Wednesday December 13, 1995

US date format: 12/13/1995, UK date format: 13/12/1995

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 13, 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 Daniela Barranco and Jessica Revell. 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. Nixon, directed by Oliver Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995 while Lincoln by David Herbert Donald was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Thin Blue Line. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragoon Might or 2 On 2 Open Ice Challenge.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
  • Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
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Events

  • Christopher Reeves released from physical rehab center
  • US Federal Court votes that cable companies must carry local stations.

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Movies

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Nixon

Nixon

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Joan Allen, Powers Boothe, Ed Harris

Grumpier Old Men

Grumpier Old Men

Directed by: Howard Deutch

Starring: Walter Matthau, Jack Lemmon, Ann-Margret, Sophia Loren

Dracula: Dead and Loving It

Dracula: Dead and Loving It

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Leslie Nielsen, Mel Brooks, Peter MacNicol, Steven Weber

Waiting to Exhale

Waiting to Exhale

Directed by: Forest Whitaker

Starring: Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine, Lela Rochon

Cutthroat Island

Cutthroat Island

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Starring: Geena Davis, Matthew Modine, Frank Langella, Maury Chaykin

Sport Games on December 13, 1995

Sport Games on December 13, 1995


NBA

American Basketball
  • Houston Rockets - Vancouver Grizzlies : 100 - 89
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Detroit Pistons : 101 - 98
  • Orlando Magic - Chicago Bulls : 103 - 112
  • Philadelphia 76ers - Boston Celtics : 100 - 111
  • Seattle SuperSonics - San Antonio Spurs : 88 - 83
See all Basketball game results of December 13, 1995

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 13

If December 13, 1995 is your birthday you're 24 years, 9 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 23 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Lincoln by David Herbert Donald

Lincoln

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A masterful work by Pulitzer Prize–winning author David Herbert Donald, Lincoln is a stunning portrait of Abraham Lincoln’s life and presidency.Donald

Charles Kuralt'S America by Charles Kuralt

Charles Kuralt'S America

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The former CBS-TV newsman and author of A Life on the Road revisits some of his favorite places and people in their best seasons, in a cheerful account of

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

David Brinkley by David Brinkley

David Brinkley

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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"It seems to me now that Huntley's and my success lay mainly in the fact that we were new, as television was new, and we had few

The Lost World by Michael Crichton

The Lost World

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From the author of Timeline, Sphere, and Congo comes the sequel to the smash-hit Jurassic Park, a thriller that’s been millions of years in the making.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Frontier: First Encounters

Frontier: First Encounters

Platform: DOS, but with jjffe or FFED3D which also contains additional fixes, it can be played on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X

Genre: Space trading and combat simulator

Publisher: GameTek, Konami

Dragoon Might

Dragoon Might

Platform: Arcade

Genre: 2D Versus Fighting

Publisher: Konami

2 On 2 Open Ice Challenge

2 On 2 Open Ice Challenge

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Midway Home Entertainment GT Interactive Software

Draft:Arcade Classic 2: Centipede/Millipede

Draft:Arcade Classic 2: Centipede/Millipede

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: Nintendo

Bureau 13

Bureau 13

Platform: DOS, Windows

Genre: Graphic adventure game

Publisher: GameTek


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