What Happened on March 5, 1995

Historical Events

Film and TV Awards

21st People's Choice Awards: Tom Hanks & Jodie Foster win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Tim Allen & Roseanne Barr win (TV)

  • Estonia Centrumlinkse Coalition party wins parliamentary election

Historic Event

Graves of Tsar Nicholas II and family found in St Petersburg

  • Marc Velzeboer skates world record 3 km short track (5:00.26)

Famous Deaths

  • (Victor) "Vivian" Stanshall, British singer and comic songwriter (Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band - "I'm The Urban Spaceman"; Magical Mystery Tour), dies in a fire at his home, at 51
  • Ed Flanders, American actor (St Elsewhere - "Dr. Westphal"), takes his own life at 60
  • Gregg Hansford, Australian motorcycle and touring car racer, dies at 42
  • Lord Benson [Henry Alexander], British accountant (Coopers & Lybrand), dies at 85
  • Marguerite Kelsey, Engl painter/sculptor model (Haunting), dies at 86
  • Peter John Norton, naval diplomat/artist, dies at 82
1995 Highlights

About March 5, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces

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