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[[File:TheKingAndIAnimated.jpg|thumb|289px|''The King and I'']]
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{{Featured}}[[File:TheKingAndIAnimated.jpg|thumb|250px|''[[The King and I]]'']]
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[[File:The_Iron_Giant_poster.jpg|thumb|250px|''[[The Iron Giant]]'']]
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[[File:The_Matrix_Poster.jpg|thumb|250px|''[[The Matrix]]'']]
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[[File:Message in a bottle film poster.jpg|thumb|250px|''[[Message in a Bottle]]'']]
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[[File:Batman_Beyond_(Terry_McGinnis).jpg|thumb|250px|''[[Batman Beyond]]'']]
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[[File:Wakko's Wish VHS cover.jpg|thumb|250px|''[[Wakko's Wish]]'']]
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[[File:Wild wild west poster.jpg|thumb|250px|''[[Wild Wild West]]'']]
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[[File:BlastFromThePast.jpg|thumb|250px|''[[Blast from the Past (film)|Blast from the Past]]'']]
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[[File:All_3_eds.png|thumb|250px|''[[Ed, Edd n Eddy]]'']]
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[[File:Mike, Lu & Og title show.JPG|thumb|250px|''[[Mike, Lu & Og]]'']]
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[[File:Dexter's laboratory ego trip poster.jpg|thumb|250px|''[[Dexter's Laboratory: Ego Trip]]'']]
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[[File:Bugs_Bunny_-_Lost_in_Time_(game_box_art).jpg|thumb|250px|''[[Bugs Bunny: Lost in Time]]'']]
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[[File:0ed432abc0182e1a986c0e9261ca4138.jpg|thumb|250px|''[[Scooby-Doo! and the Witch's Ghost]]'']]
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[[File:Courage the Cowardly Dog intertitle.jpg|thumb|250px|''[[Courage the Cowardly Dog]]'']]
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[[File:Mickey blue eyes poster.jpg|thumb|250px|''[[Mickey Blue Eyes]]'']]
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[[File:Green mile.jpg|thumb|250px|''[[The Green Mile (film)|The Green Mile]]'']]
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'''1999''' ('''MCMXCIX''') was a common year starting on Friday 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.
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==Production==
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*''[[The Powerpuff Girls]]'' is renewed for a second and third season.
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==Events==
 
==Events==
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*Terry Semel and Robert Daly resigned as studio heads after a career with 13 Oscar-nominated films. Daly and Semel were said to have popularized the modern model of partner financing and profit sharing for film production.
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**In mid-1999, Alan F. Horn and Barry Meyer replaced Daly and Semel as new studio heads, in which the studio had continued success in movies, television shows, cartoons, that the previous studio heads had for the studio.
   
