December 1995 calendar

December 1995

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1995?


  • 02 Dec 1995 17th ACE Cable Awards
  • 03 Dec 1995 Company closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 68 performances
  • 05 Dec 1995 Sri Lankan Civil War: Sri Lanka's government announces the conquest of the 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
  • 03 Dec 1995 Cameroon Airlines Flight 3701 crashes on approach to Douala International Airport in Douala, Cameroon, killing 71 of the 76 people on board.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in December 1995?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - One Sweet Day
  2. - Exhale (Shoop Shoop)youtube
  3. - Hey Lover
  4. - Fantasyyoutube
  5. - Gangsta's Paradise

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Earth Song
  2. - Cotton Eye Joe
  3. - Father And Son
  4. - Think Twice
  5. - I Believe / Up On The Roof


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in December 1995?

Morning, Noon, And Night by Sidney Sheldon

Morning, Noon, And Night


Harry Stanford, the world's richest man, mysteriously dies while cruising along Corsica's rugged coast on his yacht. A beautiful young woman, who is heir to a portion of the estate and Stanford's funeral in Boston, immediately follows.

Shock Wave by Clive Cussler

Shock Wave


The Mysterious Plague in Antarctic... An Evil Genius Runs a Diamond Empire... A Devastating New Technology... NUMA agent DIRK PIT(r) is investigating these baffling deaths

All I Know About Animal Behavior I Learned In Loehmann'S Dressing Room by Erma Bombeck

All I Know About Animal Behavior I Learned In Loehmann'S Dressing Room


Another humorous side of life is identifying the similarities between wild animals and humans. This hilarious reflection pokes fun at nutrition, talk show host, and childbirth.

Five Days in Paris by Danielle Steel

Five Days in Paris


Two strangers find love in Danielle Steel's #1 New York Times bestseller novel. Peter Haskell is the president of a large pharmaceutical company. He has power and position. And he has a family that is everything.

Days Of Our Lives by Lorraine Zenka

Days Of Our Lives


This comprehensive guide to the TV city that millions of Americans visit each day is called a "travel guide". Days of Our Lives is a soap opera that has been broadcast since 1983.