On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1999

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"The World is Not Enough" 19th James Bond film starring Pierce Brosnan, Robert Carlyle and Denise Richards premieres in Los Angeles

Actor Pierce Brosnan
Pierce Brosnan
Actor Robert Carlyle
Robert Carlyle
Actor and Comedian Robbie Coltrane
Actor and Comedian
Robbie Coltrane

Music releaseAlbum Release

Tenor Andrea Bocelli releases his "Sacred Arias" album, the world's best-selling classical album by a single artist

Italian Tenor Andrea Bocelli
Italian Tenor
Andrea Bocelli

Famous Deaths

  • Francis D. Foley, American Rear Admiral (WW II, Guadalcanal), dies at 89
  • Leon Ċ tukelj, Slovenian gymnast (b. 1898)
  • Lester Bowie, American jazz trumpeter, dies at 58