What Happened on December 20, 1999

Historical Events

  • Portugal returns Macau to China

Famous Deaths

  • Riccardo Freda, Italian film director and screenwriter (Theodora, Slave Empress), dies at 90
  • [Clarence] Hank Snow, Canadian country singer ("I'm Moving On"; "I Went To Your Wedding"), dies of heart failure at 85
1999 Highlights

About December 20, 1999

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Smooth - Santana Featuring Rob Thomas
  • UK #1 Song: I Have a Dream/Seasons in the Sun - Westlife