Wednesday August 16, 1995: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

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

August 16th, 1995 was the 228th day of the year 1995 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Leo. The day of the week was Wednesday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Michael Hogman .

The number one song in US was Waterfalls by TLC. Never Forget by Take That was #1 song in the UK.

Drunks, directed by Peter Cohn, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1995 while The Book Of Virtues by William J. Bennett was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching High Sierra Search and Rescue. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Costello or Crusader: No Remorse.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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August 16, 1995 Events

What happened on August 16, 1995?

Historical Events

  • Bermudans reject independence in a referendum.

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What happened on August 16 in history? Find out the list of August 16th major events

What was 1995 famous for? Discover everything about 1995


August 16, 1995 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on August 16, 1995?

Other August 16th famous birthdays

  • American singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, and businesswoman, often referred to as the "Queen of Pop.

  • At 51, a bleeding ulcer kills a jazz pianist from the United States.

  • Steve Carell

    Carell, an American actor and writer is considered one comedyaEUR(tm),'s rising talents.

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How old am I?

If August 16, 1995 is your birthday you are 28 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on August 16.

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August 16, 1995 Famous Deaths

Who died on August 16, 1995?

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August 16, 1995 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Leo personality

Who should a Leo marry?

Babies born in August are either Leo or Virgo. People born before August 22nd are Leo, while people born from August 23rd have the sign of Virgo

Personality of August born

Chinese Zodiac

Pig chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Pig

Element: Wood

Pig personality

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August 16, 1995 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was August 16, 1995?

The day of the week was Wednesday.

August 16th marks the 227th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 1995.

There are 137 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


August 16, 1995 Holidays and Observances

What is special on 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
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Music charts

What was the number one song on August 16, 1995? Which were the top hits on August 16, 1995?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Waterfallsyoutube
  2. - Kiss From A Rose
  3. - Boombastic
  4. - One More Chance-Stay With Me
  5. - Colors Of The Wind

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Never Forget
  2. - Boom Boom Boom
  3. - Kiss From A Rose / I'm Alive
  4. - Country House
  5. - Waterfallsyoutube

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - One More Chance/Stay With Me
  2. - Boombastic/In The Summertime
  3. - He's Mine
  4. - I Got 5 On It
  5. - Brown Sugar

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Tu Solo Tu
  2. - I Could Fall In Love
  3. - El Palo
  4. - Agua Dulce, Agua Sala
  5. - Ojos Que Han Llorado

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Release year: 1995

Directed by: Peter Cohn

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

Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre

Release year: 1995

Directed by: Franco Zeffirelli

Starring: Charlotte Gainsbourg, William Hurt, Maria Schneider, Anna Paquin, Geraldine Chaplin, Joan Plowright, Elle Macpherson, John Wood (II), Fiona Shaw, Leanne Rowe, Billie Whitelaw, Samuel West

Country: Italy

Lord of Illusions

Lord of Illusions

Release year: 1995

Directed by: Clive Barker

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

The Amazing Panda Adventure

The Amazing Panda Adventure

Release year: 1995

Directed by: Christopher Cain

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

Kristin Lavransdatter

Kristin Lavransdatter

Release year: 1995

Directed by: Liv Ullmann

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

TV Series

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High Sierra Search and Rescue

High Sierra Search and Rescue

Release year: 1995

Directed by: Russ Mayberry



Release year: 1995

Directed by: H. R. Bhargava

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Book Of Virtues by William J. Bennett

The Book Of Virtues


Responsibility. Courage. Compassion. Honesty. Friendship. Persistence. Faith. These traits are essential for good character. We must show our children examples in order to encourage them to acquire these traits.

The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield

The Celestine Prophecy


The #1 International Phenomenon Bestseller - NEW PREFACE

The Rainmaker by John Grisham

The Rainmaker


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER It's summer in Memphis. Rudy Baylor is sweaty and his creditors are following him. He once had dreams of getting through law school and living the good life.

Spontaneous Healing by Andrew Weil

Spontaneous Healing


The body has the ability to heal itself. Spontaneous healing does not happen by chance. It is a natural process that every person has.

From Potter's Field by Patricia Cornwell

From Potter's Field


Patricia Cornwell, #1 New York Times Bestseller, enters the chilling world Dr. Kay Scarpetta, Virginia's Chief Medical Examiner, and a brave, brilliant killer from her past.

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?



Platform: Platform independent

Genre: Educational MUD

Crusader: No Remorse

Crusader: No Remorse

Platform: PC (DOS), Saturn, PlayStation

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Electronics Arts

Big Sky Trooper

Big Sky Trooper

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Action

Publisher: JVC

Cyberbots: Fullmetal Madness

Cyberbots: Fullmetal Madness

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn, PlayStation

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Capcom

Draft:Arcade Classic 1 Asteroids/Missile Command

Draft:Arcade Classic 1 Asteroids/Missile Command

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: Nintendo


August 16, 1995 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

Last Quarter

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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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