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The year 1999 marked the end of the 1990s decade.

Movie trailers released this year

  • Muppets from Space (January 22, 1999)
  • The Matrix (Teaser) (Februrary 5, 1999)
  • Wild Wild West (Teaser) (Februrary 5, 1999)
  • South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut (Februrary 12, 1999)
  • Inspector Gadget (Februrary 12, 1999)
  • The Iron Giant (March 19, 1999)
  • Pokemon: The First Movie (Teaser) (March 19, 1999)
  • Tarzan (March 26, 1999)
  • South Park Bigger Longer and Uncut (March 26, 1999)
  • The World is Not Enough (Teaser) (May 7, 1999)
  • Babar King Of The Elephants (May 7, 1999)
  • The Road To El Dorado/Chicken Run (May 28, 1999)
  • Stuart Little (Teaser) (June 6, 1999)
  • Toy Story 2 (Teaser) (June 18, 1999)
  • Fantasia 2000 (Teaser) (June 18, 1999)
  • The Mark Romo Movie (June 18, 1999)
  • Toy Story 2 (July 23, 1999)
  • The Tigger Movie (Teaser) (August 6, 1999)
  • Titan Ae (Teaser) (August 6, 1999)
  • My Dog Skip (Teaser) (August 6, 1999)
  • The Tigger Movie (November 9, 1999)
  • Pokémon: The Movie 2000 (Teaser) (November 10, 1999)
  • Dinosaur (Teaser) (November 24, 1999)
  • Chicken Run (Teaser) (November 24, 1999)
  • X-Men (Teaser) (December 17, 1999)

Movies released in theaters this year

North America

  • Gloria (January 22, 1999)
  • She's All That (January 29, 1999)
  • Payback (February 5, 1999)
  • My Favorite Martian (February 12, 1999)
  • October Sky (February 19, 1999)
  • Office Space (February 19, 1999)
  • Cruel Intentions (March 5, 1999)
  • Baby Geniuses (March 12, 1999)
  • The King and I (Animated Version) (March 19, 1999)
  • Doug 1st Movie (March 26, 1999)
  • 10 Things I Hate About You (March 31, 1999)
  • The Matrix (April 2, 1999)
  • Never Been Kissed (April 9, 1999)
  • The Mummy (May 7, 1999)
  • Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (May 20, 1999)
  • Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (June 11, 1999)
  • Tarzan (June 18, 1999)
  • Babar King Of The Elephants (June 18, 1999)
  • South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut (June 30, 1999)
  • Wild Wild West (June 30, 1999)
  • Muppets from Space (July 14, 1999)
  • Inspector Gadget (July 23, 1999)
  • The Iron Giant (August 6, 1999)
  • Dudley Do Right (August 21, 1999)
  • The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (October 1, 1999)
  • Pokemon: The First Movie (November 10, 1999)
  • The World is Not Enough (November 19, 1999)
  • Toy Story 2 (November 24, 1999)
  • Fantasia 2000 (December 17, 1999)
  • Stuart Little (December 17, 1999)

Latin America

  • The Parent Trap (January 28, 1999)
  • Babe: Pig in the City (February 4, 1999)
  • Madeline (February 5, 1999)
  • Mighty Joe Young (February 11, 1999)
  • Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (June 11, 1999)
  • Tarzan (June 18, 1999)
  • The Rugrats Movie (July 1, 1999)
  • Toy Story 2 (December 2, 1999)
  • Pokemon: The First Movie (December 15, 1999)

Brazil

  • Babe: Pig in the City (January 22, 1999)
  • Mighty Joe Young (January 22, 1999)
  • Madeline (February 5, 1999)
  • The Parent Trap (February 12, 1999)
  • Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (June 24, 1999)
  • Tarzan (July 2, 1999)
  • The Rugrats Movie (July 9, 1999)
  • South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut (July 30, 1999)
  • Toy Story 2 (December 17, 1999)

UK

  • A Bug's Life (February 5, 1999)
  • Madeline (February 12, 1999)
  • Mighty Joe Young (March 26, 1999)
  • The Rugrats Movie (March 26, 1999)
  • The King and I (Animated Version) (June 11, 1999)
  • Doug 1st Movie (June 18, 1999)
  • Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (July 16, 1999)
  • Muppets from Space (October 1, 1999)
  • South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut (October 8, 1999)
  • My Favorite Martian (October 15, 1999)
  • Tarzan (October 22, 1999)
  • The Iron Giant (December 17, 1999)

France

  • A Bug's Life (February 10, 1999)
  • Madeline (February 17, 1999)
  • Babe: Pig in the City (March 17, 1999)
  • The Parent Trap (March 31, 1999)
  • The Rugrats Movie (March 31, 1999)
  • Mighty Joe Young (June 30, 1999)
  • Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (October 13, 1999)
  • Muppets from Space (November 19, 1999)
  • Tarzan (November 24, 1999)
  • The King and I (Animated Version) (December 1, 1999)
  • The Iron Giant (December 8, 1999)
  • South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut (December 31, 1999)

Australia

  • Mighty Joe Young (April 1, 1999)
  • The Rugrats Movie (April 1, 1999)
  • Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (June 3, 1999)
  • South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut (June 17, 1999)
  • Tarzan (September 9, 1999)
  • Paulie (September 10, 1999)
  • Doug 1st Movie (September 17, 1999)
  • Toy Story 2 (December 2, 1999)
  • My Favorite Martian (December 9, 1999)
  • Pokemon: The First Movie (December 16, 1999)
  • Muppets from Space (December 23, 1999)
  • The King and I (Animated Version)(December 30, 1999)

