What Happened on June 24, 1999

Historical Events

Music History

Christie’s Auction House in New York City conducts sale of 100 of Eric Clapton’s guitars to benefit Crossroads Centre at Antigua, a drug and alcohol residential rehabilitation facility he co-founded in 1997, raising nearly $4.5M; "Brownie", a 1956 Fender Stratocaster used on the original recording of "Layla" sells for a then record $450,000

1999 Highlights

About June 24, 1999

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: If You Had My Love - Jennifer Lopez
  • UK #1 Song: Boom Boom Boom Boom!! - Vengaboys