toy Story 2
4. Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
5. The Matrix
7. Big Daddy
8. The Mummy
9. Runaway Bride
10. Blair Witch Project
|1999 Most Popular TV shows:
1. Who Wants To Be a Millionaire (ABC)
2. E.R. (NBC)
3. Friends (NBC)
4. Frasier (NBC)
5. 60 Minutes (CBS)
6. The Practice (ABC)
7. Touched By An Angel (CBS)
8. Law and Order (NBC)
9. Everybody Loves Raymond (CBS)
10. Jesse (NBC)
The biggest Pop Artists of 1999 include:
(Data is complied from various charts including: Billboard's Pop, Rock, Airplay, R&B/Dance and Singles Charts. The Hot 100 is the primary chart used for this list.)
The Number One Hits Of 1999:
|Popular Music in 1999 - # 1 Hits of 1999|