1995: On This Year


1995 (MCMXCV in Roman Numerals) was the year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1995th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations.

Is 1995 a year special to you? If so you may like to discover what 1995 was famous for, who won the Oscars and the Nobel Prizes in 1995, who was Time's Person of the Year in 1995, which books, music and movies were top of the charts in 1995, what Chinese zodiac sign is associated to 1995, what babynames were most popular that year, what was the World population on that year and what happend in 1995.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about 1995 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.


What was 1995 known for ?

  • The 1990’s were a boom period for much of the world, and in the middle of that decade – 1995 – the world saw developments that would change the way that people live.
  • In 1995, the US government stopped funding the Internet – it was completely privatized. Once privatization took place, companies like Prodigy and America Online (AOL) offered easy Internet access to the public for the first time in history. 1995 can be considered a landmark year for this development alone, as no one at the time could imagine how much it would change the world.
  • January 1995 saw the opening remarks for the OJ Simpson murder trial. Former American football player OJ Simpson was accused of murdering his ex-wife, Nicole Brown-Simpson and Ron Goldman, a friend of Nicole’s. It was called the “trial of the century” and truly became a cultural phenomenon. It was very highly publicized and there was a great deal of speculation regarding the guilt or innocence of Mr. Simpson, especially after the crimes he later committed after a verdict of “not guilty” at this trial.
  • In other developments in technology, Microsoft launched Windows 95 and WinPlay3, the first real-time MP3 player software, is announced to the world. In September of 1995, the DVD (digital video disk) is announced, marking the beginning of the end of the VHS (video home system).
  • 1995 was the year that Pixar’s Toy Story was released. Not only did this launch a long-lasting movie franchise, it was also the first ever full-length computer animated feature film to be released in theatres. This was also the year that Star Trek: Voyager made its television debut and Mel Gibson’s Braveheart was released in movie theatres, sparking a renewed interest in Scottish culture and possible independence from the United Kingdom.

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1995: Oscar Winners of the Year

In 1995, during the 68th Academy Awards Cerimony, held on 25/03/1996 the following movies, actors, actresses and directors were awarded with the Oscar in 6 categories honoring the films released in 1995:

What movie won the Best Picture Oscar in 1995?

The Oscar for Best Movie went to Braveheart, directed by Mel Gibson, starring Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan, Angus Macfadyen produced in the United States of America.

Who won the Best Director Oscar in 1995?

The Oscar for Best Director went to Mel Gibson, for the movie Braveheart, starring Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan, Angus Macfadyen produced in the United States of America.

Who won the Best Actor Oscar in 1995?

The Oscar for Best Actor went to Nicolas Cage, for the movie Leaving Las Vegas, starring Nicolas Cage, Elisabeth Shue, Julian Sands, Richard Lewis produced in the United States of America.

Who won the Best Actress Oscar in 1995?

The Oscar for Best Actress went to Susan Sarandon, for the movie Dead Man Walking, starring Susan Sarandon, Sean Penn, Robert Prosky, Raymond J. Barry produced in the United States of America.

Who won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar in 1995?

The Oscar for Best Supporting Actor went to Kevin Spacey, for the movie The Usual Suspects, starring Kevin Spacey, Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri, Stephen Baldwin produced in the United States of America.

Who won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar in 1995?

The Oscar for Best Supporting Actress went to Mira Sorvino, for the movie Mighty Aphrodite, starring Woody Allen, Mira Sorvino, Pamela Blair, Rene Ceballos produced in the .
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1995: Who was Time's Person of the Year?

Newt Gingrich
In 1995, Newt Gingrich was named by TIME magazine as Person of the Year. Leader of the "Republican Revolution", a Republican party election landslide, which led to Gingrich being elected Speaker of the House.

1995: What were the most popular books published that year?

The most popular and best selling books in 1995 were:

Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad

Lord Jim


Jim, a young British seaman, abandons a ship full of pilgrims, but the passengers are later saved, leading to his public censure. Joseph Conrad, a Polish author who wrote in English, is regarded as one of the greatest novelists of …

The Day Of The Jackal by Frederick Forsyth

The Day Of The Jackal


THE CLASSIC THRILLER FROM #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR FREDERICK FOSTER"The Day of the Jackal makes comparable books like The Manchurian Candidate or The Spy Who Came in From the Cold look like Hardy Boy mysteries The

The Unbearable Lightness Of Being by Milan Kundera

The Unbearable Lightness Of Being


Milan Kundera's The Unbearable lightness of Being tells the story about a young woman who falls in love with a man who is unable to choose between his love for her or his incorrigible womanizing.

The Secret History by Donna Tartt

The Secret History


Donna Tartt won the Pulitzer Prize 2014 for her novel The Goldfinch. She established herself as an important talent with The Secret History which is now a modern classic.

The Dead Zone by Stephen King

The Dead Zone



Pig chinese zodiac sign

1995: What was the Chinese Zodiac sign associated with the year 1995?

According to the Chinese Zodiac and Astrology 1995 was the Year of the Pig.

