Monday August 09, 1999: on this day

About August 9th, 1999, in brief:

  • Historical events: Russian President Boris Yeltsin fires his Prime Minister, Sergei Stepashin, and for the fourth time fires his entire cabinet.
  • Day of the week: August 9th, 1999 was a Monday
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo (in western zodiac), Rabbit (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Gillian Anderson, Mahesh Babu
  • Moon Phase: New Moon
  • #1 US song: Genie In A Bottle by Christina Aguilera
  • #1 UK song: Better Off Alone by DJ Jurgen Presents Alice Deejay
  • Popular movie: Private Property directed by Leslie Stevens

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What day of the week was August 09, 1999?

August 09, 1999 was a Monday and it was the 221st day of the year 1999 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 09, 1999 can also be written as 8/9/1999 in the US and as 9/8/1999 in UK and Europe.

August 09, 1999 in August 1999 calendar


August 09, 1999: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on August 09, 1999:

  • Russian president boris yeltsin fires his prime minister, sergei stepashin, and for the fourth time fires his entire cabinet.
  • The diet of japan enacts a law establishing the hinomaru and kimi ga yo as the official national flag and national anthem.
  • Buford o. furrow, jr. wounds 5 and kills 1 during the august 1999 los angeles jewish community center shooting.
  • The atlantique incident occurs as an intruding pakistan navy plane is shot down in india. the incident sparks tensions between the 2 nations, coming just a month after the end of the kargil war.
  • A total solar eclipse is seen in europe and asia.
  • Salt lake city tornado: a very rare f2 tornado strikes salt lake city, killing 1.

August 09, 1999: What were the magazines covers that day?

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August 09, 1999: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on August 09, 1999:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $80.56
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $54.34
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $85.62
  • General Electric GE: opens at $106.44
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $123.62

August 09, 1999: What were the main match results that day?

Premier League - UK Soccer

  • Tottenham - Newcastle : 3 - 1

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August 09, 1999: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 9th is Leo.

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Babies born in August are either Leo or Virgo. People born before August 22nd are Leo, while people born from August 23rd have the sign of Virgo.

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August 09, 1999: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 09, 1999 is Rabbit and the associated element is Earth.

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August 09, 1999: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on August 09, 1999 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 09, 1999 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on August 09, 1999 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 0% full, rising at 03:50 am and setting at 07:37 pm.

The previous full moon was on Jul 28, 1999 while the next full moon would come on Aug 26, 1999.

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Who was born on August 09, 1999?

Famous people born on August 09, 1999:

  • Mac Harmon

    Founder of YouNow, a live broadcasting platform.

  • Deniss Vasiļjevs

    Latvian figure skater.

  • Manny Musu

    Indonesian-italian-australian survivor of a terrorist attack.

  • Robert Mircea
  • Dominik Pleštil
  • Juan Manuel Correa
  • Alexsandro Ribeiro
  • Izabela Nicoletti Leite
  • César Menacho

Whose famous birthday is on August 9th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 9th:

  • Gillian Anderson
    Gillian Anderson

    American actress.

  • Mahesh Babu
    Mahesh Babu

    Mahesh Babu is an Indian actor and producer who has established himself as one of the most popular and influential actors of Telugu cinema.

  • Whitney Houston
    Whitney Houston

    American pop diva, with three octaves of range.

  • Melanie Griffith
    Melanie Griffith

    American actress, 5'9" tall and voluptuous.

  • Anna Kendrick
    Anna Kendrick

    Anna kendrick is an american actress known for her roles in the pitch perfect movies and her oscar-nominated performance in up in the air.

  • Audrey Tautou
    Audrey Tautou

    French actress who made waves in 2001's "ama(c]lie".

  • Sam Elliott
    Sam Elliott

    Sam elliott is a renowned american actor known for his deep voice and iconic mustache, often cast in western and tough guy roles.

  • Bill Skarsgård
    Bill Skarsgård

    Bill skarsgård is a swedish actor known for his role as pennywise the dancing clown in the horror film it and its sequel it chapter two.

  • Adelaide Kane
    Adelaide Kane

    Tv actress.

  • Nikki Ziering
    Nikki Ziering

    American actress and model.

