Tuesday August 29, 1995
US date format: 8/29/1995, UK date format: 29/8/1995
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 29, 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 Shawnn and Aria Clemente.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to You Are Not Alone by Michael Jackson.
In UK You Are Not Alone by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits.
Maborosi, directed by Hirokazu Koreeda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995
while Rose Madder by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching High Sierra Search and Rescue.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Rayman or CyberMage.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 29, 1995?
- The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
- Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
- Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
- 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
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- Eduard Shevardnadze, the Georgian head of state, survives an assassination attempt in Tbilisi.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 29, 1995?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Michael Jackson - You Are Not Alone
- Coolio Featuring L.V. - Gangsta's Paradise (From "Dangerous Minds")
- Shaggy - Boombastic/In The Summertime
- Faith Evans - You Used To Love Me
- D'Angelo - Brown Sugar
- MoKenStef - He's Mine
- Luniz - I Got 5 On It
- The Notorious B.I.G. - One More Chance/Stay With Me
- After 7 - 'Til You Do Me Right
- Redman/Method Man - How High (From "The Show")
Sport Games on August 29, 1995
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Anderlecht - Club Brugge : 2 - 1
- Beveren - Seraing : 1 - 0
- Cercle Brugge - Lierse : 2 - 3
- Gent - Aalst : 3 - 1
- Harelbeke - St Truiden : 3 - 0
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- FC Koln - Hamburg : 3 - 2
- Hansa Rostock - Dortmund : 3 - 2
- M'gladbach - Leverkusen : 0 - 0
- St Pauli - Kaiserslautern : 1 - 2
- Werder Bremen - Karlsruhe : 1 - 0
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Bielefeld - Hertha : 1 - 0
- Bochum - Leipzig : 3 - 0
- Chemnitz - Nurnberg : 1 - 1
- CZ Jena - F Koln : 1 - 0
- Duisburg - Zwickau : 3 - 0
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Cannes - Paris SG : 0 - 2
- Gueugnon - Bordeaux : 2 - 2
- Le Havre - Auxerre : 0 - 4
- Lens - Rennes : 1 - 0
- Lyon - Metz : 1 - 1
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Days to next August 29If August 29, 1995 is your birthday you're 25 years, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 4 days.
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