October 26th, 1995, fell on a Thursday. It was day 299 of 1995. The decade was the 1990s.
25 years, 0 months and 5 days have passed since October 26th, 1995.
On This Date
Events that occurred on October 26th, 1995:
Yolanda Saldívar is sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Tejano singer Selena.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 26th, 1995:
United States: Fantasy - Mariah Carey
United Kingdom: Gangsta's Paradise - Coolio
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 26th, 1995 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. 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 just days away. People are watching horror movies and thinking about which costume they are going to wear. Others are organizing parties. In America, the song Fantasy by Mariah Carey is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, Gangsta's Paradise by Coolio 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 "Frasier", "Boy Meets World", "Star Trek: Voyager" and "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Donkey Kong Country", "Full Throttle", "Command & Conquer" and "Rayman". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Rugrats", "In the House", "Pinky and the Brain" and "Hang Time". Popular toys include the likes of "Polly Pocket", "Yo-yo", "Super Soaker (water gun)" and "PlayStation (PS1)".
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 26th, 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.
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, 0 months and 5 days have passed since October 26th, 1995.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 43 of 1995.
Leap Year: 1995 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on October 26th, 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 814665600.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around October 26th, 1995:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 26th, 1995, will have the star sign Scorpio.
However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Virgo.
Zodiac Element: Water.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1995 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
Native American Zodiac: October 26th, 1995 falls under the Snake.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
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:
Littlest Pet Shop
Super Soaker (water gun)
G.I. Joe (figures)
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 26th of October:
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on October 26th, 1995.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on October 26th, 1995 was probably conceived around the 16th of January, 1995. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 26th, 1995 is the 4th of August, 1996. (Rough Estimate).
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.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about October 26th, 1995.
9,137 days have passed since this date.
789,436,800 seconds have passed since the October 26th, 1995.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 921,009,600 times.
Since October 26th, 1995, earth has travelled approximately 407,349,388,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 131,572,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 67,891,565 steps. That's about 30,174 miles!
Since this date, 9,473,242 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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