What day of the week was December 3, 1999?

The day of the week December 3rd, 1999 fell on was a Friday.

There were 22 days until Christmas.

Scatman John the American singer-songwriter and pianist (b. 1942) died on this day in 1999. As did Madeline Kahn the American actress and singer (b. 1942) , Jarl Wahlström the Finnish 12th General of The Salvation Army (b. 1918) .

NASA loses radio contact with the Mars Polar Lander moments before the spacecraft enters the Martian atmosphere. Six firefighters are killed in the Worcester Cold Storage Warehouse fire in Worcester the Massachusetts.