Wednesday August 11, 1999: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 8/11/1999, UK date format: 11/8/1999

August 11th, 1999 was the 223rd day of the year 1999 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Leo. The day of the week was Wednesday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Boomcruiser .

The number one song in US was Genie In A Bottle by Christina Aguilera. Better Off Alone by DJ Jurgen Presents Alice Deejay was #1 song in the UK.

Private Property, directed by Leslie Stevens, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1999 while Hannibal by Thomas Harris was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Toast. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Buffers Evolution or Jane's Fleet Command.

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

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August 11, 1999 Events

What happened on August 11, 1999?

Historical Events

  • An F-2 tornado rips through downtown Salt Lake City, Utah, killing one person and injuring over 100.
  • The Salt Lake City Tornado tears through the downtown district of the city, killing one.

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What happened on August 11 in history? Find out the list of August 11th major events

What was 1999 famous for? Discover everything about 1999

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August 11, 1999 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on August 11, 1999?

Other August 11th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If August 11, 1999 is your birthday you are 24 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on August 11.

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August 11, 1999 Famous Deaths

Other August 11th famous deaths

  • American painter, exponent of abstract expressionism, and in particular the form known as "action paintings", Pollack is an American artist.

  • Macedonian-born Bulgarian prophet (Born 1911).

  • French actress, daughter Diourka Medveczky (Hungarian sculptor) and Bernadette Lefont (French actress).

  • Peter Cushing

    England, United Kingdom -- Actor.

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August 11, 1999 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Leo personality

Who should a Leo marry?

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

Personality of August born

Chinese Zodiac

Rabbit chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Rabbit

Element: Earth

Rabbit personality

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August 11, 1999 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was August 11, 1999?

The day of the week was Wednesday.

August 11th marks the 222nd day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 1999.

There are 142 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


August 11, 1999 Holidays and Observances

What is special on August 11, 1999?


  • Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
  • Taiwan - Valentine's Day
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
  • St. Chromatius
  • St. Equitius
  • St. Gery/Gaugericus
  • St. Susanna
  • Brazil - Studentás Day, Lawyerás Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
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Music charts

What was the number one song on August 11, 1999? Which were the top hits on August 11, 1999?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

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

Top #5 songs in the UK

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

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Bills, Bills, Billsyoutube
  2. - Tell Me It's Real
  3. - Fortunate
  4. - Jamboree
  5. - Happily Ever After

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - No Me Ames
  2. - De Hoy En Adelante
  3. - Loco
  4. - Mi Vida Sin Tu Amor
  5. - Bailamosyoutube

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Private Property

Private Property

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Leslie Stevens

Starring: Kate Manx, Corey Allen, Warren Oates, Jerome Cowan

Outside Providence

Outside Providence

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Michael Corrente

Starring: Shawn Hatosy, Amy Smart, Alec Baldwin, Tommy Bone

The Weekend

The Weekend

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Brian Skeet

Starring: Gena Rowlands, Deborah Kara Unger, Brooke Shields, Jared Harris

Mickey Blue Eyes

Mickey Blue Eyes

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Kelly Makin

Starring: Hugh Grant, Jeanne Tripplehorn, James Caan, Burt Young

Dudley Do-Right

Dudley Do-Right

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Hugh Wilson

Starring: Brendan Fraser, Sarah Jessica Parker, Alfred Molina, Eric Idle

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Release year: 1999

Directed by: S.J. Clarkson



Release year: 1999

Directed by: Rikki Beadle Blair

Life Support

Life Support

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Nelson George

Love in the 21st Century

Love in the 21st Century

Release year: 1999

Directed by: PESI Publishing & Media

Black Heaven

Black Heaven

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Gilles Marchand

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1999?


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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Hannibal by Thomas Harris



You remember Hannibal Lecter: gentleman, genius, cannibal. Since Dr. Lecter was released from prison, seven years have passed. He's been free since Dr. Lecter escaped from custody seven years ago.

Encore Provence by Peter Mayle

Encore Provence


Peter Mayle makes a delightful foray into Provençal life and leaves behind cholesterol worries, shopping via phone, California wines and other concerns.

The Art Of Happiness by the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler

The Art Of Happiness


The Art of Happiness is a book that explores the topic of work, career and how to find the ultimate happiness at work.

Rainbow Six by Tom Clanc

Rainbow Six


John Clark battles extremely dangerous terrorists.

I Ain'T Got Time To Bleed by Jesse Ventura

I Ain'T Got Time To Bleed


He was known by his fans as "Jesse the Body" when he retired from the navy SEALs in order to become a professional wrestler. He was "Jesse, The Body" when he hosted the hard-hitting KFAN radio show.

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Buffers Evolution

Buffers Evolution

Platform: WonderSwan

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Bandai

Jane's Fleet Command

Jane's Fleet Command

Platform: PC (Windows)

Genre: Real-time tactics

Publisher: Electronic Arts (1999) Strategy First (2006)



Platform: Windows, Classic Mac OS, PlayStation, iOS,[2] OS X

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Casterman Ubisoft

Demolition Racer

Demolition Racer

Platform: PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, Dreamcast

Genre: Vehicular combat, racing

Publisher: Infogrames (PS1 & DC) Atari (PC)

Discworld Noir

Discworld Noir

Platform: Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: GT Interactive


August 11, 1999 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

New Moon

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Sport Games on August 11, 1999

Sport Games on August 11, 1999

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Aston Villa - Everton : 3 - 0
  • Leicester - Coventry : 1 - 0
  • Man United - Sheffield Weds : 4 - 0
  • Southampton - Leeds : 0 - 3
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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $80.87
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $56.00
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $84.00
  • General Electric GE: opens at $105.31
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $120.12

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