16th of August, 1995

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 16th of August, 1995, fell on a Wednesday.
  • On this exact date: The first version of Internet Explorer is released.
  • On this exact date: The movie The Usual Suspects (1995) is released.
  • Decade: 1990s.
  • 23 years, 3 months and 0 days have passed since the 16th of August, 1995.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 1995.
  • Day 228 of 1995.
  • Leap Year: 1995 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1995 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 16th of August, 1995 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 16th of August, 1995, will be 23 years of age.
  • American Format: 08-16-1995 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1995-08-16. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19950816" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 808527600.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 16th of August, 1995:

  • United States: Waterfalls - TLC
  • United Kingdom: Never Forget - Take That

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Dangerous Minds" 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 16th of August, 1995.

  • 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.

  • 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".

Weather

Weather information for the 16th of August, 1995:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 24.3 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 78.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 25.72 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 24.17 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 16th of August, 1995.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 16th of August, 1995 was probably conceived around the 6th of November, 1994. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 16th of August, 1995 is the 25th of May, 1996. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 16th of August:

  • 16th of August, 1977: Elvis Presley is found dead on his bathroom floor.
  • 16th of August, 1989: A solar flare from the Sun creates a geomagnetic storm that affects micro chips, leading to a halt of all trading on Toronto's stock market.
  • 16th of August, 1989: Uncle Buck (1989) is released in cinemas.
  • 16th of August, 2012: South African police fatally shoot 34 miners and wound 78 more during an industrial dispute near Rustenburg.
  • 16th of August, 1985: The Return of the Living Dead (1985) is released in cinemas.

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.

  • Tekken 2 - Fighter game that was released for the original PlayStation.
  • Command & Conquer - Real-time strategy game.
  • 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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 16th of August:

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Videos

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Visualize

Visualize the days that have passed since the 16th of August, 1995. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.

Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 16th of August, 1995.

  • 8,491 days have passed since this date.
  • 733,626,000 seconds have passed since the 16th of August, 1995.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 855,897,000 times.
  • Since the 16th of August, 1995, earth has travelled approximately 378,551,016,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 122,271,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 63,091,836 steps. That's about 28,041 miles!
  • Since this date, 8,803,512 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Wednesday" in other languages is:

  • German: Mittwoch.
  • French: Mercredi.
  • Italian: Mercoledi.
  • Spanish: Miercoles.
  • Portuguese: Quarta-feira.

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