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This year in History: Born in 1999 and fun news items.
This year in History
The year 1999
October 12 The world population hits 6 billion.October 25 PGA Golfer Payne Stewart dies when his jet loses air pressure during flight.November 22 Wayne Gretzky is inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. His number 99 permanently retired by the NHL.November 24 The movie Toy Story II is released by Disney/Pixar.March 21 1st circumnavigation of the earth by a hot air balloon.April 20 The Columbine High School massacre occursMay 19 Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace is releasedJuly 10 The U.S. women's soccer team win the World CupJuly 18 David Cone pitches a perfect game for the New York Yankees.July 25 Lance Armstrong wins his first Tour de France.August 5 Mark McGwire hits his 500th home run.August 11 A total solar eclipse is visible from Europe and Asia.Famous
January 1 The Euro currency is introduced.
July 30 Joey King (Actress played Ramona in Ramona and Beezus)October 15 Bailee Madison (Child Actress)
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