What Happened on November 8, 1999

Historical Events

The World is Not Enough

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

Sacred Arias

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

Famous Deaths

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

About November 8, 1999

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 10 months and 23 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: Lift Me Up - Geri Halliwell