Thursday December 21, 1995
US date format: 12/21/1995, UK date format: 21/12/1995
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 21, 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 Bobby (rapper) and Sebastian Todd.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey.
In UK Cotton Eye Joe by Rednex was in the top 5 hits.
Dead Man Walking, directed by Tim Robbins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995
while Charles Kuralt'S America by Charles Kuralt was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Thin Blue Line.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Darker or Chop Suey.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 21, 1995?
- Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
- R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
- Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
- San Francisco Giants announce plans to build a new stadium to open in 2000.
- Martina Ertl of Germany wins her third giant slalom world cup.
- The city of Bethlehem passes from Israeli to Palestinian control.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 21, 1995?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Michael Jackson - Earth Song
- Rednex - Cotton Eye Joe
- Celine Dion - Think Twice
- Boyzone - Father And Son
- Robson & Jerome - I Believe / Up On The Roof
- Boyzone - Love Me For A Reason
- East 17 - Stay Another Day
- Coolio featuring LV - Gangsta's Paradise
- Everything But The Girl - Missing
- Ini Kamoze - Here Comes The Hotstepper
Sport Games on December 21, 1995
- Boston Celtics - Charlotte Hornets : 97 - 107
- Denver Nuggets - San Antonio Spurs : 96 - 114
- Portland Trail Blazers - Houston Rockets : 86 - 91
- Sacramento Kings - Los Angeles Clippers : 96 - 103
- Utah Jazz - Cleveland Cavaliers : 89 - 87
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- La Coruna - Real Madrid : 3 - 0
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Days to next December 21If December 21, 1995 is your birthday you're 24 years, 9 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 21 days.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 21, 1995?
On December 21, 1995 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is December 21, 1995?
On December 21, 1995 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.
Who was the US President on December 21, 1995?
On December 21, 1995 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 21, 1995?
On December 21, 1995 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 21, 1995?
On December 21, 1995 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 21, 1995?
On December 21, 1995 several famous people were born including, Bobby (rapper), Sebastian Todd.
Which famous people died on December 21, 1995?
Famous people died on December 21, 1995 include, Robert Francis Vere Heuston, Trenchard Cox.
What was the number one song in December 21, 1995?
The number one song in the week of December 21, 1995 was One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey in US and Cotton Eye Joe by Rednex in UK.
What were the top hits on December 21, 1995?
The top hits on December 21, 1995 were One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey, Exhale (Shoop Shoop) by Whitney Houston, Hey Lover by LL Cool J in US and Cotton Eye Joe by Rednex, Earth Song by Michael Jackson, Father And Son by Boyzone in UK.