1999 in the Philippines
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1999 in the Philippines details events of note that happened in the Philippines in the year 1999.
- President: Joseph Estrada (NPC)
- Vice President: Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (Lakas)
- Senate President: Marcelo Fernan (until 28 June), Blas Ople (starting 29 June)
- House Speaker: Manny Villar
- Chief Justice: Hilario Davide, Jr.
- Philippine Congress: 11th Congress of the Philippines
- February 5 – Leo Echegaray, the first Filipino to be meted the death penalty after its reinstatement in the Philippines in 1993, was executed by lethal injection at the New Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa.
- May 26 – Miriam Quiambao was proclaimed 1st runner-up in the Miss Universe 1999 pageant night was held in the Chaguaramas Convention Centre, Chaguaramas, Trinidad and Tobago.
- May 29 – The Manhunt International World Finals (1999) was held in Manila, Philippines on 29 May 1999. About 43 participants competed in this edition.
- August 3 – At least 58 people died after a massive landslide occurred in Cherry Hills subdivision in Antipolo, Rizal that was primarily caused by the heavy rains of the approaching Typhoon Olga.
- December 7 – Asian Spirit Flight 100 was crashed onto a mountainside between the municipalities of Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya and Cabarroguis, Quirino, 17 passengers were killed.
- January – Diplomatic relations between Palau and the Philippines reached an all-time low with Palau President Kuniwo Nakamura threatening to sever diplomatic ties between his country and the Philippines over repeated crossing of Filipino fishers into Palau's EEZ.
- January 21 – Dr J Ana Water Dispenser captured the 1999 2nd Yakult PBL Centennial Cup crown, becoming the 1st title to win the tournament, defeating Tanduay Gold Rhum Masters, three games to two.
- June 6 – Formula Shell Zoom Masters captured the 1999 PBA All-Filipino Cup crown, becoming the 10th team to win the league's most prestigious tournament, defeating Tanduay Rhum Masters, four games to two, for their fourth championship and repeated as back-to-back champions.
- July 1 – The Welcoat House Paints were crowned the 1999 Yakult-PBL Challenge Cup champions after clinching an 80-74 victory over the Red Bull energy Drink in a Game 4 for the title at the Makati Coliseum
- August 7–15 – The Philippines participated at the 20th Southeast Asian Games were held in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam. It ranked fifth place, with an overall medal tally of 87.
- September 15 – The San Miguel Beermen won their 12th Straight PBA title defeated the Formula Shell Zoom Masters The Beermen wins two straight title-winning runs and won their first championship in five years.
- October 31–November 6 – Cebu City Was Hosting The 1999 IPSC Handgun World Shoot XII held in Cebu, Philippines
- November 7–21 – The Iloilo and Bacolod Hosting the 1999 AFC Women's Championship was held from 7 to 21 November 1999 in the Philippines.
- December 8 – The Manila Metrostars rout the Cebu Gems, 101-83 in Game Six, before a hometown crowd at the Mail & More Sports Complex in San Andres and crowned themselves the 1999 MBA national champions.
- December 12 – The San Miguel Beermen captured their second straight title of the season with a 4-2 series victory over Alaska Milkmen. The Beermen won their 13th PBA crown and are now the winningest ballclub, tied with the famed Crispa Redmanizers for most titles.
- January 12 – Niel Murillo, member of BoybandPH
- March 19 – Klea Pineda, actress
- April 1 – Jairus Aquino, Filipino actor
- April 5 – Sharlene San Pedro, Filipino actress
- April 21 – Loisa Andalio, actress and dancer
- May 1 – Kisses Delavin, actress and beauty queen
- May 14 – Francis Magundayao, Filipino actor
- August 17 – Robert Villar, Jr., Filipino actor
- October 5 – Pauline Mendoza, Filipina actress and model
- October 13 – Yong Muhajil, actor
- October 21 – Kristine Hammond, actress
- October 23 – Joseph Andre Garcia, Filipino actor
- December 5 – Julia Buencamino, actress (d. 2015)
- December 20 – Migo Adecer, actor and singer
- February 5 – Leo Echegaray, Filipino rapist (b. 1960)
- May 16 – Eva Macapagal, Ninth First Lady of the Philippines (b. 1915)
- May 20 – Carlos Quirino, Filipino biographer and historian (b. 1910)
- June 29 – Eugenio Lopez, Jr., Filipino businessman (b. 1928)
- July 11 – Marcelo Fernan, Lawyer (b. 1927)
- July 25 – Raul Manglapus, Filipino Senator (b. 1918)
- September 15 – Renato Constantino, Filipino historian (b. 1919)
- November 28 – N.V.M. Gonzalez, Filipino writer (b. 1915)
- December 24 – Antonio V. Raquiza, Filipino politician and lawyer (b. 1908)
- "Landslide on Cherry Hills Subdivision (August 02, 1999)". Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration. Kidlat. 2000.
- OVER SEAS - The Online Magazine for Sustainable Seas. Oneocean.org. Retrieved on 2013-09-01.
- Palau Country Review. CountryWatch Incorporated. 2013. p. 48.
- Results of the 1999 Southeast Asian Games Archived 2012-02-26 at the Wayback Machine