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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in December 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.

But much more happened on December 1995: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1995?


Events

  • 02 Dec 1995 17th ACE Cable Awards
  • 03 Dec 1995 Company closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 68 performances
  • 05 Dec 1995 The Sri Lankan government announces the conquest of Tamil stronghold of Jaffna.
  • 06 Dec 1995 6th Billboard Music Awards
  • 07 Dec 1995 US space probe Galileo begins orbiting Jupiter
  • 08 Dec 1995 Jean-Dominique Bauby, editor-in-chief of Elle magazine, suffers a massive stroke and lapses into a coma.
  • 09 Dec 1995 61st Heisman Trophy Award: Eddie George, Ohio State (RB).
  • 10 Dec 1995 Worst snowstorm in Buffalo history, 37.9 in 24 hours (Starting Dec 9 at 7pm, breaks previous record of 25.3 in 1982
  • 11 Dec 1995 Thomas O Hicks buys NHL Dallas Stars for US$84 million.
  • 12 Dec 1995 NBA referees return to work after striking.
  • 13 Dec 1995 Christopher Reeves released from physical rehab center
  • 14 Dec 1995 Les Miserables opens at Cable Hall, Helsinki
  • 15 Dec 1995 Playboy goes back on sale after 36 year ban in Ireland
  • 16 Dec 1995 American Airlines Flight 965 (Boeing 757) crashes into a mountain near Buga, Valle del Cauca, Colombia after veering off its course en route to Cali, Colombia. Of the 164 people on board, four passengers and a dog are the only survivors.
  • 17 Dec 1995 School after Scandal closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 23 performances
  • 19 Dec 1995 Queen Elizabeth askes Prince Charles and Diana to divorce.
  • 20 Dec 1995 Paul Roebson opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 14 performances
  • 21 Dec 1995 San Francisco Giants announce plans to build a new stadium to open in 2000.
  • 22 Dec 1995 David Cone signs $19.5 million three year contract with New York Yankees.
  • 26 Dec 1995 Muttiah Muralitharan no-balled for throwing (SL versus Australia, Melbourne Cricket Ground).
  • 30 Dec 1995 Carquest Bowl 6: North Carolina beats Arkansas, 20-10.
  • 31 Dec 1995 Danny Gans on Broadway closes at Neil Simon, New York City

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Movies

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Chhoti Si Baat

Chhoti Si Baat

Directed by: Basu Chatterjee

Starring: Ashok Kumar, Vidya Sinha, Amol Palekar, Asrani

For a Few Dollars More

For a Few Dollars More

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Gian Maria Volontè, Mario Brega

Country: United States of America

V for Vendetta

V for Vendetta

Directed by: James McTeigue

Starring: Hugo Weaving, Natalie Portman, Rupert Graves, Stephen Rea

Country: United States of America

Heat

Heat

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Val Kilmer, Jon Voight

Country: United States of America

Barry Lyndon

Barry Lyndon

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee, Hardy Krüger

Country: United States of America

Books

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The Hundred Secret Senses by Amy Tan

The Hundred Secret Senses

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The "wisest and most captivating novel" (Boston Globe) from the author of the bestselling The Valley of AmazementSet in San Francisco and in a remote village of Southwestern China, Amy Tan's

Coming Home by Rosamunde Pilcher

Coming Home

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Against the backdrop of an elegant Cornwall mansion before World War II and a vast continent-spanning canvas during the turbulent war years, this involving story tells of an extraordinary young woman's coming of age, coming to grips with love and …

Shock Wave by Clive Cussler

Shock Wave

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A Mysterious Plague in the Antarctic... A Diamond Empire Run by an Evil Genius... A Devastating New Technology... NUMA agent DIRK PITT® is investigating the baffling deaths

Enigma by Robert Harris

Enigma

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"LITERATE AND SAVVY . . . BRIMS WITH WARTIME INTRIGUE."--The Washington Post Book WorldEngland 1943. Much of the infamous Nazi Enigma code has been cracked.

The Christmas Box by Richard Paul Evans

The Christmas Box

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A special anniversary edition of the unforgettable Christmas classic that has touched the hearts of millions of readers: “the most popular holiday tale since Tiny Tim” (Newsweek).Since