- In Istanbul, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe ends a two-day summit by calling for a political settlement in Chechnya and adopting a Charter for European Security.
- Shenzhou 1: The People's Republic of China launches its first Shenzhou spacecraft.
Motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel (61) weds Krystal Kennedy at Caesars Palace hotel in Las Vegas
- Alexander Liberman, Russian-American magazine editor, painter and photographer (639), dies at 87
About November 19, 1999
Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No
Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio
- #1 Song: Smooth - Santana Featuring Rob Thomas
- #1 Song: She's The One/It's Only Us - Robbie Williams