June 1999 calendar

June 1999

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 1999.
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 on June 1999: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1999?


  • 01 Jun 1999 American Airlines Flight 1420 slides and crashes while landing at Little Rock National Airport, killing 11 people on a flight from Dallas to Little Rock.
  • 05 Jun 1999 The AIS, the armed wing of FIS, agrees in principle to disband in Algeria.
  • 06 Jun 1999 In Australian Rules Football, Tony Lockett breaks the record for career goals, previously 1299 by Gordon Coventry and which had stood since 1937.
  • 09 Jun 1999 Kosovo War: the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and NATO sign a peace treaty.
  • 10 Jun 1999 Kosovo War: NATO suspends its air strikes after Slobodan Milosevic agrees to withdraw Serbian forces from Kosovo.
  • 12 Jun 1999 Texas Governor George W. Bush announces his intention to seek the Republican Party's nomination for President of the United States.
  • 14 Jun 1999 Thabo Mbeki is elected President of South Africa.
  • 15 Jun 1999 George Morber Senior and Carolyn Frederick are murdered by Angel Maturino Resendiz in Gorham, Illinois. They are his eighth and ninth victims, in his seventh and final incident.
  • 16 Jun 1999 Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles auctions a US 1907 Saint-Gaudens, Ultra-High Relief, Roman Numerals gold double eagle, PR-67 PCGS, for $1.21 million to Tangible Asset Galleries, the first $1 million coin at auction.
  • 18 Jun 1999 The Second Global Street Party is held around world including Bangladesh, USA, Uruguay, Spain, Germany, England (10,000 in London), Switzerland, Nigeria (10,000 in Port Harcourt).
  • 19 Jun 1999 Turin, Italy, is awarded the 2006 Winter Olympics.
  • 21 Jun 1999 Apple Computer released the first iBook
  • 30 Jun 1999 Twenty-three people die when fire consumes the Sealand Youth Training Center in South Korea.
  • 13 Jun 1999 BMW win 1999 24 Hours of Le Mans[15]
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in June 1999?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Livin' La Vida Locayoutube
  2. - If You Had My Loveyoutube
  3. - Last Kiss
  4. - No Scrubsyoutube
  5. - Fortunate

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Sweet Like Chocolate
  2. - 9pm (Till I Come)
  3. - That Don't Impress Me Much
  4. - Livin' La Vida Locayoutube
  5. - Bring It All Back


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in June 1999?

The Majors by John Feinstein

The Majors


What does it take to win a major championship? The four major tournaments, including the Masters and the U.S. Open, will be played over the course of a season.

Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson



This extraordinary, first volume of what promises to be a landmark masterpiece features Neal Stephenson, who hacks into secret histories of nations as well as the private obsessions and secrets of men. He decrypts with stunning clarity.

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.

The White House Connection by Jack Higgins

The White House Connection


Jack Higgins brings together The President's Daughter for a mission to pursue a very curious assassin, but one who has the power to bring down entire nations.

The Century by Peter Jennings, Todd Brewster

The Century


How was it to see the Wright Brothers soar into space? To hear the first crackling voice on the radio To hide in the dark trenches of Europe during World War I. To experience rock and roll's birth or to …