On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 1999

Historical Events

  • ATB go to No.1 on the UK singles chart with '9pm, Till I Come'
  • LPGA Championship Women's Golf, DuPont CC: Juli Inkster shoots final round 65 to win by 4 strokes ahead of runner-up Liselotte Neumann; completes career grand slam
  • Senior Players Championship Men's Golf, TPC of Michigan: Hale Irwin wins his 5th of 7 Champions Tour major titles by 7 strokes from Australian Graham Marsh
  • The Chemical Brothers go #1 on the UK album chart with 'Surrender', their second #1 album
  • WLAF World Bowl 7, Rheinstadion, Düsseldorf: Frankfurt Galaxy beats Barcelona Dragons, 38-24

Famous Birthdays

  • Chandler Riggs, American actor (The Walking Dead), born in Atlanta, Georgia

Famous Deaths

  • Brian O'Hara, English rock musician (The Foremost), commits suicide at 57
  • Einar Englund, Finnish composer, dies at 83
  • Georgios Papadopoulos, Greek dictator (head of the military coup d'état that took place in Greece on 21 April 1967), dies at 80
  • Marion Motley, American NFL fullback (all-time leading AAFC rusher), dies at 79
1999 Highlights

About June 27, 1999

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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