Wednesday May 17, 1995

US date format: 5/17/1995, UK date format: 17/5/1995

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 Ilona Hallyday and Oliver Ryan. In that special week of May people in US were listening to This Is How We Do It by Montell Jordan. In UK Unchained Melody / White Cliffs Of Dover by Robson Green & Jerome Flynn was in the top 5 hits. Dead Man, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995 while Border Music by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Fair Game. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Caesar II or Battle Monsters.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
  • Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
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Events

  • Shawn Nelson, 35, goes on a tank rampage in San Diego, California.

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Movies

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Dead Man

Dead Man

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Johnny Depp, Gary Farmer, Crispin Glover, Lance Henriksen

Country: United States of America

Above Suspicion

Above Suspicion

Directed by: Steven Schachter

Starring: Christopher Reeve, Joe Mantegna, Kim Cattrall, Edward Kerr

A Walk in the Clouds

A Walk in the Clouds

Directed by: Alfonso Arau

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Anthony Quinn, Giancarlo Giannini

Casper

Casper

Directed by: Brad Silberling

Starring: Bill Pullman, Christina Ricci, Cathy Moriarty, Eric Idle

Country: United States of America

Temptress

Temptress

Directed by: Lawrence Lanoff

Starring: Kim Delaney, Chris Sarandon, Corbin Bernsen, Dee Wallace

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Music charts

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Sport Games on May 17, 1995

Sport Games on May 17, 1995


NBA

American Basketball
  • Indiana Pacers - New York Knicks : 95 - 96
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Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Paris SG - Caen : 2 - 0
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TV Series

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Fair Game

Fair Game

Directed by: Doug Liman

Father Ted

Father Ted

Starring: Dermot Morgan, Ardal O'Hanlon, Frank Kelly, Pauline McLynn

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Rob Roy

Rob Roy

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace

Directed by: Discovery Media Productions

Zameen Aasmaan

Zameen Aasmaan

Directed by: Bharat Rangachary

Days to next May 17

If May 17, 1995 is your birthday you're 25 years, 4 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 17 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Border Music by Robert James Waller

Border Music

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Texas Jack Carmine is a free soul, a rider of roads, and a man with secrets that stretch back to Vietnam and hungers that keep him from settling down.

Sisters by Sharon J. Wohlmuth

Sisters

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The bond between sisters is profound and unique. In original essays and photographs, here is a moving portrayal of a relationship like no other.These

The Death Of Common Sense by Philip K. Howard

The Death Of Common Sense

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“We need a new idea of how to govern. The current system is broken. Law is supposed to be a framework for humans to make choices, not the

Once Upon A More Enlightened Time by James Finn Garner

Once Upon A More Enlightened Time

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Another enlightened collection from the bestselling author of Politically Correct Bedtime Stories. Garner continues his mission to liberate our classic fairy tales from archaic, sexist, ageist, classist, lookist, and environmentally unsound

In Retrospect by Robert S. McNamara with Brian VanDeMark

In Retrospect

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The #1 national bestseller--an indispensable document for anyone interested in the Vietnam War. McNamara's controversial book tells the inside and personal story of America's descent into Vietnam from a unique point of view, and is one of the most enlightening …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Caesar II

Caesar II

Platform: Macintosh, Microsoft Windows, MS-DOS

Genre: Strategy game

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

Battle Monsters

Battle Monsters

Platform: Saturn

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: JP Naxat Soft; NA/EU Acclaim

Crypt Killer Henry Explorers (Japan)

Crypt Killer Henry Explorers (Japan)

Platform: Arcade, Saturn, PlayStation, PC

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Konami

20 em 1

20 em 1

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Tec Toy

Battles in Time

Battles in Time

Platform: PC

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Quantum Quality Productions

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 17, 1995?

On May 17, 1995 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is May 17, 1995?

On May 17, 1995 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 17, 1995?

On May 17, 1995 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 17, 1995?

On May 17, 1995 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 17, 1995?

On May 17, 1995 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 17, 1995?

On May 17, 1995 several famous people were born including, Ilona Hallyday, Oliver Ryan.

Which famous people died on May 17, 1995?

Famous people died on May 17, 1995 include, Nathan "Dambuza" Mdledle, Hector ''Toe'' Blake.

What was the number one song in May 17, 1995?

The number one song in the week of May 17, 1995 was This Is How We Do It by Montell Jordan in US and Unchained Melody / White Cliffs Of Dover by Robson Green & Jerome Flynn in UK.

What were the top hits on May 17, 1995?

The top hits on May 17, 1995 were This Is How We Do It by Montell Jordan, Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman? by Bryan Adams, Freak Like Me by Adina Howard in US and Unchained Melody / White Cliffs Of Dover by Robson Green & Jerome Flynn, Some Might Say by Oasis, Dreamer by Livin' Joy in UK.


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