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May 26th, 1995.

May 26th, 1995, was a Friday. It was day 146 of 1995. The decade was the 1990s.

25 years, 11 months and 24 days have passed since May 26th, 1995.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Gemini.

On this day.

What happened on May 26th, 1995?

  • The movie Casper (1995) is released in movie theaters.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 26th, 1995.

  • United States: This Is How We Do It - Montell Jordan
  • United Kingdom: Unchained Melody / The White Cliffs Of Dover - Robson Green & Jerome Flynn
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Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Die Hard 3" was at the top of the box office on May 26th, 1995.

Take me back to May 26th, 1995!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is May 26th, 1995 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Gemini. 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. Meanwhile, in technology news, CDs have become the dominant format for music. People are buying CD players and the portable CD players such as the "Discman". As a result, the older cassette tape format is continuing to decline in sales. 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 "Boy Meets World", "Walker, Texas Ranger", "Friends" and "Father Ted". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Earthworm Jim", "Donkey Kong Country", "Warcraft: Orcs & Humans" and "Mortal Kombat 3".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", "Home Improvement", "Weird Science" and "The Magic School Bus". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Yo-yo, Pogs, Littlest Pet Shop and Mighty Max.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on May 26th, 1995.

  • Eurovision 1995.

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

  • 1995 in music.

    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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1995?

    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.

  • Newt Gingrich.

    Newt Gingrich.

    Republican politician Newt Gingrich was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1995. This was after he had led the "Republican Revolution".

  • 1995 in movies.

    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.

  • Claudia Schiffer.

    Claudia Schiffer.

    German model Claudia Schiffer was listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 1995.

  • Best football players 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.

  • Braveheart.

    Braveheart.

    The film "Braveheart" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1995.

  • CDs become the dominant format.

    CDs become the dominant format.

    From the mid-1990s onward, CDs became the dominant format for music. CD players and the "Discman" increased in popularity while sales of cassette tapes and vinyl records continued to peter out.

  • Seal - "Kiss from a Rose".

    Seal - "Kiss from a Rose".

    The song "Kiss from a Rose" by Seal went on to win a Grammy for 1995's Song of the Year.

  • First Chechen War.

    First Chechen War.

    During this period, the First Chechen War was raging on between Russia and the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria.

  • The O.J. Simpson murder case.

    The O.J. Simpson murder case.

    During this time, former NFL player O.J. Simpson was on trial for the murder of his former wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ron Goldman.

  • Mid-1990s fashion.

    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 Bosnian War.

    The Bosnian War.

    During this time, The Bosnian War was raging on in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  • The Sega Genesis.

    The Sega Genesis.

    The Sega Genesis was one of the most popular video games console during this period. Outside of North America, it was known as the Sega Mega Drive.

  • The Game Boy.

    The Game Boy.

    During this time, a hand-held games console called the "Game Boy" was all the rage. The console boasted games such as Super Mario Land, Tetris, Donkey Kong, Kirby's Dream Land and a number of Pokémon releases.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 25 years, 11 months and 24 days have passed since May 26th, 1995.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 1995.
  • Leap Year: 1995 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 26th, 1995, will be 25 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1995 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 801442800.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around May 26th, 1995.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • This date: May 26th, 1995
  • 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.
  • May 31st, 1995: Soccer: Ruud Gullit joins Chelsea.
  • 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: The film Congo (1995) is released.
  • June 9th, 1995: Cali Cartel leader Rodriguez Orejuela is arrested by the Colombian National Police.
  • June 10th, 1995: Disney's animated film Pocahontas is released in movie theaters.
  • June 13th, 1995: The best-selling album "Jagged Little Pill" is released by Alanis Morissette.
  • June 13th, 1995: Icelandic singer Björk releases her second album "Post".
  • June 14th, 1995: The Houston Rockets win the 1995 NBA Finals after they defeat the Orlando Magic 4-0.
  • June 16th, 1995: The film "Batman Forever", starring Val Kilmer and Jim Carrey, is released is released in movie theaters.
  • June 20th, 1995: Soccer: Dennis Bergkamp joins Arsenal from Inter Milan.
  • June 20th, 1995: Michael Jackson releases his album "HIStory".
  • June 23rd, 1995: The animated movie Pocahontas (1995) is released.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 26th, 1995, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1995 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 26th, 1995 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Birth flower (May): The Lily of the Valley and the Hawthorn.

Photos of mid-1990s fashion.

Photographs of mid-1990s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of mid-1990s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on May 26th, 1995.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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
  • 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
  • The Simpsons
  • Roseanne
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Fireman Sam
  • Married... with Children

Popular toys and games in 1995.

Toys and games that were 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
  • The Easy-Bake Oven

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • 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.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 26th of May.

Weather on May 26th, 1995.

Historical weather information for May 26th, 1995.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 15.1 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 60.6 degrees Fahrenheit. 15.89 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 1.02cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 15.17 degrees Celsius.

US President.

Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on May 26th, 1995.

UK Prime Minister.

John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 26th, 1995.

Irish Taoiseach.

John Bruton was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on May 26th, 1995 was most likely conceived around the 16th of August, 1994.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 26th, 1995 is close to the 4th of March, 1996.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about May 26th, 1995.

  • A total of 9,490 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,355 weeks have passed.
  • 819,936,000 seconds have passed since the May 26th, 1995.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 956,592,000 times.
  • Since May 26th, 1995, the earth has travelled approximately 423,086,976,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 136,656,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 70,514,496 steps. That's about 31,340 miles!
  • Since this date, 9,839,232 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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