Japan

  • Babe: Pig in the City (March 6, 1999)
  • A Bug's Life (March 13, 1999)
  • Paulie (April 3, 1999)
  • Mighty Joe Young (April 10, 1999)
  • Doug 1st Movie (May 15, 1999)
  • My Favorite Martian (June 19, 1999)
  • Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (July 10, 1999)
  • Pokemon: The Movie 2000 (as Pocket Monsters: Revelation Lugia) (July 17, 1999)
  • The King and I (Animated Version) (July 31, 1999)
  • The Parent Trap (August 14, 1999)
  • Muppets from Space (September 18, 1999)
  • Tarzan (December 18, 1999)
  • The Rugrats Movie (December 23, 1999)
  • Inspector Gadget (December 25, 1999)

South Korea

  • Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (June 26, 1999)
  • Tarzan (July 17, 1999)
  • Toy Story 2 (December 18, 1999)
  • Muppets from Space (December 25, 1999)

People's Republic of China

  • Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (November 5, 1999)

Hong Kong

  • Babe: Pig in the City (February 11, 1999)
  • Mighty Joe Young (April 1, 1999)
  • The Rugrats Movie (April 1, 1999)
  • Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (July 1, 1999)
  • Tarzan (July 10, 1999)
  • My Favorite Martian (July 17, 1999)
  • The King and I (Animated Version) (July 31, 1999)

Republic of China (Taiwan)

  • The Rugrats Movie (April 3, 1999)
  • Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (June 26, 1999)
  • The Iron Giant (December 25, 1999)

Thailand

  • Mighty Joe Young (February 12, 1999)
  • Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (June 18, 1999)
  • South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut (June 25, 1999)
  • The King and I (Animated Version) (October 1, 1999)
  • Tarzan (October 8, 1999)
  • Toy Story 2 (December 10, 1999)
  • Muppets from Space (December 17, 1999)

Movies re-issued in theaters this year

North America

1.Zeus And Roxanne (February 5, 1999)

Movies aired on television this year

ABC

  • D3: The Mighty Ducks (January 3, 1999)
  • Muppet Treasure Island (January 31, 1999)
  • Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella (February 14, 1999)
  • The Little Mermaid (February 28, 1999)
  • Matilda (March 14, 1999)
  • My Date with the Presidents Daughter (April 13, 1999)
  • Flubber (May 9, 1999)
  • Hercules (May 23, 1999)
  • The Jungle Book (1994) (July 18, 1999)
  • Angels in the Outfield (July 25, 1999)
  • Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves (August 29, 1999)
  • Dennis the Menace (September 5, 1999)
  • The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (October 17, 1999)
  • Toy Story (November 27, 1999)
  • The Santa Clause (November 28, 1999)
  • Zeon: Girl of the 21st Century (December 5, 1999)
  • The Muppet Christmas Carol (December 19, 1999)
  • Mary Poppins (December 25, 1999)

Cinemax

  • Super Mario Bros. (January 7, July 9 and 31, and August 8, 17, and 23, 1999)

