On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1999

Historical Events

  • NFL Draft: University of Kentucky quarterback Tim Couch first pick by Cleveland Browns

Music Concert

Rock for the Rainforest benefit concert held at Carnegie Hall, NYC; performers include: Sting, Elton John, James Taylor, Billy Joel, Tony Bennett, Don Henley, Ricky Martin and Charles Aznavour

1999 Highlights

About April 17, 1999

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 23 years and 1 month
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: No Scrubs - TLC
  • UK #1 Song: Perfect Moment - Martine Mccutcheon