May 19th, 1995, fell on a Friday. It was day 139 of 1995. The decade was the 1990s.
25 years, 8 months and 3 days have passed since May 19th, 1995.
On This Date
Events that occurred on May 19th, 1995:
Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995) is released in cinemas.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 19th, 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 "Die Hard 3" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is May 19th, 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 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, Unchained Melody / The White Cliffs Of Dover by Robson Green & Jerome Flynn is the number one hit song.
Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Die Hard 3 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.
People are watching popular TV shows such as "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air", "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman", "Ellen" and "Star Trek: Voyager". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Earthworm Jim", "Donkey Kong Country", "Warcraft: Orcs & Humans" and "Full Throttle". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Adventures of Pete & Pete", "Doug", "Weird Science" and "Sister, Sister".
Popular toys include the likes of "Easy-Bake Oven", "Yo-yo", "Super Soaker (water gun)" 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 19th, 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.
The 1995 Eurovision song contest is held in Dublin, Ireland. Norway win the contest with the song "Nocturne" by Secret Garden.
Basic facts and information about this date:
25 years, 8 months and 3 days have passed since May 19th, 1995.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 1995.
Leap Year: 1995 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on May 19th, 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 800838000.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about May 19th, 1995.
9,380 days have passed since this date.
810,435,600 seconds have passed since the May 19th, 1995.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 945,508,200 times.
Since May 19th, 1995, earth has travelled approximately 418,184,769,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 135,072,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 69,697,462 steps. That's about 30,977 miles!
Since this date, 9,725,227 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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