Disney Channel

  • 101 Dalmatians (April 8–9 and May 8, 1999)
  • 101 Dalmatians (Live Action) (January 16–17 and 25, February 5 and 16–17, and March 10–11 and 27, 1999)
  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (March 16 and 31, April 13 and 26, June 27, July 20, August 13 and September 14, 1999)
  • The Absent-Minded Professor (1961) (January 30 and February 9, 1999)
  • The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (March 7, April 19, May 4, June 4, July 4 and August 9, 1999)
  • Aladdin and the King of Thieves (October 17, 1999)
  • Alice in Wonderland (February 15 and 27, and March 4, 1999)
  • Angels in the Endzone (January 13, 29 and 31–February 1, June 19, July 12–13 and 23, September 4 and November 8, 1999)
  • The Apple Dumpling Gang (January 17, February 25, May 6, June 2 and August 3 and 18, 1999)
  • Bedknobs and Broomsticks (January 18 and August 15, 1999)
  • Beetlejuice (August 3, 13, 21 and 30, September 7 and 22, October 7, 11, 23 and 27, November 16, and December 9, 1999)
  • Belle's Magical World (May 7, June 27–28, July 31, September 30, October 16 and November 22, 1999)
  • The Boatniks (January 14, February 15, April 1, 6 and 28, June 13 and July 3, 1999)
  • The Brave Little Toaster (January 7–9, February 4, March 13, July 18 and September 11, 1999)
  • The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars (January 9–10 and 21, February 4–5, 16 and 28, March 13, May 23, June 6, August 14 and November 6, 1999)
  • The Care Bears Movie (May 30 and September 18, 1999)
  • Condorman (January 27, February 12, March 16 and 24, May 9, June 7 and 20, July 21, August 24 and September 15, 1999)
  • Darby O'Gill and the Little People (March 14 and 18, May 8, June 6, July 31 and September 9, 1999)
  • DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp (January 23, April 17–18, August 15 and 24, and October 2, 1999)
  • Dumbo (February 27–28, 1999)
  • Escape to Witch Mountain (July 24, August 22, September 16, 19 and 25, October 21, 24 and 29–30, November 25, and December 18 and 27, 1999)
  • FernGully: The Last Rainforest (January 3, February 3, April 18 and June 1, 1999)
  • Flubber (August 14–15, 20 and 30–31, September 18, 23 and 28, and October 6 and 18, 1999)
  • Fun and Fancy Free (January 6, February 8, March 2 and 22, April 15, September 12 and October 3 and 15, 1999)
  • George of the Jungle (January 8–9 and 18, February 3–4 and 25–26, 1999)
  • A Goofy Movie (March 5–6 and 21, 1999)
  • Gus (1976) (January 24, February 7, March 1, 5 and 26, May 12 and 25, June 18, July 13, August 5 and 20, September 5, October 14, November 21 and December 17, 1999)
  • Heidi (May 25, 1999)
  • Herbie Rides Again (March 8 and 26, April 26, May 11 and 30, June 25 and July 25, 1999)
  • Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (January 22, February 14, October 16 and 25, November 13 and December 1, 19 and 30, 1999)
  • Herbie Goes Bananas (January 18, February 24, March 8 and 23, May 11, June 12, July 5 and August 19, 1999)
  • Hercules (February 27, July 17–18 and 30–31, August 4 and 19, September 16, October 4 and 13, 1999)
  • Hocus Pocus (October 8, 26 and 30, November 9 and 20, and December 29, 1999)
  • Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (January 16, November 6 and 10, and December 3, 1999)
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame (January 5–6, 14 and 27, February 12 and 27, March 9–10 and 24–25, 1999)
  • The Journey of Natty Gann (March 8–9 and April 29, 1999)
  • The Jungle Book (1967) (January 1–2 and 7, 1999)
  • Kidnapped (November 24 and December 22, 1999)
  • Lady and the Tramp (November 6, 9 and 23, and December 15 and 26, 1999)
  • The Land Before Time V: The Mysterious Island (January 10, February 10, April 28, June 8 and October 3, 1999)
  • The Love Bug (March 7, April 7, 16 and 23, May 28, June 19, July 25, August 28 and September 6, 1999)
  • Madeline: Lost in Paris (August 28–29, 1999)
  • Mary Poppins (March 13–14 and 19, April 4–5, May 4–5, June 9–10 and 21–22, and July 15 and 19, 1999)
  • Mighty Joe Young (September 11 and 22, October 15, November 13 and December 20, 1999)
  • The Misadventures of Merlin Jones (January 30, April 12 and 27, June 6, July 3, August 1, September 1 and 19, and October 2, 1999)
  • The Monkey's Uncle (January 16, February 1 and 25, March 13, May 7, June 13 and July 1 and 10, 1999)
  • The Moon-Spinners (May 1 and 24, June 11, July 11 and 27, August 29, September 22 and October 5, 1999)
  • The Muppet Movie (March 7 and July 10, 1999)
  • Old Yeller (January 28, February 11, March 3, 19 and 30, April 5, May 5, June 9, July 4 and 14, August 27 and September 3, 1999)
  • Oliver & Company (May 8 and 26–27, June 17–18 and 27, July 11 and 16–17, September 5 and December 28, 1999)
  • The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band (March 21, April 15 and 25, May 23, June 16, July 6 and September 11, 1999)
  • The Parent Trap (1961) (November 25 and 28, and December 4 and 15, 1999)
  • The Parent Trap (1998) (June 5–6, 16–17 and 25, July 22–23, August 16 and December 4, 1999)
  • Pete's Dragon (January 12, February 11, August 16, September 26–27, November 4 and 27, and December 24, 1999)
  • Pollyanna (January 2, March 30, April 8 and 25, June 1 and 23, July 12, August 8 and 30, and September 17, 1999)
  • Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin (July 2, 18 and 20, and September 4, 1999)
  • The Rescuers Down Under (October 10, 1999)
  • Return from Witch Mountain (October 31, November 15 and December 11, 1999)
  • The Return of Jafar (March 16–17 and April 2–3, 1999)
  • Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella (December 18, 23 and 25, 1999)
  • Saludos Amigos (September 12, 1999)
  • The Shaggy Dog (January 10, February 24, April 17, May 2 and 29, June 8, July 2 and 7, October 3, November 3 and December 3, 1999)
  • Sleeping Beauty (February 13–14 and 26–27, March 23–24 and 28, April 13–14 and 29–30, and May 8 and 12–13, 1999)
  • Snowball Express (January 31 and February 10, 1999)
  • So Dear to My Heart (December 5, 1999)
  • Son of Flubber (1963) (January 31, February 12, April 27, May 31, June 20, July 23, August 15 and September 7, 1999)
  • Splash (September 6 and December 2, 1999)
  • Summer Magic (April 3 and 22, May 3 and 14, June 21, July 24, August 8 and September 18 and 27, 1999)
  • Swiss Family Robinson (April 10 and 20, May 22, June 3, July 29 and September 23, 1999)
  • That Darn Cat! (1965) (March 12 and May 2, 1999)
  • Treasure Island (January 5 and February 21, 1999)
  • The Wizard (November 9, 1999)
  • Toy Story (February 21, March 22, April 27, May 6 and 29, June 9, July 22, August 1, 12, and 29, September 28, October 12, November 24-26, and December 1, 11, 14, 21, and 25, 1999)

FOX

  • The Mask (March 24, 1999)
  • Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (November 25, 1999)

FX

  • Scarface (March 21 and August 9, 1999)

HBO

  • Beetlejuice (January 2, 1999)
  • Beverly Hills Cop (March 26, 1999)
  • Volcano (March 26, 1999)

The Movie Channel

  • Matilda (February 3, 1999)

NBC

  • Twister (January 22, 1999)
  • Batman Forever (April 4, 1999)
  • Home Alone (November 27, 1999)

PBS

  • Empire of the Sun (February 6, 1999)
  • Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope: Special Edition (February 7, 1999)*

TBS

  • Hook (January 17 and February 26, 1999)
  • Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (January 24, September 5, October 17 and November 25, 1999)
  • Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey (February 9, 1999)
  • Jumanji (March 6, 1999)
  • Batman (March 25, 1999)
  • The Goonies (July 4, 1999)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog: The Movie (September 4, 1999)
  • The Wizard of Oz (November 21, 1999)

TNT

  • Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure (January 5, 1999)
  • The Goonies (July 14, 1999)

UPN

  • Batman Returns (October 8, 1999)

Syndication

  • The Aristocats (October 24, 1999)

(*) This broadcast marked the premiere of the Special Edition of any Star Wars film on television.

