This page lists news articles and events for the year 1999.
Events that happen on the specified date are listed under Events: entries. News articles that were published on the specified date are listed under News: entries. Events that only happened in fiction on the specified date are listed under Fiction: entries and are written in italics.
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- September 13:
- Fiction: A huge nuclear waste dump on the far side of the Moon explodes, sending the Moon hurtling out of Earth's orbit and trapping the people stationed on Moonbase Alpha on a one-way trip through the cosmos. (TV series Space: 1999)
- November 30:
- Event: The Battle of Seattle. The WTO Ministerial Conference of 1999 is interrupted by over 40,000 people who block the streets of Seattle to protest globalization. 600 arrests are made, and the police and National Guard use Tear Gas, Pepper Spray, Concussion Grenades, and Rubber Bullets on the crowds.