What Happened on October 25, 1995

Historical Events

Knighthood

British pop-rock singer Cliff Richard receives his knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II, - 1st rock star to be knighted

Music Premiere

Henry Mancini, Leslie Bricusse, and Blake Edwards' musical adaptation of the film "Victor/Victoria", starring Julie Andrews, opens at Marquis Theater, NYC, runs for 738 performances; Andrews declined Tony Award nomination because she felt other cast and crew should have been recognized


Famous Birthdays

  • Conchita Campbell, Canadian actress (The 4400), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

Famous Deaths

Bobby RiggsBobby Riggs (1918-1995)

American tennis player ("The Battle of the Sexes", US Open 1939, 41), dies of prostate cancer at 77

  • David Healy, American-born actor (Supergirl, Doomsday Gun, Patton), dies following a heart operation at 66
  • Kenneth Dadzie, Ghanaian diplomat and 1st African Secretary-General of UNCTAD, dies at 65
  • Robert Grieve, Scottish civil servant and planner, dies at 84
  • Viveca Lindfors, Swedish actress (Way We Were, Life Goes On), dies from complications of rheumatoid arthritis at 74
1995 Highlights

About October 25, 1995

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts