January 17th, 1995

January 17th, 1995, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 17 of 1995. The decade was the 1990s.

25 years, 6 months and 19 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.


Music Singles

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. 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. 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 "Only Fools and Horses", "Martin", "The X-Files" and "Boy Meets World".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Super Metroid", "Earthworm Jim", "Donkey Kong Country" and "Warcraft: Orcs & Humans". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Beverly Hills, 90210", "Are You Afraid of the Dark?", "All That" and "Gargoyles". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Jenga", "Polly Pocket", "Yo-yo" and "Super Soaker (water gun)".


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.

  • 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".

  • 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

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 25 years, 6 months and 19 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 25 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:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 17th, 1995, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1995 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 17th, 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.

  • Hercules: The Legendary Journeys - TV series.
  • Star Trek: Voyager - 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.
  • 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.

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"


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 17th of January:


Weather

Weather information for January 17th, 1995:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 8.0 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. Winds reached storm levels. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 33.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 0.61 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.76cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 8.89 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 7.11cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

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

Conception Dates

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).

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.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 17th, 1995.

  • 9,333 days have passed since this date.
  • 806,367,600 seconds have passed since the January 17th, 1995.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 940,762,200 times.
  • Since January 17th, 1995, earth has travelled approximately 416,085,681,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 134,394,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 69,347,614 steps. That's about 30,821 miles!
  • Since this date, 9,676,411 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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