What Happened on January 14, 1995

Historical Events

  • 10,000 South Africans attend state funeral of Joe Slovo
  • 16th ACE Cable Awards: John Malone wins the Golden CableACE for outstanding achievements in advancing the development of cable programming

Historic Event

Mexico pledges profits from state-owned Pemex's $7-billion-per-year oil revenues in an effort to secure US congressional approval of loan guarantees; President Clinton approves a $20-billion U.S. aid package for Mexico

Sports History

Vinny Pazienza beats Panamanian boxing legend Roberto Durán in a 12-round unanimous decision in a super middleweight bout in Atlantic City; 2nd time in 6 months Pazienza wears down 43-year-old Duran in a high profile pay-pay-view bout

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Gibson, British conductor and founder of the Scottish Opera, dies at 68
  • Mark Finch, film festival organizer, dies at 33
  • Ruby Starr [Constance Henrietta Mierzwiak], American rock singer (Black Oak Arkansas), dies of a brain tumor at 44
  • Stafford WIlliam Somerfield, newspaper editor, dies at 84
1995 Highlights

About January 14, 1995

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 28 years and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Makar Sankranti / Pongal (India)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: On Bended Knee - Boyz II Men
  • UK #1 Song: Cotton Eye Joe - Rednex