On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 1999

Historical Events

  • Avala TV Tower near Belgrade is destroyed in NATO bombing of Yugoslavia

Famous Deaths

  • Léon Barzin, Belgian-American conductor (NY City Ballet, 1948-58), dies at 98
  • Perry Ford [Brian Pugh], British pop singer, session musician and songwriter (The Ivy League - "Tossing And Turning"), dies at 65
1999 Highlights

About April 29, 1999

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 23 years and 28 days
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