January 17th, 1995, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 17 of 1995. The decade was the 1990s.
26 years, 0 months and 9 days have passed since January 17th, 1995.
On This Date
Events that occurred on January 17th, 1995:
The "Great Hanshin earthquake" kills 6,434 people in Japan.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 17th, 1995:
United States: On Bended Knee - Boyz II Men
United Kingdom: Cotton Eye Joe - Rednex
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 17th, 1995 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. In America, the song On Bended Knee by Boyz II Men is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, Cotton Eye Joe by Rednex 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. In the United Kingdom, John Major is the current Prime Minister.
In fashion, "grunge" clothing has declined in popularity and women are beginning to wear form-fitting outfits such as slip dresses and pencil skirts. Movies such as Clueless and The Craft have popularized the "sexy school girl" look. In Europe, a war is continuing to rage on in Bosnia and Herzegovina. 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 "Last of the Summer Wine", "Seinfeld", "The Nanny" and "ER". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Disney's Aladdin", "Super Metroid", "Earthworm Jim" and "Warcraft: Orcs & Humans". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Adventures of Pete & Pete", "Taz-Mania", "Gargoyles" and "Aaahh!!! Real Monsters".
If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Easy-Bake Oven", "Micro Machines", "Littlest Pet Shop" 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 17th, 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.
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" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1995.
Best football players in 1995.
In 1995, the best soccer players were George Weah, Jürgen Klinsmann, Jari Litmanen, Alessandro Del Piero, Patrick Kluivert, Gianfranco Zola, Paolo Maldini, Marc Overmars, Matthias Sammer and Michael Laudrup.
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".
Who were the best NBA players in 1995?
In 1995, the best NBA players were David Robinson, Karl Malone, Scottie Pippen, John Stockton, Penny Hardaway, Charles Barkley, Shawn Kemp, Shaquille O'Neal, Gary Payton, Mitch Richmond, Detlef Schrempf, Dennis Rodman, Hakeem Olajuwon, Reggie Miller and Clyde Drexler.
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.
The Great Hanshin earthquake.
On Tuesday, the 17th of January, 1995, an earthquake struck the south of Japan. Up to 6,434 people lost their lives.
Basic facts and information about this date:
26 years, 0 months and 9 days have passed since January 17th, 1995.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 03 of 1995.
Leap Year: 1995 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on January 17th, 1995, will be 26 years of age.
People born in 1995 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 790300800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around January 17th, 1995:
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 17th, 1995?
John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
John Bruton was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on January 17th, 1995 was probably conceived around the 9th of April, 1994. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 17th, 1995 is the 27th of October, 1995. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about January 17th, 1995.
9,506 days have passed since this date.
821,318,400 seconds have passed since the January 17th, 1995.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 958,204,800 times.
Since January 17th, 1995, earth has travelled approximately 423,800,294,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 136,886,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 70,633,382 steps. That's about 31,393 miles!
Since this date, 9,855,821 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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