Saturday August 26, 1995: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 8/26/1995, UK date format: 26/8/1995

August 26th, 1995 was the 238th day of the year 1995 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Virgo. The day of the week was Saturday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Herman Stengel and Abdulrahman al-Awlaki.

The number one song in US was Kiss From A Rose by Seal. Never Forget by Take That was #1 song in the UK.

La Cérémonie, directed by Claude Chabrol, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1995 while The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching High Sierra Search and Rescue. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cho Ren Sha 68K or FIFA Soccer 96.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

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August 26, 1995 Events

What happened on August 26, 1995?

Historical Events

  • Andrew Symonds hits 20 sixes in match for Gloucs vs. Glamorgan

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What happened on August 26 in history? Find out the list of August 26th major events

What was 1995 famous for? Discover everything about 1995


August 26, 1995 Famous Birthdays

Who was born on August 26, 1995?

Other August 26th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If August 26, 1995 is your birthday you are 28 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on August 26.

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August 26, 1995 Famous Deaths

Who died on August 26, 1995?

Other August 26th famous deaths

  • Catalan philosopher (Born 1918).

  • Lon Chaney

    American actor, known as the "man with a thousand faces", and most well-known for his horror films.

  • Finnish playwright, novelist and short story writer.

  • Kay Francis

    American actress (Born 1899).

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August 26, 1995 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Virgo personality

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Babies born in August are either Leo or Virgo. People born before August 22nd are Leo, while people born from August 23rd have the sign of Virgo

Personality of August born

Chinese Zodiac

Pig chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Pig

Element: Wood

Pig personality

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August 26, 1995 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was August 26, 1995?

The day of the week was Saturday.

August 26th marks the 237th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 1995.

There are 127 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


August 26, 1995 Holidays and Observances

What is special on August 26, 1995?


  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
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Music charts

What was the number one song on August 26, 1995? Which were the top hits on August 26, 1995?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Kiss From A Rose
  2. - Waterfallsyoutube
  3. - Boombastic
  4. - Colors Of The Wind
  5. - I Can Love You Like That

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Never Forget
  2. - Boom Boom Boom
  3. - Kiss From A Rose / I'm Alive
  4. - Country House
  5. - Waterfallsyoutube

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Boombastic/In The Summertime
  2. - He's Mine
  3. - One More Chance/Stay With Me
  4. - You Used To Love Me
  5. - Brown Sugar

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Tu Solo Tu
  2. - I Could Fall In Love
  3. - Agua Dulce, Agua Sala
  4. - Sera Mejor Que Te Vayas
  5. - El Palo

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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La Cérémonie

La Cérémonie

Release year: 1995

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Starring: Isabelle Huppert, Sandrine Bonnaire, Jacqueline Bisset, Jean-Pierre Cassel

Mighty Aphrodite

Mighty Aphrodite

Release year: 1995

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Mira Sorvino, Pamela Blair, Rene Ceballos



Release year: 1995

Directed by: Nigel Finch

Starring: Guillermo Díaz, Frederick Weller, Brendan Corbalis, Duane Boutte

Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre

Release year: 1995

Directed by: Franco Zeffirelli

Starring: Charlotte Gainsbourg, William Hurt, Maria Schneider, Anna Paquin, Geraldine Chaplin, Joan Plowright, Elle Macpherson, John Wood (II), Fiona Shaw, Leanne Rowe, Billie Whitelaw, Samuel West

Country: Italy



Release year: 1995

Directed by: Peter Cohn

Starring: Richard Lewis, Liza Harris, Liam Ahern, George Martin

TV Series

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High Sierra Search and Rescue

High Sierra Search and Rescue

Release year: 1995

Directed by: Russ Mayberry



Release year: 1995

Directed by: H. R. Bhargava

Nowhere Man

Nowhere Man

Release year: 1995

Country: United States of America

Magazine Covers

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield

The Celestine Prophecy


The #1 International Phenomenon Bestseller - NEW PREFACE

The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller

The Bridges of Madison County


This is the legendary love story that became the best-selling hardcover novel and the main motion picture starring Clint Eastwood & Meryl Streep. This is the story about Robert Kincaid, a photographer and free spirit who searches for Madison County's …

Beach Music by Pat Conro

Beach Music


As their mother passes away, five brothers come together in South Carolina to reunite.

New Passages by Gail Sheehy

New Passages


GAIL SHEEHY'S #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Millions have made Passages their life-changing bestseller. She set out seven years ago to write a sequel.

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil


In the early morning hours of May 2, 1981, shots rang out from Savannah's grandest mansion. Is it murder? Or self-defense? The shooting and its aftermath were heard throughout the hauntingly beautiful city of shaded squares and moss-hung oaks for …

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cho Ren Sha 68K

Cho Ren Sha 68K

Platform: Sharp X68000, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Famibe no Yosshin

FIFA Soccer 96

FIFA Soccer 96

Platform: Windows DOS Sega 32X Sega Mega Drive SNES Game Boy Sega Game Gear PlayStation Sega Saturn

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Electronic Arts Black Pearl Software (Game Boy and Game Gear)

Battle Racers

Battle Racers

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Arcade racing game

Publisher: Banpresto

The Dig

The Dig

Platform: MS-DOS Mac OS

Genre: Point-and-click adventure game

Publisher: LucasArts

Crypt Killer Henry Explorers (Japan)

Crypt Killer Henry Explorers (Japan)

Platform: Arcade, Saturn, PlayStation, PC

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: Konami


August 26, 1995 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

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Sport Games on August 26, 1995

Sport Games on August 26, 1995

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Auxerre - Cannes : 5 - 1
  • Bastia - Gueugnon : 1 - 2
  • Bordeaux - Monaco : 2 - 4
  • Martigues - Montpellier : 0 - 1
  • Metz - Strasbourg : 3 - 2
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Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Birmingham - Norwich : 3 - 1
  • Crystal Palace - Charlton : 1 - 1
  • Derby - Grimsby : 1 - 1
  • Dundee - Airdrie : 1 - 1
  • Dunfermline - Dundee United : 3 - 0
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Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bradford - Shrewsbury : 3 - 1
  • Bristol City - Stockport : 1 - 0
  • Burnley - Brentford : 1 - 0
  • Carlisle - Swindon : 0 - 1
  • Hull - Blackpool : 2 - 1
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Division 3

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Chester - Plymouth : 3 - 1
  • Colchester - Lincoln : 3 - 0
  • Doncaster - Cardiff : 0 - 0
  • Exeter - Scarborough : 2 - 0
  • Fulham - Torquay : 4 - 0
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