Discover Zodiac Sign Characteristics and Personality Traits of people born under the Pig sign.

Nobel Prize

1995: Nobel Prize Winners of the Year

1995: Who won the Nobel Peace Prize ?

In 1995 the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to:
  • Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs

1995: Who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine ?

In 1995 the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to:
  • Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard
  • Eric F. Wieschaus
world population

1995: What were the most popular baby names in the USA that year ?

The 3 most popular baby names in 1995 were Michael, Matthew and Christopher for boys and Jessica, Ashley and Emily for girls according to the US Census Bureau historical records.

1995: What were the Top #10 male names given to baby boys that year?

The Top # 10 male names given to baby boys in 1995 in the USA according to the US Census Bureau historical records were:

  • Michael
  • Matthew
  • Christopher
  • Jacob
  • Joshua
  • Nicholas
  • Tyler
  • Brandon
  • Daniel
  • Austin

1995: What were the Top #10 female names given to baby girls that year?

The Top # 10 female names given to baby girls in 1995 in the USA according to the US Census Bureau historical records were:

  • Jessica
  • Ashley
  • Emily
  • Samantha
  • Sarah
  • Taylor
  • Hannah
  • Brittany
  • Amanda
  • Elizabeth

vinyl songs

1995: What was the number 1 song in the USA that year?

The number 1 song in the USA in 1995, i.e. the best selling and most popular song of tha year, was Gangsta's Paradise by Coolio

1995: What was the music chart in the USA that year?

The Music Chart in the USA in 1995 with the top 10 most popular songs, was:

  1. Gangsta's Paradise by Coolio
  2. Waterfalls by TLC
  3. Kiss From A Rose by Seal
  4. Water Runs Dry by Boyz II Men
  5. Creep by TLC
  6. I Can Love You Like That by All-4-One
  7. Take A Bow by Madonna
  8. Fantasy by Mariah Carey
  9. Runaway by Janet Jackson
  10. Don't Take It Personal by Monica

1995: What was the number 1 song in the UK that year?

The number 1 song in the UK in 1995, i.e. the best selling and most popular song of tha year, was Unchained Melody / White Cliffs Of Dover by Robson Green & Jerome Flynn

1995: What was the music chart in the UK that year?

The Music Chart in the UK in 1995 with the top 10 most popular songs, was:

  1. Unchained Melody / White Cliffs Of Dover by Robson Green & Jerome Flynn
  2. Think Twice by Celine Dion
  3. Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me by U2
  4. Back For Good by Take That
  5. Cotton Eye Joe by Rednex
  6. Boom Boom Boom by The Outhere Brothers
  7. Country House by Blur
  8. Don't Stop (Wiggle Wiggle) by The Outhere Brothers
  9. Guaglione by Perez 'Prez' Prado & His Orchestra
  10. Gangsta's Paradise by Coolio featuring LV

1995: What were the most popular movies that year ?

The most popular movies and box office hits in 1995 were:

Toy Story

Release year: 1995

Directed by: John Lasseter

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles, Jim Varney

Country: United States of America

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

Apollo 13

Release year: 1995

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Gary Sinise

Country: United States of America


Release year: 1995

Directed by: Martin Campbell

Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Sean Bean, Izabella Scorupco, Famke Janssen

Country: United States of America


Release year: 1995

Directed by: Joe Johnston

Starring: Robin Williams, Kirsten Dunst, Bonnie Hunt, Jonathan Hyde

Country: United States of America

world population

1995: What was the world population that year?

The world population in 1995 was 5,744,212,979 people according to data by United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. This figure includes both urban and rural populations. The urban population at that time accounted for 45.0% of the total population, which is roughly 2.6 billion individuals.The annual population change in 1995 was an increase of +81.0 million people, representing a percentage increase of +1.43% over the previous year.The average population density in 1995 was 24 persons per square mile (or 39 persons per square kilometer).


What happened in 1995?

Here's what happened in 1995:

