February 26th, 1995, fell on a Sunday. It was day 57 of 1995. The decade was the 1990s.
25 years, 11 months and 0 days have passed since February 26th, 1995.
On This Date
Events that occurred on February 26th, 1995:
Investment banking firm Barings Bank collapses.
The first episode of Dexter's Laboratory is aired.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 26th, 1995:
United States: Take A Bow - Madonna
United Kingdom: Think Twice - Celine Dion
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Brady Bunch Movie" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is February 26th, 1995 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.
In America, the song Take A Bow by Madonna is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Think Twice by Celine Dion is the number one hit song. Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Brady Bunch Movie 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. Former football player O.J. Simpson is currently being tried for the murder of his ex wife and her friend. Actress Pamela Anderson and Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee have just been married after knowing each other for only four days.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "Matlock", "One Foot in the Grave", "Martin" and "Boy Meets World". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Super Metroid", "Earthworm Jim", "Donkey Kong Country" and "Warcraft: Orcs & Humans". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Blossom", "Are You Afraid of the Dark?", "Rugrats" and "X-Men: The Animated Series".
Popular toys include the likes of "Polly Pocket", "Yo-yo", "Nerf Blaster" and "Littlest Pet Shop".
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 February 26th, 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.
Barings Bank collapses.
On the 26th of February, 1995, Barings Bank was declared insolvent after speculative investments by a rogue trader called Nick Leeson led to losses of $1.3 billion.
Basic facts and information about this date:
This date fell on a weekend.
25 years, 11 months and 0 days have passed since February 26th, 1995.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 08 of 1995.
Leap Year: 1995 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on February 26th, 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 793756800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around February 26th, 1995:
January 29th, 1995: Super Bowl XXIX: The San Francisco 49ers defeat the San Diego Chargers by 49-26 at Joe Robbie Stadium in Miami.
February 1st, 1995: Manic Street Preachers guitarist Richey Edwards goes missing from a hotel in Bayswater, London.
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on February 26th, 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 February 26th, 1995 was probably conceived around the 19th of May, 1994. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 26th, 1995 is the 6th of December, 1995. (Rough Estimate).
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about February 26th, 1995.
9,466 days have passed since this date.
817,862,400 seconds have passed since the February 26th, 1995.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 954,172,800 times.
Since February 26th, 1995, earth has travelled approximately 422,016,998,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 136,310,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 70,336,166 steps. That's about 31,261 miles!
Since this date, 9,814,349 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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