 
==Theatrical releases==
 
==Theatrical releases==
 
===Feature films===
 
===Feature films===
====Warner Bros. Pictures====
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*[[January 22]] - ''[[The Theory of Flight]]'' ([[Fine Line Features]])
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*[[January 24]] - ''[[Man of the Century]]'' ([[Fine Line Features]])
*February 5 - [[Payback]] (international distribution, co-production with [[Paramount Pictures]] and [[Icon Productions]])
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*[[February 5]] - ''[[Payback]]'' ([[Warner Bros.]]/[[Icon Productions]]; International distribution only; USA distribution handled by [[Paramount Pictures]])
*February 12 - [[Message in a Bottle]] (co-production with Bel Air Entertainment, Tig Productions and Di Novi Pictures; first film teamed up with Bel Air Entertainment)
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*[[February 12]]
*March 5 - [[Analyze This]] (co-production with Village Roadshow Pictures and Tribeca Productions)
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**''[[Message in a Bottle]]'' ([[Warner Bros.]]/Bel Air Entertainment/Tig Productions/Di Novi Pictures; first film teamed up with Bel Air Entertainment)
*March 19 -
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**''[[Blast from the Past (film)|Blast from the Past]]'' ([[New Line Cinema]])
**[[The King and I]] (with Warner Bros. Family Entertainment; co-production with Morgan Creek Productions and Nest Entertainment. Performed poorly at the box office.)
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*[[March 5]] - ''[[Analyze This]]'' ([[Warner Bros.]]/Village Roadshow Pictures/Tribeca Productions)
**[[True Crime]] (co-production with Malpaso Productions)
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*[[March 12]] - ''[[The Corruptor]]'' ([[New Line Cinema]])
*March 31 - [[The Matrix]] (co-production with [[Village Roadshow Pictures]] and [[Silver Pictures]].)
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*[[March 19]]
*November 10 - [[Pokémon: The First Movie]] (co-production with [[Kids' WB]], [[Nintendo]] and [[4Kids Entertainment]])
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**''[[The King and I]]'' ([[Warner Bros. Family Entertainment]]/[[Morgan Creek Productions]]/[[Crest Animation Productions|Rich Animation Studios]]/[[Nest Entertainment]]) was performed poorly at the box office.
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**''[[True Crime]]'' ([[Warner Bros.]]/Malpaso Productions)
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*[[March 31]] - ''[[The Matrix]]'' ([[Warner Bros.]]/[[Village Roadshow Pictures]]/[[Silver Pictures]])
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*[[April 9]] - ''[[Lovers of the Arctic Circle]]'' ([[Fine Line Features]])
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*[[April 16]] - ''[[Goodbye Lover]]'' ([[Warner Bros.]]/[[Regency Enterprises]])
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*[[April 23]] - ''[[Lost & Found (1999 film)|Lost & Found]]'' ([[Warner Bros.]]/[[Alcon Entertainment]])
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*[[May 21]] - ''[[Besieged (film)|Besieged]]'' ([[Fine Line Features]])
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*[[June 11]] - ''[[Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me]]'' ([[New Line Cinema]])
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*[[June 30]]
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**''[[Wild Wild West]]'' ([[Warner Bros.]]/Peters Entertainment/Sonnenfeld Josephson Worldwide Entertainment/Overbrook Entertainment)
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**''[[South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut]]'' ([[Warner Bros.]]/Comedy Central Films/Scott Rudin Productions; International only; USA distribution handled by [[Paramount Pictures]])
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*[[July 2]] - ''[[Shiloh 2: Shiloh Season]]'' ([[Warner Bros.]]/Legacy Releasing/Utopia; limited release only)
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*[[July 16]] - ''[[Eyes Wide Shut]]'' ([[Warner Bros.]])
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*[[July 23]]
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**''[[Drop Dead Gorgeous (film)|Drop Dead Gorgeous]]'' ([[New Line Cinema]])
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**''[[Trick (film)|Trick]]'' ([[Fine Line Features]]/Good Machine)
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*[[July 28]] - ''[[Deep Blue Sea]]'' ([[Warner Bros.]]/[[Village Roadshow Pictures]])
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*[[August 6]] - ''[[The Iron Giant]]'' ([[Warner Bros. Feature Animation]]; Met positive reviews and praise, but became a commercial failure. It became a cult film years later.)
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*[[August 13]] - ''[[Detroit Rock City (film)|Detroit Rock City]]'' ([[New Line Cinema]])
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*[[August 20]] - ''[[Mickey Blue Eyes]]'' ([[Warner Bros.]]/[[Universal Studios|Universal Pictures]]/[[Castle Rock Entertainment]]/Polygram Filmed Entertainment/Simian Films; Distribution only; First film teamed up with [[Castle Rock Entertainment]])
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*[[August 27]]
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**''[[A Dog of Flanders (1999 film)|A Dog of Flanders]]'' ([[Warner Bros.]])
