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 10th and last in the 1990s. The 1999 denomination for the year has been in use since the early Medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era (the Common Era) became the common method in Europe for naming years.
The establishment of 6 new political parties is a sign of the return of political freedom in Indonesia.
January 1 - Euro currency is first used.
January 19 - The Ambon conflict breaks out.
April 30 - Cambodia joins the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
October 19 - Timor Leste (East Timor) officially separated from the Republic of Indonesia.
October 20 - BJ Habibie quits as president of Indonesia, replaced by Abdurrahman Wahid (Gus Dur).
December 13 - see Djuanda Declaration designated as Archipelago Day
The first studio album by Irish boy band Westlife
May 1 - Episode "Help Wanted" on SpongeBob SquarePants premieres with other episodes
26 May - Manchester United beat Bayern Munich 2-1 in the 1999 UEFA Champions League Final at Camp Nou stadium, Barcelona, Spain
June 7 - The 1999 General Election with 48 political parties contested won by the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP).
October 13 - Change back the name from Kotamadya Ujung Pandang to Makassar City.
December 20 - The Portuguese cede Macau to the PRC after the Portuguese controlled it for 422 years.
January 2 - Saddil Ramdani, Indonesian football player
January 5 - Aninditha Rahma Cahyadi, member of Indonesian idol group JKT48
January 15 - Jefri Nichol, Indonesian actor
January 16 - Feni Fitriyanti, member of Indonesian idol group JKT48
January 18 - Karan Brar, American actor of Indian descent
January 20 - Raden Devry Angga, a soccer player from DI Yogyakarta, descended from Banten
January 24 - Ochi Rosdiana, Indonesian actress, former member of Indonesian idol group JKT48
January 25 - Lucas, member of boy group WayV
February 4 - Teuku Rassya, Indonesian actor and singer.
February 11 - Lee Chan is a South Korean singer and dancer and a member of the South Korean boy group SEVENTEEN
February 12 - Feby Eka Putra, Indonesian soccer player
February 19 - Rizka Khalila, former member of Indonesian idol group JKT48
February 20 - Ilham Aji Santoso, Indonesian actor and actor
February 25 - Gianluigi Donnarumma, Italian footballer
March 5 - Madison Beer, American singer
March 5 - Martha Graciela, former member of Indonesian idol group JKT48
March 5 - Rafli Mursalim, Indonesian soccer player
March 7 - Nadhifa Salsabila, former member of Indonesian idol group JKT48
March 7 - Dylan Schmid, actor from Canada
March 13 - Willyam Ofrando, Actor from Medan
March 16 - Mizuguchi Yuto, Member of South Korean Group ONF
March 23 - Jeong Yun-ho, member of the South Korean group Ateez
March 31 - Bang Yong-guk, Member of South Korean Group B.A.P
March 31 - Koo Jun-hoe, Member of South Korean Group iKON
April 1 - Jairus Aquino, Filipino actor
April 2 - Valerie Thomas Indonesian Actress
April 5 - Priscillia Sari Dewi, former member of Indonesian idol group JKT48
April 5 - Nurhidayat Haji Haris, Indonesian soccer player
April 10 - Jennifer Rachel Natasya, member of Indonesian idol group JKT48
April 20 - Calvin Aprilian, Indonesian singer and actor
April 20 - Fabio Quartararo, French Motorcycle Racer
April 21 - Choi Hyun Suk, Leader and Rapper Treasure
April 23 - Son Chae-young, member of South Korean idol group TWICE
April 25 - Syahrian Abhimanyu, Indonesian soccer player
April 26 - Ranty Maria, Indonesian actress and actor
5 May - Justin Kluivert, Dutch football player
May 11 - Farina Yogi Devani, former member of Indonesian idol group JKT48
11 May - Firza Andika, Indonesian soccer player
11 May - Sat