What Happened on March 21, 1999

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

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71st Academy Awards: "Shakespeare in Love", Roberto Benigni & Gwyneth Paltrow win

  • Bertrand Piccard and Brian Jones become the first to circumnavigate the Earth in a hot air balloon.

Famous Deaths

  • Ernie Wise, British comedian (b. 1925)