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July 4th, 1995.

July 4th, 1995, was a Tuesday. It was day 185 of 1995. The decade was the 1990s.

25 years, 11 months and 12 days have passed since July 4th, 1995.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.

On this day.

What happened on July 4th, 1995?

  • The song "Breakfast at Tiffany's" is released by Deep Blue Something.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 4th, 1995.

  • United States: Waterfalls - TLC
  • United Kingdom: Boom Boom Boom - Outhere Brothers
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Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Pocahontas" was at the top of the box office on July 4th, 1995.

Take me back to July 4th, 1995!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is July 4th, 1995 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. America is celebrating the 4th of July, which means that fireworks are being set off and families are holding barbeques together.

It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song Waterfalls by TLC is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Boom Boom Boom by Outhere Brothers is the number one hit song.

Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Pocahontas 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. Actor Hugh Grant is in the news after he was recently arrested for soliciting a sex worker in Los Angeles. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Matlock", "The Ren & Stimpy Show", "Ellen" and "Father Ted".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Earthworm Jim", "Donkey Kong Country", "Mortal Kombat 3" and "Air Combat". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Rugrats", "Barney & Friends", "X-Men: The Animated Series" and "The Magic School Bus". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the Easy-Bake Oven, Micro Machines, Jenga and Sky Dancers.

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 July 4th, 1995.

  • Jagged Little Pill.

    Jagged Little Pill.

    In the middle of June, 1995, Canadian singer Alanis Morissette released her best-selling album "Jagged Little Pill".

  • 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 music format.

    CDs become the dominant music 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.

  • Kids are reading Goosebumps.

    Kids are reading Goosebumps.

    During the mid-1990s, kids were reading Goosebumps, which was a series of children's horror books that were written by author R. L. Stine. The original series included books such as "Monster Blood", "Say Cheese and Die!" and "The Barking Ghost".

  • VCRs are a common household item.

    VCRs are a common household item.

    During this period, people were using VCRs to watch tapes of movies and TV shows. The device also gave people the ability to record programs and films onto a blank tape.

  • The Bosnian War.

    The Bosnian War.

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

  • People are using pagers to communicate.

    People are using pagers to communicate.

    During the 1990s, pagers achieved mainstream popularity. These small devices allowed the owner to receive messages. More often than not, the message was a short memo or a phone number that they were supposed to call back.

  • 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 12 days have passed since July 4th, 1995.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 27 of 1995.
  • Leap Year: 1995 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 4th, 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 804812400.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around July 4th, 1995.

  • 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.
  • June 27th, 1995: Actor Hugh Grant is arrested for soliciting a sex worker in Los Angeles.
  • June 27th, 1995: Iowa television anchor Jodi Huisentruit goes missing.
  • June 30th, 1995: Apollo 13 (1995) is released.
  • June 30th, 1995: The movie Judge Dredd (1995) is released.
  • June 30th, 1995: The film "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie" (1995) is released.
  • July 3rd, 1995: RnB group TLC file for bankruptcy despite their success.
  • This date: July 4th, 1995
  • July 7th, 1995: The sci-fi movie Species (1995) is released.
  • July 11th, 1995: The Srebrenica massacre occurs when the Army of Republika Srpska kills thousands of Bosniak men and boys.
  • July 12th, 1995: The website Newgrounds is founded by Tom Fulp.
  • July 17th, 1995: Robbie Williams announces that he is leaving pop group Take That.
  • July 23rd, 1995: The comet Hale-Bopp is discovered.
  • July 28th, 1995: Waterworld (1995) is released in cinemas.
  • August 3rd, 1995: The Source annual awards: Tension rise between Death Row and East Coast rappers. Snoop Dogg accuses the audience of having "no love" for himself and Dr. Dre.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 4th, 1995, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Gemini.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1995 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: July 4th, 1995 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Birth flower (July): The Larkspur and the Water Lily.

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 July 4th, 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.

  • Air Combat - Combat flight simulator game for the PlayStation.
  • 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.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1995.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out July 4th, 2001 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 4th of July.

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 4th of July.

  • Independence Day (USA)

Weather on July 4th, 1995.

Historical weather information for July 4th, 1995.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 21.0 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. There were 4 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 70.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 21.17 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 17.44 degrees Celsius.

US President.

Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on July 4th, 1995.

UK Prime Minister.

John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on July 4th, 1995.

Irish Taoiseach.

John Bruton was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about July 4th, 1995.

  • A total of 9,479 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,354 weeks have passed.
  • 818,985,600 seconds have passed since the July 4th, 1995.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 955,483,200 times.
  • Since July 4th, 1995, the earth has travelled approximately 422,596,569,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 136,497,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 70,432,762 steps. That's about 31,303 miles!
  • Since this date, 9,827,827 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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