Memory Lane: "1999"
In Tennessee, United States
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Lance Armstrong won the Tour de France for the first time, winning seven in all.
Brandi Chastain's penalty kick won for the U.S. Women's Soccer Team, beating China. She dropped to her knees and ripped off her jersey in celebration. Sports bras as outer wear became somewhat fashionable for a few months after that.
"I see dead people"
- Haley Joel Osmet, in 'The Sixth Sense'
'Is that your final answer?'
- Regis Philbin, on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?
Time Magazine's Person of the Year Jeff Bezos
Airplane Celebrity Death: John F. Kennedy Jr.
Sports Entertainment Death: Owen Hart (WWF wrestler, live on TV)
Pro Golfer Death: Payne Stewart when his plain lost cabin presuure and all occupants passed out. After 4 hours of autopilot, the airplane crashed in South dakota.
TV Child Star Death: Dana Plato, age 34 (overdose)
Pac-Man's Perfect Score! Billy Mitchell, played Pac-Man for six hours non-stop to reach the 256th screen and achieve a score of 3,333,360.
Susan Lucci won her first Daytime Emmy Award, after 19 nominations.
Cost of a Superbowl ad in 1999: $1,600,000
Collecting Pokemion "pocket monsters" toys, cards and games. Also watchig them on television.
Watching The Blair With Project in theaters. The film earned $248 Million and cost about $25,000.
Watching ABC TV's Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? at home. This show was the spark for network reality television.
1999's Most Popular Christmas presents:
Furby Babies, Pokemon, Mary-Kate and Ashley and Britney Spears dolls, Chuck-E-Cheese Pizza Factory
Best Film Oscar Winner: American Beauty
The Big Movies:
1. Star Wars Episode One: The Phantom Menace
2. The Sixth Sense
3. Toy Story 2
4. Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
5. The Matrix
7. Big Daddy
8. The Mummy
9. Runaway Bride
10. Blair Witch Project
1999 Most Popular TV shows:
1. Who Wants To Be a Millionaire (ABC)
2. E.R. (NBC)
3. Friends (NBC)
4. Frasier (NBC)
5. 60 Minutes (CBS)
6. The Practice (ABC)
7. Touched By An Angel (CBS)
8. Law and Order (NBC)
9. Everybody Loves Raymond (CBS)
10. Jesse (NBC)
Number One Songs
I'm Your Angel - R. Kelly & Céline Dion
Have You Ever - Brandy
...Baby One More Time - Britney Spears
Angel Of Mine - Monica
Believe - Cher
No Scrubs - TLC
Livin' La Vida Loca - Ricky Martin
If You Had My Love - Jennifer Lopez
Bills, Bills, Bills - Destiny's Child
Wild Wild West - Will Smith featuring Dru Hill and Kool Moe Dee
Genie In A Bottle - Christina Aguilera
Bailamos - Enrique Iglesias
Unpretty - TLC
Heartbreaker - Mariah Carey featuring Jay-Z
Smooth - Santana featuring Rob Thomas
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