Sunday December 24, 1995, Christmas Eve
US date format: 12/24/1995, UK date format: 24/12/1995
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 24, 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 Anett Kontaveit .
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 DonPachi or Area 51.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 24, 1995?
- December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
- It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
- In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
- The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
- Anett Kontaveit: Estonian tennis player.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 24, 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 24, 1995
- Carolina Panthers - Washington Redskins : 17 - 20
- Cleveland Browns - Jacksonville Jaguars : 21 - 24
- Denver Broncos - Oakland Raiders : 31 - 28
- Houston Oilers - Buffalo Bills : 28 - 17
- Miami Dolphins - St. Louis Rams : 41 - 22
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Leeds - Man United : 3 - 1
- Ajax - Nijmegen : 3 - 1
- Feyenoord - Twente : 1 - 0
- Waalwijk - Heerenveen : 2 - 3
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on December 24, 1995?
On December 24, 1995 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is December 24, 1995?
On December 24, 1995 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on December 24, 1995?
On December 24, 1995 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 24, 1995?
On December 24, 1995 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on December 24, 1995?
On December 24, 1995 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on December 24, 1995?
On December 24, 1995 several famous people were born including, Anett Kontaveit.
Which famous people died on December 24, 1995?
Famous people died on December 24, 1995 include, Geoffrey Pinnington, Harry McLevy.
What was the number one song in December 24, 1995?
The number one song in the week of December 24, 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 24, 1995?
The top hits on December 24, 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.