Programs debuted on television this year

ABC

  • The Weekenders (April 17, 1999)
  • Mickey Mouse Works (May 1, 1999)
  • Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? (August 16, 1999)

Cartoon Network

FOX

  • Family Guy (January 31, 1999)
  • Power Rangers: Lost Galaxy (February 6, 1999)
  • Futurama (March 28, 1999)
  • Digimon: Digital Monsters (August 14, 1999)
  • Monster Rancher (September 18, 1999)
  • Beast Machines: Transformers (September 18, 1999)

Fox Family

  • America's Funniest Home Videos (1998-1999) (September 1999)

Nickelodeon

Nick GAS

  • Legends of the Hidden Temple (March 1, 1999)

Noggin

  • 3-2-1 Contact (February 2, 1999)
  • Bill Nye the Science Guy (February 2, 1999)
  • Blue's Clues (February 2, 1999)
  • Doug (February 2, 1999)
  • The Electric Company (February 2, 1999)
  • Ghostwriter (February 2, 1999)
  • Sesame Street (February 2, 1999)
  • Square One Television (February 2, 1999)

PAX

  • Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3
  • Super Mario World

PBS

  • ZOOM (January 4, 1999)
  • Dragon Tales (September 6, 1999)

Toon Disney

  • DuckTales (September 3, 1999)

UPN

WB Network

  • Batman Beyond (January 10, 1999)
  • Pokemon (February 13, 1999)
  • Detention (September 11, 1999)

CBS Junior

  • The New Adventures of Beased of Jacob (July 26, 1999)

Programs airing new seasons this year

ABC

  • America's Funniest Home Videos (Season 10)

Cartoon Network

  • Cow and Chicken (Season 2) (February 8, 1999)
  • The Powerpuff Girls (Season 2) (June 25, 1999)
  • Ed, Edd n Eddy (Season 2) (November 26, 1999)

Comedy Central

  • South Park (Season 3) (April 7, 1999)
  • Win Ben Stein's Money

FOX

  • Alfonso, Nathan, and Janey (Season 2) (September 23, 1999)
  • Family Guy (Season 2) (September 23, 1999)
  • The Simpsons (Season 11) (September 26, 1999)
  • High School Whenever (Season 10) (September 26, 1999)
  • Jessica Bates (Season 3) (September 26, 1999)
  • Futurama (Season 2) (November 21, 1999)

Nickelodeon

  • CatDog (Season 2) (February 15, 1999)
  • Hey Arnold! (Season 4) (March 10, 1999)
  • The Angry Beavers (Season 3) (March 14, 1999)
  • The Wild Thornberrys (Season 2) (August 16, 1999)
  • CatDog (Season 3) (October 9, 1999)
  • All That (Season 5, continued)
  • Blue's Clues (Season 3, continued)
  • Rugrats (Season 6, continued)

PBS

  • Arthur (Season 4) (September 6, 1999)
  • Barney & Friends (Season 6) (November 1, 1999)

UPN

  • Dilbert (Season 2) (November 2, 1999)

WB Network

  • Batman Beyond (Season 2) (September 17, 1999)
  • Superman: The Animated Series (Season 4) (September 18, 1999)
  • The M&M's Show (Season 5) (September 19, 1999)
  • Pokemon (Season 2) (December 4, 1999)

Syndication

  • Jeopardy! (Season 16) (September 6, 1999)
  • Wheel of Fortune (Season 17) (September 6, 1999)*

(*) As of this date, the lowest dollar value on the Wheel is now $300.

Programs broadcasted in reruns this year

Cartoon Network

  • Animaniacs
  • The Cat in the Hat (1971)
  • Dexter's Laboratory
  • Dr. Seuss on the Loose
  • The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat
  • Halloween is Grinch Night
  • The Hoober-Bloob Highway
  • The Lorax (1972)
  • Pontoffel Pock, Where Are You?
  • Sailor Moon

Nickelodeon

  • All That
  • The Brady Bunch (aired on Nick at Nite)
  • Doug
  • Happy Days (aired on Nick at Nite)
  • Inspector Gadget
  • Rocko's Modern Life
  • Rugrats
  • The Ren & Stimpy Show

PBS

  • Arthur (Seasons 1-3)
  • Barney & Friends (Seasons 1-5)
  • Bill Nye, the Science Guy
  • The Kidsongs Television Show
  • Kidsongs: I Can Put on a Show! (May 23, 1999)
  • Kidsongs: I Can Bop with the Biggles! (May 30, 1999)
  • Kidsongs: Very Silly Songs (June 6, 1999)
  • Kidsongs: I Can Go to the Country! (June 13, 1999)
  • Kidsongs: I Can Sing Baby Animal Songs! (June 20, 1999)
  • Kidsongs: I Can Dance! (June 27, 1999)
  • Kidsongs: A Day at Old MacDonald's Farm (July 4, 1999)
  • Kidsongs: I Can Do It! (July 11, 1999)
  • Kidsongs: If We Could Talk to the Animals (July 18, 1999)
  • Kidsongs: Billy's Birthday (July 25, 1999)
  • Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood
  • The Puzzle Place
  • Reading Rainbow*
  • Sesame Street
  • Wishbone
  • ZOOM (Season 1)

(*) A new intro sequence replaced the old one sometime this year.

TBS

  • Full House

Toon Disney

  • 101 Dalmatians: The Series
  • Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog
  • Aladdin: The Series
  • Jungle Cubs
  • The Little Mermaid: TV Series
  • The Littles
  • Mighty Ducks
  • The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
  • Timon & Pumbaa

Disney Channel

  • Bear in the Big Blue House (Season 3) (January 2, 1999)

USA Network

  • America's Funniest Home Videos (1989-1994)

UPN

  • Sonic Underground (last episode aired on October 22, 1999)

WB Network

  • Pokemon (May 8, 1999)*

(*) Closed captions were provided for every episode of this show when reran on this network.

