Thursday August 31, 1995

US date format: 8/31/1995, UK date format: 31/8/1995

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 31, 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 Riley McDonough and Ceallach Spellman. 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 Draft:Arcade Classic 1 Asteroids/Missile Command or Captain Tsubasa J: The Way to World Youth.
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  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
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Movies

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Maborosi

Maborosi

Directed by: Hirokazu Koreeda

Starring: Makiko Esumi, Takashi Naitô, Tadanobu Asano, Gohki Kashiyama

Strange Days

Strange Days

Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow

Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Juliette Lewis, Tom Sizemore

Country: United States of America

Clockers

Clockers

Directed by: Spike Lee

Starring: Harvey Keitel, John Turturro, Delroy Lindo, Mekhi Phifer

La Cérémonie

La Cérémonie

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

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

Mighty Aphrodite

Mighty Aphrodite

Directed by: Woody Allen

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

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TV Series

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High Sierra Search and Rescue

High Sierra Search and Rescue

Directed by: Russ Mayberry

Dragon Ball

Dragon Ball

Starring: Brice Armstrong, Victor Atelevich, Masako Nozawa, Jôji Yanami

Country: Japan

WCW Monday Nitro

WCW Monday Nitro

Pinky and the Brain

Pinky and the Brain

Freakazoid!

Freakazoid!

Days to next August 31

If August 31, 1995 is your birthday you're 25 years, 1 month old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 1 day.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Rose Madder by Stephen King

Rose Madder

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The #1 national bestseller about a woman who escapes an abusive marriage is “one of Stephen King’s most engrossing horror novels. Relentlessly paced and brilliantly orchestrated...fueled

The Body Farm by Patricia Cornwell

The Body Farm

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When an eleven-year-old girl is found murdered, Kay Scarpetta, Chief Medical Examiner for the Commonwealth of Virginia, gets another chance at stopping one of the most heartless and horrifying serial killers of her career: the demented Temple Gault.

Lightning by Danielle Steel

Lightning

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As a partner at one of New York's most prestigious law firms, Alexandra Parker barely manages to juggle husband, career, and the three-year-old child she gave birth to at forty. But

Belgarath The Sorcerer by David and Leigh Eddings

Belgarath The Sorcerer

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Bestselling authors David and Leigh Eddings welcome readers back to the time before The Belgariad and The Malloreon series. Join them as they chronicle that fateful conflict between two mortally opposed

Dangerous To Know by Barbara Taylor Bradford

Dangerous To Know

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That is why the police are profoundly baffled when Sebastian Locke is found dead at his country estate under mysterious circumstances.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Eternal Filena

Eternal Filena

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Fantasy

Publisher: Tokuma Shoten

Attack of the Mutant Penguins

Attack of the Mutant Penguins

Platform: Atari Jaguar

Genre: Action

Publisher: Atari

Cutie Honey FX

Cutie Honey FX

Platform: PC-FX

Publisher: NEC

Draft:Arcade Classic 1 Asteroids/Missile Command

Draft:Arcade Classic 1 Asteroids/Missile Command

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: Nintendo

Captain Tsubasa J: The Way to World Youth

Captain Tsubasa J: The Way to World Youth

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Traditional soccer simulation

Publisher: Bandai

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 31, 1995?

On August 31, 1995 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is August 31, 1995?

On August 31, 1995 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on August 31, 1995?

On August 31, 1995 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 31, 1995?

On August 31, 1995 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 31, 1995?

On August 31, 1995 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 31, 1995?

On August 31, 1995 several famous people were born including, Riley McDonough, Ceallach Spellman.

Which famous people died on August 31, 1995?

Famous people died on August 31, 1995 include, David Farrar, David Richard Holloway, Beant Singh.

What was the number one song in August 31, 1995?

The number one song in the week of August 31, 1995 was You Are Not Alone by Michael Jackson in US and You Are Not Alone by Michael Jackson in UK.

What were the top hits on August 31, 1995?

The top hits on August 31, 1995 were You Are Not Alone by Michael Jackson, Gangsta's Paradise by Coolio, Kiss From A Rose by Seal in US and You Are Not Alone by Michael Jackson, Country House by Blur, I'll Be There For You by The Rembrandts in UK.


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