December 20th, 1995, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 354 of 1995. The decade was the 1990s.
24 years, 9 months and 7 days have passed since December 20th, 1995.
On This Date
Events that occurred on December 20th, 1995:
Buckingham Palace announces that the Queen has advised Prince Charles and Lady Diana to divorce.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 20th, 1995:
United States: One Sweet Day - Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
United Kingdom: Earth Song - Michael Jackson
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Jumanji" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is December 20th, 1995 and it's a Wednesday. Christmas Day of 1995 is fast approaching and the excitement is building. Department stores are thronged with Christmas shoppers. In America, the song One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, Earth Song by Michael Jackson is the number one hit song. Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Jumanji 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.
In Europe, the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina has recently come to an end following the intervention of NATO. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Home Improvement", "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine", "Xena: Warrior Princess" and "Brotherly Love". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Air Combat", "Command & Conquer", "Tekken 2" and "Rayman".
Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "The Simpsons", "Rocko's Modern Life", "All That" and "Friends". Popular toys include the likes of "Sylvanian Families", "Polly Pocket", "Yo-yo" and "Mighty Max".
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 December 20th, 1995.
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.
The movie "Toy Story" would have been showing in movie theaters at this time.
Basic facts and information about this date:
24 years, 9 months and 7 days have passed since December 20th, 1995.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 51 of 1995.
Leap Year: 1995 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on December 20th, 1995, will be 24 years of age.
People born in 1995 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 819417600.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around December 20th, 1995:
November 20th, 1995: Lady Diana discusses her and her husband Prince Charles' extramarital affairs on the BBC show Panorama.
November 20th, 1995: Trader Nick Leeson is arrested in Frankfurt and extradited back to Singapore for his role in collapsing Barings Bank.
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 20th, 1995, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
Sagittarius 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: December 20th, 1995 falls under the Owl.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
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.
"Goosebumps" - "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 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" - "Married... with Children"
1995 - Toys & Games
Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1995:
12" talking Buzz Lightyear Action Figure
Littlest Pet Shop
Super Soaker (water gun)
G.I. Joe (figures)
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 20th of December:
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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about December 20th, 1995.
9,049 days have passed since this date.
781,830,000 seconds have passed since the December 20th, 1995.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 912,135,000 times.
Since December 20th, 1995, earth has travelled approximately 403,424,280,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 130,305,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 67,237,380 steps. That's about 29,883 miles!
Since this date, 9,381,960 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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