April 1, 1995 April Fools' Day

April 1, 1995, was a Saturday. It was 29 years, 2 months, and 14 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Aries.


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People who were born on this exact date:

Song charts

Music charts

Songs that were on top of the charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 1, 1995:

  • United States: "Take A Bow" by Madonna
  • United Kingdom: "Don't Stop" by Outhere Brothers

The Billboard Hot 100 on April 1, 1995

These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • Take A Bow - Madonna
  • Candy Rain - Soul For Real
  • Creep - TLC
  • Red Light Special - TLC
  • Strong Enough - Sheryl Crow
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A Spotify playlist of songs from the year 1995. Take a trip back to the days of Take That, Coolio, Oasis, TLC, Offspring and N-Trance.
Tommy Boy

Top movie at the box office

The movie "Tommy Boy" was at the top of the box office on April 1, 1995.


This date occurred 10,668 days ago. Approximately 356 months have passed. It was the 91st day of 1995, in week 13. The decade was the nineties. People who were born on April 1, 1995, are now 29 years old and belong to the Gen-Z generation. The Earth has experienced 119 seasons of weather since then.


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Take me back to April 1, 1995

Let's take a stroll down memory lane.

The date is April 1, 1995, and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. People are currently enjoying their weekend.

It is April Fools' Day, which means that people are playing practical jokes on one another. The summer of 1995 is drawing closer, and temperatures have started to rise. In America, the song "Take A Bow" by Madonna is at the top of the singles charts, while "Don't Stop" by Outhere Brothers is the number-one song in the UK.

Bill Clinton is the President of the United States, and the movie Tommy Boy is at the top of the box office. John Major is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "Only Fools and Horses", "Baywatch", "Walker, Texas Ranger", and "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys".

A new form of communication called "text messaging" is starting to become more widespread. However, it can only be done if both the sender and the receiver are on the same cell network. Meanwhile, a global system called "the Internet" is also starting to take off. Each day, more and more people are learning how to send emails and browse "websites" on the World Wide Web by connecting their IBM computers to noisy dial-up modems. In fashion, "grunge" clothing has fallen out of favor, 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 schoolgirl" look.

In Europe, a war is continuing to rage in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The CD is quickly becoming the dominant format for music, and people are buying portable players such as the "Discman". Consequently, sales of cassette tapes are continuing to decline. 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. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Bob Ross, Jerry Garcia, Mickey Mantle, and Yitzhak Rabin would all still be alive. People are playing video games such as "Myst", "Earthworm Jim", "Warcraft: Orcs & Humans", and "Theme Park".

Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Full House", "Round the Twist", "The Ren & Stimpy Show", and "Tales from the Cryptkeeper". Children are playing with toys such as the SEGA Game Gear, Littlest Pet Shop, Mighty Max, and Sky Dancers.


News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on April 1, 1995.

  • Eazy-E dies from AIDS.

    Eazy-E dies from AIDS

    Legendary rap star Eazy-E passed away due to complications from AIDS on March 26th, 1995. The former NWA frontman had only learned about his illness one month before his death.
  • 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 Time Person of the Year in 1995 after he 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.


    The film "Braveheart" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1995.
  • CDs have become the dominant music format.

    CDs have become the dominant music format

    By this stage, the CD had become the dominant music format. Consequently, sales of CD players and the "Discman" continued to increase. Meanwhile, people were beginning to replace their cassette players.
  • 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

    The First Chechen War was raging between Russia and the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria.
  • The O.J. Simpson murder case.

    The O.J. Simpson murder case

    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 mid-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 Internet is growing.

    The Internet is growing

    A new global, interconnected network called the Internet was beginning to grow. However, it was still a novelty.
  • Kids are reading Goosebumps.

    Kids are reading Goosebumps

    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 common household items.

    VCRs are common household items

    Everyone was 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.


    A game called Pogs (aka Milk caps) began to spread throughout the world in 1993. By 1995, it had become a full-blown craze.
  • The Bosnian War.

    The Bosnian War

    A war was raging in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • People are using pagers to communicate.

    People are using pagers to communicate

    Pagers achieved mainstream popularity during the 1990s. 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.
  • Wallpaper is beginning to go out of style.

    Wallpaper is beginning to go out of style

    By the 1990s, "modernism" was starting to heavily influence interior design trends. As a result, sales of wallpaper started to decline. Instead of using decorative wallpaper, people were beginning to opt for minimalist, painted walls.
  • The Scrunchie.

    The Scrunchie

    People are wearing an elastic hair tie called the "scrunchie".
  • The Sega Genesis.

    The Sega Genesis

    The Sega Genesis was one of the most popular video game consoles. Outside of North America, it was known as the Sega Mega Drive.
  • The Game Boy.

    The Game Boy

    A hand-held game 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.

Personality traits

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What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around April 1, 1995.

