What Happened on September 16, 1995

Historical Events

  • 20th Toronto International Film Festival: "Antonia's Line" directed by Marleen Gorris wins the People's Choice Award

Baseball Record

Greg Maddux of Braves sets record of 17 consecutive road victories

  • Shawntel Smith (Okla), 24, crowned 69th Miss America 1996
1995 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron Gordon, American NBA player (Denver Nuggets), born in San Jose, California
Born in 1995

Famous Weddings

Stephen Hawking

British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking (53) weds second wife American nurse Elaine Mason; divorce in 2007

Famous Deaths

  • Michael Balfour, historian, dies at 86
  • Pierre Olaf [Trivier], French actor (Camelot, Don't Drink the Water, Kraft Music Hall), dies at 67

About September 16, 1995

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 28 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Gangsta's Paradise (From "Dangerous Minds") - Coolio Featuring L.V.
  • UK #1 Song: You Are Not Alone - Michael Jackson