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July 20th, 1995.

July 20th, 1995, was a Thursday. It was day 201 of 1995. The decade was the 1990s.

26 years, 2 months and 28 days have passed since July 20th, 1995.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 20th, 1995.

  • United States: Waterfalls - TLC
  • United Kingdom: Boom Boom Boom - Outhere Brothers
Play the top hits from 1995.
A Spotify playlist of songs from the year 1995. Take a trip back to the days of the Take That, Coolio, Oasis, TLC, Offspring and N-Trance.
Pocahontas

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Pocahontas" was at the top of the box office on July 20th, 1995.

Take me back to July 20th, 1995!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is July 20th, 1995 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. 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. A new form of communication called "text messaging" is continuing to grow in popularity. However, it can only be done if both the sender and the receiver are on the same cell network. Meanwhile, a global system called "the Internet" is also starting to take off. Each day, more and more people are learning how to send emails and browse "websites" on the World Wide Web by connecting their IBM computers to noisy dial-up modems.

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, 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. Singer Robbie Williams has just shocked the world by announcing that he is leaving the group Take That.

If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Jerry Garcia, Mickey Mantle, Yitzhak Rabin and Stretch would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Murder, She Wrote", "Friends", "Gargoyles" and "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Earthworm Jim", "Mortal Kombat 3", "Full Throttle" and "Air Combat".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", "The Animals of Farthing Wood", "The Magic School Bus" and "Aaahh!!! Real Monsters". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Jenga, Super Soaker (water gun), Pogs and Littlest Pet Shop.

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 20th, 1995.

  • Robbie Williams leaves Take That.

    Robbie Williams leaves Take That.

    On July 17th, 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.

  • 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.

  • Pogs.

    Pogs.

    During 1993, a game called Pogs (aka Milk caps) began to spread throughout the world. By 1995, it had become a fully-blown craze.

  • 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.

  • Although wallpaper is still common, it is beginning to go out of fashion.

    Although wallpaper is still common, it is beginning to go out of fashion.

    By the 1990s, "modernism" was starting to heavily influence interior design trends. As a result, wallpaper started to decline in popularity. Instead of using decorative wallpaper, many people opted for minimalist plain-colored walls.

  • The Scrunchie.

    The Scrunchie.

    During the 1990s, an elastic hair tie called the "scrunchie" was in fashion.

  • 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.

  • 26 years, 2 months and 28 days have passed since July 20th, 1995.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 29 of 1995.
  • Leap Year: 1995 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 20th, 1995, will be 26 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1995 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 806194800.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around July 20th, 1995.

  • 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 29th, 1995: American actress Lana Turner dies from cancer at the age of 74.
  • 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.
  • July 4th, 1995: The song "Breakfast at Tiffany's" is released by Deep Blue Something.
  • July 4th, 1995: American painter Bob Ross dies at the age of 52 due to complications from lymphoma.
  • July 6th, 1995: Bosnian War: Serbia begins its attack on the Bosnian town of Srebrenica.
  • 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.
  • This date: July 20th, 1995
  • July 23rd, 1995: The comet Hale-Bopp is discovered.
  • July 25th, 1995: 8 people are killed in France after the Armed Islamic Group of Algeria carries out a series of bombings on public transport systems in Paris and Lyon.
  • 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 9th, 1995: American guitarist Jerry Garcia dies at the age of 53.
  • August 10th, 1995: Timothy McVeigh is charged for the Oklahoma City bombing.
  • August 11th, 1995: The film "Dangerous Minds" (1995) is released.
  • August 13th, 1995: Baseball legend Mickey Mantle dies at the age of 63 after a long battle with alcoholism.
  • August 15th, 1995: Pop star Michael Jackson releases his song "You Are Not Alone".
  • August 16th, 1995: The movie The Usual Suspects (1995) is released.
  • August 16th, 1995: The first version of Internet Explorer is released.
  • August 18th, 1995: The film Mortal Kombat (1995) is released.
  • August 19th, 1995: Comeback Fight: Mike Tyson returns to boxing after being released from prison.
  • August 19th, 1995: Football: Dennis Bergkamp makes his debut for Arsenal.

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 20th, 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 6.
  • Native American Zodiac: July 20th, 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.
  • Walker, Texas Ranger - Starring Chuck Norris.
  • Boy Meets World - A sitcom that revolves around the life of a boy called Cory Matthews.
  • Frasier - Sitcom about a therapist / talk-show host called Dr. Frasier Crane.
  • Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman - Superman TV series starring Dean Cain and Teri Hatcher.
  • The X-Files - Special agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully team up to investigate the paranormal.
  • Mighty Morphin Power Rangers - A group of teenagers transform into a team of superheroes.
  • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Spin-off of "Star Trek: The Next Generation".
  • Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman - American Western drama.

Cars in 1995.

1995 saw the introduction of cars such as the Chrysler Cirrus, the Honda Civic (sixth generation), the Toyota Tacoma, the Renault Mégane, the Nissan Almera and the Ford Taurus (third generation).

Cars in 1995.

Kid's TV shows on July 20th, 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
  • Lego Pirates
  • 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 20th, 2001 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on July 20th.

Natalie Wood

Actress. Deceased
Born on July 20th, 1938
She was not alive on this date.

Carlos Santana

Musician.
Born on July 20th, 1947
He turned 48 on this day in 1995.

Billy Mays

Television personality. Deceased
Born on July 20th, 1958
He turned 37 on this day in 1995.

Chris Cornell

American singer. Deceased
Born on July 20th, 1964
He turned 31 on this day in 1995.

Josh Holloway

Actor.
Born on July 20th, 1969
He turned 26 on this day in 1995.

Pop Smoke

Rapper. Deceased
Born on July 20th, 1999
He was born exactly 4 years after this date.

Weather on July 20th, 1995.

Historical weather information for July 20th, 1995.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 22.6 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 71.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 21.89 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 24.28 degrees Celsius.

US President.

Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on July 20th, 1995.

UK Prime Minister.

John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on July 20th, 1995.

Irish Taoiseach.

John Bruton was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on July 20th, 1995 was most likely conceived around the 10th of October, 1994.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 20th, 1995 is close to the 28th of April, 1996.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about July 20th, 1995.

  • A total of 9,586 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,369 weeks have passed.
  • 828,230,400 seconds have passed since the July 20th, 1995.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 966,268,800 times.
  • Since July 20th, 1995, the earth has travelled approximately 427,366,886,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 138,038,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 71,227,814 steps. That's about 31,657 miles!
  • Since this date, 9,938,765 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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