What Happened on June 1, 1999

Historical Events

Album Release

British singer Dido's debut album, "No Angel", is released in the United States

Famous Deaths

  • Christopher Cockerell, English engineer and inventor (Hovercraft), dies at 88
  • Mr. Prospector, American thoroughbred racehorse and breeding stallion (most influential sire of his generation), dies of complications from colic at 29
1999 Highlights

About June 1, 1999

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 7 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Livin' La Vida Loca - Ricky Martin
  • UK #1 Song: Sweet Like Chocolate - Shanks & Bigfoot