Sunday February 26, 1995

US date format: 2/26/1995, UK date format: 26/2/1995

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 26, 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 Tristam . In that special week of February people in US were listening to Take A Bow by Madonna. In UK Think Twice by Celine Dion was in the top 5 hits. Fresh Bait, directed by Bertrand Tavernier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995 while The Cat Who Blew The Whistle by Lilian Jackson Braun was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Darr. If you liked videogames you were probably playing ATR: All Terrain Racing or Conqueror A.D. 1086.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Edigna
  • Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
  • Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
  • Saint Victor
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Events

  • London finance house of Barings collapse after losses in Singapore by trader Nick Leeson
  • The United Kingdom's oldest investment banking institute, Barings Bank, collapses after a securities broker, Nick Leeson, loses $1.4 billion by speculating on the Singapore International Monetary Exchange using futures contracts.

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Movies

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Fresh Bait

Fresh Bait

Directed by: Bertrand Tavernier

Starring: Marie Gillain, Olivier Sitruk, Bruno Putzulu, Richard Berry

When Night Is Falling

When Night Is Falling

Directed by: Patricia Rozema

Starring: Pascale Bussières, Rachael Crawford, Henry Czerny, David Fox

Circle of Friends

Circle of Friends

Directed by: Pat O'Connor

Starring: Chris O'Donnell, Minnie Driver, Geraldine O'Rawe, Saffron Burrows

Roommates

Roommates

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Peter Falk, D.B. Sweeney, Julianne Moore, Ellen Burstyn

Hideaway

Hideaway

Directed by: Brett Leonard

Starring: Jeff Goldblum, Christine Lahti, Alicia Silverstone, Jeremy Sisto

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Sport Games on February 26, 1995

Sport Games on February 26, 1995


NBA

American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - Phoenix Suns : 92 - 103
  • Chicago Bulls - Orlando Magic : 103 - 105
  • Dallas Mavericks - Indiana Pacers : 92 - 100
  • Golden State Warriors - San Antonio Spurs : 99 - 129
  • Miami Heat - Minnesota Timberwolves : 99 - 106
See all Basketball game results of February 26, 1995

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Bari - Padova : 0 - 1
  • Brescia - Cagliari : 2 - 3
  • Fiorentina - Inter : 2 - 2
  • Milan - Cremonese : 3 - 1
  • Napoli - Genoa : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of February 26, 1995

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Karlsruhe - M'gladbach : 2 - 4
See all Football game results of February 26, 1995

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Hannover - Leipzig : 1 - 1
  • Saarbrucken - Chemnitz : 1 - 1
  • Zwickau - Homburg : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of February 26, 1995

TV Series

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Darr

Darr

Directed by: Yash Chopra

Spellbinder

Spellbinder

Directed by: Janet Greek

Jazbaat

Jazbaat

Directed by: Suraj Prakash

Singgasana Brama Kumbara

Singgasana Brama Kumbara

Zappek

Zappek

Days to next February 26

If February 26, 1995 is your birthday you're 25 years, 7 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Kiss The Girls by James Patterson

Kiss The Girls

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In Los Angeles, a reporter investigating a series of murders is killed. In Chapel Hill, North Carolina, a beautiful medical intern suddenly disappears.

Couplehood by Paul Reiser

Couplehood

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In the tradition of the #1 best-seller SeinLanguage, Bantam Books proudly presents the first book by Paul Reiser, television's sharpest, funniest observer of love, marriage and other mysteries of life.

Raging Heart by Sheila Weller

Raging Heart

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Based on the co-operation of Nicole Brown Simpson's family, and access to friends who reveal private information, this book is the story of Nicole and O.J.

The Hot Zone by Richard Preston

The Hot Zone

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The bestselling landmark account of the first emergence of the Ebola virus. A highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest suddenly appears in the suburbs of Washington, D.C.

Accident by Danielle Steel

Accident

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Accident is a powerful and ultimately triumphant novel of lives shattered and changed by one devastating moment. Although frequent business meetings keep her husband, Brad, away from home, Page Clarke feels blessed with her happy family and comfortable marriage.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Fahrenheit

Fahrenheit

Platform: Sega CD, Sega 32X CD

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Sega

ATR: All Terrain Racing

ATR: All Terrain Racing

Platform: Amiga[2] Amiga CD32

Genre: Racing Side-scrolling

Publisher: Team17

Arctic Moves

Arctic Moves

Platform: MS-DOS, Atari ST

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Imagine Software

Conqueror A.D. 1086

Conqueror A.D. 1086

Platform: Microsoft Windows 95 or later

Genre: Strategy, medieval, isometric

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Curse of Dragor

Curse of Dragor

Platform: Macintosh

Genre: Role playing game

Publisher: Domark


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