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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in May 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 May 1995: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 1995?


Events

  • 01 May 1995 On the Waterfront opens at Atkinson Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • 02 May 1995 Hamlet opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 121 performances
  • 03 May 1995 My Thing of Love opens at Beck Theater NYC for 16 performances
  • 05 May 1995 Last basketball game at Boston Gardens (Orlando Magic beats Boston Celtics).
  • 06 May 1995 Classic Sports Network begins on cable TV.
  • 07 May 1995 On the Waterfront closes at Atkinson Theater NYC after 8 performances
  • 09 May 1995 Kinshasa, Zaire under quarantine after an outbreak of Ebola virus.
  • 10 May 1995 Britain lifts a 23-year ban on ministerial talks with Sinn Fein.
  • 11 May 1995 In New York City, more than 170 countries decide to extend the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty indefinitely and without conditions.
  • 12 May 1995 Jose Mesa gets first of his Major League record 37 consecutive saves.
  • 13 May 1995 6.5 earthquake hits Greece
  • 14 May 1995 My Thing of Love closes at Beck Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • 16 May 1995 Japanese police besiege the headquarters of Aum Shinrikyo near Mount Fuji and arrest cult leader Shoko Asahara.
  • 17 May 1995 Shawn Nelson, 35, goes on a tank rampage in San Diego, California.
  • 18 May 1995 WIBC Bowling Queens won by Sandra Postma.
  • 19 May 1995 Emmy 22nd Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 15th time
  • 20 May 1995 CBS News fires co-anchor Connie Chung.
  • 21 May 1995 Chris Johnson wins Star Bank LPGA Golf Classic.
  • 22 May 1995 Laverne and Shirley 20th anniversary reunionn special, televised
  • 23 May 1995 47th time opposing pitchers hit HRS, K Foster (Cubs) / M Freeman (Rocks)
  • 24 May 1995 AFC Ajax wins the UEFA Champions League at the Ernst Happel Stadium in Vienna by defeating A.C. Milan 0–1 by a goal of Patrick Kluivert. This was the third consecutive win of Ajax over Milan that season, ranking Ajax in the fourth place on the list of European Cup and UEFA Champions League winners.
  • 26 May 1995 Microsoft chairman Bill Gates issues an internal memo "The Internet Tidal Wave", saying he believes the Internet to be the single most important development in the computer industry since the IBM Personal Computer. He gives the highest level of importance to the Internet, calling it "critical to every part of our business".
  • 27 May 1995 The 7.0 M  Neftegorsk earthquake shakes northern Sakhalin Island in Russia with a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent), leaving 1,989 people dead and 750 injured.
  • 28 May 1995 Inspector Calls closes at Royale Theater NYC after 454 performances

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Movies

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Braveheart

Braveheart

Release year: 1995

Directed by: Mel Gibson

Starring: Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan, Angus Macfadyen

Country: United States of America

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A Little Princess

A Little Princess

Release year: 1995

Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón

Starring: Liesel Matthews, Eleanor Bron, Liam Cunningham, Rusty Schwimmer

Country: United States of America

Dead Man

Dead Man

Release year: 1995

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Johnny Depp, Gary Farmer, Crispin Glover, Lance Henriksen

Country: United States of America

Die Hard: With a Vengeance

Die Hard: With a Vengeance

Release year: 1995

Directed by: John McTiernan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Jeremy Irons, Samuel L. Jackson, Graham Greene

Country: United States of America

The Bridges of Madison County

The Bridges of Madison County

Release year: 1995

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Meryl Streep, Annie Corley, Victor Slezak

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in May 1995?
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The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield

The Celestine Prophecy

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THE #1 BESTSELLING INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON - NOW WITH A NEW PREFACEYou have never read a book like this before -- a book that comes along once in a lifetime to change lives forever.In

The Rainmaker by John Grisham

The Rainmaker

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIt’s summer in Memphis. The sweat is sticking to Rudy Baylor’s shirt and creditors are nipping at his heels. Once he had aspirations of breezing through law school and punching his ticket to the good life.

In Search Of Stones by M. Scott Peck

In Search Of Stones

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From the acclaimed author of The Road Less Traveled comes the personal story of his own journey of self-discovery. On a three-week spiritual quest with his wife to see the ancient

Listen To My Heart by Kathie Lee Gifford and Cody Gifford

Listen To My Heart

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Providing an intimate look at Kathie Lee and Cody Gifford at home, a collection of charming vignettes shares their discussions on the nature of heaven, where babies come from, how baby

Politically Correct Bedtime Stories by James Finn Garner

Politically Correct Bedtime Stories

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In a collection guaranteed to provoke both laughter and thought, 14 timeless fairy tales are revisited and reworked to become relevant fables for more modern times.