  • Jan 1, 1995: Glass Menagerie closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 57 performances
  • Jan 2, 1995: Carquest Bowl 5: South Carolina beats West Virginia, 24-21.
  • Jan 3, 1995: Former Washington DC Mayor Marion Barry is re-elected to office after an absence of four years.
  • Jan 4, 1995: Newt Gingrich (R) becomes speaker of the House
  • Jan 5, 1995: AFC beats NFC 41-13 in the pro bowl
  • Jan 6, 1995: A chemical fire in an apartment complex in Manila, Philippines, leads to the discovery of plans for Project Bojinka, a mass-terrorist attack.
  • Jan 7, 1995: Christmas Carol closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 18 performances
  • Jan 8, 1995: Guys & Dolls closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 1143 performances
  • Jan 9, 1995: Worker accidentally cuts electrial wires at Newark Airport
  • Jan 10, 1995: Late Late Show with Tom Snyder premieres on CBS in the USA at 12:30 AM.
  • Jan 11, 1995: 5th TV network (WB) Warner Brothers begins (WPIX-TV in NYC)
  • Jan 12, 1995: Major earthquake kills 5,092 in Kobe, Japan.
  • Jan 14, 1995: 16th ACE Cable Awards: HBO wins 23 awards.
  • Jan 15, 1995: San Francisco 49ers beat Dallas Cowboys for NFC championship.
  • Jan 16, 1995: UPN (Universal-Parmount Network) begins telecasting (WWOR in NYC)
  • Jan 17, 1995: Carousel closes at Beaumont Theater NYC after 322 performances
  • Jan 18, 1995: Pope John Paul II begins visit to Australia.
  • Jan 19, 1995: Jean-Claude Juncker (28) sworn in as premier of Luxembourg.
  • Jan 20, 1995: Love! Valor! Compassion! opens at Walter Kerr NYC for 276 performances
  • Jan 21, 1995: 52th Golden Globes: Forrest Gump, Tom Hanks, Jessica Lange, Brad Pitt.
  • Jan 22, 1995: Pat Bradley wins LPGA HealthSouth Inaugural Golf Tournament.
  • Jan 24, 1995: Opening statements in the O. J. Simpson murder case trial in Los Angeles.
  • Jan 25, 1995: Jacques Santer succeeds Jacques Delors as chairman of European Committee.
  • Jan 26, 1995: New Jersey Governor Christine Whitman, dedicates a rest stop to Howard Stern
  • Jan 27, 1995: 69th Australian Womens Tennis: Mary Pierce beats A S Vicario (63 62)
  • Jan 28, 1995: 83rd Australian Open Men's Tennis: Andre Agassi beats Pete Sampras (4-6, 6-1, 7-6, 6-4).
  • Jan 29, 1995: Andre Agassi defeats Pete Sampras to win Australian Open
  • Jan 30, 1995: Kevin Eubanks officially becomes band leader of Tonight Show
  • Jan 31, 1995: U.S. President Bill Clinton invokes emergency powers, to extend a $20 billion loan to help Mexico avert financial collapse.
  • Feb 1, 1995: Amtrak New York-Tampa run ends.
  • Feb 2, 1995: Moliere Comedies opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 56 performances
  • Feb 3, 1995: STS 63 (Discovery 19), launches into orbit
  • Feb 4, 1995: Sandra Volker swims female European record 50m backstroke (27.77)
  • Feb 5, 1995: NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 41-13.
  • Feb 6, 1995: Beachboy Brian Wilson weds Melinda Ledbetter.
  • Feb 8, 1995: 6.4 earthquake at Trujillo, Colombia (46+ killed).
  • Feb 9, 1995: Heiress opens at Cort Theater NYC for 340 performances
  • Feb 10, 1995: Sun Cayun pole vaults female indoor world record (4.12m)
  • Feb 11, 1995: Space shuttle STS-63 (Discovery 19), lands
  • Feb 12, 1995: PRI loses / PAN wins Mexican regional elections
  • Feb 13, 1995: West Indies beats New Zealand by innings and 332, Courtney Walsh 13-55.
  • Feb 14, 1995: Roseanne weds bodyguard Ben Thomas
  • Feb 15, 1995: Dow-Jones closes at record 3986.17
  • Feb 17, 1995: 11th Soap Opera Digest Awards
  • Feb 18, 1995: Angela Kennedy swims world record 100 metre butterfly.
  • Feb 19, 1995: 1st broadcast of Woman of Independent Means on NBC-TV
  • Feb 21, 1995: RAF-pilot Jo Salter is 1st woman to fly in a tornado
  • Feb 22, 1995: Algiers police kill at least 99 prison rioters
  • Feb 23, 1995: Uncle Vanya opens at Circle in the Square Theater NYC for 29 performances
  • Feb 24, 1995: Dow-Jones hits record 4011.74
  • Feb 25, 1995: PBA National Championship Won by Scott Alexander.
  • Feb 26, 1995: London finance house of Barings collapse after losses in Singapore by trader Nick Leeson
  • Feb 27, 1995: In Denver, Colorado, the old Stapleton Airport closes; it is replaced by a new Denver International Airport, the largest airport in the United States.
  • Feb 28, 1995: Members of the group Patriot's Council are convicted in Minnesota of manufacturing ricin.
  • Mar 1, 1995: Jozef Oleksy succeeds Waldemar Pawlak on as Premier of Poland
  • Mar 2, 1995: Space shuttle STS-67 (Endeavour 8), launches
  • Mar 3, 1995: Camilla Parker Bowles and her husband Andrew divorce.
  • Mar 4, 1995: Replacement New York Yankees beat the New York Mets 2-1
  • Mar 5, 1995: Graves of czar Nicholas and family found in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
