What Happened on November 20, 1995

Historical Events

  • Apple Records release "Anthology 1", the first of 3-part series of rare recordings and outtakes by the Beatles; set covers the years 1955-64, as well as new collaboration "Free As A Bird", album tops Billboard chart in US and peaks at no. 2 in UK
  • David Hare's stage drama "Racing Demon", set amongst clergy of the Church o England, opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater, NYC; runs for 48 performances

Event of Interest

Diana, Princess of Wales, admits she cheated on Prince Charles in a TV interview

  • FDA approves new therapy for use as an initial AIDS treatment, 3TC
  • NASA Space Shuttle STS 74 (Atlantis 15), lands back at Kennedy Space Center
1995 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Clifford, Australian musician (5 Seconds of Summer -"She Looks So Perfect"), born in Quakers Hill, Australia
Born in 1995

Famous Deaths

  • Ahmed Abel-Wadoud Karadawi, Sudanese academic/activist, dies at 50
  • Robie Macauley, American editor (Houghton Mifflin) and novelist (A Secret History of Time to Come), dies of lymphoma at 76
  • Sergei Grinkov, Russian figure skater (with Ekaterina Gordeeva - Pairs World Championship, 1986-87, 1989-90; Olympic gold, 1988 & 94), dies at 28 of a heart attack on the practice rink in Lake Placid, New York,

About November 20, 1995

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Exhale (Shoop Shoop) (From "Waiting To Exhale") - Whitney Houston
  • UK #1 Song: I Believe/Up On The Roof - Robson Green & Jerome Flynn