Tuesday January 17, 1995
US date format: 1/17/1995, UK date format: 17/1/1995
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 17, 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 Nate Maloley .
In that special week of January people in US were listening to On Bended Knee by Boyz II Men.
In UK Cotton Eye Joe by Rednex was in the top 5 hits.
The Usual Suspects, directed by Bryan Singer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995
while The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Spellbinder.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blue Ice or Carnage Heart.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 17, 1995?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Carousel closes at Beaumont Theater NYC after 322 performances
- 7.2 earthquake destroys Kobe Japan (5,372 die)
- Australia beats Australia A 2-0 to win the World Series Cup.
- The Great Hanshin earthquake: A magnitude 7.3 earthquake hits near Kobe, Japan, causing extensive property damage and killing 6,434 people.
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- Nate Maloley: Rapper.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 17, 1995?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
Sport Games on January 17, 1995
- Charlotte Hornets - Orlando Magic : 98 - 109
- Cleveland Cavaliers - Seattle SuperSonics : 91 - 115
- Denver Nuggets - Phoenix Suns : 113 - 129
- Portland Trail Blazers - Sacramento Kings : 88 - 95
- San Antonio Spurs - Boston Celtics : 101 - 92
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Cambridge - Cardiff : 2 - 0
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Falkirk - Partick : 1 - 3
- Kilmarnock - Motherwell : 2 - 0
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 17If January 17, 1995 is your birthday you're 25 years, 8 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 22 days.
What news were making the headlines those days in January 1995?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?