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1995


Jan
26
The show My So-Called Life airs its last episodeThe show My So-Called Life airs its last episode (1995)Top 10 TV Shows Cancelled Too Soon

Feb
1
John Stockton becomes NBA assist leader.John Stockton breaks Magic Johnson's record to become the NBA's all-time leader in assists with 15,806.Top 10 Unbreakable Records: Part 1

10
Release: Billy MadisonThe movie Billy Madison is released (1995)Top 10 Movie Idiots
Top 10 Funniest Movie Insults
Top 10 Memorable School Speeches in Movies

17
HeavyweightsThe film Heavyweights is released (1995).Top 10 Hilarious Ben Stiller Moments

Mar
1
Yahoo! Was incorporated Yahoo! Was incorporated (1995)Yahoo! Company Profile

2
North American release of Nintendo's Virtual Boy.North American release of Nintendo's Virtual Boy. This primitive 3D console was a major failure for the gaming giant, but has since become a collector's item.Top 10 Worst Video Game Consoles

7
Release: First KnightThe film First Knight is released (1995)Top 10 Movie Kings

10
Release: OutbreakThe film Outbreak is released (1995)Top 10 Movie Outbreaks

13
Release: The Bends is releasedThe Bends is released (1995)Top Greatest 10 Radiohead Songs

20
A sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway kills 12 and wounds 1,300 persons.A sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway kills 12 and wounds 1,300 persons. It was later attributed to the Aum Shinrikyo cult.Top 10 Cults

21
Release: The TV series NewsRadio airs its first episodeThe TV series NewsRadio airs its first episode (1995)Top 10 TV Replacement Characters

26
Death of Eazy-EEazy-E, rapper and former member of N.W.A. dies (1995)N.W.A: History of the Hip Hop Group
Top 10 Rap Groups and Crews

31
Release: Tommy BoyThe film Tommy Boy is released (1995)Top 10 Comedy Movies: 1990s

Apr
14
Release: Rob RoyThe film Rob Roy is released (1995)Top 10 Movie Sword Fights

17
Release: Nine Inch Nails' song, Hurt, is releasedNine Inch Nails' song, 'Hurt,' is releasedTop 10 Cover Songs

19
Oklahoma City bombingOklahoma City bombing: The Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA, is bombed, killing 168. That same day convicted murderer Richard Wayne Snell, who had ties to one of the bombers, Timothy McVeigh, is executed in Arkansas (1995)Top 10 Defining Moments of 1990s America
Top 10 Infamous Bombings

21
Release: Swimming with SharksThe film Swimming with Sharks is released (1995)Top 10 Kevin Spacey Performances
Top 10 Memorable Movie Insults

21
Release: The Basketball DiariesThe film The Basketball Diaries is released (1995)Top 10 Best Mark Wahlberg Performances

21
The TV series Father Ted airs its first episodeThe TV series Father Ted airs its first episode (1995)Top 10 British TV Comedies

26
Release: Theatrical release of FridayThe film Friday is released (1995)Top 10 Comedy Movie Clichés

May
12
Release: Crimson TideThe film Crimson Tide is released (1995)Top 10 Submarine Movies
Top 10 Denzel Washington Performances

12
Release: GordyThe film Gordy was released (1995)Top 10 Copycat Movies

19
Release: BraveheartThe film Braveheart is released (1995)Top 10 Torture Scenes

21
The Simpsons' episode Who Shot Mr. Burns? Part 1 first airsThe Simpsons' episode Who Shot Mr. Burns? Part 1 first airs (1995)Top 10 Simpsons Episodes

23
The TV series Full House airs its last episodeThe TV series Full House airs its last episode (1995)Top 10 TV Families
Top 10 Annoying TV Kids
Top 10 TV Bromances
Top 10 Annoying TV Characters

24
Release: BraveheartThe film Braveheart is released (1995)Top 10 Last Words Before Death in Movies
Top 10 Dramatic Movie Deaths
Top 10 Movie Battles
Top 10 Medieval Movies
Top 10 Movie Battle Speeches
Top 10 Movies Where the Protagonist Dies

26
Release: CasperThe film Casper is released (1995)Top 10 Secret Passages in Movies

Jun
5
North American release of 'EarthBound'EarthBound, known in Japan as "Mother 2: Gyiyg Strikes Back" is an RPG notable for its bizarre themes and twisted imagery. Top 10 Video Game Urban Legends

5
Release: Release of Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me by U2Release of Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me by U2 (1995)Another Top 10 Animated Music Videos

16
Release: Batman ForeverThe film Batman Forever is released (1995)Batman VS. Superman

23
Release: Pocahontas was released in theatersPocahontas was released in theaters (1995)Top 10 Disney Villain Songs
Top 10 Animated Disney Songs
Top 10 Modern Disney Animated Characters