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**''[[The Astronaut's Wife]]'' ([[New Line Cinema]])
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*[[September 1]] - ''[[Chill Factor (film)|Chill Factor]]'' ([[Warner Bros.]]/[[Morgan Creek Entertainment|Morgan Creek Productions]])
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*[[September 24]] - ''[[Dog Park (film)|Dog Park]]'' ([[New Line Cinema]]/[[Lionsgate|Lions Gate Entertainment]])
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*[[October 1]] - ''[[Three Kings (1999 film)|Three Kings]]'' ([[Warner Bros.]]/Village Roadshow Pictures)
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*[[October 15]]
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**''[[The Story of Us (film)|The Story of Us]]'' ([[Warner Bros.]]/Castle Rock Entertainment; International only; USA distribution handled by [[Universal Pictures]])
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**''[[Julien Donkey-Boy]]'' ([[Fine Line Features]]/391 Productions/Forensic Films/Independent Pictures)
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*[[October 22]]
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**''[[Three to Tango]]'' ([[Warner Bros.]]/Village Roadshow Pictures/Outlaw Productions)
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**''[[Body Shots (film)|Body Shots]]'' ([[New Line Cinema]])
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*[[October 29]] - ''[[House on Haunted Hill (1999 film)|House on Haunted Hill]]'' ([[Warner Bros.]]/Dark Castle Entertainment/Ghost House Pictures)
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*[[November 5]] - ''[[The Bachelor (1999 film)|The Bachelor]]'' ([[New Line Cinema]])
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*[[November 10]] - ''Pokémon: The First Movie'' ([[Kids' WB]]/[[Nintendo]]/[[4Kids Entertainment]]/OLM, Inc.; USA/International only; Originally released in Japan on [[July 18]], [[1998]] by Toho.)
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*[[November 15]] - ''[[The New Adventures of Pinocchio]]'' ([[New Line Cinema]]/Fries Film Group/Creativ Berlin Filmpartners/The Carousel Picture Company/Global United Entertainment/Pinocchio II Productions Ltd.; Theatrical distribution only)
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*[[November 17]] - ''[[Liberty Heights]]'' ([[Warner Bros.]]/[[Morgan Creek Productions]])
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*[[December 10]]
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**''[[The Green Mile (film)|The Green Mile]]'' ([[Warner Bros.]]/[[Castle Rock Entertainment]]/[[Universal Pictures]]; Distribution only) was nominee of the Academy Award for Best Picture)
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**''[[Tumbleweeds (1999 film)|Tumbleweeds]]'' ([[Fine Line Features]])
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*[[December 15]] - ''[[Simpatico (film)|Simpatico]]'' ([[Fine Line Features]]; Limited only)
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*[[December 17]] - ''[[Magnolia (film)|Magnolia]]'' ([[New Line Cinema]])
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*[[December 22]] - ''[[Any Given Sunday]]'' ([[Warner Bros.]]; Limited only)
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==Television==
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*[[January 19]] - ''[[Batman Beyond]]'' and ''[[The Big Cartoonie Show|The Cat & Birdy Warnernoonie Pinky Brainy Big Cartoonie Show]]'' premiere on [[Kids' WB]]
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*''[[The Big Game XXVII: Sylvester vs. Tweety]]'' airs on [[Cartoon Network]]
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*[[February 27]] - ''[[Lansky (1999 film)|Lansky]]'' ([[HBO Films|HBO Pictures]]) is aired on [[HBO]].
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*[[March 20]] - ''[[Earthly Possessions (film)|Earthly Possessions]]'' ([[HBO Pictures]]/Rastar) is aired on HBO.
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*[[April 17]] - ''[[The Jack Bull]]'' ([[HBO Pictures]]) is aired on HBO.
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*[[May 22]] - ''[[A Lesson Before Dying (film)|A Lesson Before Dying]]'' ([[HBO Films|HBO NYC Productions]]) is aired on HBO.
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*[[July 3]] - ''[[Vendetta (1999 film)|Vendetta]]'' ([[HBO Films|HBO Pictures]]) is aired on HBO.
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*[[August 21]] - ''[[Introducing Dorothy Dandridge]]'' (HBO Pictures) is aired on HBO.
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*[[September 11]]
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**''[[Detention]]'' ([[Warner Bros. Television Animation]]) premieres on [[Kids' WB]]
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**''[[Looney Tunes on Nickelodeon]]'' airs its last broadcast.
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*[[September 18]] - ''[[The Sylvester & Tweety Mysteries]]'' ([[Warner Bros. Television Animation]]) begins airing its fifth and final season.
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*[[October 16]] - ''[[Excellent Cadavers (film)|Excellent Cadavers]]'' (HBO Pictures) is aired on HBO.
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*[[November 20]] - ''[[RKO 281]]'' (HBO Pictures/Scott Free Productions/BBC Films/WGBH Boston/Roadshow Entertainment) is aired on HBO.
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*[[December 11]] - ''[[Witness Protection (film)|Witness Protection]]'' (HBO NYC Productions) is aired on HBO.
   
