What Happened on June 8, 1999

Famous Divorces

Rupert Murdoch

Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch (68) divorces journalist Anna Torv (55) after 31 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Christina Foyle, English book seller (Foyles), dies at 88
  • James "Rosy" McHargue, American jazz clarinetist, and vocalist (Ted Weems Orchestra; The Wolverines), dies at 97
1999 Highlights

About June 8, 1999

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: If You Had My Love - Jennifer Lopez
  • UK #1 Song: Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen) - Baz Luhrmann