  • March 4, 1995: Football: Manchester United thrash Ipswich Town 9-0 in the Premier League.
  • March 7, 1995: Dr. Dre releases the single "Keep Their Heads Ringin'".
  • March 10, 1995: The film "Outbreak" (1995) is released.
  • March 14, 1995: 2Pac releases his album "Me Against the World".
  • March 16, 1995:
    • Rapper Eazy-E announces that he has AIDS.
    • Mississippi becomes the last US state to formally approve the abolition of slavery.
  • March 17, 1995: British crime figure Ronnie Kray dies in prison at the age of 61.
  • March 18, 1995: Michael Jordan announces his return to basketball.
  • March 19, 1995: Boxing: Irish boxer Steve Collins defeats Chris Eubank to win the WBO super middleweight title.
  • March 20, 1995: 12 people are killed in the Tokyo subway sarin attack.
  • March 23, 1995: Soccer player Eric Cantona is sentenced to two weeks in jail after kicking a Crystal Palace fan in January.
  • March 26, 1995:
    • Rap star Eazy-E passes away from complications of AIDS.
    • The first episode of the animated TV series "Johnny Bravo" is aired on Cartoon Network.
  • March 27, 1995: The single Back for Good is released by Take That.
  • March 31, 1995:
    • The comedy film Tommy Boy (1995) is released in cinemas.
    • A man attempts to stab guitarist Jimmy Page during a performance in Auburn Hills, Michigan.
    • 23-year-old Latin singer Selena is shot and killed by the president of her fan club in Corpus Christi, Texas.
  • This date: April 1, 1995
  • April 2, 1995: WrestleMania XI: Lawrence Taylor defeats Bam Bam Bigelow at the Hartford Civic Center in Hartford, Connecticut.
  • April 4, 1995: British DJ Kenny Everett dies from AIDS.
  • April 7, 1995: The movie Bad Boys (1995), starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence, is released in cinemas.
  • April 10, 1995: The first episode of "In the House", starring LL Cool J, is aired.
  • April 18, 1995: NFL quarterback Joe Montana announces his retirement.
  • April 19, 1995: The Oklahoma City bombing occurs, killing 168 people.
  • April 21, 1995: The first episode of "Father Ted" is aired.
  • April 24, 1995: A Unabomber bomb kills lobbyist Gilbert Murray in Sacramento, California.
  • April 26, 1995: The comedy movie "Friday" is released.
  • April 30, 1995: Wrestling: Triple H makes his WWF debut.
Zodiac info


Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 1, 1995, will have the star sign Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1995 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 11.
  • Native American Zodiac: April 1, 1995 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Birth flower (April): The Daisy and the Sweet Pea.

Mid-1990s fashion

Photographs of mid-1990s fashion and hairstyles.

Mid-1990s fashion

Television shows

Television shows in April 1995

Television shows that people were watching in April 1995:

TV shows from April 1995.

Hercules: The Legendary Journeys
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys
Star Trek: Voyager
Star Trek: Voyager
Touched by an Angel
Touched by an Angel
Party of Five
Party of Five
Babylon 5
Babylon 5
The Nanny
The Nanny
Walker, Texas Ranger
Walker, Texas Ranger
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman

Cars in 1995

1995 saw the introduction of cars such as the Chrysler Cirrus, the Honda Civic (sixth generation), the Toyota Tacoma, the Renault Mégane, the Nissan Almera, and the Ford Taurus (third generation).

Cars in 1995.

Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in April 1995

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

Johnny Bravo
Johnny Bravo
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters

The Secret World of Alex Mack
The Secret World of Alex Mack
Street Sharks
Street Sharks
The Magic School Bus
The Magic School Bus
Sweet Valley High
Sweet Valley High
All That
All That
Sister, Sister
Sister, Sister
Weird Science
Weird Science

Toys in 1995

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

Styrofoam plane gliders
Styrofoam plane gliders
Sky Dancers
Sky Dancers
Fisher-Price Great Adventures Castle
Fisher-Price Great Adventures Castle
Dear Diary
Dear Diary
Casio Secret Sender 6000
Casio Secret Sender 6000
Jurassic Park: Young Tyrannosaurus Rex
Jurassic Park: Young Tyrannosaurus Rex
Power Rangers figures
Power Rangers figures
Matchbox Car Wash
Matchbox Car Wash
Magna Doodle
Magna Doodle
Action Man
Action Man
Mighty Max
Mighty Max
Littlest Pet Shop
Littlest Pet Shop
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in April 1995.

Theme Park 1995
Theme Park
Wario's Woods 1994
Wario's Woods
Warcraft: Orcs & Humans 1994
Warcraft: Orcs & Humans
FIFA Soccer 95 1994
FIFA Soccer 95
Donkey Kong Country 1994
Donkey Kong Country
Earthworm Jim 1994
Earthworm Jim
Star Wars: TIE Fighter 1994
Star Wars: TIE Fighter
The Jungle Book 1994
The Jungle Book
RoboCop Versus The Terminator 1994
RoboCop Versus The Terminator
Myst 1993
Mortal Kombat II 1993
Mortal Kombat II

Were you born on April 1, 1995?

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 of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out April 1, 2001, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on April 1.

Otto von Bismarck

Otto von Bismarck

President of Prussia Deceased
Born on April 1, 1815
He was not alive on this date.

Susan Boyle

Susan Boyle

Born on April 1, 1961
She turned 34 on this day in 1995.

Phillip Schofield

Phillip Schofield

TV presenter
Born on April 1, 1962
He turned 33 on this day in 1995.

Rachel Maddow

Rachel Maddow

TV host
Born on April 1, 1973
She turned 22 on this day in 1995.

Randy Orton

Randy Orton

Born on April 1, 1980
He turned 15 on this day in 1995.

Sean Taylor

Sean Taylor

American football player Deceased
Born on April 1, 1983
He turned 12 on this day in 1995.

Jonny May

Jonny May

Rugby player
Born on April 1, 1990
He turned 5 on this day in 1995.



National holidays and famous events that fall on April 1:


US President

Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on April 1, 1995.


UK Prime Minister

John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Irish Taoiseach

John Bruton was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on April 1, 1995 was most likely conceived around July 9, 1994.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 1, 1995 is close to December 23, 1995.

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Stats for April 1, 1995


Here are some interesting statistics about April 1, 1995:

  • 10,668 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,524 weeks have passed.
  • 921,715,200 seconds have passed since April 1, 1995.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 1,075,334,400 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 475,605,043,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 153,619,200 times.
  • You have taken approximately 79,267,507 steps. That's roughly 35,230 miles.
  • 11,060,582 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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