 
==Theme park happenings==
 
==Theme park happenings==
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* [[May 8]] - [[Two Face: The Flip Side]] opens at [[Six Flags America]].
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* [[May 26]] - [[Batman: The Ride (Six Flags Over Texas)|Batman: The Ride]] opens at [[Six Flags Over Texas]].
   
 
==Live Shows==
 
==Live Shows==
==Television==
 
   
 
==Video games==
 
==Video games==
   
 
==Albums==
 
==Albums==
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==Printed Media==
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===Books===
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===Comic Books===
   
 
==Home video releases==
 
==Home video releases==
===VHS & DVD releases===
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===VHS releases===
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*[[December 21]] - ''[[Wakko's Wish]]'' ([[Warner Bros. Family Entertainment]]/[[Warner Bros. Television Animation]]/[[Amblin Entertainment]]) ([[Warner Home Video]]) (Direct-to-video)
   
===Direct-to-video releases===
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===DVD releases===
   
 
==People==
 
==People==
 
===Births===
 
===Births===
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*[[January 1]] - [[Diamond White (singer)|Diamond White]] (singer)
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*[[April 9]] - [[Isaac Hempstead Wright]] (actor)
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*[[May 11]] - [[Sabrina Carpenter]] (singer, actress)
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*[[May 25]] - [[Brec Bassinger]] (actress)
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*[[May 30]] - [[Sean Giambrone]] (actor)
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*[[June 27]] - [[Chandler Riggs]] (actor, DJ)
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*[[July 30]] - [[Joey King]] (actress)
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*[[September 7]] - [[Michelle Creber]] (actress, singer, dancer, voice actress, musician, song-writer)
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*[[October 15]] - [[Bailee Madison]] (actress)
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*[[November 10]] - [[Kiernan Shipka]] (actress)
   
 
===Deaths===
 
===Deaths===
   
 
==Character Debuts==
 
==Character Debuts==
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*[[March 19]] - [[Anna Leonowens]], [[King Mongkut]], [[Louis Leonowens]], [[Kralahome]], [[Master Little]], [[The Royal Children]], [[Prince Chulalongkorn]], [[Tuptim]], [[Sir Edward Ramsay]]
*March 19 - [[Anna Leonowens]], [[King Mongkut]], [[Louis Leonowens]], [[Kralahome]], [[Master Little]], [[The Royal Children]], [[Prince Chulalongkorn]], [[Tuptim]], [[Sir Edward Ramsay]],
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*[[August 9]] - [[Hogarth Hughes]], [[The Iron Giant (character)|The Iron Giant]], [[Annie Hughes]], [[Dean McCoppin]], [[Kent Mansley]], [[General Rogard]]
*August 9 - [[Hogarth Hughes]], [[The Iron Giant (character)]], [[Annie Hughes]], [[Dean McCoppin]], [[Kent Mansley]], [[General Rogard]],
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*[[September 11]] - [[Shareena Wickett]], [[Duncan Bubble]], [[Jim Kim]], [[Emmitt Roswell]], [[Gug]], [[Lemonjella and Orangejella LaBelle]], [[Eugenia Kisskillya]], [[Shelley Kelly]]
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==In Fiction==
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*[[February 5]] - Rufus Fudge, nephew of former Minister for Magic Cornelius Fudge, Vanishes a Muggle "tube train" for a bet. The Muggles do not notice that the train had gone missing, but Fudge is suspended from the Improper Use of Magic Office, after an inquiry is launched two days later.
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*[[February 7]] - Barnabus Blenkinsop dies
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*Around [[February 8]]
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**A three-broom crash takes place over the River Mersey, in Liverpool, between late ticket holders for a Celestina Warbeck concert.
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**An anti-Troll meeting, attended by Artemius Lawson, is invaded by Troll Rights activists. The Trolls knock out the Pro-Troll Rights spokeswitch in the conflict.
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**Ballycastle Bats win over former league winners Tutshill Tornados
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**Alasdair Maddock, Chaser for Montrose Magpies is blamed for the defeat against Kenmare Kestrels because he tried again using techniques from Muggle football during the match.
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**Debacle at Exmoor during a Quidditch match between the Falmouth Falcons and the Pride of Portree. As a preventive measure against Muggles, the Ministry of Magic casts Invisibility Charms. This, however, confused the spectators, as no one could see their seats, let alone the match.
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**Wilda Griffiths, Chaser for Puddlemere United, wins match against Wigtown Wanderers.
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**Chudley Cannons draw their game against Caerphilly Catapults, breaking a sixteen-game losing streak.
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Latest revision as of 06:09, April 20, 2020

