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October 20th, 1995.

October 20th, 1995, was a Friday. It was day 293 of 1995. The decade was the 1990s.

25 years, 6 months and 18 days have passed since October 20th, 1995.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.

On this day.

What happened on October 20th, 1995?

  • The movie Mallrats (1995) is released.

Music charts.

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

  • United States: Fantasy - Mariah Carey
  • United Kingdom: Fairground - Simply Red

Top movie at the Box Office.

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

Take me back to October 20th, 1995!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is October 20th, 1995 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Libra. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

The summer is long gone. Temperatures have started to become much cooler and the evenings are beginning to get darker. Fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways and sidewalks and there's a fresh earthy scent in the ear. Halloween of 1995 is quickly approaching and stores are selling costumes and decorations.

In America, the song Fantasy by Mariah Carey is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Fairground by Simply Red is the number one hit song. Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Seven 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. 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.

A new video game console called the PlayStation has just been released by Sony. In Europe, a war is continuing to rage on in Bosnia and Herzegovina. NATO, which intervened in August, is currently carrying out a sustained air campaign against Serbian forces. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman", "Party of Five", "The Secret World of Alex Mack" and "Star Trek: Voyager".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Full Throttle", "Command & Conquer", "Tekken 2" and "Destruction Derby". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Married... with Children", "Rosie and Jim", "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "The Nanny". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Sylvanian Families, Yo-yo, G.I. Joe (figures) and Sky Dancers.

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 October 20th, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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".

  • 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.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 25 years, 6 months and 18 days have passed since October 20th, 1995.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 42 of 1995.
  • Leap Year: 1995 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on October 20th, 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 814143600.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around October 20th, 1995.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on this date.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 20th, 1995, will have the star sign Libra.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1995 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: October 20th, 1995 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
  • Birth flower (October): The Marigold and the Cosmos.

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.

  • JAG - TV series about the military's Judge Advocate General division.
  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on October 20th, 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.

  • Destruction Derby - Combat racing video game for the PlayStation and Sega Saturn.
  • 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.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 20th of October.

Weather on October 20th, 1995.

Historical weather information for October 20th, 1995.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 13.4 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). There were 5 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 63.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 17.28 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 11.89 degrees Celsius.

US President.

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

UK Prime Minister.

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

Irish Taoiseach.

John Bruton was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on October 20th, 1995 was most likely conceived around the 10th of January, 1995.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 20th, 1995 is close to the 29th of July, 1996.

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Time difference & statistics.

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

  • A total of 9,331 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,333 weeks have passed.
  • 806,198,400 seconds have passed since the October 20th, 1995.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 940,564,800 times.
  • Since October 20th, 1995, the earth has travelled approximately 415,998,374,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 134,366,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 69,333,062 steps. That's about 30,815 miles!
  • Since this date, 9,674,381 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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