What Happened on April 28, 1999

Famous Deaths

  • Alf Ramsey, English football manager, dies at 79

Arthur Leonard SchawlowArthur Leonard Schawlow (1921-1999)

American physicist who shared the 1981 Nobel Prize in Physics for his pioneering work with lasers, dies of leukemia at 77

  • Rory Calhoun [Francis Timothy McCown], American actor (Blue & Gray, How to Marry a Millionaire), dies of emphysema at 76
  • Walter Gieseler, German composer, dies at 79
1999 Highlights

About April 28, 1999

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 11 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: No Scrubs - TLC
  • UK #1 Song: Swear It Again - Westlife