Saturday December 16, 1995
US date format: 12/16/1995, UK date format: 16/12/1995
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 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.
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 Aaahh! Real Monsters or Donald Duck no Mahō no Bōshi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 16, 1995?
- R.C. Saints - O Sapientia ; Adelaide of Italy
- South Africa - Day of Reconciliation
- Nepal - Constitution Day (To be confirmed)
- Kazakhstan - Independence Day
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- American Airlines Flight 965 (Boeing 757) crashes into a mountain near Buga, Valle del Cauca, Colombia after veering off its course en route to Cali, Colombia. Of the 164 people on board, four passengers and a dog are the only survivors.
- HM The Queen advises ampquotan early divorceampquot to Lady Diana Spencer and Charles, Prince of Wales. The divorce was finalized on 28 August 1996.
- The lowest ever United Kingdom temperature of is recorded at Altnaharra in the Scottish Highlands. This equals the record set at Braemar, Aberdeenshire in 1895 and 1982.
- The Republic of Texas group claims to have formed a provisional government in Texas.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 16, 1995?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Whitney Houston - Exhale (Shoop Shoop) (From "Waiting To Exhale")
- Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men - One Sweet Day
- Monica - Before You Walk Out Of My Life/Like This And Like That
- LL Cool J - Hey Lover
- R. Kelly - You Remind Me Of Something
- Xscape - Who Can I Run To
- Faith Evans - Soon As I Get Home
- TLC - Diggin' On You
- Groove Theory - Tell Me
- D'Angelo - Cruisin'
Sport Games on December 16, 1995
- Charlotte Hornets - Los Angeles Clippers : 109 - 99
- Denver Nuggets - Atlanta Hawks : 86 - 95
- Detroit Pistons - New York Knicks : 82 - 86
- Golden State Warriors - Vancouver Grizzlies : 116 - 85
- Los Angeles Lakers - Chicago Bulls : 88 - 108
- Green Bay Packers - New Orleans Saints : 34 - 23
- New England Patriots - Pittsburgh Steelers : 27 - 41
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Barcelona - Sp Gijon : 1 - 0
- Betis - Sevilla : 1 - 1
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Cannes - Martigues : 2 - 1
- Gueugnon - Nice : 1 - 0
- Guingamp - Lille : 0 - 1
- Le Havre - Rennes : 0 - 0
- Lens - Auxerre : 0 - 0
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