Saturday July 17, 1999: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 7/17/1999, UK date format: 17/7/1999

July 17th, 1999 was the 198th day of the year 1999 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Cancer. The day of the week was Saturday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Tomoya Fukumoto and Yoandri Cabrera.

The number one song in US was Bills, Bills, Bills by Destiny's Child. 9pm (Till I Come) by ATB was #1 song in the UK.

The Haunting, directed by Jan de Bont, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1999 while The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon by Stephen King was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Life Support. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bass Masters 2000 or Demise: Rise of the Ku'tan.

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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July 17, 1999 Events

What happened on July 17, 1999?

Historical Events

  • The Pabok Regional County Municipality in Quebec, Canada is renamed to Le Rocher-Percé after the Percé Rock.
  • Studio Ghibli releases the animated film My Neighbors the Yamadas.
  • The band Earth, Wind & Fire performs in the Live by Request concert series.
  • Two main-belt asteroids are discovered: 21650 Tilgner by Stefano Sposetti, and 19612 Noordung at Črni Vrh Observatory.
  • The final game of the 1999 FIVB Volleyball World League tournament takes place in Mar del Plata, Argentina. Italy beats Cuba 3:1 to become the champion. (OSSCG)
  • Jack Howell plays his final baseball game, with the Astros.

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What was 1999 famous for? Discover everything about 1999

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July 17, 1999 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on July 17, 1999?

Other July 17th famous birthdays

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If July 17, 1999 is your birthday you are 23 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on July 17.

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July 17, 1999 Famous Deaths

Other July 17th famous deaths

  • Billie Holiday

    American blues and jazz singer "Lady Day", aEUR whose unsurpassed voice was the essence jazz.

  • American musician, jazz clarinetist, saxophonist, composer, and recording artist.

  • French Nazi collaborator.

  • Personal Physician of tsar Nicolas II, shot to death.

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July 17, 1999 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Cancer personality

Who should a Cancer marry?

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

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Chinese Zodiac

Rabbit chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Rabbit

Element: Earth

Rabbit personality

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July 17, 1999 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was July 17, 1999?

The day of the week was Saturday.

July 17th marks the 197th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 1999.

There are 167 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


July 17, 1999 Holidays and Observances

What is special on July 17, 1999?


  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Feast Day of St Cynllo
  • Iraq - Ba'ath Revolution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Muáoz Rivera's Birthday
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Music charts

What was the number one song on July 17, 1999? Which were the top hits on July 17, 1999?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Bills, Bills, Billsyoutube
  2. - If You Had My Loveyoutube
  3. - Last Kiss
  4. - Genie In A Bottle
  5. - Livin' La Vida Locayoutube

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - 9pm (Till I Come)
  2. - Livin' La Vida Locayoutube
  3. - My Love Is Your Love
  4. - Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom!!
  5. - Wild Wild West

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Bills, Bills, Billsyoutube
  2. - Fortunate
  3. - Happily Ever After
  4. - Chante's Got A Man
  5. - Where My Girls At?

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - No Me Ames
  2. - Bailamosyoutube
  3. - Loco
  4. - Mi Vida Sin Tu Amor
  5. - Se Me Olvido Otra Vez

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Haunting

The Haunting

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Jan de Bont

Starring: Liam Neeson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Owen Wilson, Lili Taylor

Country: United States of America

Twin Falls Idaho

Twin Falls Idaho

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Michael Polish

Starring: Michael Polish, Mark Polish, Michele Hicks, Jon Gries

Nang Nak

Nang Nak

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Nonzee Nimibutr

Starring: Inthira Charoenpura, Winai Kraibutr, Manit Meekaewjaroen, Pramote Suksatit

My Life So Far

My Life So Far

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Hugh Hudson

Starring: Colin Firth, Rosemary Harris, Irène Jacob, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio



Release year: 1999

Directed by: Andrew Fleming

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Michelle Williams, Dan Hedaya, Will Ferrell

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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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



Release year: 1999



Release year: 1999

Directed by: Lionsgate

Magazine Covers

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon by Stephen King

The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon


Stephen King's #1 New York Times Bestseller is now available. This terrifying suspense novel centers on a young girl who falls asleep in the woods at night.

Granny Dan by Danielle Steel

Granny Dan


She had always been my grandmother Dan, and she was always old to me. In another time and place, however, there was dancing, people, laughter and love.

White Oleander by Janet Fitch

White Oleander


White Oleander is a novel of rare beauty, power and power that has been hailed all over the world. It tells the story of Ingrid (a brilliant poet who was imprisoned for her crime) and Astrid (her daughter), whose journey …

Deadlines And Datelines by Dan Rather

Deadlines And Datelines


An assortment of essays from the best-selling author and CBS Evening News anchorman. The essays cover everything from the conflict in Iraq to the political turmoil in Russia and tragedies such as the Jonesboro, AK schoolyard shooting

We'Ll Meet Again by Mary Higgins Clark

We'Ll Meet Again



Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bass Masters 2000

Bass Masters 2000

Platform: Nintendo 64

Genre: Fishing game

Publisher: THQ

Demise: Rise of the Ku'tan

Demise: Rise of the Ku'tan

Platform: PC

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: IPC Software

Cabela's Big Game Hunter III

Cabela's Big Game Hunter III

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports (Hunting)

Publisher: HeadGames Publishing

Dino Crisis

Dino Crisis

Platform: PlayStation, Dreamcast, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: Capcom

Disney's Villains' Revenge

Disney's Villains' Revenge

Platform: Mac OS, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios


July 17, 1999 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

First Quarter

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