What Happened on October 6, 1999

Famous Deaths

  • Amália Rodrigues, Portuguese fado singer, dies at 79
  • Francis Turner, American civil engineer (oversaw the Interstate Highway System), dies at 90
  • Gorilla Monsoon, American pro wrestler (Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame) and commentator (WWF), dies from heart failure at 62
  • Patrick Reilly, British diplomat (ambassador to Paris and Moscow, stopped Kim Philby becoming head of UK Secret Service), dies at 90 [1]
1999 Highlights

About October 6, 1999

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 8 months and 2 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