Wednesday August 16, 1995

US date format: 8/16/1995, UK date format: 16/8/1995

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 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 Michael Hogman . In that special week of August people in US were listening to Waterfalls by TLC. In UK Never Forget by Take That was in the top 5 hits. Drunks, directed by Peter Cohn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995 while Spontaneous Healing by Andrew Weil was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching High Sierra Search and Rescue. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyberbykes or Bases Loaded '96: Double Header.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944

Events

  • Bermudans reject independence in a referendum.

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Movies

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Drunks

Drunks

Directed by: Peter Cohn

Starring: Richard Lewis, Liza Harris, Liam Ahern, George Martin

Lord of Illusions

Lord of Illusions

Directed by: Clive Barker

Starring: Scott Bakula, Kevin J. O'Connor, Joseph Latimore, Sheila Tousey

The Amazing Panda Adventure

The Amazing Panda Adventure

Directed by: Christopher Cain

Starring: Stephen Lang, Ryan Slater, Yi Ding, Wang Fei

Kristin Lavransdatter

Kristin Lavransdatter

Directed by: Liv Ullmann

Starring: Linus Aaberg, Gisken Armand, Berard Arnø, Bernhard Arnø

Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde

Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde

Directed by: David Price

Starring: Sean Young, Tim Daly, Lysette Anthony, Stephen Tobolowsky

Sport Games on August 16, 1995

Sport Games on August 16, 1995


Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Aalst - Harelbeke : 2 - 0
  • Cercle Brugge - Gent : 0 - 0
  • Charleroi - Beveren : 3 - 1
  • Lierse - Lommel : 3 - 1
  • Molenbeek - Antwerp : 0 - 0
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TV Series

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High Sierra Search and Rescue

High Sierra Search and Rescue

Directed by: Russ Mayberry

Kurukshetra

Kurukshetra

Directed by: H. R. Bhargava

Exit 57

Exit 57

The Mask

The Mask

Kotikatu

Kotikatu

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Spontaneous Healing by Andrew Weil

Spontaneous Healing

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The body can heal itself. Spontaneous healing is not a miracle but a fact of biology--the result of the natural healing system that each one of us is born with.

New Passages by Gail Sheehy

New Passages

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THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Millions of readers literally defined their lives through Gail Sheehy's landmark bestseller Passages. Seven years ago she set out to write a sequel, but instead

The Witness by Sandra Brown

The Witness

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Kendall Deaton pulls herself and her baby out of a wrecked car, and a mixture of courage and fear gets her to the top of a ravine, where she flags down

The Rainmaker by John Grisham

The Rainmaker

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIt’s summer in Memphis. The sweat is sticking to Rudy Baylor’s shirt and creditors are nipping at his heels. Once he had aspirations of breezing through law school and punching his ticket to the good life.

The Hot Zone by Richard Preston

The Hot Zone

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The bestselling landmark account of the first emergence of the Ebola virus. A highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest suddenly appears in the suburbs of Washington, D.C.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Barkley Shut Up and Jam! 2

Barkley Shut Up and Jam! 2

Platform: Sega Genesis

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Sport Accolade

Cyberbykes

Cyberbykes

Platform: DOS

Genre: Action

Publisher: GameTek

Exosquad

Exosquad

Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Various

Publisher: Playmates

Foreman For Real

Foreman For Real

Platform: Game Boy, Game Gear, Genesis, Super NES

Genre: Boxing

Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment

Bases Loaded '96: Double Header

Bases Loaded '96: Double Header

Platform: PlayStation Sega Saturn

Genre: Traditional baseball simulation

Publisher: Jaleco


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