Some interesting factoids about the number 99 from Wikipedia:
- 99 (ninety-nine) is the natural number following 98 and preceding 100.
- 99 is the ninth repdigit, a palindromic number and a Kaprekar number. It is the sum of divisors of the first eleven positive integers.
- Einsteinium, an actinide, has the atomic number of 99
- Several songs have the number 99 in their title:
99, a 1979 song by Toto
99 Bottles of Beer, a traditional American children's song
99 Problems, a 2004 song by Rapper Jay-Z.
- There is also 99 Records, a record label; ninetynine, an Australian indie band; and Pompeii 99, a rock band inspired byFleetwood Mac.
- 99 is the NBA record for Most Free Throw Attempts in a 7-game series, set by Elgin Baylor of the LA Lakers in 1962
- In the fictional film Major League, Charlie Sheen's character wore the Cleveland Indians #99 u
- In cricket, if you reach 99, it is considered unlucky, due to most get out and not make the century.
- In the NHL, 99 has been the only number retired league-wide as of 2008, forWayne Gretzky.
- 99 is the maximum jersey number a player can wear in theNFL.
- Agent 99, a character played by Barbara Feldon on the 1965 TV Show Get Smart