Syndication

  • Cheers (1982-1993)
  • Full House
  • Seinfeld (1989-1998)
  • Jeopardy! (Season 15) (September 11, 1999)
  • Wheel of Fortune (Season 16) (September 11, 1999)

Programs ended this year

CBS

  • The Nanny (last episode aired on June 23, 1999)

ABC

  • Sister, Sister (May 23, 1999)

FOX

  • Beast Wars: Transformers (May 7, 1999)
  • Power Rangers: Lost Galaxy (December 18, 1999)

Fox Family

Nickelodeon

  • Double Dare
  • Tiny Toon Adventures

PAX

  • Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3 (after several months of airing)
  • Super Mario World (after several months of airing)

PBS

  • Barney & Friends (Seasons 1-3) (August 1999)
  • Bill Nye, the Science Guy (October 29, 1999)
  • Newton's Apple (August 6, 1999)

WB Network

  • Smart Guy (May 16, 1999)
  • The M&M's Show (Season 4) (May 16, 1999)

Syndication

  • Cheers (1982-1993) (June 5, 1999)
  • Jeopardy! (Season 14) (September 4, 1999)
  • Wheel of Fortune (Season 15) (September 4, 1999)

Anime released this year

  • Pocket Monsters: Adventures in the Orange Islands (January 28, 1999)
  • Digimon Adventure (March 7, 1999)
  • Pocket Monsters: The Johto Journeys (October 14, 1999)

VHS trailers released this year

  • Madeline: Lost in Paris (March 9, 1999)
  • Flik's Musical Adventure at Disney's Animal Kingdom (March 23, 1999)
  • The Fox and the Hound (re-release) (October 26, 1999)
  • An Extremely Goofy Movie (November 9, 1999)

VHS and DVD releases this year

Movies

Region 1 (North America)

  • The Rescuers (VHS) (January 5, 1999)*
  • Mulan (VHS) (February 2, 1999)
  • Antz (VHS) (February 9, 1999)
  • Sing a Song With Pooh Bear (February 23, 1999)
  • 101 Dalmatians (VHS) (March 9, 1999)
  • The Parent Trap (1998) (DVD) (March 16, 1999)
  • Mighty Joe Young (March 23, 1999)
  • Antz (DVD) (March 23, 1999)
  • The Rugrats Movie (March 30, 1999)
  • The Lassie Movie (March 30, 1999)
  • Donkey Kong (April 13, 1999)
  • A Bug's Life (April 20, 1999)
  • The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad (VHS) (May 25, 1999)
  • The Brave Little Toaster to the Rescue (May 25, 1999)
  • The Muppet Movie, The Great Muppet Caper and The Muppets Take Manhattan (June 1, 1999) (Columbia Tristar Home Video)
  • Disney Sing Along Songs: Flik's Musical Adventure at Disney's Animal Kingdom (June 8, 1999)
  • Tappin' (June 15, 1999) (Columbia Tristar Home Video)
  • Gold Diggers The Secret Of Bear Mountain/Fly Away Home (July 13, 1999)
  • Madeline: Lost in Paris (August 3, 1999)
  • Happiness Is A Warm Blanket Charlie Brown (August 3, 1999)
  • Belle's Tales of Friendship (August 17, 1999)
  • Hercules: Zero to Hero (August 17, 1999)
  • Cool Runnings (DVD) (August 24, 1999)
  • The Three Musketeers (1993) (DVD) (August 24, 1999)
  • The Great Mouse Detective (VHS) (August 31, 1999)
  • Titanic (DVD) (August 31, 1999)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog: The Movie (September 7, 1999)
  • Hocus Pocus (DVD) (September 7, 1999)
  • Doug's 1st Movie (September 21, 1999)
  • My Favorite Martian (September 21, 1999)
  • Aladdin (October 5, 1999)
  • Home Alone (DVD) (October 5, 1999)
  • Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (DVD) (October 5, 1999)
  • Home Alone 3 (DVD) (October 5, 1999)
  • Home Alone Triple Pack (DVD) (October 5, 1999)
  • Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella (DVD) (October 12, 1999)
  • The Dark Crystal (VHS and DVD) (October 5, 1999) (Columbia Tristar Home Video)
  • Labyrinth (VHS and DVD) (October 12, 1999) (Columbia Tristar Home Video)
  • The Wizard of Oz: 60th Anniversary Edition (October 19, 1999)
  • Pinocchio: 60th Anniversary Edition (VHS) (October 26, 1999)
  • Pinocchio (Limited Issue) (DVD) (October 26, 1999)
  • The Parent Trap Special Edition (October 26, 1999)
  • Muppets from Space (October 26, 1999)
  • 101 Dalmatians (Limited Issue) (DVD) (November 9, 1999)
  • Hercules (Limited Issue) (DVD) (November 9, 1999)
  • Mulan (Limited Issue) (DVD) (November 9, 1999)
  • Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas (November 9, 1999)
  • Winnie the Pooh: Seasons of Giving (November 9, 1999)
  • I'll Be Home for Christmas (November 9, 1999)
  • Babar King Of The Elephants (November 9, 1999)
  • Do The Alphabet (DVD) (November 9, 1999)
  • Playing like a Cubs (November 16, 1999) (Paramount Home Video)
  • Lady and the Tramp (Limited Issue) (DVD) (November 23, 1999)
  • The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (Limited Issue) (DVD) (November 23, 1999)
  • Peter Pan (Limited Issue) (DVD) (November 23, 1999)
  • A Bug's Life (Collector's Edition) (DVD) (November 23, 1999)
  • The Iron Giant (November 23, 1999)
  • The Jungle Book (Limited Issue) (DVD) (December 7, 1999)
  • The Little Mermaid (Limited Issue) (DVD) (December 7, 1999)
  • Inspector Gadget (December 7, 1999)
  • 123 Count With Me (DVD) (December 14, 1999)
  • Animaniacs Wakko Wish (December 21, 1999)
  • The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (December 21, 1999)
  • Faeries (December 28, 1999)

(*) The most commonly available copies of this VHS were released on March 23, 1999 because due to an objectionable image in the film, it was recalled on January 8, 1999.

