Tuesday January 03, 1995
US date format: 1/3/1995, UK date format: 3/1/1995
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 3, 1995). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Nicole Dudley and Drey Smygov.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to On Bended Knee by Boyz II Men.
In UK Cotton Eye Joe by Rednex was in the top 5 hits.
Higher Learning, directed by John Singleton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995
while Dark Rivers Of The Heart by Dean Koontz was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Spellbinder.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tetris Attack or Worms.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 03, 1995?
- The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
- The Festival of Sleep Day
- In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
- Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
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- Former Washington DC Mayor Marion Barry is re-elected to office after an absence of four years.
- Lawyers for British mass murderer Fred West ask for her release based on her inability to get a fair trial due to the publicity of her husband's suicide.
- Two Australian journalists, working for the British Broadcasting Corporation in Chechnya are held hostage by Russian troops for 24 hours before being released.
- English bowler, Darren Gough, picks up six wickets against Australia in the Third Test of the Ashes series in Sydney, Australia.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 03, 1995?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- TLC - Creep
- Boyz II Men - On Bended Knee
- BLACKstreet - Before I Let You Go
- Barry White - Practice What You Preach
- Brandy - I Wanna Be Down
- Ini Kamoze - Here Comes The Hotstepper (From "Ready To Wear")
- Brownstone - If You Love Me
- Toni Braxton - I Belong To You/How Many Ways
- Mary J. Blige - Be Happy
- Changing Faces - Foolin' Around
Sport Games on January 03, 1995
- Denver Nuggets - Minnesota Timberwolves : 108 - 99
- Detroit Pistons - Los Angeles Lakers : 96 - 105
- Houston Rockets - Dallas Mavericks : 110 - 98
- Indiana Pacers - New Jersey Nets : 103 - 114
- Milwaukee Bucks - Utah Jazz : 91 - 123
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Millwall - Oldham : 1 - 1
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Man United - Coventry : 2 - 0
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Days to next January 03If January 03, 1995 is your birthday you're 25 years, 8 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 7 days.
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?