18th of May, 1995

The 18th of May, 1995, fell on a Thursday. Day 138 of 1995. Decade: 1990s.

25 years, 0 months and 16 days have passed since the 18th of May, 1995.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 18th of May, 1995:

  • United States: This Is How We Do It - Montell Jordan
  • United Kingdom: Unchained Melody / The White Cliffs Of Dover - Robson Green & Jerome Flynn

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Crimson Tide" was at the top of the box office on this date.

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 the 18th of May, 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.

  • 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, 0 months and 16 days have passed since the 18th of May, 1995.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 1995.
  • Leap Year: 1995 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 18th of May, 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 800751600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 18th of May, 1995:

  • 19th of April, 1995: The Oklahoma City bombing occurs, killing 168 people.
  • 21st of April, 1995: The first episode of "Father Ted" is aired.
  • 24th of April, 1995: A Unabomber bomb kills lobbyist Gilbert Murray in Sacramento, California.
  • 11th of May, 1995: The Sega Saturn is released in America.
  • 14th of May, 1995: Football: Blackburn Rovers are crowned Premier League champions
  • 17th of May, 1995: A U.S. Army veteran called Shawn Nelson goes on a tank rampage in San Diego, California.
  • 19th of May, 1995: Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995) is released in cinemas.
  • 20th of May, 1995: The last episode of the "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" is aired.
  • 20th of May, 1995: FA Cup Final 1995: Everton secure their first major trophy in eight years after they defeat Manchester United 1-0.
  • 23rd of May, 1995: The final episode of Full House is aired.
  • 23rd of May, 1995: The first version of MySQL is released.
  • 24th of May, 1995: Braveheart (1995) is released in cinemas.
  • 24th of May, 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.
  • 26th of May, 1995: The movie Casper (1995) is released in movie theaters.
  • 27th of May, 1995: Superman actor Christopher Reeve is paralyzed from the neck down after falling from his horse.
  • 28th of May, 1995: A 7.6 magnitude earthquake kills 2000 people in Russia.
  • 2nd of June, 1995: A United States Air Force F-16 piloted by Captain Scott O'Grady is shot down over Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • 7th of June, 1995: The movie The Rock (1996) is released.
  • 8th of June, 1995: The first version of the programming language PHP is released.
  • 9th of June, 1995: 6-year-old Morgan Nick is abducted from a ballpark in Alma, Arkansas.
  • 9th of June, 1995: Cali Cartel leader Rodriguez Orejuela is arrested by the Colombian National Police.
  • 13th of June, 1995: The best-selling album "Jagged Little Pill" is released by Alanis Morissette.
  • 14th of June, 1995: The Houston Rockets win the 1995 NBA Finals after they defeat the Orlando Magic 4-0.
  • 16th of June, 1995: Batman Forever (1995), starring Val Kilmer, is released.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 18th of May, 1995, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1995 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 18th of May, 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 - Wikipedia - 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 18th of May:


Weather

Weather information for the 18th of May, 1995:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.4 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 52.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 11.22 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 9.39 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 18th of May, 1995.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 18th of May, 1995 was probably conceived around the 8th of August, 1994. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 18th of May, 1995 is the 25th of February, 1996. (Rough Estimate).

Computer 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.

18th of May

Events that have occurred on the 18th of May:

  • 18th of May, 1803: The Napoleonic Wars begin.
  • 18th of May, 1980: Joy Division singer Ian Curtis hangs himself.
  • 18th of May, 1980: The eruption of Mount St. Helens occurs
  • 18th of May, 2002: Former WWF wrestler The British Bulldog (Davey Boy Smith) dies of a heart attack.
  • 18th of May, 2017: Soundgarden and Audioslave lead vocalist Chris Cornell commits suicide.
  • 18th of May, 1960: Football: Spanish club Real Madrid win the European Cup after they thrash Eintracht Frankfurt 7-3 at Hampden Park in Glasgow, Scotland.
  • 18th of May, 1968: FA Cup Final 1968: Jeffrey Astle's late goal helps West Bromwich Albion secure a 1-0 victory over Everton.
  • 18th of May, 1985: Manchester United win the FA Cup final with a 1-0 victory over Everton in Extra Time.
  • 18th of May, 1991: Tottenham Hotspur win the FA Cup final after they defeat Nottingham Forest 2-1 in Extra Time.
  • 18th of May, 1994: Football: A.C. Milan defeat Barcelona 4-0 in the UEFA Champions League Final.
  • 18th of May, 1999: The Backstreet Boys release their album "Millennium", which contains singles such as "I Want It That Way".
  • 18th of May, 2001: Shrek (2001) is released.
  • 18th of May, 2003: The song "Crazy in Love" is released by Beyonce and rapper Jay-Z.
  • 18th of May, 2005: 7-year-old Rahul Raju goes missing in Kerala, India.
  • 18th of May, 2009: Rapper "Dolla" is shot dead in Los Angeles, California.
  • 18th of May, 2010: The video game "Red Dead Redemption" is released.
  • 18th of May, 2013: David Beckham plays his final game.
  • 18th of May, 2018: American model Stephanie Adams kills herself and her seven-year-old son.
  • 18th of May, 2019: Manchester City win the FA Cup after beating Watford 6-0.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 18th of May, 1995.

  • 9,148 days have passed since this date.
  • 790,387,200 seconds have passed since the 18th of May, 1995.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 922,118,400 times.
  • Since the 18th of May, 1995, earth has travelled approximately 407,839,795,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 131,731,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 67,973,299 steps. That's about 30,210 miles!
  • Since this date, 9,484,646 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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