Star Wars: Episode 1 - The Phantom Menace was the highest-grossing film. "Believe" by Cher was the highest-selling and most-played song. Family Guy and SpongeBob SquarePants made their debuts on television. If you were looking for a new video game system, the Sega Dreamcast made its debut on the market. 1999 was a crazy year for pop culture. The wrestling world was buzzing in 1999, as well. WCW was riding a tremendous wave of back-to-back-to-back successful years, although there were chinks starting to show in their armor. ECW was coming on strong as the number three promotion, working their way up to getting on national television, albeit in a deal that would eventually help lead to their demise. Using one of the most talented overall rosters in wrestling history, the WWF was finally beginning to turn the corner in the Monday Night War after getting handled in the ratings battle for several months. This is your chance to relive the year that officially sealed the Monday Night War victory. The highs of The Rock and Steve Austin's feud reaching the main event scene to go with the lows of disappointment with the Ministry Of Darkness, as well as the unmitigated tragedy of Owen Hart. Twelve months of great entertainment, whittled down into the ten most memorable moments.
Columnist/Podcaster/Director at LordsOfPain.net for nearly seven years, with nearly 2000 total columns written. Interviewed and/or involved in interviewing the likes of Tyler Black/Seth Rollins (twice), Diamond Dallas Page, Jimmy Jacobs, Christopher Daniels, Uhaa Nation and more.