April 26th, 1995, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 116 of 1995. The decade was the 1990s.
25 years, 11 months and 26 days have passed since April 26th, 1995.
On This Date
Events that occurred on April 26th, 1995:
The comedy movie "Friday" is released.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 26th, 1995:
United States: This Is How We Do It - Montell Jordan
United Kingdom: Back For Good - Take That
Movie Box Office
Which 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 26th, 1995 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. 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 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. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Murder, She Wrote", "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", "Melrose Place" and "Hangin' with Mr. Cooper".
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 "Blossom", "The Ren & Stimpy Show", "Taz-Mania" and "The Nanny". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Sylvanian Families", "Jenga", "Polly Pocket" and "Yo-yo".
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 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.
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 and information about this date:
25 years, 11 months and 26 days have passed since April 26th, 1995.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 17 of 1995.
Leap Year: 1995 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on April 26th, 1995, will be 25 years of age.
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 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 April 26th, 1995 was probably conceived around the 17th of July, 1994. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 26th, 1995 is the 3rd of February, 1996. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about April 26th, 1995.
9,493 days have passed since this date.
820,195,200 seconds have passed since the April 26th, 1995.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 956,894,400 times.
Since April 26th, 1995, earth has travelled approximately 423,220,723,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 136,699,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 70,536,787 steps. That's about 31,350 miles!
Since this date, 9,842,342 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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