April 21st, 1995

April 21st, 1995, fell on a Friday. It was day 111 of 1995. The decade was the 1990s.

25 years, 7 months and 9 days have passed since April 21st, 1995.


On This Date

Events that occurred on April 21st, 1995:

  • The first episode of "Father Ted" is aired.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 21st, 1995:

  • United States: This Is How We Do It - Montell Jordan
  • United Kingdom: Back For Good - Take That

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Bad Boys" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is April 21st, 1995 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

The summer of 1995 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise. In America, the song This Is How We Do It by Montell Jordan is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Back For Good by Take That is the number one hit song.

Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Bad Boys is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, John Major is the current Prime Minister. 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. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Seinfeld", "Family Matters", "The Ren & Stimpy Show" and "Melrose Place".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Earthworm Jim", "Donkey Kong Country", "Warcraft: Orcs & Humans" and "Mortal Kombat 3". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Full House", "Rosie and Jim", "Rugrats" and "Biker Mice from Mars". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Sylvanian Families", "Super Soaker (water gun)", "Pogs" and "Nerf Blaster".


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 April 21st, 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.

  • Oklahoma City bombing

    American terrorists Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols set off a bomb in downtown Oklahoma City on the 19th of April, 1995. 168 people are killed.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 25 years, 7 months and 9 days have passed since April 21st, 1995.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 16 of 1995.
  • Leap Year: 1995 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 21st, 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 798418800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around April 21st, 1995:

  • March 23rd, 1995: Soccer player Eric Cantona is sentenced to two weeks in jail after kicking a Crystal Palace fan in January.
  • March 26th, 1995: Rap star Eazy-E passes away from complications of AIDS.
  • March 27th, 1995: The single Back for Good is released by Take That.
  • March 31st, 1995: The comedy film Tommy Boy (1995) is released in cinemas.
  • March 31st, 1995: A man attempts to stab guitarist Jimmy Page during a performance in Auburn Hills, Michigan.
  • March 31st, 1995: Latin singer Selena is shot and killed.
  • April 2nd, 1995: WrestleMania XI: Lawrence Taylor defeats Bam Bam Bigelow at the Hartford Civic Center in Hartford, Connecticut.
  • April 4th, 1995: British DJ Kenny Everett dies from AIDS.
  • April 7th, 1995: The movie Bad Boys (1995), starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence, is released in cinemas.
  • April 19th, 1995: The Oklahoma City bombing occurs, killing 168 people.
  • April 24th, 1995: A Unabomber bomb kills lobbyist Gilbert Murray in Sacramento, California.
  • April 26th, 1995: The comedy movie "Friday" is released.
  • April 30th, 1995: Wrestling: Triple H makes his WWF debut.
  • May 11th, 1995: The Sega Saturn is released in America.
  • May 13th, 1995: Norway win the 1995 Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Nocturne" by Secret Garden.
  • May 14th, 1995: Football: Blackburn Rovers are crowned Premier League champions.
  • May 17th, 1995: A U.S. Army veteran called Shawn Nelson goes on a tank rampage in San Diego, California.
  • May 19th, 1995: Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995) is released in cinemas.
  • May 20th, 1995: The last episode of the "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" is aired.
  • May 20th, 1995: FA Cup Final 1995: Everton secure their first major trophy in eight years after they defeat Manchester United 1-0.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 21st, 1995, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1995 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 21st, 1995 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Father Ted - Irish comedy TV series about a group of Catholic priests.
  • 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.

1995 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1995.

  • In the House
  • 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

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 21st of April:


Weather

Weather information for April 21st, 1995:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.7 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 54.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 12.44 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 4.83cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 7.28 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on April 21st, 1995?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 21st, 1995?

  • John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • John Bruton was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on April 21st, 1995 was probably conceived around the 12th of July, 1994. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 21st, 1995 is the 29th of January, 1996. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Mortal Kombat 3 - The third installment in the series. Fighters band together to fight of an invasion that is being led by Shao Kahn.
  • 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about April 21st, 1995.

  • 9,355 days have passed since this date.
  • 808,275,600 seconds have passed since the April 21st, 1995.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 942,988,200 times.
  • Since April 21st, 1995, earth has travelled approximately 417,070,209,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 134,712,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 69,511,702 steps. That's about 30,894 miles!
  • Since this date, 9,699,307 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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