October 1995 calendar

October 1995

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1995?


  • 01 Oct 1995 Bermuda begins using new area code 441
  • 02 Oct 1995 Moon Over Buffalo opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 308 performances
  • 03 Oct 1995 1st 1st-class match at Hurstville Oval, Sydney (New South Wales vs. W Prov)
  • 04 Oct 1995 29th Country Music Association Award: Krauss Jackson win
  • 05 Oct 1995 Company opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 68 performances
  • 06 Oct 1995 Colorodo Avalanche (former Quebec Nordiques) 1st NHL game, beat Detroit
  • 07 Oct 1995 Mariners rally from 5-0 to force Game 5 of Division Series vs. Yankees
  • 08 Oct 1995 Edgar Martinez drives home tying andwinning runs to rally Mariners to 6-5 win in bottom of 11th to beat Yankees andwin AL Division Series
  • 09 Oct 1995 1995 Palo Verde derailment: An Amtrak Sunset Limited train is derailed by saboteurs near Palo Verde, Arizona.
  • 10 Oct 1995 Garden District opens at Circle in the Square Theater, New York City
  • 11 Oct 1995 John Bobbitt has plastic surgery to increase his penis 3 inches
  • 12 Oct 1995 Patti LuPone on Broadway opens at Walter Kerr NYC for 46 performances
  • 13 Oct 1995 Joseph Rotblat awarded Nobel Peace Prize
  • 14 Oct 1995 Atlanta Braves become 1st team to sweep in NL playoff (beat Reds)
  • 15 Oct 1995 Carolina Panthers win 1st game ever beating New York Jets 26-15
  • 16 Oct 1995 Allan Donald takes 8-71 as South Africa defeat Zimbabwe
  • 17 Oct 1995 Keith Moore sentenced to 6 years for robbing Sting of $9,000,000
  • 18 Oct 1995 NHL Winnipeg Jets sold to Americans who plan to move them to Phoenix
  • 19 Oct 1995 Hello Dolly! opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 118 performances
  • 20 Oct 1995 Sri Lanka beat West Indies to win Sharjah Champions Trophy final
  • 21 Oct 1995 Addison Vance, 18, of Hickory NC, crowned 7th Ms Venus Swimwear
  • 22 Oct 1995 Swinging On a Star opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 97 performances
  • 23 Oct 1995 In Houston, Texas, Yolanda Saldivar is convicted of first degree murder in the shooting death of Selena Quintanilla Perez and three days later is sentenced to life in prison. Saldivar will be eligible for parole in 2025.
  • 24 Oct 1995 Total solar eclipse in SW / S Asia (2m09s)
  • 25 Oct 1995 Victor / Victoria, opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 738 performances
  • 26 Oct 1995 Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Mossad agents assassinate Islamic Jihad leader Fathi Shikaki in his hotel in Malta.
  • 27 Oct 1995 Latvia applies for membership in the European Union.
  • 28 Oct 1995 Atlanta Braves beat Cleveland Indians in 6 games in World Series
  • 29 Oct 1995 Fool Moon opens at Ambassador Theater, New York City
  • 30 Oct 1995 Quebec Referendum votes to remain part of Canada
  • 31 Oct 1995 NHL New Jersey Devils agree to stay in New Jersey

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in October 1995?
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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Fairground
  2. - When Love And Hate Collide
  3. - Living Next Door To Alice (Who The F**k Is Alice)
  4. - Mis-shapes / Sorted For E's And Wizz
  5. - Boombastic


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Great Dictator

The Great Dictator

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie, Reginald Gardiner

Country: United States of America

All About Eve

All About Eve

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Celeste Holm

Country: United States of America



Directed by: Tim French

Starring: Hoyt Richards, Anabella Casanova, Johnny Williams, Bonnie Hellman

Le cercle rouge

Le cercle rouge

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Melville

Starring: Alain Delon, Bourvil, Gian Maria Volontè, Yves Montand

Country: United States of America

Dances with Wolves

Dances with Wolves

Directed by: Kevin Costner

Starring: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney A. Grant

Country: United States of America


Which were the most popular books released in October 1995?
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Memnoch the Devil by Anne Rice

Memnoch the Devil


"STARTLING . . . FIENDISH . . . MEMNOCH'S TALE IS COMPELLING."--New York Daily News"Like Interview with the Vampire, Memnoch has a half-maddened, fever-pitch intensity. .

High Tide In Tucson by Barbara Kingsolver

High Tide In Tucson


"There is no one quite like Barbara Kingsolver in contemporary literature," raves the Washington Post Book World, and it is right.

From Potter's Field by Patricia Cornwell

From Potter's Field


In From Potter's Field, #1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell enters the chilling world of Virginia's Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta—and a bold, brilliant killer from her past.Upon

Silent Night by Mary Higgins Clark

Silent Night


In New York with his mother and brother to be with their father, who is undergoing treatment at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, a young boy watches a woman steal his mother's wallet and ventures into the city's dangerous subway system …

A Long Fatal Love Chase by Louisa May Alcott

A Long Fatal Love Chase


"I'd gladly sell my soul to Satan for a year of freedom," cries impetuous Rosamond Vivian to her callous grandfather. Then, one stormy night, a brooding stranger appears in her