Sunday 1 January 1995, NewYear’s Day
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jessica Jarrell and Adam Campbell.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to On Bended Knee by Boyz II Men.
In UK Think Twice by Celine Dion was in the top 5 hits.
The Usual Suspects, directed by Bryan Singer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995
while Politically Correct Bedtime Stories by James Finn Garner was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Svengoolie.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aaahh! Real Monsters or Alien Breed 3D.
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Famous Birthdays:01 January
- Jess Stacy: US jazz pianist (Great Gatsby), dies at age 90.
- Ted Hawkins: US blues singer ("Watch Your Step", "The Next Hundred Years"), dies at age 58 after a stroke, in Los Angeles, California.
- Frederick West: British homicide; charged with 11 murders, nine of them with his wife, Rosemary.
- Eugene Wigner: Hungarian American theoretical physicist and mathematician.
- Fred West: British serial killer (suicide) (Born 1941).
- Glass Menagerie closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 57 performances
- Shadow Box closes at Circle in the Square Theater NYC after 49 performances
- ForTuna Christmas closes at Booth Theater NYC 20 performances
- International Year of Tolerance
- Last Far Side by cartoonist Gary Larson (started 1980)
- The Kingdom of Sweden and the republics of Austria and Finland are admitted into the European Union.
- The Conference for Security and Co-operation in Europe becomes the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe.
- The Draupner wave in the North Sea in Norway is detected, confirming the existence of freak waves.
- Fernando Henrique Cardoso installed as President of Brazil.
- Raman Lamba and Ravi Sehgal score 464 for first wicket for Delhi.
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