Region 1 (Spanish Language Editions)

  • A Bug's Life (VHS) (May 18, 1999)

Region 2 (Japan)

  • Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin (DVD) (March 25, 1999)
  • Anastasia (VHS) (April 23, 1999)
  • Flubber (VHS) (April 23, 1999)
  • The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue (May 12, 1999)
  • George of the Jungle (VHS) (May 19, 1999)
  • Mulan (VHS) (June 18, 1999)
  • George of the Jungle (DVD) (June 25, 1999)
  • The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (VHS) (August 26, 1999)
  • Belle's Magical World (VHS) (September 17, 1999)
  • Antz (VHS) (September 22, 1999)
  • A Bug's Life (October 29, 1999)
  • The Willows in Winter (November 5, 1999)
  • Mighty Joe Young (VHS) (November 17, 1999)
  • The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (DVD) (November 26, 1999)
  • Mighty Joe Young (DVD) (November 26, 1999)
  • Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World (VHS) (December 10, 1999)
  • The Brave Little Toaster to the Rescue (December 15, 1999)
  • Mulan (DVD) (December 22, 1999)
  • Hercules (DVD) (December 22, 1999)

Region 2 (UK)

  • The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (VHS) (March 1, 1999)
  • The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue (June 19, 1999)
  • A Bug's Life (VHS) (October 1, 1999)
  • Mulan (VHS) (November 2, 1999)
  • Faeries (November 2, 1999)

Region 2 (France)

  • A Bug's Life (November 10, 1999)

Region 3 (South Korea)

  • Mulan (VHS) (February 12, 1999)
  • The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (VHS) (April 23, 1999)
  • The Aristocats (VHS) (July 13, 1999)
  • A Bug's Life (VHS) (November 22, 1999)
  • Faeries (December 31, 1999)

Region 3 (Thailand)

  • The Rugrats Movie (December 15, 1999)

Region 4 (Australia)

  • A Bug's Life (VHS) (January 1, 1999)
  • The Brave Little Toaster to the Rescue (October 31, 1999)
  • The Aristocats (VHS) (November 18, 1999)
  • The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue (December 31, 1999)

Region 4 (Latin America)

  • Pinocchio (December 31, 1999)

Region 4 (Brazil)

  • A Bug's Life (October 10, 1999)

TV Shows

Region 1 (USA)

  • Thomas & Friends: Cranky Bugs and Other Thomas Stories (February 2, 1999)
  • Pokemon Vol. 2: The Mystery of Mount Moon (March 9, 1999)
  • Pokemon Vol. 3: The Sisters of Cerulean City (March 9, 1999)
  • Pokemon Vol. 4: Poké-Friends (May 14, 1999)
  • Pokemon Vol. 5: Thunder Shock! (May 14, 1999)
  • Pokemon Vol. 6: Seaside Pikachu (July 20, 1999)
  • Pokemon Vol. 7: Psychic Surprise (July 20, 1999)
  • Thomas & Friends: Races, Rescues and Runaways and Other Thomas Adventures (August 10, 1999)
  • Thomas & Friends: 10 Years of Thomas (September 14, 1999)
  • Pokemon Vol. 8: Primeape Problems (September 21, 1999)
  • Pokemon Vol. 9: Fashion Victims (September 21, 1999)
  • Pokemon Vol. 10: Fighting Tournament (September 21, 1999)
  • Pokemon Vol. 11: The Great Race (November 23, 1999)
  • Pokemon Vol. 12: Pikachu Party (November 23, 1999)

Region 2 (Japan)

  • South Park (October 17, 1999-)
  • Sonic Christmas Blast (December 25, 1999 in TV specials)

VHS re-releases this year

Movies

Region 1 (North America)

  • Meet the Deedles (VHS) (March 9, 1999)
  • Krippendorf's Tribe (VHS) (March 9, 1999)
  • Little Indian, Big City (VHS) (March 9, 1999)
  • Dumbo (VHS) (March 23, 1999)
  • Mary Poppins (VHS) (March 23, 1999)
  • The Sword in the Stone (VHS) (March 23, 1999)
  • Pete's Dragon (VHS) (March 23, 1999)
  • Alice in Wonderland (VHS (March 23, 1999)
  • Robin Hood (VHS) (March 23, 1999)
  • Melody Time (VHS) (March 23, 1999)
  • Alice in Wonderland (VHS) (July 13, 1999)*
  • Robin Hood (VHS) (July 13, 1999)*
  • Disney Sing Along Songs: Happy Haunting Party at Disneyland (October 26, 1999)
  • Disney Sing Along Songs: Very Merry Christmas Songs (Q4 1999)

(*) = Cover artwork also updated.

