Friday December 08, 1995

US date format: 12/8/1995, UK date format: 8/12/1995

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 8, 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 Jordon Ibe . In that special week of December people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey. In UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits. Jumanji, directed by Joe Johnston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995 while The Hundred Secret Senses by Amy Tan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Thin Blue Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ball Bullet Gun: Survival Game Simulation or Cheese Cat-Astrophe Starring Speedy Gonzales.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Malta - Public Holiday.
  • Panama - Mother's Day
  • Romania - Constitution Day
  • Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
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Events

  • Jean-Dominique Bauby, editor-in-chief of Elle magazine, suffers a massive stroke and lapses into a coma.
  • 6-year-old Gyaincain Norbu is enthroned as the 11th reincarnation of the Panchen Lama at Tashilhunpo Monastery.

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Movies

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Jumanji

Jumanji

Directed by: Joe Johnston

Starring: Robin Williams, Kirsten Dunst, Bonnie Hunt, Jonathan Hyde

Country: United States of America

Othello

Othello

Directed by: Oliver Parker

Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Kenneth Branagh, Irène Jacob, Nathaniel Parker

Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls

Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls

Directed by: Steve Oedekerk

Starring: Jim Carrey, Ian McNeice, Simon Callow, Maynard Eziashi

Country: United States of America

Heat

Heat

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Val Kilmer, Jon Voight

Country: United States of America

Twelve Monkeys

Twelve Monkeys

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt, Joseph Melito

Country: United States of America

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NBA

American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - Orlando Magic : 95 - 105
  • Detroit Pistons - Golden State Warriors : 121 - 114
  • Indiana Pacers - New Jersey Nets : 89 - 91
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Minnesota Timberwolves : 94 - 112
  • Philadelphia 76ers - Cleveland Cavaliers : 85 - 113
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Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Hamburg - Ein Frankfurt : 5 - 1
  • Uerdingen - St Pauli : 2 - 5
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Mainz - Lubeck : 0 - 1
  • Unterhaching - Hertha : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of December 08, 1995

Eredivisie

Football (Netherlands)
  • Heerenveen - Feyenoord : 0 - 1
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TV Series

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The Thin Blue Line

The Thin Blue Line

Directed by: Errol Morris

Goosebumps

Goosebumps

Directed by: Rob Letterman

Shooting Gallery

Shooting Gallery

Directed by: Keoni Waxman

Copycat

Copycat

Directed by: Jon Amiel

Kicking & Screaming

Kicking & Screaming

Directed by: nbcu

Days to next December 08

If December 08, 1995 is your birthday you're 24 years, 9 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 13 days.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1995?

  • LIFE: Angels
  • Time: New theories and evidence about biological evolution on Earth.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9512
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.304
  • Wired: Wired - December, 1995

Books

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The Hundred Secret Senses by Amy Tan

The Hundred Secret Senses

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The "wisest and most captivating novel" (Boston Globe) from the author of the bestselling The Valley of AmazementSet in San Francisco and in a remote village of Southwestern China, Amy Tan's

The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield

The Celestine Prophecy

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THE #1 BESTSELLING INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON - NOW WITH A NEW PREFACEYou have never read a book like this before -- a book that comes along once in a lifetime to change lives forever.In

Beach Music by Pat Conroy

Beach Music

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PAT CONROY, America’s preeminent storyteller, delivers a sweeping novel of lyric intensity and searing truth–the story of Jack McCall, an American expatriate in Rome, scarred by tragedy and betrayal.

The Island Of The Day Before by Umberto Eco

The Island Of The Day Before

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In 1643 a castaway comes upon an abandoned ship anchored off a desert island. As he explores the vessel’s mysterious cargo, he revisits the events of his tempestuous youth-and limns his era’s obsession with science and navigation.

Morning, Noon, And Night by Sidney Sheldon

Morning, Noon, And Night

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Harry Stanford, one of the world's wealthiest man, dies mysteriously while cruising his yacht along the rugged coast of Corsica. Immediately following Stanford's funeral in Boston, a lovely young woman identifies herself as the tycoon's daughter and heir to a …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Carmen Sandiego: Junior Detective

Carmen Sandiego: Junior Detective

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS

Genre: Educational

Publisher: Selectsoft Publishing

Namco Museum Volume 1

Namco Museum Volume 1

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: EU SCEE

Ball Bullet Gun: Survival Game Simulation

Ball Bullet Gun: Survival Game Simulation

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Modern turn-based strategy

Publisher: I'Max

4th Super Robot Wars

4th Super Robot Wars

Platform: Super Famicom Sony PlayStation Sega Saturn PlayStation Network

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: Banpresto

Cheese Cat-Astrophe Starring Speedy Gonzales

Cheese Cat-Astrophe Starring Speedy Gonzales

Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis, Master System, Game Gear

Genre: Action, Jump'n'Run platformer

Publisher: Sega


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