What Happened on March 21, 1999

Historical Events

  • Swiss aviator Bertrand Piccard and British aviator Brian Jones become the first to circumnavigate the Earth in a hot air balloon.

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Playfair, British senior civil servant, dies at 89
  • Ernie Wise, British comedian (Morecambe and Wise), dies at 73

About March 21, 1999

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Believe - Cher
  • UK #1 Song: Blame It On The Weatherman - B*Witched