What Happened on May 13, 1999

Historical Events

  • Carlo Azeglio Ciampi is elected 10th President of Italy

Famous Deaths

Gene SarazenGene Sarazen (1902-1999)

American golfer (7 x major titles including Career Grand Slam; 38 PGA Tour event wins), dies of pneumonia at 97

  • Meg Greenfield, American Pulitzer Prize winning editorial writer (Washington Post; Newsweek), dies of cancer at 68
1999 Highlights

About May 13, 1999

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Livin' La Vida Loca - Ricky Martin
  • UK #1 Song: I Want It That Way - Backstreet Boys