On This Day

May 18, 1999 in Music History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Music

  • "Millennium" 3rd studio album by the Backstreet Boys is released - one of the best-selling albums of all time, over 30 million copies sold

Deaths in Music

  • Augustus Pablo, Jamaican musician (King Tubbys Meets Rockers Uptown), dies at 44
  • Freddy Randall, English jazz trumpeter, dies at 78
1999 in Music