July 17th, 1995

July 17th, 1995, fell on a Monday. It was day 198 of 1995. The decade was the 1990s.

25 years, 2 months and 4 days have passed since July 17th, 1995.


On This Date

Events that occurred on July 17th, 1995:

  • Robbie Williams announces that he is leaving pop group Take That.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 17th, 1995:

  • United States: Waterfalls - TLC
  • United Kingdom: Boom Boom Boom - Outhere Brothers

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

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

Take Me Back!

The date is July 17th, 1995 and it's a Monday. 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 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. Singer Robbie Williams has just shocked the world by announcing that he is leaving the group Take That.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Matlock", "The Ren & Stimpy Show", "Rugrats" and "ER". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Earthworm Jim", "Warcraft: Orcs & Humans", "Mortal Kombat 3" and "Air Combat". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Rosie and Jim", "Doug", "Tales from the Cryptkeeper" and "In the House".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Easy-Bake Oven", "Yo-yo", "G.I. Joe (figures)" and "Nerf Blaster".


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 July 17th, 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.

  • Robbie Williams leaves Take That.

    On the 17th of July, 1995, Robbie Williams decided to quit English pop group "Take That" after being given an ultimatum over his behavior, which included drug abuse and not attending rehearsals.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 25 years, 2 months and 4 days have passed since July 17th, 1995.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 29 of 1995.
  • Leap Year: 1995 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 17th, 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 805935600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around July 17th, 1995:

  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • August 4th, 1995: The movie Babe (1995) is released.
  • August 6th, 1995: Cali Cartel leader Miguel Rodríguez Orejuela is arrested at his apartment.
  • August 8th, 1995: The song Gangsta's Paradise is released by Coolio.
  • August 16th, 1995: The movie The Usual Suspects (1995) is released.
  • August 16th, 1995: The first version of Internet Explorer is released.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 17th, 1995, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (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).
  • Native American Zodiac: July 17th, 1995 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.

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" - "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"


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 17th of July:


Weather

Weather information for July 17th, 1995:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 19.1 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 76.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 24.89 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.3cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 18.56 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on July 17th, 1995.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on July 17th, 1995 was probably conceived around the 7th of October, 1994. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 17th, 1995 is the 25th of April, 1996. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about July 17th, 1995.

  • 9,198 days have passed since this date.
  • 794,707,200 seconds have passed since the July 17th, 1995.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 927,158,400 times.
  • Since July 17th, 1995, earth has travelled approximately 410,068,915,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 132,451,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 68,344,819 steps. That's about 30,375 miles!
  • Since this date, 9,536,486 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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