What Happened on July 4, 1999

Historical Events

Sports History

South Korean defending champion Se Ri Pak wins the most crowded playoff in LPGA history (6) in the Jamie Farr Kroger Classic

Wimbledon Men's Tennis

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: In an all-American final, Pete Sampras beats Andre Agassi 6-3, 6-4, 7-5 for his third straight Wimbledon title

Famous Weddings

Victoria Beckham & David Beckham

Los Angeles Galaxy soccer star player David Beckham (24) weds Spice Girls singer Victoria Beckham (25) at the 560-acre Luttrellstown Castle outside Dublin, Ireland

Famous Deaths

  • Leo Garel, American artist and cartoonist (b.1917)
  • Ronny Graham [Stringer], American composer, lyricist, screenwriter (M*A*S*H (TV series), and actor (Chico & the Man; Mel Brooks films), dies of liver disease at 79
  • Ruby Johnson, American singer (I'll Run Your Hurt Away), dies at 63

About July 4, 1999

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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

Holidays: Independence Day (United States)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: If You Had My Love - Jennifer Lopez
  • UK #1 Song: 9PM (Till I Come) - ATB