30
Release: Apollo 13The film Apollo 13 is released (1995)Top 10 Astronaut Movies

Jul
7
Release: First KnightThe film First Knight is released (1995)Top 10 Medieval Movies
Top 10 Best Sean Connery Performances

7
Release: Release of You Oughta Know by Alanis MorissetteRelease of You Oughta Know by Alanis Morissette (1995)Top 10 Angry Breakup Songs

7
Theatrical release of Species. Theatrical release of Species. Natasha Henstridge starred as the alien out to procreate with a human male.Top 10 Sexy Female Movie Villains

14
Release: Under Siege 2: Dark TerritoryThe film Under Siege 2: Dark Territory is released (1995)Top 10 Movie Train Fights

17
Death of Juan Manuel FangioDeath of Juan Manuel Fangio (1995).Top 10 Most Dominant Male Athletes of All Time

18
Release: Release of Selena album Dreaming of YouRelease of Selena album Dreaming of You (1995)Top 10 Posthumous Albums

19
Release: CluelessThe film Clueless is released (1995)Top 10 Greatest Teen Movies
Top 10 Fictional Movie Schools

25
Bone Thugs-n-Harmony album, E. 1999 Eternal, is releasedBone Thugs-n-Harmony's second album, E. 1999 Eternal, featuring 'Tha Crossroads,' is releasedTop 10 Rap Groups and Crews

28
Release: WaterworldThe film Waterworld is released (1995)Top 10 Environmental Warning Movies
Top 10 Comedic Moments In Action Films
Top 10 Career Ruining Movies

Aug
1
The first Victoria's Secret Fashion ShowThe first Victoria's Secret Fashion Show is held at the Plaza Hotel in New York City (1995)Victoria's Secret Inspired Makeup

4
Release: BabeThe film Babe was released (1995)Top 10 Copycat Movies

9
Death of Jerry GarciaGrateful Dead guitarist and singer-songwriter Jerry Garcia diesHistory of the Grateful Dead
Top 10 Memorable Grammy Snubs

11
Release: Dangerous MindsThe film Dangerous Minds is released (1995)Top 10 Motivational Movies

15
Release: Los Del Rio's Macarena is releasedLos Del Rio's Macarena is released (1995).Top 10 Billboard Records
Top 10 Cheesiest One-Hit Wonders of the 1990s

16
Release: The Usual SuspectsThe film The Usual Suspects is released (1995)Top 10 Kevin Spacey Performances
Top 10 Neo-Noir Films
Top 10 Unlikely Movie Sequels
Top 10 Movies Where the Bad Guy Wins
Top 10 Movie Twists

18
Release: Die Hard with a VengeanceThe film Die Hard with a Vengeance is released (1995)Top 10 Movie Badasses

18
Release: Mortal KombatThe film Mortal Kombat is released (1995)Top 10 Movie Scenes Where Villains Fall to Their Death

Sep
1
Anniversary of RaymanAnniversary of the first Rayman game, first released for the Atari Jaguar. The series has been comprised of 2D and 3D platformers.Top 10 Ubisoft Games

1
Release: The ProphecyThe film The Prophecy is released (1995)Top 10 Movie Devils
Top 10 Movie Angels

4
Release: Debut of Xena: Warrior PrincessThe TV series Xena: Warrior Princess airs its first episode (1995)Top 10 Princesses and Queens from TV
Top 10 Fantasy Shows

8
Release: To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie NewmarThe film To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar is released (1995)Top 10 Greatest Cross-Dressing Movie Roles

9
Release of the Sony PlayStationThe North American release of the Sony Playstation video game console (1995)Top 10 PS1 Games
Top 10 Video Game Consoles

12
Death of actor Jeremy Brett. Death of actor Jeremy Brett. This English actor was best known for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes.Top 10 Sherlock Holmes Portrayals

15
Release: HackersThe film Hackers is released (1995)Top 10 Movie Hackers

17
The Simpsons' episode Who Shot Mr. Burns? Part 2 first airsThe Simpsons' episode Who Shot Mr. Burns? Part 2 first airs (1995)Top 10 Simpsons Episodes

22
Release: Empire RecordsThe film Empire Records is released (1995)Top 10 Modern Movie Soundtracks Guys Love

22
Release: Se7enThe film Se7en is released (1995)Another Top 10 Unexpected Movie Deaths
Top 10 Tragic Movie Endings
Top 10 Kevin Spacey Performances
Top 10 Neo-Noir Films
Top 10 Movie Detectives
Top 10 Movies Where the Bad Guy Wins

22
Release: ShowgirlsThe film Showgirls is released (1995)Top 10 Worst Movies of All Time
Top 10 Career Ruining Movies
Top 10 Movie Stripteases
Top 10 Movies You Shouldn't Watch with Your Parents

Oct
3
Release: Mariah Carey album Daydream is releasedMariah Carey album Daydream is released (1995)Top 10 Mariah Carey Songs