Region 2 (Japan)

  • Bambi (March 19, 1999)
  • Mary Poppins (April 23, 1999)
  • Robin Hood (April 23, 1999)

TV Shows

  • Barney's Alphabet Zoo (Classic Collection)
  • Barney's Imagination Island (Classic Collection)
  • Barney's Once Upon a Time (Classic Collection)
  • Barney's Sense-Sational Day (Classic Collection)

VHS Tapes and DVDs discontinued this year

  • All Barney & the Backyard Gang and Barney & Friends (Seasons 1-3) videos (November 1, 1999)
  • 101 Dalmatians (1999 VHS) (June 18, 1999)
  • Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (1997 VHS)
  • Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (1998 DVD)
  • Disney Favorite Stories: Peter and the Wolf
  • Disney Sing Along Songs: Friend Like Me (both English and Spanish language editions)
  • The Black Cauldron (1998 VHS) (January 31, 1999)
  • Flight of the Navigator (VHS)
  • Hercules (1998 VHS) (January 31, 1999)
  • The Little Mermaid (1998 VHS) (January 31, 1999)
  • Lady and the Tramp (1998 VHS) (January 31, 1999)
  • Lady and the Tramp (Widescreen) (VHS) (January 31, 1999)
  • Super Mario Bros. (1993 VHS)
  • Toy Story (1996 VHS)
  • Pinocchio (Limited Issue) (DVD) (December 27, 1999)

Logos introduced this year

  • 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment (DVD debut) (October 5, 1999)
  • 4Kids Entertainment - "Golden CGI Logo" (September 18, 1999)
  • Destination Films (October 22, 1999)
  • DTS - "Digital Sound"
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer - "Leo the Lion"*
  • PBS Kids - "Dash and Dot" (September 6, 1999)
  • Screen Gems Pictures - "S from Heaven" (June 4, 1999)
  • TMS Entertainment (the one seen on the French dub of Sonic X)
  • Viacom - "VIACOM 2000" (September 24, 1999)

(*) For this year, MGM celebrated a legacy of excellence for its 75th anniversary. In 2000, the 1992 logo was reused on any further new films.

Logos updated this year

  • Universal Pictures - "CGI Globe"*
  • Warner Bros. Pictures - "CGI Shield" (February 5, 1999)**
  • Paramount Pictures - "Majestic Mountain C" (June 30, 1999)***

(*) The web address, www.universalstudios.com, appears as a byline for this logo.

(**) Warner Bros. removes the words "75 Years Entertaining the World" from their logo, and also changes the music.

(***) The Paramount logo is enhanced with the stars becoming more detailed and the stars can now be seen on the reflecting lake.

Logos ended this year

  • 4Kids Productions - "4Kids Supernova" (July 20, 1999)
  • KingWorld - "The Spotlights" (Q1 1999)
  • PBS Kids - "P-Pals" (September 5, 1999)
  • Tristar Television - "CGI Pegasus"
  • Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection (July 13, 1999)*
  • Warner Bros. Television - "CGI Shield" (75 Years Entertaining the World) (January 1999)**

(*) Had the "Masterpiece Collection" still been alive through late 1999, The Great Mouse Detective and Pinocchio would have been the last titles under this discontinuing brand.

(**) The 1994 logo of this television distribution company now becomes the current logo for further new programs.

Video games unveiled this year

  • Super Mario Bros. Deluxe (January 24, 1999)
  • Mario Golf (February 8, 1999)
  • Donkey Kong 64 (August 27, 1999)
  • Mario Party 2 (August 27, 1999)
  • Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards (August 28, 1999)
  • Paper Mario (as Super Mario Adventure) (August 28, 1999)

Video games released this year

Japan

Super Famicom

  • Kirby's Star Stacker (June 25, 1999; re-release)

Nintendo 64

  • Super Smash Bros. (January 21, 1999)
  • Mario Golf (June 11, 1999)
  • Donkey Kong 64 (December 10, 1999)
  • Mario Party 2 (December 17, 1999)

North America

Nintendo 64

  • Mario Party (February 8, 1999)
  • Super Smash Bros. (April 26, 1999)
  • Mario Golf (July 26, 1999)
  • Donkey Kong 64 (November 22, 1999)

Game Boy Color

  • Wario Land II (February 10, 1999)
  • Super Mario Bros. Deluxe (May 10, 1999)
  • Pokemon: Yellow Version (October 1, 1999)
  • Mario Golf (October 5, 1999)

Sega Dreamcast

  • Sonic Adventure (September 9, 1999)

Europe

Nintendo 64

  • Mario Party (March 9, 1999)
  • Mario Golf (September 14, 1999)
  • Super Smash Bros. (November 19, 1999)
  • Donkey Kong 64 (December 6, 1999)

Game Boy Color

  • The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX (January 1, 1999)
  • Wario Land II (February 25, 1999)
  • Super Mario Bros. Deluxe (July 1, 1999)
  • Pokemon: Red Version (October 5, 1999)
  • Pokemon: Blue Version (October 10, 1999)
  • Mario Golf (October 26, 1999)

Sega Dreamcast

  • Sonic Adventure (October 14, 1999)

Video games discontinued this year

  • All Super NES games
  • All colorless Game Boy games

Books released this year

North America

  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Hardcover) (June 2, 1999)
  • Pokemon Chapter Book #1: I Choose You! (July 1999)
  • Pokemon Chapter Book #2: Island of the Giant Pokemon (July 1999)
  • Pokemon Chapter Book #3: Attack of the Prehistoric Pokemon (September 1999)
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Hardcover) (September 8, 1999)
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Paperback) (September 8, 1999)
  • Pokemon Adventure Series #1: Bye, Bye, Butterfree (September 28, 1999)
  • Pokemon Adventure Series #2: Attack of the Prehistoric Pokemon (September 28, 1999)
  • Pokemon Chapter Book #4: Night in the Haunted Tower (October 1999)
  • The Official Pokemon Handbook (November 1999)
  • Pokemon TV Animation Comic: I Choose You! (December 6, 1999)

North America (Spanish Editions)

  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (January 3, 1999)

UK

  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (July 8, 1999)

France

  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (March 23, 1999)
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (October 19, 1999)

