May 11th, 1995

May 11th, 1995, fell on a Thursday. It was day 131 of 1995. The decade was the 1990s.

25 years, 3 months and 0 days have passed since May 11th, 1995.


On This Date

Events that occurred on May 11th, 1995:

  • The Sega Saturn is released in America.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 11th, 1995:

  • United States: This Is How We Do It - Montell Jordan
  • United Kingdom: Dreamer - Livin' Joy

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "French Kiss" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is May 11th, 1995 and it's a Thursday. The summer of 1995 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual. In America, the song This Is How We Do It by Montell Jordan is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Dreamer by Livin' Joy is the number one hit song. Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie French Kiss is at the top of the Box Office. 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 "Last of the Summer Wine", "Roseanne", "Mad About You" and "ER". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Earthworm Jim", "Donkey Kong Country", "Mortal Kombat 3" and "Full Throttle".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Married... with Children", "Are You Afraid of the Dark?", "Bill Nye the Science Guy" and "In the House". Popular toys include the likes of "Easy-Bake Oven", "Yo-yo", "Littlest Pet Shop" and "Sky Dancers".


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 May 11th, 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.

  • Eurovision 1995

    The 1995 Eurovision song contest is held in Dublin, Ireland. Norway win the contest with the song "Nocturne" by Secret Garden.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 25 years, 3 months and 0 days have passed since May 11th, 1995.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 19 of 1995.
  • Leap Year: 1995 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 11th, 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 800146800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around May 11th, 1995:

  • April 19th, 1995: The Oklahoma City bombing occurs, killing 168 people.
  • April 21st, 1995: The first episode of "Father Ted" is aired.
  • April 24th, 1995: A Unabomber bomb kills lobbyist Gilbert Murray in Sacramento, California.
  • 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.
  • May 23rd, 1995: The final episode of Full House is aired.
  • May 23rd, 1995: The first version of MySQL is released.
  • May 24th, 1995: Braveheart (1995) is released in cinemas.
  • May 24th, 1995: Football: Ajax win the UEFA Champions League after a late 85th minute goal from Patrick Kluivert helps them secure a 1-0 victory against A.C. Milan.
  • May 26th, 1995: The movie Casper (1995) is released in movie theaters.
  • May 27th, 1995: Superman actor Christopher Reeve is paralyzed from the neck down after falling from his horse.
  • May 28th, 1995: A 7.6 magnitude earthquake kills 2000 people in Russia.
  • June 2nd, 1995: A United States Air Force F-16 piloted by Captain Scott O'Grady is shot down over Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • June 7th, 1995: The movie The Rock (1996) is released.
  • June 8th, 1995: The first version of the programming language PHP is released.
  • June 9th, 1995: 6-year-old Morgan Nick is abducted from a ballpark in Alma, Arkansas.
  • June 9th, 1995: Cali Cartel leader Rodriguez Orejuela is arrested by the Colombian National Police.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 11th, 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: May 11th, 1995 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

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 11th of May:


Weather

Weather information for May 11th, 1995:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 8.9 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 54.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 12.56 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 16cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 8.56 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on May 11th, 1995.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on May 11th, 1995 was probably conceived around the 1st of August, 1994. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 11th, 1995 is the 18th of February, 1996. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Full Throttle - Adventure game published by LucasArts.
  • 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 May 11th, 1995.

  • 9,224 days have passed since this date.
  • 796,953,600 seconds have passed since the May 11th, 1995.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 929,779,200 times.
  • Since May 11th, 1995, earth has travelled approximately 411,228,057,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 132,825,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 68,538,010 steps. That's about 30,461 miles!
  • Since this date, 9,563,443 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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