Year 1999

Year 1999Events and photos of Year 1999.
1999 April 20
Two Colo. students go on shooting spree in Columbine High School, killing 15, including themselves
1999 August 17
More than 17,000 people die in 7.4 earthquake in Turkey
1999 December 2
New Northern Ireland government begins self-rule for first time in 25 years
1999 December 24
Muslim terrorists hijack Indian Airlines jet with 189 on board
1999 Feb. 7
King Hussein of Jordan dies
1999 Jan. 6
NBA ends 191-day labor dispute
1999 July 16
Col. Eileen Collins becomes first female to head a space shuttle mission
1999 June 16
Nelson Mandela retires as president of South Africa; succeeded by Thabo Mbeki
1999 June 9
Serbs sign agreement to pull troops out of Kosovo after 11 weeks of NATO air attacks
1999 March 12
Czech Republic, Poland, and Hungary join NATO
1999 March 1-20
First nonstop balloon flight around world completed in 20 days by Bertrand Piccard (Switzerland) and Brian Jones (UK)
1999 March 24
NATO launches air strikes on Serbia to end attacks against ethnic Albanians in Kosovo
1999 March 27
'Melissa' computer virus spreads through the Internet
1999 March 4
Marine pilot acquitted in killing of 20 in 1998 Italian ski gondola accident; Italians outraged
1999 March 5
U.S. accuses China of stealing nuclear secrets
1999 March 8
Joe DiMaggio dies at age 84
1999 May 16
Crime rate in U.S. falls for seventh consecutive year
1999 May 7
NATO bombs mistakenly hit Chinese embassy in Belgrade
1999 November 15
U.S. and China reach landmark trade agreement
1999 November 21
China launches first spacecraft
1999 November 25
Five-year-old Cuban refugee Elián González gets caught in politically charged custody battle
1999 November 29
et seq. World Trade Organization conference disrupted by violent protests in Seattle
1999 November 5
Judge finds Microsoft to be a monopoly
1999 October 11
World population reaches six billion milestone
1999 October 12
Military coup led by Gen. Pervez Musharraf overthrows Pakistani government
1999 October 13
Tobacco companies admit to harm caused by cigarette smoking
1999 October 13
Senate rejects 1996 nuclear test-ban treaty; international leaders upset by U.S. stand
1999 October 20
Indonesia elects Muslim leader Abdurrahman Wahid president
1999 October 31
EgyptAir flight crashes over Atlantic, killing all 217 on board
1999 September 15
Larry Gene Ashbrook goes on rampage in Tex. church, killing seven and himself
1999 September 23
NASA accidentally loses $125 million spacecraft as it orbits Mars
1999 September 30
Dozens of people exposed to radiation in Japan's worst nuclear accident
1999 September 4
Israeli prime minister Ehud Barak and PLO leader Yasir Arafat announce peace accord
Colombia, Colima e Quindio - 930 deads - magnitudo 6
Taiwan, 2.474 deads - magnitudo 7,6
Turkey, Karamursel,Golyaka 15.500 deads nella regione di Bursa (7,4 Richter)
Nobel Prizes Peace: Search with google:Médecins Sans FrontièresMédecins Sans Frontières
Nobel Prizes Chemistry: Search with google:Ahmed Hassan ZewailAhmed Hassan Zewail, per i suoi studi sugli stati di transizione di una reazione chimica utilizzando uno spettroscopio al femtosecondo
Nobel Prizes Economy: Search with google:Robert A. MundellRobert A. Mundell
Nobel Prizes Physiology or Medicine: Search with google:Gunter BlobelGunter Blobel
Nobel Prizes Physics: $Gerardus 't Hooft$, Search with google:Martinus J. G. VeltmanMartinus J. G. Veltman
Nobel Prizes Literature: Search with google:Gunter GrassGunter Grass
Academy Award Best Picture: American Beauty
Academy Award Best Director: Sam Mendes, American Beauty
Academy Award Best Actor: Kevin Spacey, American Beauty
Academy Award Best Actress: Hilary Swank, Boys Don't Cry
Academy Award Best Supporting Actor: Michael Caine, The Cider House Rules
Academy Award Best Supporting Actress: Angelina Jolie, Girl, Interrupted
Academy Award Best Original Screenplay:
UEFA Champions League, UEFA Champions League: Manchester United FC (England)
Tennis Wimbledon Men: Pete Sampras d. Andre Agassi (6-3, 6-4, 7-5)
NBA, Basketball NBA Championship: San Antonio Spurs - New York Knicks (4-1)
Football XXXIII Super Bowl: Denver Broncos b. Atlanta Falcons (34-19)
Baseball World Series: New York Yankees (AL) 4-0 Atlanta Braves (NL)
Tennis Wimbledon Women: Lindsay Davenport d. Steffi Graf (6-4, 7-5)
1999 Playboy cover
Year 1999's Notable Births
1999 July 20
Search with google:Alessandra di HannoverAlessandra di Hannover , figlia Carolina Cancer
1999 September 28
Search with google:Juan UrdangarinJuan Urdangarin , figlia di Cristina of %Spain% Libra
Year 1999's Notable Deaths
1999 October 06
Search with google:Amalia RodriguesAmalia Rodrigues , Cantante e attrice portoghese (born 1920 July 23) Leo
1999 May 08
Search with google:Dirk BogardeDirk Bogarde , actor (born 1921 March 28) Aries
1999 January 11
Search with google:Fabrizio De AndréFabrizio De André , singer (dead at Milano,Italy) (born 1940 February 18) Aquarius
1999 May 21
Search with google:Fulvio TomizzaFulvio Tomizza , writer (dead at Trieste,Italy) (born 1935 January 26) Aquarius
1999 February 08
Search with google:Giuseppe TatarellaGiuseppe Tatarella , politician (dead at Torino,Italy) (born 1935 September 17) Virgo
1999 November 03
Search with google:Jan BannenJan Bannen , actor,politician (born 1928 June 29) Cancer
1999 January 14
Search with google:Jerzy GrotowskiJerzy Grotowski , movie director polacco (born 1933 August 11) Leo
1999 March 09
Search with google:Joe DiMaggioJoe DiMaggio , baseball player (born 1914 November 24) Sagittarius
1999 July 16
Search with google:John Fitzgerald Kennedy Jr.John Fitzgerald Kennedy Jr. , politician (born 1960 November 25) Sagittarius
1999 July 02
Search with google:Mario PuzoMario Puzo , writer (born 1920 October 15) Libra
1999 July 19
Search with google:Mario SoldatiMario Soldati , film director (born 1906 November 16) Scorpio
1999 May 02
Search with google:Oliver ReedOliver Reed , PPP (born 1938 February 13) Aquarius
1999 December 27
Search with google:Pierre ClémentiPierre Clémenti , actor, movie director,writer (born 1942 September 28) Libra
1999 November 07
Search with google:Primo NebioloPrimo Nebiolo , manager (dead at Rome,Italy) (born 1923 July 14) Cancer
1999 July 03
Search with google:Yoko TaniYoko Tani , actress (dead at Paris,France) (born 1932 May 02) Taurus
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