Japan

  • Kirby of the Stars: The Story of Dedede Who Lives in Pupupu Vol. 10 (February 24, 1999)
  • Kirby of the Stars: The Story of Dedede Who Lives in Pupupu Vol. 11 (July 28, 1999)
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (December 1, 1999)

South Korea

  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (November 15, 1999)
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (December 15, 1999)

Albums released this year

  • Britney Spears: ...Baby One More Time (January 12, 1999)
  • Pocket Monsters: The Birth of Mewtwo (February 12, 1999)
  • Joey McIntyre: Stay the Same (March 16, 1999)
  • Pocket Monsters: The Rivals (March 25, 1999)
  • Backstreet Boys: Millennium (April 28, 1999)
  • blink-182: Enema of the State (June 1, 1999)
  • Smash Mouth: Astro Lounge (June 8, 1999)
  • Destiny's Child: The Writing's on the Wall (July 27, 1999)
  • Christina Aguilera: Christina Aguilera (August 24, 1999)
  • Pocket Monsters: Lugia's Explosive Birth Music Collection (September 15, 1999)
  • Steps: Steptacular (October 25, 1999)
  • Mandy Moore: So Real (December 7, 1999)

Software released this year

Beta Versions

  • Windows 2000 Beta 3 (April 29, 1999)
  • Windows 2000 RC1 (July 2, 1999)
  • Windows 2000 RC2 (September 15, 1999)
  • Windows Me Beta 1 (September 24, 1999)
  • Windows 2000 RC3 (November 11, 1999)
  • Windows Me Beta 2 (November 24, 1999)
  • Internet Explorer 5.5 Beta 1 (December 25, 1999)

Operating Systems

  • Windows 98 Second Edition (May 5, 1999)
  • Mac OS 9.0 (October 23, 1999)

PC Components

  • Internet Explorer 5.0 (March 18, 1999)
  • Adobe Acrobat 4.0 (April 1999)
  • Windows Media Player 6.4 (April 26, 1999)
  • Macromedia Flash 4 (May 1999)
  • Microsoft Office 2000 (June 7, 1999)
  • QuickTime 4 (June 8, 1999)
  • AOL 5.0 (October 5, 1999)
  • Internet Explorer 5.01 (November 17, 1999)

Service Pack Updates

  • Internet Explorer 4.01 Service Pack 2 (April 1, 1999)
  • Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 5 (May 4, 1999)
  • Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 6 (November 22, 1999)
  • Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 6a (November 30, 1999)*

(*) This service pack is required to use PC components designed for early Windows XP.

Software no longer supported this year

Operating Systems

  • MS-DOS 6.22
  • Windows 3.1 or earlier
  • Windows NT 4.0 (Service Pack 2 or earlier)

PC Components

  • Microsoft Office 95 or earlier

Media unveiled this year

  • Pinocchio (60th Anniversary Edition/Limited Issue) (August 17, 1999)

Websites launched this year

  • Disney.com (as disney.go.com)
  • The Video Game Museum
  • Kirby's Rainbow Resort (as www.classicgaming.com/kirby) (September 26, 1999)
  • MarioParty.com
  • Donkey Kong 64 (www.donkeykong64.com)

Vehicles introduced this year

  • 2000 Audi A8
  • 2000 Audi S4 (September 4, 1999)
  • 2000 Audi TT (2-door coupe only) (October 1999)
  • 2000 BMW 323i (4-door station wagon) (June 1999)
  • 2000 BMW Z3 (April 1999)
  • 2000 Buick LeSabre
  • 2000 Cadillac DeVille (August 1999)
  • 2000 Chevrolet Impala/Monte Carlo
  • 2000 Chevrolet/GMC Suburban (Q3 1999)
  • 2000 Dodge/Plymouth Neon (Q4 1999)
  • 2000 Ford Excursion
  • 1999 Ford Explorer XLS
  • 2000 Ford Focus (October 1999)
  • 2000 Ford Taurus/Mercury Sable
  • 2000 Honda Insight (December 1999)
  • 2000 Honda S2000
  • 2000 Hyundai Accent (September 9, 1999)
  • 1999 Isuzu Rodeo LSE
  • 1999 Land Rover Discovery Series II
  • 2000 Lexus ES 300
  • 2000 Lincoln LS (February 26, 1999)
  • 2000 Mazda MPV (June 1999)
  • 2000 Mercedes-Benz S-Class (Q2 1999)
  • 2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse
  • 2000 Nissan Maxima (Q3 1999)
  • 2000 Nissan Xterra
  • 2000 Plymouth Breeze
  • 2000 Pontiac Bonneville
  • 1999 Pontiac Montana (formerly known as the Pontiac Trans Sport)
  • 2000 Saturn L-Series (May 1999)
  • 2000 Subaru Legacy
  • 2000 Toyota Avalon
  • 2000 Toyota Camry (August 1999)
  • 2000 Toyota Celica
  • 2000 Toyota Tundra (May 1999)
  • 2000 Volkswagen Jetta (July 1999)
  • 2000 Volvo S40/V40 (September 1999)

Vehicles discontinued this year

  • Acura CL 3.0
  • BMW 328i (2-door convertible)
  • Buick LeSabre (seventh generation) (June 1999)
  • Cadillac DeVille (Concours and D'elegance) (July 1999)
  • Cadillac Eldorado (base and Touring)
  • Chevrolet C/K Pickup
  • Chevrolet Lumina (LS and LTZ)
  • Dodge/Plymouth Neon (2-door coupe) (August 1999)
  • Ford Contour LX
  • Hyundai Elantra GL
  • Hyundai Tiburon FX
  • Isuzu Oasis
  • Mercedes-Benz E300 Diesel
  • Mitsubishi 3000GT
  • Oldsmobile Eighty Eight (January 6, 1999)

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