  • Mar 6, 1995: American Express Travel begins charging for domestic air tickets
  • Mar 7, 1995: Dollar worth 1.5330 Dutch guilder (record).
  • Mar 8, 1995: Costis Stephanopoulos becomes President of Greece.
  • Mar 9, 1995: Baseball awards a franchise to Tampa Bay Devil Rays
  • Mar 10, 1995: Dow-Jones hits record 4035.64
  • Mar 11, 1995: Sinn Fein party leader, Gerry Adams, arrives in US
  • Mar 12, 1995: Ice Dance Championship at Birmingham UK won by Gritshuk and Platov (RUS)
  • Mar 13, 1995: David Daliberti and William Barloon, two Americans working for a military contractor in Kuwait, are arrested after straying into Iraq.
  • Mar 14, 1995: 1st time 13 people in space
  • Mar 16, 1995: Dow-Jones hits record 4069.15
  • Mar 17, 1995: USt approves 1st chicken pox vaccine, Varivax by Merck and Company
  • Mar 18, 1995: Michael Jordan announces he is ending his 17 month NBA retirement
  • Mar 19, 1995: Translations opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 25 performances
  • Mar 20, 1995: Dow-Jones hits 4083.68 (record)
  • Mar 21, 1995: New Jersey officially dedicates the Howard Stern Rest Area along Route 295
  • Mar 22, 1995: Deputy Governor of Bank of England, Rupert Pennant-Rea, resigns following revelations of his affair with a freelance journalist.
  • Mar 23, 1995: How To Succeed in Business... opens at R Rodgers NYC for 548 performances
  • Mar 25, 1995: Boxer Mike Tyson released from jail after serving three years.
  • Mar 26, 1995: Defending the Caveman, opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 671 performances
  • Mar 27, 1995: 67th Academy Awards - Forest Gump, Jessica Lange and Tom Hanks win
  • Mar 28, 1995: Julia Roberts and Lyle Lovett split up.
  • Mar 29, 1995: Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Chicago IL on WCKG 105.9 FM
  • Mar 30, 1995: Arcadia opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC for 204 performances
  • Mar 31, 1995: Federal judge orders injunction to end US baseball strike.
  • Apr 1, 1995: Carlson Wagonlit Travel Agency begins charging $15 service fee
  • Apr 2, 1995: Baseball season opener delayed until April 26
  • Apr 3, 1995: Howard Stern gets in trouble for disparaging remarks about Selena
  • Apr 5, 1995: The U.S. House of Representatives votes 246-188 to cut taxes for individuals and corporations.
  • Apr 6, 1995: Having Our Say opens at Booth Theater NYC for 308 performances
  • Apr 7, 1995: Baseball exhibition season begins late due to strike.
  • Apr 8, 1995: Oliver McCall beats Larry Holmes in 12 for heavyweight boxing title.
  • Apr 9, 1995: Translations closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 25 performances
  • Apr 10, 1995: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 24 performances
  • Apr 11, 1995: Former United States Defense Secretary Robert MacNamara admits in his book that the Vietnam War was a terrible mistake.
  • Apr 12, 1995: Young fascist give the Nazi salute at the funeral of Mussolini's daughter.
  • Apr 13, 1995: Yankees beat the Mets 2-0
  • Apr 14, 1995: Burl Ives, American folk singer/actor (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), dies at age 85 (born 1909).
  • Apr 16, 1995: 56th PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Ray Floyd wins.
  • Apr 17, 1995: 99th Boston Marathon won by Cosmas Ndeti of Kenya in 2:09:22.
  • Apr 18, 1995: Houston Post newspaper folds after 116 years.
  • Apr 19, 1995: Chopper 4 1st used on WNBC TV (NYC) news
  • Apr 21, 1995: Boston Celtics final game at Boston Gardens, New York Knicks win 98-92.
  • Apr 22, 1995: General Tire World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Mike Aulby.
  • Apr 23, 1995: Laura Davis wins LPGA Chick-fil-A Charity Golf Championship.
  • Apr 24, 1995: Court orders Darryl Strawberry to pay back $350,000 in taxes
  • Apr 25, 1995: Month in the Country opens at Roundabout Theater NYC for 79 performances
  • Apr 26, 1995: American baseball season begins after lengthy strike.
  • Apr 27, 1995: Indiscretions opens at Ethel Barrymore Theater NYC for 221 performances
  • Apr 28, 1995: Sri Lankaan BAE748 plane crashes at Palaly, 52 die.
  • Apr 29, 1995: Final TV broadcast of Empty Nest on NBC TV
  • Apr 30, 1995: Blood Brothers closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 839 performances
  • May 1, 1995: On the Waterfront opens at Atkinson Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • May 2, 1995: Hamlet opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 121 performances
  • May 3, 1995: My Thing of Love opens at Beck Theater NYC for 16 performances
  • May 5, 1995: Last basketball game at Boston Gardens (Orlando Magic beats Boston Celtics).
  • May 6, 1995: Classic Sports Network begins on cable TV.