TheKingAndIAnimated

The King and I

The Iron Giant poster

The Iron Giant

The Matrix Poster

The Matrix

Message in a bottle film poster

Message in a Bottle

Batman Beyond (Terry McGinnis)

Batman Beyond

Wakko's Wish VHS cover

Wakko's Wish

Wild wild west poster

Wild Wild West

BlastFromThePast

Blast from the Past

All 3 eds

Ed, Edd n Eddy

Mike, Lu & Og title show

Mike, Lu & Og

Dexter's laboratory ego trip poster

Dexter's Laboratory: Ego Trip

Bugs Bunny - Lost in Time (game box art)

Bugs Bunny: Lost in Time

0ed432abc0182e1a986c0e9261ca4138

Scooby-Doo! and the Witch's Ghost

Courage the Cowardly Dog intertitle

Courage the Cowardly Dog

Mickey blue eyes poster

Mickey Blue Eyes

Green mile

The Green Mile

1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday 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.

ProductionEdit

EventsEdit

  • Terry Semel and Robert Daly resigned as studio heads after a career with 13 Oscar-nominated films. Daly and Semel were said to have popularized the modern model of partner financing and profit sharing for film production.
    • In mid-1999, Alan F. Horn and Barry Meyer replaced Daly and Semel as new studio heads, in which the studio had continued success in movies, television shows, cartoons, that the previous studio heads had for the studio.

Theatrical releasesEdit

Feature filmsEdit

TelevisionEdit

Theme park happeningsEdit

Live ShowsEdit

Video gamesEdit

AlbumsEdit

Printed MediaEdit

BooksEdit

Comic BooksEdit

Home video releasesEdit

VHS releasesEdit

DVD releasesEdit

PeopleEdit

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

Character DebutsEdit

In FictionEdit

  • February 5 - Rufus Fudge, nephew of former Minister for Magic Cornelius Fudge, Vanishes a Muggle "tube train" for a bet. The Muggles do not notice that the train had gone missing, but Fudge is suspended from the Improper Use of Magic Office, after an inquiry is launched two days later.
  • February 7 - Barnabus Blenkinsop dies
  • Around February 8
    • A three-broom crash takes place over the River Mersey, in Liverpool, between late ticket holders for a Celestina Warbeck concert.
    • An anti-Troll meeting, attended by Artemius Lawson, is invaded by Troll Rights activists. The Trolls knock out the Pro-Troll Rights spokeswitch in the conflict.
    • Ballycastle Bats win over former league winners Tutshill Tornados
    • Alasdair Maddock, Chaser for Montrose Magpies is blamed for the defeat against Kenmare Kestrels because he tried again using techniques from Muggle football during the match.
    • Debacle at Exmoor during a Quidditch match between the Falmouth Falcons and the Pride of Portree. As a preventive measure against Muggles, the Ministry of Magic casts Invisibility Charms. This, however, confused the spectators, as no one could see their seats, let alone the match.
    • Wilda Griffiths, Chaser for Puddlemere United, wins match against Wigtown Wanderers.
    • Chudley Cannons draw their game against Caerphilly Catapults, breaking a sixteen-game losing streak.


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