Wednesday August 30, 1995
US date format: 8/30/1995, UK date format: 30/8/1995
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 30, 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.
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 The Body Farm by Patricia Cornwell 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 Fighting Vipers or Air Combat 22.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 30, 1995?
- International Day of the Disappeared
- Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
- Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
- Cable News Network joins internet
- Tigers teammates Lou Whitaker and Alan Trammell play in 1,914th game together tying AL record
- NATO launches Operation Deliberate Force against Bosnian Serb forces.
- See more
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 30, 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 30, 1995
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Bayern Munich - Uerdingen : 2 - 0
- Ein Frankfurt - Munich 1860 : 4 - 2
- Schalke 04 - Dusseldorf : 1 - 1
- Stuttgart - Freiburg : 3 - 1
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Hannover - Lubeck : 0 - 0
- Mainz - Meppen : 0 - 0
- Mannheim - Wolfsburg : 3 - 0
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Guingamp - Bastia : 1 - 0
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Huddersfield - Birmingham : 4 - 2
- Ipswich - Stoke : 4 - 1
- Leicester - Portsmouth : 4 - 2
- Norwich - Oldham : 2 - 1
- Port Vale - Sunderland : 1 - 1
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Days to next August 30If August 30, 1995 is your birthday you're 25 years, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 9 days.
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