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How old is someone born on August 09, 1999?

Someone born on August 09, 1999 is:

24 years 11 months old,

or 299 months and 16 days old,

or 1302 weeks and 3 days old,

or 9117 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 09, 1999?

There are 15 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Friday August 9th 2024.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 09, 1999?

You belong to the Gen Z generation if you were born on August 09, 1999.

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August 09, 1999: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on August 09, 1999:

  • Fredrico Moraes

    Fredrico Moraes was a Brazilian poet and literary critic, known for his lyrical and introspective works.

  • Hawley Pratt

    Animator known for his work on classic animated TV shows.

  • Helen Rollason

    British journalist and tv presenter in sports (d. 1999).

  • Fouad Serageddin

    Egyptian lawyer and politician, egyptian minister of interior (d. 1999).

  • Willard Swihart
  • Jackie Sato
  • Abraham H. Taub

What famous deaths happened on August 9th?

Famous deaths on August 9th:

  • Sharon Tate
    Sharon Tate

    American actress, model and sex symbol.

  • Gregory Hines
    Gregory Hines

    Gregory Hines was a talented American dancer and actor, known for his contributions to tap dancing.

  • Bernie Mac
    Bernie Mac

    American comedian, actor, screenwriter, and producer (b. 1957).

  • Frank Gifford
    Frank Gifford

    American sportscaster.

  • Al Freeman
    Al Freeman


  • Anton Walbrook
    Anton Walbrook

    Actor (laura i accuse), suffers a heart attack at the age of 66.

  • Mahmud Darwish

    Mahmud Darwish was a Palestinian poet and author who was regarded as the Palestinian national poet and one of the greatest Arab poets of the...

  • Mouhamad Darwish

    Mouhamad Darwish was a renowned Palestinian poet and author who is considered one of the most important literary figures in the Arab world.

  • Jacqueline Cochran

    Jacqueline Cochran was an American aviator and businesswoman who set numerous speed and altitude records, and was the first woman to break...

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August 09, 1999: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on August 09, 1999 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week August 9th and August 15th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

August 09, 1999: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on August 09, 1999 was Genie In A Bottle by Christina Aguilera, according to the music chart for the week August 9th and August 15th.

  1. - Genie In A Bottle
  2. - Tell Me It's Real
  3. - Bills, Bills, Bills youtube
  4. - All Star
  5. - If You Had My Love youtube

August 09, 1999: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on August 09, 1999 was Better Off Alone by DJ Jurgen Presents Alice Deejay, according to the music chart for the week August 9th and August 15th.

  1. - Better Off Alone
  2. - When You Say Nothing At All
  3. - Livin' La Vida Loca youtube
  4. - If I Let You Go
  5. - If Ya Gettin' Down

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Who was the US President on August 09, 1999?

On August 09, 1999 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 09, 1999?

On August 09, 1999 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 09, 1999?

On August 09, 1999 the Pope was St John Paul II.


What is special about August 9th?

August 9th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 9th day of the month of August. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on August 9th, such as:

  • 2018 - Yemeni civil war (2015): more than 60 people are injured and 43 are killed by an airstrike in which the saudi-led coalition attacked a bus that was parked at a dahyan market. the coalition called the strike a "legitimate war action" against houthis and accused them of using children as human shields.
  • 2017 - Six french soldiers were injured in a terror attack when a man drove a car into them at the levallois-perret barracks. three of them are seriously.
  • 2016 - Conflict between israel and palestine: israel accuses a un administrative manager that he was a hamas-linked operative working from gaza.

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What happened in 1999?

1999 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • The Euro currency is introduced in 11 countries - members of the European Union (with the exception of the United Kingdom, Denmark, Greece and Sweden).
  • A brutal snowstorm smashes into the Midwestern United States, causing 14 inches (359 mm) of snow at Milwaukee, Wisconsin and 19 inches (487 mm) at Chicago, Illinois. In Chicago, temperatures plunge to -13 degrees F (-25 degrees C), and 68 deaths are reported.
  • Israel detains, and later expels, 14 members of Concerned Christians.

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What was the calendar for August 1999?

August 1999 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with August being the 8th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how August 1999 calendar looked like.

Monday August 9, 1999