What Happened on October 4, 1999

Historical Events


"Breathe" single released by Faith Hill (Billboard Song of the Year 2000)

  • Rain prevents play on the final day of the 3rd cricket Test between Sri Lanka and Australia in Colombo; despite 105 from Ricky Ponting, Sri Lanka wins first ever Test series v Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Art Farmer, American trumpet player (Farmer's Market, The Jazztet), dies of a heart attack at 71
  • Bernard Buffet, French painter (Expressionism), dies at 71
  • Grim [Erik Brødreskift], Norwegian black metal drummer commits suicide at 29

About October 4, 1999

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Heartbreaker - Mariah Carey Featuring Jay-Z
  • UK #1 Song: Blue (Da Ba Dee) - Eiffel 65