What Happened on May 2, 1999

Historical Events

Sports History

John Elway announces his retirement from the NFL

  • Panamanian election, 1999: Mireya Moscoso becomes the first woman to be elected President of Panama

Famous Deaths

  • Oliver Reed, English actor (Big Sleep), dies of a heart attack at 61 during a break from filming the movie "Gladiator" in Malta
1999 Highlights

About May 2, 1999

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 5 months and 1 day
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: Swear It Again - Westlife