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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 16, 1995?
- 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
- Bermudans reject independence in a referendum.
- Michael Hogman: YouTube Star.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 16, 1995?
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Top #5 songs in the UK
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Sport Games on August 16, 1995
Jupiler LeagueFootball (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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?