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.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed

Events

  • 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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Movies

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The Usual Suspects

The Usual Suspects

Directed by: Bryan Singer

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri, Stephen Baldwin

Country: United States of America

Before Sunrise

Before Sunrise

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Andrea Eckert, Hanno Pöschl

Country: United States of America

One Hundred and One Nights

One Hundred and One Nights

Directed by: Agnès Varda

Starring: Michel Piccoli, Marcello Mastroianni, Henri Garcin, Julie Gayet

The Doom Generation

The Doom Generation

Directed by: Gregg Araki

Starring: James Duval, Rose McGowan, Johnathon Schaech, Cress Williams

Carnosaur 2

Carnosaur 2

Directed by: Louis Morneau

Starring: John Savage, Cliff De Young, Don Stroud, Rick Dean

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Sport Games on January 17, 1995

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NBA

American Basketball
  • 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
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Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Cambridge - Cardiff : 2 - 0
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Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Falkirk - Partick : 1 - 3
  • Kilmarnock - Motherwell : 2 - 0
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TV Series

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Spellbinder

Spellbinder

Directed by: Janet Greek

Picture Windows

Picture Windows

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Rosa Roth

Rosa Roth

Florian III

Florian III

Jazbaat

Jazbaat

Directed by: Suraj Prakash

Days to next January 17

If 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.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Nothing Lasts Forever by Sidney Sheldon

Nothing Lasts Forever

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Three young doctors-their hopes, their dreams, their unexpected desires... Dr. Paige Taylor: She swore it was euthanasia, but when Paige inherited a million dollars from a patient, the D.A.

Don't Stand Too Close to a Naked Man by Tim Allen

Don't Stand Too Close to a Naked Man

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The comic who's a guy's guy is now a bookseller's dream. The star of ABC's Home Improvement, the #1 show on television, Tim Allen has written the book millions have been awaiting--the naked truth about his outlook on life, love, …

The Book Of Virtues by William J. Bennett

The Book Of Virtues

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Responsibility. Courage. Compassion. Honesty. Friendship. Persistence. Faith. Everyone recognizes these traits as essentials of good character. In order for our children to develop such traits, we have to offer them examples

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.

The Warren Buffett Way by Robert G. Hagstrom Jr

The Warren Buffett Way

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"Simply the most important new stock book of the 1990s, to date. Buy it and read it." -Kenneth L. Fisher Forbes The runaway bestseller-updated with new material included for the

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bug!

Bug!

Platform: Sega Saturn, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sega

Avengers in Galactic Storm

Avengers in Galactic Storm

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Versus fighting game

Publisher: Data East

Australian Rugby League

Australian Rugby League

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Sports (Rugby league)

Publisher: EA Sports

Blue Ice

Blue Ice

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Psygnosis

Carnage Heart

Carnage Heart

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Puzzle, Programming sim

Publisher: JP Artdink; NA Sony Computer Entertainment


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