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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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Heat

Heat

Release year: 1995

Directed by: Michael Mann

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

Country: United States of America

Twelve Monkeys

Twelve Monkeys

Release year: 1995

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt, Joseph Melito

Country: United States of America

Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility

Release year: 1995

Directed by: Ang Lee

Starring: Emma Thompson, Kate Winslet, James Fleet, Tom Wilkinson

Country: United States of America

Dead Man Walking

Dead Man Walking

Release year: 1995

Directed by: Tim Robbins

Starring: Susan Sarandon, Sean Penn, Robert Prosky, Raymond J. Barry

Country: United States of America

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Happiness Is in the Field

Happiness Is in the Field

Release year: 1995

Directed by: Étienne Chatiliez

Starring: Michel Serrault, Eddy Mitchell, Sabine Azéma, Carmen Maura

Books

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Puerto Vallarta Squeeze by Robert James Waller

Puerto Vallarta Squeeze

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The author of the blockbuster The Bridges of Madison County blends passion and adventure in the story of an American novelist in Mexico and his young lover, who take a trip

The Island Of The Day Before by Umberto Eco

The Island Of The Day Before

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In 1643 a castaway comes upon an abandoned ship anchored off a desert island. As he explores the vessel’s mysterious cargo, he revisits the events of his tempestuous youth-and limns his era’s obsession with science and navigation.

Hidden Jewel by V.C. Andrews

Hidden Jewel

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When one of her brothers dies and her other brother falls seriously ill, pre-med student Pearl Andreas begins a desperate search for her missing mother that takes her from her privileged New Orleans life to her Cajun roots.

Return With Honor by Scott O'Grady with Jeff Coplon

Return With Honor

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The American fighter pilot who survived for six days after being shot down behind enemy lines reveals how his survival training and his belief in God helped him to

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