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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1999?


Events

  • 02 Mar 1999 The brand new Mandalay Bay hotel and casino opens in Las Vegas.
  • 03 Mar 1999 Walter LaGrand is executed by means of gas chamber.
  • 04 Mar 1999 Monica Lewinsky's book detailing her affair with Bill Clinton goes on sale in the United States.
  • 05 Mar 1999 Paul Okalik is elected first Premier of Nunavut.
  • 08 Mar 1999 The Supreme Court of the United States upholds the murder convictions of Timothy McVeigh for the Oklahoma City bombing.
  • 11 Mar 1999 Infosys becomes the first Indian company listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange.
  • 12 Mar 1999 Former Warsaw Pact members the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland join NATO.
  • 15 Mar 1999 Bertrand Piccard and Brian Jones become the first to circumnavigate the Earth in a hot air balloon.
  • 16 Mar 1999 Sony Online Entertainment releases the EverQuest game for personal computers in the USA.
  • 17 Mar 1999 The Roth 401(k) is introduced by U.S. Senator William Roth.
  • 20 Mar 1999 Legoland California, the only Legoland outside of Europe, opens in Carlsbad, California.
  • 21 Mar 1999 Bertrand Piccard and Brian Jones become the first to circumnavigate the Earth in a hot air balloon.
  • 22 Mar 1999 U.S. pro-euthanasia doctor Jack Kevorkian goes on trial for murder in Pontiac, Michigan.
  • 23 Mar 1999 NATO launches air strikes against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. This marks the first time NATO has attacked a sovereign country.
  • 24 Mar 1999 Kosovo War: NATO commences air bombardment against Yugoslavia, marking the first time NATO has attacked a sovereign country.
  • 25 Mar 1999 Enron energy traders allegedly route 2,900 megawatts of electricity destined for California to the town of Silver Peak, Nevada, population 200.
  • 26 Mar 1999 A jury in Michigan finds Dr. Jack Kevorkian guilty of second-degree murder for administering a lethal injection to a terminally ill man.
  • 28 Mar 1999 Kosovo War: Serb paramilitary and military forces kill 146 Kosovo Albanians in the Izbica massacre.
  • 29 Mar 1999 The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above the 10,000 mark (10,006.78) for the first time, during the height of the internet boom.

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Movies

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The Matrix

The Matrix

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving

Country: United States of America

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10 Things I Hate About You

10 Things I Hate About You

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Gil Junger

Starring: Heath Ledger, Julia Stiles, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Larisa Oleynik

Country: United States of America

Arlington Road

Arlington Road

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Mark Pellington

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Tim Robbins, Joan Cusack, Hope Davis

Lola and Billy the Kid

Lola and Billy the Kid

Release year: 1999

Directed by: Kutlug Ataman

Starring: Gandi Mukli, Baki Davrak, Erdal Yildiz, Inge Keller

Books

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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

Send No Flowers by Sandra Brown

Send No Flowers

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Fiercely independent single mom Alicia Russell is trying to raise two sons and keep her sanity intact, so she doesn't have much time for romance, but a fateful camping trip will

Amy And Isabelle by Elizabeth Strout

Amy And Isabelle

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National BestsellerIn her stunning first novel, Amy and Isabelle, Elizabeth Strout evokes a teenager's alienation from her distant mother—and a parent's rage at the discovery of her daughter's sexual secrets.

The Reader by Bernhard Schlink

The Reader

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Hailed for its coiled eroticism and the moral claims it makes upon the reader, this mesmerizing novel is a story of love and secrets, horror and compassion, unfolding against the haunted landscape of postwar Germany.When

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter And The Sorcerer'S Stone

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The beloved first book of the Harry Potter series, now fully illustrated by award-winning artist Jim Kay. For the first time, J.K. Rowling's beloved Harry Potter books will be presented in lavishly illustrated full-color editions.