  • May 7, 1995: On the Waterfront closes at Atkinson Theater NYC after 8 performances
  • May 9, 1995: Kinshasa, Zaire under quarantine after an outbreak of Ebola virus.
  • May 10, 1995: Britain lifts a 23-year ban on ministerial talks with Sinn Fein.
  • May 11, 1995: In New York City, more than 170 countries decide to extend the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty indefinitely and without conditions.
  • May 12, 1995: Jose Mesa gets first of his Major League record 37 consecutive saves.
  • May 13, 1995: 6.5 earthquake hits Greece
  • May 14, 1995: My Thing of Love closes at Beck Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • May 16, 1995: Japanese police besiege the headquarters of Aum Shinrikyo near Mount Fuji and arrest cult leader Shoko Asahara.
  • May 17, 1995: Shawn Nelson, 35, goes on a tank rampage in San Diego, California.
  • May 18, 1995: WIBC Bowling Queens won by Sandra Postma.
  • May 19, 1995: Emmy 22nd Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 15th time
  • May 20, 1995: CBS News fires co-anchor Connie Chung.
  • May 21, 1995: Chris Johnson wins Star Bank LPGA Golf Classic.
  • May 22, 1995: Laverne and Shirley 20th anniversary reunionn special, televised
  • May 23, 1995: 47th time opposing pitchers hit HRS, K Foster (Cubs) / M Freeman (Rocks)
  • May 24, 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.
  • May 26, 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".
  • May 27, 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.
  • May 28, 1995: Inspector Calls closes at Royale Theater NYC after 454 performances
  • Jun 1, 1995: 68th National Spelling Bee: Justin Tyler Carroll wins spelling xanthosis
  • Jun 2, 1995: John Valentin hits 3 HRs
  • Jun 3, 1995: Montreal Expos pitcher Pedro Martínez becomes the second Major League Baseball pitcher to pitch a "perfect game" leading into the 10th inning.
  • Jun 4, 1995: Jackie Mason: Politically Incorrect closes at Golden NYC at 347 performances
  • Jun 5, 1995: 29th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson and Reba McEntire
  • Jun 6, 1995: 1st Blockbuster Entertainment Awards
  • Jun 7, 1995: The long range Boeing 777 enters service with United Airlines.
  • Jun 8, 1995: Buttons on Broadway opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 40 performances
  • Jun 9, 1995: Brady Bunch Movie, (1995), premieres in the UK
  • Jun 10, 1995: Month in the Country closes at Roundabout Theater NYC after 79 performances
  • Jun 11, 1995: 65th French Mens Tennis: Thomas Muster beats Michael Chang (75 62 64)
  • Jun 13, 1995: New Jersey Devils beat Philadelphia Flyers, to go to their 1st Stanley Cup finals
  • Jun 14, 1995: 49th NBA Championship: Houston Rockets sweep Orlando Magic in 4 games
  • Jun 15, 1995: Chronicles of a Death Foretold opens at Plymouth NYC for 55 performances
  • Jun 16, 1995: Batman Forever opens with a record $528 million weekend
  • Jun 18, 1995: 95th US Golf Open: Corey Pavin shoots a 280 at Shinnecock Hills, New York
  • Jun 19, 1995: New York Yankees announce agreement with Darryl Strawberry
  • Jun 20, 1995: Space probe Ulysses begins 2nd passage behind the Sun
  • Jun 22, 1995: The New Jersey Devils sweep the heavily favored Detroit Red Wings to win their first Stanley Cup in the lock-out shortened season.
  • Jun 24, 1995: Stanley Cup: New Jersey Devils sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games
  • Jun 25, 1995: Betsy King wins ShopRite LPGA Golf Classic
  • Jun 26, 1995: Gunmen ambush Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, escapes unharmed
  • Jun 27, 1995: Space shuttle STS-71 (Atlantis 14), launches
  • Jun 28, 1995: New Jersey Devils Stanley Cup Victory Party, admidst rumours they were moving to Nashville, goalie Chris Terreri holds up Nashville? NO WAY! sign
  • Jun 29, 1995: George Foreman loses IBF boxing title, refused to fight Axel Schulz
  • Jul 1, 1995: Kiss of the Spider Woman closes at Broadhurst NYC after 906 performances
  • Jul 2, 1995: Rose Tattoo closes at Circle in the Square NYC after 80 performances
  • Jul 4, 1995: Birmingham Barracudas play 1st CFL game (vs. Winnipeg)
  • Jul 5, 1995: Columbia University beats Hartford College to be 1st US to win Henley Regatta
  • Jul 6, 1995: Lottie Dod, 15, beats Blanch Bingley at Wimbledon
  • Jul 7, 1995: Memphis Mad Dogs 1st CFL home game
  • Jul 8, 1995: 102nd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Graf beats Arantxa S Vicario (46 61 75)
  • Jul 9, 1995: 109th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats B Becker (67 62 64 62)
  • Jul 11, 1995: 66th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-2 at Ballpark at Arlington, Texas
