Tuesday 26 December 1995
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Austin Corini and Timothee Chalamet.
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 The Christmas Box by Richard Paul Evans was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Organ Works.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Microsoft Entertainment Pack or Férias Frustradas do Pica-Pau Woody Woodpecker's Frustrated Vacations.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 December 1995 ?
- First day of Kwanzaa
- Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
- Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
- Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
- Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
- Mandala Pooja at Sabarimala in Kerala, India
- First day of Junkanoo street parade in the Bahamas (the second day is on the New Year's Day)
- Wren day in Ireland and the Isle of Man.
- Boxing Day in the Commonwealth of Nations.
- The first day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- St. Stephen's Day, a public holiday in Catalonia, Croatia, Czech Republic, and the Republic of Ireland.
- R.C. Saints - Saint Stephen
- South Africa - Day of Goodwill, a public holiday
- Slovenia - Independence and Unity Day (1990)
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- Muttiah Muralitharan no-balled for throwing (SL versus Australia, Melbourne Cricket Ground).
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1995 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Rednex - Cotton Eye Joe
- Michael Jackson - Earth Song
- Boyzone - Father And Son
- Celine Dion - Think Twice
- Boyzone - Love Me For A Reason
- Robson & Jerome - I Believe / Up On The Roof
- East 17 - Stay Another Day
- Coolio featuring LV - Gangsta's Paradise
- Everything But The Girl - Missing
- Ini Kamoze - Here Comes The Hotstepper
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Sport Games on 26 December 1995
- Boston Celtics - Los Angeles Lakers : 91 - 102
- Chicago Bulls - Indiana Pacers : 97 - 103
- Dallas Mavericks - Denver Nuggets : 102 - 114
- Golden State Warriors - Detroit Pistons : 90 - 100
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Barnsley - Stoke : 3 - 1
- Charlton - Portsmouth : 2 - 1
- Dundee United - Hamilton : 1 - 1
- Huddersfield - Derby : 0 - 1
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Brentford - Brighton : 0 - 1
- Bristol City - Swansea : 1 - 0
- Chesterfield - Peterboro : 1 - 1
- Crewe - Wrexham : 0 - 0
Division 3Football (United Kingdom)
- Barnet - Mansfield : 0 - 0
- Cambridge - Wigan : 2 - 1
- Cardiff - Chester : 0 - 0
- Colchester - Leyton Orient : 0 - 0
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