January 1st, 1995

January 1st, 1995, fell on a Sunday. It was day 1 of 1995. The decade was the 1990s.

25 years, 6 months and 10 days have passed since January 1st, 1995.


On This Date

Events that occurred on January 1st, 1995:

  • English serial killer Fred West commits suicide.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 1st, 1995:

  • United States: Here Comes The Hotstepper - Ini Kamoze
  • United Kingdom: Stay Another Day - East 17

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Dumb and Dumber" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is January 1st, 1995 and it's a Sunday. People are enjoying their weekend. It's New Years Day, the official start of the year 1995. A lot of people are relaxing at home. Others are nursing hangovers from the night before.

In America, the song Here Comes The Hotstepper by Ini Kamoze is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Stay Another Day by East 17 is the number one hit song. Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Dumb and Dumber is at the top of the Box Office.

It's 1995, so radio stations are being dominated by the likes of Celine Dion, Everything but the Girl, Coolio, Oasis, Michael Jackson, Boyzone, Madonna, Montell Jordan, TLC and Mariah Carey. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Blossom", "Beverly Hills, 90210", "Home Improvement" and "Gargoyles". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Gunstar Heroes", "Disney's Aladdin", "Earthworm Jim" and "Donkey Kong Country".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Doug", "The Animals of Farthing Wood", "Rocko's Modern Life" and "All That". Popular toys include the likes of "Micro Machines", "Polly Pocket", "Yo-yo" and "Action Man".


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 January 1st, 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.

  • First Chechen War.

    During this period, the First Chechen War was raging on between Russia and the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria.

  • Seal - "Kiss from a Rose"

    "Kiss from a Rose" by Seal would go on to win a Grammy for 1995's Song of the Year.

  • Braveheart

    "Braveheart" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 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".

  • Fred West commits suicide.

    On News Years Day in 1995, English serial killer Fred West hanged himself in his cell. This occurred while he was awaiting trial.

  • 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 25 years, 6 months and 10 days have passed since January 1st, 1995.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 52 of 1995.
  • Leap Year: 1995 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 1st, 1995, will be 25 years of age.
  • People born in 1995 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 788918400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 1st, 1995:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 1st, 1995, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1995 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 1st, 1995 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

Television Shows

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

  • 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.
  • Babylon 5 - Soap drama that is set in space.
  • The Nanny - Fran Fine becomes a nanny in wealthy widower Maxwell Sheffield's home.
  • Walker, Texas Ranger - Starring Chuck Norris.
  • Boy Meets World - A sitcom that revolves around the life of a boy called Cory Matthews.
  • Frasier - Sitcom about a therapist / talk-show host called Dr. Frasier Crane.

1995 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1995.

"Aaahh!!! Real Monsters" - "Gargoyles" - "The Secret World of Alex Mack" - "Friends" - "The Magic School Bus" - "Sweet Valley High" - "All That" - "Sister, Sister" - "Weird Science" - "The Nanny" - "Rocko's Modern Life" - "Biker Mice from Mars" - "Tales from the Cryptkeeper" - "Animaniacs" - "Bill Nye the Science Guy" - "Living Single" - "The Animals of Farthing Wood" - "X-Men: The Animated Series" - "Batman: The Animated Series" - "Barney & Friends" - "Home Improvement" - "Taz-Mania" - "Doug" - "Rugrats" - "The Ren & Stimpy Show" - "The Adventures of Pete & Pete" - "Are You Afraid of the Dark?" - "Beverly Hills, 90210" - "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" - "Rosie and Jim" - "Blossom" - "The Simpsons" - "Roseanne" - "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" - "Fireman Sam" - "Full House" - "Married... with Children" - "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood"


1995 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1995:

  • Sky Dancers
  • Action Man
  • Mighty Max
  • Littlest Pet Shop
  • Nerf Blaster
  • Pogs
  • Super Soaker (water gun)
  • G.I. Joe (figures)
  • Yo-yo
  • Polly Pocket
  • Jenga
  • Micro Machines
  • Sylvanian Families
  • Easy-Bake Oven

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of January:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of January:

  • New Year's Day

Weather

Weather information for January 1st, 1995:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 4.0 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 36.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 2.28 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 7.11cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 1.22 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on January 1st, 1995.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on January 1st, 1995 was probably conceived around the 24th of March, 1994. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 1st, 1995 is the 11th of October, 1995. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • 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.
  • Super Metroid - Action adventure game that was published by Nintendo.
  • Disney's Aladdin - Platform SEGA game based on the 1992 film.
  • Gunstar Heroes - Run and gun video game for the Sega Mega Drive.
  • Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master - Action game developed by SEGA.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 1st, 1995.

  • 9,324 days have passed since this date.
  • 805,590,000 seconds have passed since the January 1st, 1995.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 939,855,000 times.
  • Since January 1st, 1995, earth has travelled approximately 415,684,440,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 134,265,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 69,280,740 steps. That's about 30,791 miles!
  • Since this date, 9,667,080 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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