17th of May, 1995

The 17th of May, 1995, fell on a Wednesday. Day 137 of 1995. Decade: 1990s.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 17th of May, 1995:

  • A U.S. Army veteran called Shawn Nelson goes on a tank rampage in San Diego, California


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th of May, 1995:

  • United States: This Is How We Do It - Montell Jordan
  • United Kingdom: Unchained Melody / The White Cliffs Of Dover - Robson Green & Jerome Flynn

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Crimson Tide" was at the top of the box office on this date.

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 17th of May, 1995.

  • The Bosnian War

    During this time, The Bosnian War was raging on in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  • Mid-1990s fashion

    During the middle of the 1990s, female clothing began to become more form-fitting, as those badly-shaped "mom jeans" began to disappear. Grunge fashion started to decline and popular outfits began to include tartan minikilts, hot pants, slip dresses and knee highs.

  • The O.J. Simpson murder case.

    The People of the State of California v. Orenthal James Simpson ran between the 2nd of November, 1994 and the 3rd of October, 1995.

  • FHM Sexiest Woman 1995

    German model Claudia Schiffer is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 1995.

  • 1995 in movies.

    Movies released in 1995 included Die Hard with a Vengeance, Toy Story, Apollo 13, GoldenEye, Pocahontas, Batman Forever, Seven, Casper, Waterworld, Jumanji, Braveheart, The Usual Suspects, Bad Boys, Billy Madison, Outbreak and Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls.

  • Newt Gingrich

    Republican politician Newt Gingrich is named as the Time Person of the Year in 1995. This was after he had led the "Republican Revolution".

  • 1995 in music.

    Popular music artists in 1995 included Coolio, Oasis, TLC, Seal, Boyz II Men, Mariah Carey, Luniz, The Notorious B.I.G., Michael Jackson, Madonna, Real McCoy, Bon Jovi, Des'ree, Shaggy, Boyz II Men, Montell Jordan, Bryan Adams, Green Day and Def Leppard.

  • Eurovision 1995

    The 1995 Eurovision song contest is held in Dublin, Ireland. Norway win the contest with the song "Nocturne" by Secret Garden.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of May:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 24 years, 4 months and 2 days have passed since the 17th of May, 1995.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 1995.
  • Leap Year: 1995 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 17th of May, 1995, will be 24 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 800665200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 17th of May, 1995:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 17th of May, 1995, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1995 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 17th of May, 1995 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 17th of May:

  • Constitution Day (Norway)

Weather

Weather information for the 17th of May, 1995:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.7 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 62.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 16.78 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.52cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 8.83 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 12.95cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 17th of May, 1995.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 17th of May, 1995 was probably conceived around the 7th of August, 1994. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 17th of May, 1995 is the 24th of February, 1996. (Rough Estimate).

17th of May

Events that have occurred on the 17th of May:

  • 17th of May, 1974: 33 people are killed when the UVF detonate four car bombs in Dublin and Monaghan in Ireland.
  • 17th of May, 1984: Michael Silka kills nine people during a spree shooting in Manley Hot Springs, Alaska.
  • 17th of May, 1990: The World Health Organization removes homosexuality from its list of diseases.
  • 17th of May, 2000: The last episode of "Beverly Hills, 90210" is aired.
  • 17th of May, 2006: The 2006 UEFA Champions League Final is held between Barcelona and Arsenal. Barcelona win 2-1.
  • 17th of May, 2009: The alpha version of Minecraft is released on the PC.
  • 17th of May, 2011: The video game "L.A. Noire" is released.

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Father Ted - Irish comedy TV series about a group of Catholic priests.
  • Hercules: The Legendary Journeys - TV series.
  • Star Trek: Voyager - Wikipedia - Kathryn Janeway is the captain of a starship that is lost in space and must find its way back home.
  • Gargoyles - Animated series about a group of gargoyles that come to life at night.
  • The Secret World of Alex Mack - Sitcom about a teenager with special powers.
  • Friends - Sitcom about a group of friends living in New York City.
  • Touched by an Angel - Tv series about a group of angels.
  • ER - Hospital drama series.
  • Party of Five - TV show about five siblings whose parents died in a car accident.
  • Ellen - TV series.

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Full Throttle - Adventure game published by LucasArts.
  • Mortal Kombat 3 - The third installment in the series. Fighters band together to fight of an invasion that is being led by Shao Kahn.
  • Warcraft: Orcs & Humans - Real-time strategy game that was developed by Blizzard Entertainment.
  • Donkey Kong Country - Platforming video game that was published by Nintendo on the SNES.
  • Earthworm Jim - Platforming game that featured an earthworm called Jim. Jim finds a super suit that gives him powers.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of May, 1995.

  • 8,888 days have passed since this date.
  • 767,923,200 seconds have passed since the 17th of May, 1995.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 895,910,400 times.
  • Since the 17th of May, 1995, earth has travelled approximately 396,248,371,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 127,987,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 66,041,395 steps. That's about 29,352 miles!
  • Since this date, 9,215,078 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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