*World Series Champions: New York Yankees
*Superbowl Champions: Denver Broncos
*NBA Champions: San Antonio Spurs
*Stanley Cup Champs: Dallas Stars
*U.S. Open Golf: Payne Stewart
*U.S. Tennis: Andre Agassi/Serena Williams
*Wimbledon (Men/Women): Pete Sampras/Lindsay Davenport
*NCAA Football Champions: Florida State
*NCAA Basketball: Connecticut
*Kentucky Derby: Charismatic
Gisele Bundchen, Claudia Schiffer.
Other Facts (1999)*Y2k was a big concern with many thinking that most computers would stop working when the year 2000 hit.
*The worlds population exceeds Six Billion in 1999.
* John F. Kennedy, Jr. died when his light aircraft crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts. His wife, Carolyn Bessette, and sister-in-law, Lauren Bessette, were also killed.
*Lance Armstrong won the Tour de France for the first time, winning seven in all.
*WWF wrestler Owen Hart falls to his death on live TV.
*Popular Movies in 1999: Blair Witch Project, American Beauty, Three Kings, The Sixth Sense, Austin Powers- The Spy Who Shagged Me, The Matrix.
*The Blair Witch Project emerges as an instant cult classic and becomes the most profitable film of all time, grossing more than $125 million. The film cost $30,000 to make.
*Susan Lucci won her first Daytime Emmy Award, after 19 nominations.
*'Is that your final answer?' - Regis Philbin, on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?
*The Euro currency introduced January 1, in 11 countries.
*Pro Golfer Payne Stewart died when his plane lost cabin presuure and all occupants passed out. After 4 hours of autopilot, the airplane crashed in South dakota.
*The merger of two major recording labels, Universal and Polygram, causes upheaval in the recording industry. It is estimated that the new company, Universal Music Group, controls 25% of the worldwide music market.
*Students Eric Harris, 18, and Dylan Klebold, 17, storm Columbine High School in Littleton , CO, killing twelve other students and a teacher, then themselves.
*Boris Yeltsin resigns as President of Russia, replaced by Vladimir Putin.
* Britney Spears releases her debut studio album, ...Baby One More Time.
*Time Magazine's Man Of The Year: Jeff Bezos.
*Miss America: Nicole Johnson (Virginia Beach, VA)
*Miss USA: Kimberly Pressler (New York)
*Most Popular Christmas Gifts: Furby Babies, Pokemon, Mary-Kate and Ashley and Britney Spears dolls, Chuck-E-Cheese Pizza Factory.
What Was On TV*Who Wants To Be a Millionaire (ABC), E.R. (NBC), Friends (NBC), Frasier (NBC), 60 Minutes (CBS), The Practice (ABC), Touched By An Angel (CBS), Law and Order (NBC), Everybody Loves Raymond (CBS), Jesse (NBC).