What Happened on November 21, 1999

Historical Events

  • 51st NASCAR Sprint Cup: Dale Jarrett wins
  • Elian Gonzalez, Cuban boy at the center of a heated 2000 controversy involving the governments of Cuba and the United States, departs from Cuba with his mother

Sports History

Repeat of previous year's final, but different result; American tennis star Lindsay Davenport beats Martina Hingis 6-4, 6-2 for the WTA Tour Championship at Madison Square Garden, NYC

Famous Deaths

  • Eddie Maxwell [Cherkose], American lyricist (Breathless) and actor, dies of natural causes at 87
  • Quentin Crisp, British writer, raconteur and actor (b. 1908)
1999 Highlights

About November 21, 1999

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 2 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Smooth - Santana Featuring Rob Thomas
  • UK #1 Song: King of My Castle - Wamdue Project