WrestleMania Time Capsule: 1999

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March 28, 1999

The following events also occurred in 1999...

The United States Women's Soccer Team won the World Cup and Brandi Chastain made headlines, and the cover of Sports Illustrated, when she took off her shirt in celebration.

Star Wars made its return to the silver screen with The Phantom Menace. Star Wars fanatics everywhere cringed at the sight of Jar Jar Binks.

The entire nation was scared that the world as they knew it would end with Y2K.

The San Antonio Spurs topped the New York Knicks in the NBA Finals.

In the last game of his NFL career, quarterback John Elway led the Denver Broncos to a Super Bowl XXXIII win over the Atlanta Falcons.

The Akins diet became the newest way to lose weight.

The Dallas Stars won the Stanley Cup after they downed the Buffalo Sabres, four games to two.

Staging a comeback was Cher, whose "Believe" scorched the Billboard charts.

Regis Philbin made game shows cool again with Who Wants to be a Millionaire?

In the 95th World Series, the New York Yankees swept the Atlanta Braves.

The Latin Invasion began in the music industry as Ricky Martin, Enrique Iglesias and Mark Anthony all had hits.

Susan Lucci finally won an Emmy after 19 tries for her work on All My Children.

The Sopranos became the latest hit HBO series.

Pokemon captivated youngsters everywhere.

Keanu Reeves hit it big with The Matrix.

Young females dominated the pop scene as Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Jessica Simpson and Mandy Moore all had hits.

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