December 21st, 1995

December 21st, 1995, fell on a Thursday. It was day 355 of 1995. The decade was the 1990s.

24 years, 6 months and 12 days have passed since December 21st, 1995.


On This Date

Events that occurred on December 21st, 1995:

  • Lionel Richie marries Diane Alexander.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 21st, 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 21st, 1995 and it's a Thursday. 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.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Murder, She Wrote", "Rugrats", "Mad About You" and "The X-Files". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Full Throttle", "Air Combat", "Rayman" and "Phantasmagoria". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Simpsons", "Barney & Friends", "Tales from the Cryptkeeper" and "Pinky and the Brain".

Popular toys include the likes of "Sylvanian Families", "Littlest Pet Shop", "Sky Dancers" 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 December 21st, 1995.

  • 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:

  • 24 years, 6 months and 12 days have passed since December 21st, 1995.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 51 of 1995.
  • Leap Year: 1995 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on December 21st, 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 819504000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around December 21st, 1995:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 21st, 1995, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1995 was the year of the Pig (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: December 21st, 1995 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

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.

"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
  • 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 21st of December:


Weather

Weather information for December 21st, 1995:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 9.4 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 18.9 degrees Fahrenheit. -7.28 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 2.83 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.05cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on December 21st, 1995.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on December 21st, 1995 was probably conceived around the 13th of March, 1995. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 21st, 1995 is the 29th of September, 1996. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Phantasmagoria - Point-and-click adventure horror game.
  • 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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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about December 21st, 1995.

  • 8,961 days have passed since this date.
  • 774,226,800 seconds have passed since the December 21st, 1995.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 903,264,600 times.
  • Since December 21st, 1995, earth has travelled approximately 399,501,028,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 129,037,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 66,583,505 steps. That's about 29,593 miles!
  • Since this date, 9,290,722 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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