  • Jul 12, 1995: The House Banking Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy hears from Harvey Stack (New York coin dealer), David Ganz (ANA President), and Alan Stahl (American Numismatic Society curator) on abuses in the commemorative coin programs. Stack suggests the US Mint strike a series of circulating commemorative coins honoring the first 13 states, followed by coins for the remaining states, similar to the Canada 125 program of 25-cent coins for each province.
  • Jul 13, 1995: Space shuttle STS-70 (Discovery 20), launches
  • Jul 14, 1995: LA Dodger Ramon Martinez no-hits the Florida Marlins 7-0
  • Jul 15, 1995: Birmingham Barracudas 1st CFL home game (vs. Hamilton)
  • Jul 16, 1995: Buttons on Broadway closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 40 performances
  • Jul 17, 1995: Forbes Magazine announces Bill Gates is the richest man in world
  • Jul 18, 1995: DC3 crashes at Antananarivo Madagaskar, 34 die
  • Jul 21, 1995: Brian Lara completes a pair for West Indians vs. Kent
  • Jul 22, 1995: Space shuttle STS-70 (Discovery 20), lands
  • Jul 23, 1995: Hamlet closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 121 performances
  • Jul 25, 1995: A gas bottle explodes in Saint Michel station of line B of the RER (Paris regional train network). Eight are killed and 80 wounded.
  • Jul 27, 1995: In Washington, DC, the Korean War Veterans Memorial is dedicated.
  • Jul 29, 1995: Carolina Panthers beat Jacksonville Jaguars in their 1st NFL exhibition game 20-14
  • Aug 1, 1995: Westinghouse purchases CBS-TV network
  • Aug 2, 1995: The first cold front of the White Earthquake strikes Chile, during the rest of August several communities becomes isolated due to heavy snowfall and livestock is decimated.
  • Aug 3, 1995: CNN en Espanol premieres
  • Aug 4, 1995: Darryl Strawberry joins the New York Yankees
  • Aug 5, 1995: Croatian forces liberate, Knin, and continue their advance into the Republic of Serbian Krajina.
  • Aug 6, 1995: Damn Yankees closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 510 performances
  • Aug 7, 1995: Operation Storm ends with a UN-brokered ceasefire; remaining Republic of Serbian Krajina forces start surrendering.
  • Aug 8, 1995: Jeff King of Pirates is 16th NL player to HR twice in one inning
  • Aug 9, 1995: Jerry Garcia, famed guitarist of The Grateful Dead dies from an overdose of heroin while in rehab.
  • Aug 10, 1995: Dodgers leading 2-1 in 9th forfeit game to Cards, fans become unruly
  • Aug 11, 1995: The Russell Hill subway accident results in 3 deaths and 30 injuries in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • Aug 13, 1995: 77th PGA Championship: Steve Elkington shoots a 267 at Riviera, California
  • Aug 14, 1995: Shannon Faulkner becomes 1st woman to attend the Citadel
  • Aug 15, 1995: Keylee Sue Sanders, 18, of Kansas, crowned 13th Miss Teen USA
  • Aug 16, 1995: Bermudans reject independence in a referendum.
  • Aug 18, 1995: Cards reliever Tom Henke earns his 300th career save
  • Aug 19, 1995: After 5 days Shannon Faulkner quits as 1st woman at the Citadel
  • Aug 21, 1995: US District Court Judge Thomas Jackson holds the first and only hearing on the consent decree between Microsoft and the US Department of Justice. Within 17 minutes, he signs his approval of it. The decree will govern Microsoft's licensing practices of Windows for the next 6.5 years, barring the company from linking unrelated software licenses. The ruling comes after five years of investigation of monopolistic licensing practices.
  • Aug 23, 1995: Larry Hagman receives a liver transplant
  • Aug 24, 1995: Fire that wipes 6,000 acres begins in Hamptons on Long Island
  • Aug 25, 1995: Andrew Symonds scores 254 Gloucs vs. Glam, world record 16 x 6
  • Aug 26, 1995: Andrew Symonds hits 20 sixes in match for Gloucs vs. Glamorgan
  • Aug 27, 1995: Arcadia closes at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC after 204 performances
  • Aug 28, 1995: A Bosnian Serb mortar bomb near a Sarajevo market square kills 37 civilians.
  • Aug 29, 1995: Eduard Shevardnadze, the Georgian head of state, survives an assassination attempt in Tbilisi.
  • Aug 30, 1995: Cable News Network joins internet
  • Sep 1, 1995: Infinity Radio agrees to voluntarily pay $1.7 million to US Treasury
  • Sep 2, 1995: Actor Charlie Sheen (30th birthday) marries Donna Peele (25)
  • Sep 3, 1995: Carolina Panthers lose their 1st NFL game (Atlanta-23 Carolina-20 OT)
  • Sep 4, 1995: Mary Beth Zimmerman wins LPGA State Farm Rail Golf Classic
  • Sep 6, 1995: Senate Ethics committee votes 6-0 to ask for expulsion of Bob Packwood
  • Sep 7, 1995: 12th MTV Awards
  • Sep 8, 1995: Cleveland Indians clinch 1st AL Central Division title
  • Sep 9, 1995: Broadway Limited last train ride (began in 1902)
  • Sep 10, 1995: 115th US Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Andre Agassi (64 63 46 75)