3
O.J. Simpson murder trial verdictO.J. Simpson murder trial verdict is delivered (1995)Top 10 Unsolved Murder Mysteries
Another Top 10 Craziest Events Caught on Camera

6
Release: To Die ForThe film To Die For is released (1995)Top 10 Femme Fatales in Modern Cinema

13
Release: Strange DaysThe film Strange Days is released (1995)Another Top 10 Continuous Movie Shots

13
Release: The Scarlet LetterThe film The Scarlet Letter is released (1995)Top 10 Worst Book-to-Film Adaptations

14
The TV series MADtv airs its first episodeThe TV series MADtv airs its first episode (1995)Top 10 Sketch Comedy Shows

18
Release: Ghost in the ShellThe film Ghost in the Shell is released (1995)Top 10 Anime Movies

27
Release: Leaving Las VegasThe film Leaving Las Vegas is released (1995)Top 10 Tragic Movie Endings
Top 10 Movie Suicides
Top 10 Movie Drinking Games

30
Quebec's first referendum on independenceIn a referendum in Quebec, the population rejects the proposal from its government to move towards independence from Canada by a very narrow margin (1995)Top 10 Places Fighting for Independence

Nov
2
The Seinfeld episode The Soup Nazi first airsThe Seinfeld episode The Soup Nazi first airs (1995)Top 10 Seinfeld Episodes

3
The TV series Mr. Show with Bob and David airs its first episodeThe TV series Mr. Show with Bob and David airs its first episode (1995)Top 10 Sketch Comedy Shows

6
Release: Release of Queen album Made in HeavenRelease of Queen album Made in Heaven (1995)Top 10 Posthumous Albums

11
The Spartan Cheerleader characters debut on Saturday Night LiveThe Spartan Cheerleaders characters debut on Saturday Night Live, performed by Will Ferrell and Cheri Oteri (1995)Top 10 Saturday Night Live Characters

13
Release: GoldenEyeThe film GoldenEye is released (1995)Top 10 Movie Traitors

14
Release: The song One Sweet Day is releasedThe song, One Sweet Day, by Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men, is released (1995)Mariah Carey Biography: Life and Career of the Pop Diva
Top 10 Billboard Records

17
Release of 'The American President'Release of 'The American President' (1995)Top 10 Fictional Movie Presidents

19
Release: The Beatles AnthologyThe film The Beatles Anthology is released (1995)Top 10 Best Rock Documentaries

22
Release: CasinoThe film Casino is released (1995)Top 10 Torture Scenes
Top 10 Movie Portrayals of Real Life Gangsters
Top 10 Greatest Martin Scorsese Movies
Top 10 Robert De Niro Moments

22
Release: ShowgirlsThe film Showgirls is released (1995)Top 10 Terrible Movie Dialogues

22
Release: Toy Story is releasedThe film Toy Story is released (1995)Top 10 Pixar Movies
Top 10 Primary Pixar Characters
The History of Pixar Animation Studios
Top 10 Best Blockbuster Movie Franchises
Top 10 Movies of the 1990s
Top 10 Pixar Villains
Top 10 Memorable Movie Insults
Top 10 Movie Brats
Top 10 Movie Characters That Can Fly

24
Release: GoldenEyeThe film GoldenEye is released (1995)Top 10 Sean Bean Deaths
Top 10 Ferraris from Movies and TV
Top 10 Best Blockbuster Movie Franchises
Top 10 Movie Scenes Where Villains Fall to Their Death
Top 10 Femme Fatales in Modern Cinema

Dec
3
Release: California Love by Tupac is releasedCalifornia Love by Tupac is released (1995)Top 10 Decade Defining Rap Songs of the 1990s

15
Release: HeatThe film Heat is released (1995)Top 10 Robert De Niro Moments
Top 10 Male Movie Cops
Top 10 Movie Snipers

15
The TV series Mr. Bean airs its last episodeThe TV series Mr. Bean airs its last episode (1995)Top 10 British TV Comedies

18
Death of Konrad ZuseDeath of Konrad Zuse (1995)Top 10 Greatest Inventions of All Time

22
Release: Cutthroat IslandThe film Cutthroat Island is released (1995)Top 10 Career Ruining Movies

25
Death of 'Rat Pack' member Dean Martin. He was an American singer, film actor, television star and comedian.Death of 'Rat Pack' member Dean Martin. He was an American singer, film actor, television star and comedian.Top 10 Classic Comedy Duos

25
Release: Four RoomsThe film Four Rooms is released (1995)Top 10 Quentin Tarantino Scenes

29
Release: 12 MonkeysThe film 12 Monkeys is released (1995)Top 10 Movie Outbreaks
Top 10 Movie Apocalypses

29
Release: Release of Mr. Holland's OpusRelease of Mr. Holland's Opus (1995)Top 10 Memorable School Speeches in Movies

29
Release: Richard IIIThe film Richard III is released (1995)Top 10 Movie Kings