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September 17th, 1995.

September 17th, 1995, was a Sunday. It was day 260 of 1995. The decade was the 1990s.

25 years, 8 months and 29 days have passed since September 17th, 1995.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Virgo.

Born on September 17th, 1995.

People who were born on this exact date.

  • Patrick Mahomes II: NFL player.

Music charts.

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

  • United States: Gangsta's Paradise - Coolio
  • United Kingdom: You Are Not Alone - Michael Jackson
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.

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "To Wong Foo..." was at the top of the box office on September 17th, 1995.

Take me back to September 17th, 1995!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is September 17th, 1995 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Virgo. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

Schools have started back and autumn has arrived, so temperatures have started to cool and trees are beginning to shed their leaves. The earthy smells of fall have started to fill the air. In America, the song Gangsta's Paradise by Coolio is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, You Are Not Alone by Michael Jackson is the number one hit song. Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie To Wong Foo... 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. Meanwhile, in technology news, 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. In Europe, a war is continuing to rage on in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Following the recent shelling of the Sarajevo market place, NATO has decided to intervene. NATO forces are now carrying out a sustained air campaign against Serbian forces. A new video game console called the PlayStation has just been released by Sony.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "X-Men", "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman", "Touched by an Angel" and "Pinky and the Brain". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Warcraft: Orcs & Humans", "Full Throttle", "Air Combat" and "Command & Conquer". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Adventures of Pete & Pete", "Weird Science", "Friends" and "Hang Time".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the Easy-Bake Oven, Polly Pocket, G.I. Joe (figures) and Action Man.

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 September 17th, 1995.

  • "The same thing we do every night... Try to take over the world."

    "The same thing we do every night... Try to take over the world."

    In September of 1995, a new cartoon called "Pinky and the Brain" made its debut on television. The series revolved around two lab mice - one of which spends his time devising various plans to take over the world.

  • The PlayStation.

    The PlayStation.

    The PlayStation (PS1) was released in September of 1995. It was one of the best-selling video game consoles of the 1990s.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 25 years, 8 months and 29 days have passed since September 17th, 1995.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 37 of 1995.
  • Leap Year: 1995 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on September 17th, 1995, will be 25 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1995 belong to the Generation Z generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 811292400.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around September 17th, 1995.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on September 17th, 1995, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • Virgo is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1995 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: September 17th, 1995 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.
  • Birth flower (September): The Aster and the Morning Glory.

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.

  • Brotherly Love - TV series about three siblings whose father died.
  • Pinky and the Brain - Animated series about a pair of genetically enhanced laboratory mice.
  • Xena: Warrior Princess - TV series about a warrior princess who travels around fighting bad guys.
  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on September 17th, 1995.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1995.

  • Brotherly Love
  • Hang Time
  • Pinky and the Brain
  • 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
  • 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.

  • The PlayStation (PS1)
  • 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
  • The Easy-Bake Oven

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Rayman - Side-scrolling platform game that was released by Ubi Soft.
  • 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.

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 September 17th, 2001 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 17th of September.

Weather on September 17th, 1995.

Historical weather information for September 17th, 1995.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.7 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 63.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 17.72 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 10.67cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 15.28 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 6.1cm.

US President.

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

UK Prime Minister.

John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on September 17th, 1995.

Irish Taoiseach.

John Bruton was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on September 17th, 1995 was most likely conceived around the 8th of December, 1994.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 17th, 1995 is close to the 26th of June, 1996.

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Time difference & statistics.

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

  • A total of 9,404 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,343 weeks have passed.
  • 812,505,600 seconds have passed since the September 17th, 1995.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 947,923,200 times.
  • Since September 17th, 1995, the earth has travelled approximately 419,252,889,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 135,417,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 69,875,482 steps. That's about 31,056 miles!
  • Since this date, 9,750,067 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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