August 16th, 1995, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 228 of 1995. The decade was the 1990s.
25 years, 3 months and 12 days have passed since August 16th, 1995.
On This Date
Events that occurred on August 16th, 1995:
The first version of Internet Explorer is released.
The movie The Usual Suspects (1995) is released.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 16th, 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 16th, 1995 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. 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 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 "Family Matters", "Beverly Hills, 90210", "Rugrats" and "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Donkey Kong Country", "Mortal Kombat 3", "Air Combat" and "Command & Conquer".
Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", "The Simpsons", "Home Improvement" and "Barney & Friends". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Micro Machines", "Jenga", "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 16th, 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.
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".
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:
25 years, 3 months and 12 days have passed since August 16th, 1995.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 1995.
Leap Year: 1995 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on August 16th, 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 808527600.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around August 16th, 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 16th, 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 16th, 1995 was probably conceived around the 6th of November, 1994. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 16th, 1995 is the 25th of May, 1996. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Tekken 2 - Fighter game that was released for the original PlayStation.
Command & Conquer - Real-time strategy game.
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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about August 16th, 1995.
9,236 days have passed since this date.
797,994,000 seconds have passed since the August 16th, 1995.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 930,993,000 times.
Since August 16th, 1995, earth has travelled approximately 411,764,904,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 132,999,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 68,627,484 steps. That's about 30,501 miles!
Since this date, 9,575,928 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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