The 1st of January, 1995, fell on a Sunday. Day 1 of 1995. Decade: 1990s.
25 years, 0 months and 24 days have passed since the 1st of January, 1995.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 1st of January, 1995:
English serial killer Fred West commits suicide.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 1st of January, 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.
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 1st of January, 1995.
The Bosnian War
During this time, The Bosnian War was raging on in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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.
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" 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.
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.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of January:
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.
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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 1st of January, 1995.
9,155 days have passed since this date.
790,992,000 seconds have passed since the 1st of January, 1995.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 922,824,000 times.
Since the 1st of January, 1995, earth has travelled approximately 408,151,872,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 131,832,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 68,025,312 steps. That's about 30,233 miles!
Since this date, 9,491,904 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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