What Happened on November 17, 1995

Famous Divorces

Johnny Bench

Retired MLB player Johnny Bench (47) divorces Laura Cwikowski after nearly 8 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Hull, British folk singer-songwriter, and guitarist (Lindisfarne - "Lady Eleanor"), dies of a heart attack at 50
  • Edward LeBone Molotlegi, chief of the Bafokeng, dies at 66
  • John Prickett, teacher/ecumenist, dies at 88
  • Marguerite Young, writer, dies at 87
  • Pete Welding, American music writer (Down Beat), musicologist (Testament Records), and jazz and blues record producer (Doug Quattlebaum), dies of a heart attack at 60
1995 Highlights

About November 17, 1995

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Fantasy - Mariah Carey
  • UK #1 Song: I Believe/Up On The Roof - Robson Green & Jerome Flynn