Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Thursday 21 October 1999

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 21, 1999). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Smooth by Santana. In UK Blue (Da Ba Dee) by Eiffel 65 was in the top 5 hits. The Insider, directed by Michael Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution by Robert C. Atkins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kanyadaan. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Amerzone or Final Fight Revenge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1999 or at October 21 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 21 October 1999 and get them!

What the sky looked like on 21 October 1999

Get the star map showing the sky over this special date

Get the map of the stars on this day


Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Insider

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: Russell Crowe, Al Pacino, Christopher Plummer, Diane Venora

Country: United States

More info

Thicker Than Water

Directed by: Richard Cummings Jr.

Starring: Mack 10, Fat Joe, Ice Cube, MC Eiht

More info

The Duke

Directed by: Philip Spink

Starring: John Neville, James Doohan, Courtnee Draper, Jeremy Maxwell

More info

Sonic Impact

Directed by: Rodney McDonald

Starring: James Russo, Ice-T, Michael Harris, Sam Anderson

More info

Bringing Out the Dead

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Patricia Arquette, John Goodman, Ving Rhames

More info

Personalized book about You

Personalized book about You

Your book about what happened on 21 October 1999

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?


Directed by: Mohan Segal?

More info


Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

More info

Freaks and Geeks

Written by: Paul Feig

Starring: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Country: United States

More info

Let Them Eat Cake

Directed by: Alexis Krasilovsky

More info

Get Real

Directed by: Simon Shore

More info

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 21 October 1999!


Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 October 1999 ?

  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
Famous Birthdays:
See famous people born on 21 October
Famous Deaths:
  • Lars Bo: Danish author and illustrator (d. 1999).

Search For Your Ancestors

Sport Games on 21 October 1999

American Football
  • Kansas City Chiefs - Baltimore Ravens : 35 - 8
See all American Football game results of 21 October 1999

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 21, 1999 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on October 21, 1999 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

See astronomy profile for 21 October 1999

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 21 October 1999 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1999 ?

Top #10 songs in the USA
  1. Santana - Smooth
  2. Mariah Carey - Heartbreaker
  3. N'Sync - Music Of My Heart
  4. TLC - Unpretty
  5. Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of..) - Lou Bega
  6. Satisfy You - Puff Daddy
  7. Whitney Houston - My Love Is Your Love
  8. Deborah Cox - We Can't Be Friends
  9. I Need To Know - Marc Anthony
  10. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Scar Tissue
Top #10 R&B songs
  1. We Can't Be Friends - Deborah Cox With R.L.
  2. Satisfy You - Puff Daddy Featuring R. Kelly
  3. Heartbreaker - Mariah Carey Featuring Jay-Z
  4. Ideal - Get Gone
  5. Whitney Houston - My Love Is Your Love
  6. Donell Jones - U Know What's Up
  7. Spend My Life With You - Eric Benet Featuring Tamia
  8. Q-Tip - Vivrant Thing
  9. R. Kelly - If I Could Turn Back The Hands Of Time
  10. Back That Thang Up - Juvenile Featuring Mannie Fresh & Lil' Wayne
Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Dimelo [I Need To Know] - Marc Anthony
  2. Jaci Velasquez - Llegar A Ti
  3. Ricardo Montaner - El Poder De Tu Amor
  4. O Tu O Ninguna - Luis Miguel
  5. Alguna Vez - Cristian
  6. Pero Dile - Victor Manuelle
  7. Enrique Iglesias - Bailamos
  8. Ednita Nazario - Mas Grande Que Grande
  9. Loco - Alejandro Fernandez
  10. Si He Sabido Amor - Alejandro Fernandez


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution

By: Robert C. Atkins

The #1 New York Times bestseller featuring the Atkins Nutritional Approach™— a celebrity-favorite diet perfect for losing weight before your wedding or to bounce back into shape post-baby, or if you just want to look and feel your best—includes delicious ...

More info

Hard Time

By: Sara Paretsky

Among the first, and perhaps the most compelling, female private investigators of contemporary fiction, Sara Paretsky's incomparable character V. I. Warshawski at last returns to the page in her first full-length

More info

Tuesdays With Morrie

By: Mitch Albom

Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to ...

More info

Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban

By: J. K. Rowling

The third book in the bestselling Harry Potter series, now illustrated in glorious full color by award-winning artist Jim Kay! For twelve long years, the dread fortress of Azkaban held an infamous prisoner named Sirius Black.

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books


What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alundra 2: A New Legend Begins

Alundra 2: A New Legend Begins

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: JP SCEI; WW Activision


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

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Casterman Ubisoft

More info

Doshin the Giant

Platform: Nintendo 64DD, GameCube

Genre: God game

Publisher: Nintendo

More info
Final Fight Revenge

Final Fight Revenge

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn

Genre: Head-to-Head Fighting

Publisher: Capcom

Dungeons & Dragons Collection

Dungeons & Dragons Collection

Platform: Sega Saturn

Genre: Beat 'em up/role-playing video game

Publisher: Capcom

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?


Studio: Universal

Format: VHS re-release

More info

Dead Man on Campus

Studio: Paramount

Format: VHS release

More info

Clay Pigeons

Studio: Polygram

Format: VHS and DVD release

More info


Studio: Tristar

Format: VHS release

More info


Studio: Miramax

Format: VHS release

More info

Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 21 October 1999 is such a special date for you!