What Happened on July 22, 1995

Historical Events

  • Space shuttle STS-70 (Discovery 20), lands
  • Susan Smith found guilty of drowning her two children in South Carolina

Famous Birthdays

  • Ezekiel Elliott, American NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys), born in Alton, Illinois
  • Marília Mendonça, Brazilian Sertaneja singer-songwriter, born in Cristianópolis, Brazil (d. 2021)
Born in 1995

Famous Weddings

  • American "True Lies" actor Tom Arnold (36) weds second wife American Julie Champnella (25) in Dearborn, Michigan; divorce in 1999

Ewan McGregor

Scottish actor Ewan McGregor (24) weds French-Greek production designer Eve Mavrakis (29); separate in 2017, divorce in 2020

Famous Deaths

  • Dave Clark, American blues music promoter, and songwriter ("Why I Sing The Blues"), dies at 86
  • Harold Larwood, England cricket fast bowler (21 Tests, Bodyline Series v Australia 1932-33), dies at 90
  • Percy Humphrey, American jazz trumpet player and bandleader in New Orleans, Louisiana, dies at 90
  • Roley Jenkins, English cricket spin bowler (9 Tests, 32 wickets), dies at 76

About July 22, 1995

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Waterfalls - TLC
  • UK #1 Song: Boom Boom Boom - The Outhere Brothers