August 12th, 1995, fell on a Saturday. It was day 224 of 1995. The decade was the 1990s.
25 years, 6 months and 26 days have passed since August 12th, 1995.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 12th, 1995:
United States: Waterfalls - TLC
United Kingdom: Never Forget - Take That
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Dangerous Minds" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is August 12th, 1995 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.
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, Never Forget by Take That is the number one hit song.
Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Dangerous Minds 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 "Rugrats", "Mad About You", "The X-Files" and "ER". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Donkey Kong Country", "Warcraft: Orcs & Humans", "Air Combat" and "Tekken 2". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Are You Afraid of the Dark?", "Doug", "Sister, Sister" and "Sweet Valley High".
If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Easy-Bake Oven", "G.I. Joe (figures)", "Nerf Blaster" and "Action Man".
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 August 12th, 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.
Basic facts and information about this date:
This date fell on a weekend.
25 years, 6 months and 26 days have passed since August 12th, 1995.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 32 of 1995.
Leap Year: 1995 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on August 12th, 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 808182000.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around August 12th, 1995:
July 17th, 1995: Robbie Williams announces that he is leaving pop group Take That.
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 12th, 1995?
John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?
John Bruton was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on August 12th, 1995 was probably conceived around the 2nd of November, 1994. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 12th, 1995 is the 21st of May, 1996. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on August 12th, 1995.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about August 12th, 1995.
9,339 days have passed since this date.
806,893,200 seconds have passed since the August 12th, 1995.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 941,375,400 times.
Since August 12th, 1995, earth has travelled approximately 416,356,891,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 134,482,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 69,392,815 steps. That's about 30,841 miles!
Since this date, 9,682,718 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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