1995 facts for kids

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1960s  1970s  1980s  – 1990s –  2000s  2010s  2020s
Years: 1992 1993 199419951996 1997 1998

1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar.

Events

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January 17: Houses destroyed in the Great Hanshin Earthquake
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April 19: Overview of Oklahoma City bombing destruction

Births

Deaths

January - March

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Fred Perry 1909-1995

April - June

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Lana Turner 1921-1995

July - September

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Gunnar Nordahl 1921-1995

October - December

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Yitzhak Rabin 1922-1995

Nobel Prizes

Movies released

  • Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
  • Apollo 13
  • Babe
  • Batman Forever
  • Casino
  • Casper
  • Die Hard With a Vengeance
  • GoldenEye
  • Gumby: The Movie
  • Jumanji
  • Major Payne
  • Mallrats
  • Pocahontas
  • Se7en
  • Toy Story

Video Games

  • Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island (August 15) (first copy 1989)

Hit songs

New books

  • The Apocalypse WatchRobert Ludlum
  • Blood Sport – James B. Stewart
  • The Diamond Age, or A Young Lady's Illustrated Primer – Neal Stephenson
  • The First Man (Le premier homme) – Albert Camus
  • Five Days In ParisDanielle Steel
  • GoldenEye – John Gardner
  • The Horse Whisperer – Nicholas Evans
  • Independence Day – Richard Ford
  • The InformationMartin Amis
  • The Island of the Day BeforeUmberto Eco
  • Landscape and Memory – Simon Schama
  • The Lost WorldMichael Crichton
  • Man Ray, 1890-1976 – Man Ray, Andre Breton
  • MaskeradeTerry Pratchett
  • Microserfs – Douglas Coupland
  • Miracle in SevilleJames A. Michener
  • Morning, Noon, & NightSidney Sheldon
  • Northern Lights (published in the US as The Golden Compass) – Philip Pullman
  • Our GameJohn le Carré
  • Puerto Vallarta Squeeze – Robert James Waller
  • The RainmakerJohn Grisham
  • Rose MadderStephen King
  • Silent Night – Mary Higgins Clark
  • The Tortilla Curtain – T.C. Boyle

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