On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1999

Historical Events

  • 52nd Cannes Film Festival: "Rosetta" directed by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne wins the Palme d'Or

Famous Birthdays

  • James Charles [Dickinson], American internet personality and model (Cover Girl), born in Bethlehem, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Owen Hart, Canadian-American professional wrestler, dies at 34
1999 Highlights

About May 23, 1999

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 11 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Livin' La Vida Loca - Ricky Martin
  • UK #1 Song: Sweet Like Chocolate - Shanks & Bigfoot