What Happened on November 21, 1995

Historical Events

Album Release

Apple Records releases The Beatle "Anthology 1" (double CD/triple LP); includes new song "Free as a Bird" - a John Lennon demo augmented by additional lyrics and performances by the surviving three

Album Release

Columbia Records releases Bruce Springsteen's 11th studio album "The Ghost of Tom Joad"; wins Grammy Award for best Contemporary Folk Album

  • Dow Jones closes above 5,000 for 1st time
  • Israel grants jailed US spy Jonathan Pollard citizenship

Famous Deaths

  • Dorothy Jeakins, American film and theatre costume designer (Samson and Delilah), dies at 81
  • George Ivan Smith, diplomat, dies at 80
  • Noel Jones, British diplomat (b. 1940)
  • Peter Grant, English rock band manager (Yardbirds, Led Zeppelin), dies of a heart attack at 60
  • Smilin' Jim Eames, singer/songwriter, dies at 71
1995 Highlights

About November 21, 1995

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 2 months and 13 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