Friday October 20, 1995

US date format: 10/20/1995, UK date format: 20/10/1995

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 20, 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 Zhenwei Wang . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Fantasy by Mariah Carey. In UK Fairground by Simply Red was in the top 5 hits. Three Wishes, directed by Martha Coolidge, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995 while An Unquiet Mind by Kay Redfield Jamison was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Goosebumps. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 20 em 1 or Area 51.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
  • French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire

Events

  • Sri Lanka beat West Indies to win Sharjah Champions Trophy final
  • STS 73 (Columbia 18), launches into orbit

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Movies

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Three Wishes

Three Wishes

Directed by: Martha Coolidge

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Joseph Mazzello, Seth Mumy

Sudden Death

Sudden Death

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Powers Boothe, Raymond J. Barry, Whittni Wright

Vampire in Brooklyn

Vampire in Brooklyn

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Eddie Murphy, Angela Bassett, Allen Payne, Kadeem Hardison

Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud

Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud

Directed by: Claude Sautet

Starring: Emmanuelle Béart, Michel Serrault, Jean-Hugues Anglade, Claire Nadeau

Mallrats

Mallrats

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Shannen Doherty, Jeremy London, Jason Lee, Claire Forlani

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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Sport Games on October 20, 1995

Sport Games on October 20, 1995


Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Leverkusen - Schalke 04 : 0 - 0
  • Uerdingen - Hansa Rostock : 1 - 1
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • CZ Jena - Mainz : 6 - 1
  • Wattenscheid - Hannover : 5 - 1
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Eredivisie

Football (Netherlands)
  • Sparta - Twente : 4 - 2
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TV Series

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Goosebumps

Goosebumps

Directed by: Rob Letterman

Shooting Gallery

Shooting Gallery

Directed by: Keoni Waxman

Copycat

Copycat

Directed by: Jon Amiel

Kicking & Screaming

Kicking & Screaming

Directed by: nbcu

Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years

Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years

Days to next October 20

If October 20, 1995 is your birthday you're 24 years, 11 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 21 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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An Unquiet Mind by Kay Redfield Jamison

An Unquiet Mind

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WITH A NEW PREFACE BY THE AUTHORIn her bestselling classic, An Unquiet Mind, Kay Redfield Jamison changed the way we think about moods and madness.Dr.

A Good Walk Spoiled by John Feinstein

A Good Walk Spoiled

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In the highly acclaimed bestseller A Good Walk Spoiled, John Feinstein captures the world of professional golf as it has never been captured before.

High Tide In Tucson by Barbara Kingsolver

High Tide In Tucson

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"There is no one quite like Barbara Kingsolver in contemporary literature," raves the Washington Post Book World, and it is right.

Buffett by Roger Lowenstein

Buffett

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Since its hardcover publication in August of 1995, Buffett has appeared on the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, Seattle Times, Newsday and Business Week

The Lost World by Michael Crichton

The Lost World

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From the author of Timeline, Sphere, and Congo comes the sequel to the smash-hit Jurassic Park, a thriller that’s been millions of years in the making.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Carnage Heart

Carnage Heart

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Puzzle, Programming sim

Publisher: JP Artdink; NA Sony Computer Entertainment

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

Area 51

Area 51

Platform: Arcade PlayStation Saturn PC

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Atari Games/TimeWarner Interactive Soft Bank (Japan)

Command & Conquer

Command & Conquer

Platform: DOS, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Sega Saturn, PlayStation, Nintendo 64, PlayStation Network

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Virgin Interactive Sega Nintendo Electronic Arts

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 20, 1995?

On October 20, 1995 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is October 20, 1995?

On October 20, 1995 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 20, 1995?

On October 20, 1995 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 20, 1995?

On October 20, 1995 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 20, 1995?

On October 20, 1995 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 20, 1995?

On October 20, 1995 several famous people were born including, Zhenwei Wang.

Which famous people died on October 20, 1995?

Famous people died on October 20, 1995 include, Bernadette Hingley, Jack Rose, Raymond Rasberry.

What was the number one song in October 20, 1995?

The number one song in the week of October 20, 1995 was Fantasy by Mariah Carey in US and Fairground by Simply Red in UK.

What were the top hits on October 20, 1995?

The top hits on October 20, 1995 were Fantasy by Mariah Carey, Gangsta's Paradise by Coolio, Runaway by Janet Jackson in US and Fairground by Simply Red, Living Next Door To Alice (Who The F**k Is Alice) by Smokie featuring Roy 'Chubby' Brown, Mis-shapes / Sorted For E's And Wizz by Pulp in UK.


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