|<< - 1994|
|World Series Champions:
|Superbowl XXIX Champions:
San Fransisco 49ers
|Stanley Cup Champs:
New Jersey Devils
|U.S. Open Golf:
|U.S. Tennis (Men/Ladies):
Pete Sampras/Steffi Graf
Pete Sampras/Steffi Graf
|NCAA Football Champions:
|NCAA Basketball Champions:
|The Hotties and Fashion Icons:
Cindy Crawford, Angie Everhart, Kathy Ireland, Valeria Mazza, Daniela Pestova, Debbie Rochon, Rebecca Romijn, Alicia Silverstone, Victoria Silvstedt, Niki Taylor
| "The Quotes"
"Houston, we have a problem"
- Tom Hanks, in 'Apollo 13'
(paraphrased from the actual qoute - "Houston, we've had a problem here")
"No Soup For You!"
"If it doesn't fit, you must acquit!"
|Time Magazine's Man of the Year:
Heather Whitestone (Birmingham, AL)
Chelsi Smith (Texas)/ Shanna Moakler (New York)
| The Scandals:
Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols killed 168 people in Oklahoma City, including 19 children.
Drew Barrymore table danced for David Letterman on his talk show, and, with her back to the audience, flashed David by lifting up her shirt.
Patrick Combs deposited one of those fake "winning lottery checks"
for $95,093.35. His bank took the deposit, and after several weeks,
he took out the cash. The
whole story can be found at his website.
Marlon Brando, as a guest on Larry King Live, kissed a surprized Larry on the mouth.
Cindy Crawford and husband Richard Gere took out an full page ad in the London Times to proclaim their heterosexuality. The 1994 marraige ended in 1995, still straight, they say.
Celebrity Paralyzed By a Horse: Christopher Reeve
Mysterious Olympian Skater Death: Sergi Grinkov, 2-time Gold Medalist, died while practicing with his partner (and wife) Ekaterina Gordeeva
1995 Pop Culture News:
The Rock and Roll Hall of fame opened in Cleveland, Ohio.
Dolly (the clone) the Sheep was born on July 5th, and lived for seven years.
The X Games were first broadcast on ESPN.
Starbuck's Frappuccino was released in 1995.
People have been meeting online via Match.com since 1995.
AuctionWeb began in San Jose, California, on September 3, 1995, by Pierre Omidyar. The company officially changed the name of its service to eBay in September 1997.
The George Forman Lean Mean Grilling Machine was released.
Todd McFarlane's Spawn action figures made action figures cool again, even for comic book geeks.
When he landed back on Earth on March 22, cosmonaut Valeri Polyakov returned with the record for space flight - 437 days.
Lowest PGA score of 63 played by Michael Bradley and Brad Flaxon
Rock Musician Heart FailureDeath: Jerry Garcia
Queen of Tejano Pop Star Murder: Selena, killed by the ex-president of her fan club.
Cost of a Superbowl ad in 1995: $1,150,000
The First X (EXtreme) Games took place in July, 1995 in Rhode Island.
The girl's were all listening to Alanis Morissette's Jagged Little Pill album.
Watching the film Babe, about a happy little pig, with your family
|1st appearances & 1995's Most Popular Christmas
gifts, toys and presents:
Barbie as Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady, Barbie as Maria in the Sound of Music, Barbie and Ken Star Trek giftset
|The Big Movies:
(according to boxofficemojo)
1. Toy Story
2. Batman Forever
3. Apollo 13
5. Ace Venturs: When Nature Calls
10. Die Hard: With A Vengeance
|1995 Most Popular TV shows:
1. E.R. (NBC)
2. Seinfeld (NBC)
3. Friends (NBC)
4. Caroline In The City (NBC)
5. The Single Guy (NBC)
6. Home Improvement (ABC)
7. Boston Common (FOX)
8. 60 Minutes (CBS)
9. NYPD Blue (ABC)
10. Frasier (NBC)
The biggest Pop Artists of 1995 include:
(Data is complied from various charts including: Billboard's Pop, Rock, Airplay, R&B/Dance and Singles Charts. The Hot 100 is the primary chart used for this list.)
The Number One Hits Of 1995:
|Popular Music in 1995 - # 1 Hits of 1995|