What Happened on November 6, 1999

Historical Events

  • 4th Rugby World Cup Final, Millennium Stadium, Cardiff: Wallabies fullback Matt Burke lands 7 penalties and 2 conversions as Australia beats France, 35-12
  • Australians vote to keep the British monarch as their head of state in the Australian republic referendum.
  • Breeders' Cup Horse Racing, Gulfstream Park; winners: Cat Thief, Anees, Beautiful Pleasure, Daylami, Silic, Soaring Softly, Cash Run, Artax

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Finke, American swimmer (Olympic gold men's 800/1,500m 2020), born in Tampa, Florida
1999 Highlights

About November 6, 1999

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 2 months and 24 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: Keep On Movin' - Five