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October 20th, 1995

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

25 years, 0 months and 6 days have passed since October 20th, 1995.


On This Date

Events that occurred on October 20th, 1995:

  • The movie Mallrats (1995) is released.


Music Singles

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

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Seven" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

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.

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.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Only Fools and Horses", "Murder, She Wrote", "Frasier" and "Star Trek: Voyager". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Mortal Kombat 3", "Air Combat", "Command & Conquer" and "Rayman". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Animals of Farthing Wood", "Biker Mice from Mars", "Gargoyles" and "Brotherly Love".

Popular toys include the likes of "Easy-Bake Oven", "Sylvanian Families", "Jenga" and "Nerf Blaster".


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 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.

  • 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, 0 months and 6 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.
  • 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:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • 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 (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).
  • 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.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • 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.

1995 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing 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"


1995 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1995:

  • 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
  • Easy-Bake Oven

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 20th of October:


Weather

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

Who was the US President on this particular date?

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

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on October 20th, 1995 was probably conceived around the 10th of January, 1995. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 20th, 1995 is the 29th of July, 1996. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 9,138 days have passed since this date.
  • 789,526,800 seconds have passed since the October 20th, 1995.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 921,114,600 times.
  • Since October 20th, 1995, earth has travelled approximately 407,395,828,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 131,587,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 67,899,305 steps. That's about 30,177 miles!
  • Since this date, 9,474,322 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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