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March 5th, 1995.

March 5th, 1995, was a Sunday. It was day 64 of 1995. The decade was the 1990s.

26 years, 4 months and 24 days have passed since March 5th, 1995.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 5th, 1995.

  • United States: Take A Bow - Madonna
  • United Kingdom: Think Twice - Celine Dion
Play the top hits from 1995.
A Spotify playlist of songs from the year 1995. Take a trip back to the days of the Take That, Coolio, Oasis, TLC, Offspring and N-Trance.
Man of the House

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Man of the House" was at the top of the box office on March 5th, 1995.

Take me back to March 5th, 1995!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is March 5th, 1995 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

Spring has started to creep in and the days are beginning to get longer. 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 Man of the House 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. Meanwhile, in technology news, CDs have become the dominant format for music. People are buying CD players and the portable CD players such as the "Discman". As a result, the older cassette tape format is continuing to decline in sales. 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. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Married... with Children", "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air", "Hangin' with Mr. Cooper" and "Babylon 5". 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 "Doug", "Rocko's Modern Life", "Sister, Sister" and "Dexter's Laboratory". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Polly Pocket, Lego Pirates, Mighty Max and Action Man.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on March 5th, 1995.

  • Barings Bank collapses.

    Barings Bank collapses.

    On February 26th, 1995, Barings Bank was declared insolvent after speculative investments by a rogue trader called Nick Leeson led to losses of $1.3 billion.

  • 1995 in music.

    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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1995?

    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.

  • Newt Gingrich.

    Newt Gingrich.

    Republican politician Newt Gingrich was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1995. This was after he had led the "Republican Revolution".

  • 1995 in movies.

    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.

  • Claudia Schiffer.

    Claudia Schiffer.

    German model Claudia Schiffer was listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 1995.

  • Best football players 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.

  • Braveheart.

    Braveheart.

    The film "Braveheart" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1995.

  • CDs become the dominant music format.

    CDs become the dominant music format.

    From the mid-1990s onward, CDs became the dominant format for music. CD players and the "Discman" increased in popularity while sales of cassette tapes and vinyl records continued to peter out.

  • Seal - "Kiss from a Rose"

    Seal - "Kiss from a Rose"

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

  • First Chechen War.

    First Chechen War.

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

  • The O.J. Simpson murder case.

    The O.J. Simpson murder case.

    During this time, former NFL player O.J. Simpson was on trial for the murder of his former wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ron Goldman.

  • Mid-1990s fashion.

    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.

  • Kids are reading Goosebumps.

    Kids are reading Goosebumps.

    During the mid-1990s, kids were reading Goosebumps, which was a series of children's horror books that were written by author R. L. Stine. The original series included books such as "Monster Blood", "Say Cheese and Die!" and "The Barking Ghost".

  • VCRs are a common household item.

    VCRs are a common household item.

    During this period, people were using VCRs to watch tapes of movies and TV shows. The device also gave people the ability to record programs and films onto a blank tape.

  • Pogs.

    Pogs.

    During 1993, a game called Pogs (aka Milk caps) began to spread throughout the world. By 1995, it had become a fully-blown craze.

  • The Bosnian War.

    The Bosnian War.

    During this time, The Bosnian War was raging on in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  • People are using pagers to communicate.

    People are using pagers to communicate.

    During the 1990s, pagers achieved mainstream popularity. These small devices allowed the owner to receive messages. More often than not, the message was a short memo or a phone number that they were supposed to call back.

  • The Scrunchie.

    The Scrunchie.

    During the 1990s, an elastic hair tie called the "scrunchie" was in fashion.

  • The Sega Genesis.

    The Sega Genesis.

    The Sega Genesis was one of the most popular video games console during this period. Outside of North America, it was known as the Sega Mega Drive.

  • The Game Boy.

    The Game Boy.

    During this time, a hand-held games console called the "Game Boy" was all the rage. The console boasted games such as Super Mario Land, Tetris, Donkey Kong, Kirby's Dream Land and a number of Pokémon releases.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 26 years, 4 months and 24 days have passed since March 5th, 1995.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 09 of 1995.
  • Leap Year: 1995 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on March 5th, 1995, will be 26 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1995 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 794361600.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around March 5th, 1995.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 5th, 1995, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1995 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: March 5th, 1995 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Birth flower (March): The Daffodil and the Jonqui.

Photos of mid-1990s fashion.

Photographs of mid-1990s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of mid-1990s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman - Superman TV series starring Dean Cain and Teri Hatcher.
  • The X-Files - Special agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully team up to investigate the paranormal.
  • Mighty Morphin Power Rangers - A group of teenagers transform into a team of superheroes.
  • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Spin-off of "Star Trek: The Next Generation".
  • Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman - American Western drama.
  • X-Men - Cartoon series.

Kid's TV shows on March 5th, 1995.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1995.

  • Dexter's Laboratory
  • 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

Popular toys and games in 1995.

Toys and games that were 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
  • Lego Pirates
  • Polly Pocket
  • Jenga
  • Micro Machines
  • Sylvanian Families
  • The Easy-Bake Oven

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • 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.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1995.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out March 5th, 2001 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on March 5th.

Andy Gibb

English singer. Deceased
Born on March 5th, 1958
He was not alive on this date.

Joe Exotic

Zoo operator.
Born on March 5th, 1963
He turned 32 on this day in 1995.

John Frusciante

Musician.
Born on March 5th, 1970
He turned 25 on this day in 1995.

Eva Mendes

Actress.
Born on March 5th, 1974
She turned 21 on this day in 1995.

Harry Maguire

Soccer player.
Born on March 5th, 1993
He turned 2 on this day in 1995.

Madison Beer

Singer.
Born on March 5th, 1999
She was born exactly 4 years after this date.

Weather on March 5th, 1995.

Historical weather information for March 5th, 1995.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 7.5 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. It was a windy day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 30.7 degrees Fahrenheit. -0.72 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 6.06 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.05cm.

US President.

Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on March 5th, 1995.

UK Prime Minister.

John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 5th, 1995.

Irish Taoiseach.

John Bruton was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on March 5th, 1995 was most likely conceived around the 26th of May, 1994.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 5th, 1995 is close to the 13th of December, 1995.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about March 5th, 1995.

  • A total of 9,644 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,377 weeks have passed.
  • 833,238,000 seconds have passed since the March 5th, 1995.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 972,111,000 times.
  • Since March 5th, 1995, the earth has travelled approximately 429,950,808,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 138,873,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 71,658,468 steps. That's about 31,848 miles!
  • Since this date, 9,998,856 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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