August 21st, 1995

August 21st, 1995, fell on a Monday. It was day 233 of 1995. The decade was the 1990s.

25 years, 3 months and 4 days have passed since August 21st, 1995.


On This Date

Events that occurred on August 21st, 1995:

  • Irish boy band "Boyzone" release their debut album "Said and Done".


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 21st, 1995:

  • United States: Kiss From A Rose - Seal
  • United Kingdom: Country House - Blur

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 21st, 1995 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. The summer of 1995 is coming to an end and fall is just around the corner.

In America, the song Kiss From A Rose by Seal is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Country House by Blur 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 "Murder, She Wrote", "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers", "Friends" and "Father Ted". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Donkey Kong Country", "Warcraft: Orcs & Humans", "Mortal Kombat 3" and "Tekken 2".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Are You Afraid of the Dark?", "Rugrats", "Batman: The Animated Series" and "Tales from the Cryptkeeper". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Yo-yo", "Super Soaker (water gun)", "Pogs" and "Sky Dancers".


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 21st, 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 25 years, 3 months and 4 days have passed since August 21st, 1995.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 34 of 1995.
  • Leap Year: 1995 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 21st, 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 808959600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around August 21st, 1995:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 21st, 1995, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Leo is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1995 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 21st, 1995 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

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 21st of August:


Weather

Weather information for August 21st, 1995:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 26.2 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 77.4 degrees Fahrenheit. 25.22 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 23.06 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on August 21st, 1995?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 21st, 1995?

  • John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • John Bruton was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on August 21st, 1995 was probably conceived around the 11th of November, 1994. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 21st, 1995 is the 30th of May, 1996. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about August 21st, 1995.

  • 9,228 days have passed since this date.
  • 797,302,800 seconds have passed since the August 21st, 1995.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 930,186,600 times.
  • Since August 21st, 1995, earth has travelled approximately 411,408,244,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 132,883,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 68,568,041 steps. That's about 30,475 miles!
  • Since this date, 9,567,634 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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