  • Sep 11, 1995: Eastern Tennessee begins using new area code 423
  • Sep 14, 1995: Body Worlds opens in Tokyo, Japan
  • Sep 15, 1995: Cards shortstop Ozzie Smith sets record of 1,554 double plays
  • Sep 16, 1995: Greg Maddux of Braves sets record of 17 consecutive road victory
  • Sep 17, 1995: Love! Valor! Compassion! closes at Walter Kerr NYC after 276 performances
  • Sep 18, 1995: Art Modell 1st meets (he claims) with Baltimore to move Browns
  • Sep 19, 1995: Andres Galarraga is 4th to hit 30 HRs for Rockies in 1995
  • Sep 20, 1995: Cincinnati Reds becomes 1st team to clinch NL Central
  • Sep 22, 1995: American millionaire Steve Forbes announces his candidacy for the 1996 Republican presidential nomination.
  • Sep 23, 1995: Argentine national Guillermo "Bill" Gaede is arrested in Phoenix, Arizona on charges of industrial espionage. His sales to Cuba, China, North Korea and Iran are believed to have involved Intel and Advanced Micro Devices trade secrets worth US$10-20 million.
  • Sep 24, 1995: Annika Sorenstam wins LPGA GHP Heartland Golf Classic
  • Sep 26, 1995: George magazine premieres, published by John F Kennedy Jr
  • Sep 27, 1995: The Government of the United States unveils the first of its redesigned bank notes with the $100 bill featuring a larger portrait of Benjamin Franklin slightly off-center.
  • Sep 28, 1995: Batman Forever released Czech Republic
  • Sep 29, 1995: OJ Simpson trial sent to the jury
  • Sep 30, 1995: Cleveland Indian Albert Belle hits his 50th home run of season
  • Oct 1, 1995: Bermuda begins using new area code 441
  • Oct 2, 1995: Moon Over Buffalo opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 308 performances
  • Oct 3, 1995: 1st 1st-class match at Hurstville Oval, Sydney (New South Wales vs. W Prov)
  • Oct 4, 1995: 29th Country Music Association Award: Krauss Jackson win
  • Oct 5, 1995: Company opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 68 performances
  • Oct 6, 1995: Colorodo Avalanche (former Quebec Nordiques) 1st NHL game, beat Detroit
  • Oct 7, 1995: Mariners rally from 5-0 to force Game 5 of Division Series vs. Yankees
  • Oct 8, 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
  • Oct 9, 1995: 1995 Palo Verde derailment: An Amtrak Sunset Limited train is derailed by saboteurs near Palo Verde, Arizona.
  • Oct 10, 1995: Garden District opens at Circle in the Square Theater, New York City
  • Oct 11, 1995: John Bobbitt has plastic surgery to increase his penis 3 inches
  • Oct 12, 1995: Patti LuPone on Broadway opens at Walter Kerr NYC for 46 performances
  • Oct 13, 1995: Joseph Rotblat awarded Nobel Peace Prize
  • Oct 14, 1995: Atlanta Braves become 1st team to sweep in NL playoff (beat Reds)
  • Oct 15, 1995: Carolina Panthers win 1st game ever beating New York Jets 26-15
  • Oct 16, 1995: Allan Donald takes 8-71 as South Africa defeat Zimbabwe
  • Oct 17, 1995: Keith Moore sentenced to 6 years for robbing Sting of $9,000,000
  • Oct 18, 1995: NHL Winnipeg Jets sold to Americans who plan to move them to Phoenix
  • Oct 19, 1995: Hello Dolly! opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 118 performances
  • Oct 20, 1995: Sri Lanka beat West Indies to win Sharjah Champions Trophy final
  • Oct 21, 1995: Addison Vance, 18, of Hickory NC, crowned 7th Ms Venus Swimwear
  • Oct 22, 1995: Swinging On a Star opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 97 performances
  • Oct 23, 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.
  • Oct 24, 1995: Total solar eclipse in SW / S Asia (2m09s)
  • Oct 25, 1995: Victor / Victoria, opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 738 performances
  • Oct 26, 1995: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Mossad agents assassinate Islamic Jihad leader Fathi Shikaki in his hotel in Malta.
  • Oct 27, 1995: Latvia applies for membership in the European Union.
  • Oct 28, 1995: Atlanta Braves beat Cleveland Indians in 6 games in World Series
  • Oct 29, 1995: Fool Moon opens at Ambassador Theater, New York City
  • Oct 30, 1995: Quebec Referendum votes to remain part of Canada
  • Oct 31, 1995: NHL New Jersey Devils agree to stay in New Jersey
  • Nov 1, 1995: Tempest opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 71 performances
  • Nov 2, 1995: Busker Alley, premieres at St. James Theatre, New York
  • Nov 3, 1995: 1st NBA game at Rose Garden, Port Trailblazers lose to Grizzlies 92-80
  • Nov 4, 1995: Indiscretions closes at Ethel Barrymore Theater NYC after 221 performances
  • Nov 5, 1995: 1st NBA game at General Motors Place, Vancouver Grizzlies beat Minn Timberwolves 100-98 in OT
  • Nov 6, 1995: Art Modell officially announces Cleveland Browns are moving to Baltimore
  • Nov 7, 1995: Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Pittsburgh PA on WXDX 105.9 FM
  • Nov 8, 1995: Police use a controversial pressure-point hold on demonstrators at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Nov 9, 1995: Danny Gans on Broadway opens at Neil Simon Theater, New York City
  • Nov 10, 1995: In Nigeria, playwright and environmental activist Ken Saro-Wiwa, along with 8 others from the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People, are hanged by government forces.
  • Nov 11, 1995: In New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, the casino venture files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
  • Nov 12, 1995: 26th NYC Marathon won by German Silva in 2:10:00
  • Nov 13, 1995: A truck-bomb explodes outside of a US-operated Saudi Arabian National Guard training center in Riyadh, killing five Americans and two Indians. A group called the Islamic Movement for Change claims responsibility.
  • Nov 14, 1995: A budget standoff between Democrats and Republicans in the Congress of the United States, forces the federal government to temporarily close national parks and museums, and run most government offices with skeleton staff.
  • Nov 15, 1995: Master Class opens at Golden Theater NYC for 601 performances
  • Nov 16, 1995: Attorney General Janet Reno announces she has Parkinson disease
  • Nov 18, 1995: Jacqueline Aguilera Marcano, 19, of Venezuela, crowned 45th Miss World
  • Nov 19, 1995: Beatle Anthology premieres on ABC-TV
  • Nov 20, 1995: Racing Demon opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC for 48 performances
  • Nov 21, 1995: Dow Jones closes above 5,000 for 1st time
  • Nov 22, 1995: Rosemary West is sentenced to life for killing 10 women and girls, including her daughter and stepdaughter, after the jury returns a guilty verdict at Winchester Crown Court. The trial judge recommends that she should never be released from prison, making her only the second woman in British legal history to be subjected to a whole life tariff (the other was Myra Hindley).
  • Nov 24, 1995: Ireland votes to end 70-year-old ban on divorce (50.28% to 49.72%)
  • Nov 25, 1995: Patti LuPone on Broadway closes at Walter Kerr NYC after 46 performances
  • Nov 26, 1995: 33rd Tennis Federation Cup: Spain beats USA in Valencia Spain (3-2)
  • Nov 28, 1995: James Brady, former White House Press Secretary, suffers a heart attack
  • Nov 29, 1995: Garden District closes at Circle in the Square Theater, New York City
  • Nov 30, 1995: Official end of Operation Desert Storm.
  • Dec 2, 1995: 17th ACE Cable Awards
  • Dec 3, 1995: Company closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 68 performances
  • Dec 5, 1995: Sri Lankan Civil War: Sri Lanka's government announces the conquest of the Tamil stronghold of Jaffna.
  • Dec 6, 1995: 6th Billboard Music Awards
  • Dec 7, 1995: US space probe Galileo begins orbiting Jupiter
  • Dec 8, 1995: Jean-Dominique Bauby, editor-in-chief of Elle magazine, suffers a massive stroke and lapses into a coma.
  • Dec 9, 1995: 61st Heisman Trophy Award: Eddie George, Ohio State (RB).
  • Dec 10, 1995: Worst snowstorm in Buffalo history, 37.9 in 24 hours (Starting Dec 9 at 7pm, breaks previous record of 25.3 in 1982
  • Dec 11, 1995: Thomas O Hicks buys NHL Dallas Stars for US$84 million.
  • Dec 12, 1995: NBA referees return to work after striking.
  • Dec 13, 1995: Christopher Reeves released from physical rehab center
  • Dec 14, 1995: Les Miserables opens at Cable Hall, Helsinki
  • Dec 15, 1995: Playboy goes back on sale after 36 year ban in Ireland
  • Dec 16, 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.
  • Dec 17, 1995: School after Scandal closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 23 performances
  • Dec 19, 1995: Queen Elizabeth askes Prince Charles and Diana to divorce.
  • Dec 20, 1995: Paul Roebson opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 14 performances
  • Dec 21, 1995: San Francisco Giants announce plans to build a new stadium to open in 2000.
  • Dec 22, 1995: David Cone signs $19.5 million three year contract with New York Yankees.
  • Dec 26, 1995: Muttiah Muralitharan no-balled for throwing (SL versus Australia, Melbourne Cricket Ground).
  • Dec 30, 1995: Carquest Bowl 6: North Carolina beats Arkansas, 20-10.
  • Dec 31, 1995: Danny Gans on Broadway closes at Neil Simon, New York City
  • Jan 1, 1995: The World Trade Organization comes into being.


What does the year 1995 refer to in the Gregorian calendar?

The year 1995 refers to a specific year in the Gregorian calendar, which is commonly used internationally. It is the 96th year of the 20th century and the 5th year of the 1990s decade. In the Gregorian calendar, it follows 1994 and precedes 1996.

calendars for year 1995

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