1999 – Bryan White sings the National Anthem at the Adelphia Coliseum in Nashville prior to the match-up between the Tennessee Titans and the St. Louis Rams. Following the game, White gives his second annual Howl-O-Ween concert at the north end of the coliseum.
1999 – Intel cybercasts the 13th annual Bridge School Benefit concert. The show features performances by the Who, Pearl Jam, and Brian Wilson, among others.
1999 – David Lee Roth files suit against Edmund Anderson, the operator of a Web site that sells Roth collectibles, charging that Anderson breached his contract with the singer.
1999 – The surviving members of The Who, Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey and John Entwistle, reunited for the first time in two years for a concert at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas to launch Pixelon, a new internet video company.
1999 – Injured Denver Broncos running back Terrell Davis makes his debut as a hip-hop artist when he performs at Denver night club Wazoos with rapper Legit.
1999 – A Kenny Rogers concertgoer is injured after the singer throws a Frisbee into the audience during a show in Dallas. Kevin O’Toole later claims the accident left him impotent and sues Rogers for $2 million.
1999 – Tina Turner announces plans for her “final stadium tour,” the “Millennium 2000 Twenty Four Seven” tour, at a Paris press conference.
1999 – Master P’s hoop dream comes to an end. The high-profile rapper, whose real name is Percy Miller, is waived by the NBA’s Toronto Raptors, failing to make the pro league for the second straight season. The year before, the Charlotte Hornets waived Miller just before the regular season began.
1999 – Korn debuts its new single on the season premiere of “South Park.” Korn members Jonathan Davis, James “Munky” Shaffer, Brian “Head” Welch, Reginald “Fieldy” Arvizu, and David Silveria lend their likenesses and voices – as well as the song “Falling Away From Me” – to the episode.
1999 – Composer/arranger/conductor Frank DeVol dies of natural causes in Lafayette, Calif. He is 88.
1999 – Singer/songwriter Hoyt Axton, who penned Three Dog Night’s smash hit “Joy To The World,” dies in Victor, Mo. He is 61. Axton, largely confined to a wheelchair since a
1999 – German schlager artist Rex Gildo dies from injuries he sustained three days earlier when he jumped from the second floor of his Munich flat.