What Happened on June 23, 1995

Historical Events

Glastonbury Festival

Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, England opens: Oasis, Pulp, and The Cure headline; other performers include Sinéad O'Connor, Tanita Tikaram, Simple Minds, War, Indigo Girls, and Jeff Buckley

Famous Birthdays

  • Danna Paola [Rivera], Mexican telenovela, film, and stage actress, and singer (Wicked (en español)), born in Mexico City

Famous Deaths

  • Anatoly Tarasov, Russian ice hockey player and coach (considered as the father of Russian ice hockey), dies at 76
  • Jack Schroer, British saxophonist & pianist (The Caledonia Soul Orchestra), dies at 51

Jonas SalkJonas Salk (1914-1995)

American medical researcher and virologist who created the Polio vaccine, dies of heart failure at 80


1995 Highlights

About June 23, 1995

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman? - Bryan Adams
  • UK #1 Song: Unchained Melody/(There'll Be Bluebirds Over) White Cliffs Of Dover - Robson Green & Jerome Flynn