What Happened on October 20, 1995

Historical Events

  • Sri Lanka beat West Indies to win Sharjah Champions Trophy final
  • STS 73 (Columbia 18) launches into orbit

Famous Deaths

  • Bernadette Hingley, English priest, one of 1st women to be ordained in England, dies of cancer at 47
  • Christopher Stone, American actor (Dave-Dallas, Interns), dies at 53
  • Jack Rose, American screenwriter (The Seven Little Foys), dies at 83
  • Raymond Rasberry, American gospel pianist and singer, dies at 65

About October 20, 1995

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Fantasy - Mariah Carey
  • UK #1 Song: Fairground - Simply Red