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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1999?


Events

  • 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.

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Movies

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Tarzan

Tarzan

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Chris Buck, Kevin Lima

Starring: Tony Goldwyn, Minnie Driver, Brian Blessed, Glenn Close

Country: United States of America

Crane World

Crane World

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Pablo Trapero

Starring: Luis Margani, Adriana Aizemberg, Daniel Valenzuela, Roly Serrano

Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me

Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Jay Roach

Starring: Mike Myers, Heather Graham, Michael York, Robert Wagner

Country: United States of America

Drop Dead Gorgeous

Drop Dead Gorgeous

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Michael Patrick Jann

Starring: Kirsten Dunst, Denise Richards, Ellen Barkin, Allison Janney

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1999?
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The Art Of Happiness by the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler

The Art Of Happiness

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From the authors who brought you the million-copy bestseller The Art of Happiness comes an exploration of job, career, and finding the ultimate happiness at work.It

Yesterday, I Cried by Iyanla Vanzant

Yesterday, I Cried

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What is the lesson in abuse, neglect, abandonment, rejection? What is the lesson when you lose someone you really love?

Bag of Bones by Stephen King

Bag of Bones

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From #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King, a powerful tale of grief, of love's enduring bonds, and the haunting secrets of the past.Four years after the sudden death of his wife, forty-year-old bestselling novelist Mike Noonan is still …

Betrayal by Bill Gertz

Betrayal

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The Best American Short Stories Of The Century by John Updike and Katrina Kenison

The Best American Short Stories Of The Century

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Since the series' inception in 1915, the annual volumes of The Best American Short Stories have launched literary careers, showcased the most compelling stories of each year, and confirmed for all