1999

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This article is about the year 1999. For the number, see 1999 (number). For other uses, see 1999 (disambiguation).
1999 : January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1960s  1970s  1980s  – 1990s –  2000s  2010s  2020s
Years: 1996 1997 199819992000 2001 2002
1999 by topic:
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By country
Leaders
Birth and death categories
Establishments and disestablishments categories
Works and introductions categories
1999 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1999
MCMXCIX
Ab urbe condita 2752
Armenian calendar 1448
ԹՎ ՌՆԽԸ
Assyrian calendar 6749
Bahá'í calendar 155–156
Bengali calendar 1406
Berber calendar 2949
British Regnal year 47 Eliz. 2 – 48 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2543
Burmese calendar 1361
Byzantine calendar 7507–7508
Chinese calendar 戊寅(Earth Tiger)
4695 or 4635
    — to —
己卯年 (Earth Rabbit)
4696 or 4636
Coptic calendar 1715–1716
Discordian calendar 3165
Ethiopian calendar 1991–1992
Hebrew calendar 5759–5760
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2055–2056
 - Shaka Samvat 1921–1922
 - Kali Yuga 5100–5101
Holocene calendar 11999
Igbo calendar 999–1000
Iranian calendar 1377–1378
Islamic calendar 1419–1420
Japanese calendar Heisei 11
(平成11年)
Juche calendar 88
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4332
Minguo calendar ROC 88
民國88年
Thai solar calendar 2542
Unix time 915148800–946684799

1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar, the 1999th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 999th year of the 2nd millennium, the 99th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1990s decade.

The year 1999 was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations.

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The iBook G3

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Mars Climate Orbiter during tests

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The Millennium Dome opens in London.

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Main article: Deaths in 1999

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Nobel Prizes[edit]

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