What Happened on September 17, 1995

Historical Events

  • Terrence McNally's dramatic play "Love! Valor! Compassion!" closes at Walter Kerr Theater, NYC, after 276 performances and 2 Tony Award wins

Famous Birthdays

Patrick Mahomes (28 years old)

American football quarterback (Super Bowl MVP 2020, 22; KC Chiefs), born in Tyler, Texas

Born in 1995

Famous Deaths

  • Grady Sutton, American actor (The Bank Dick; The Pruitts of Southhampton), dies at 89
  • Lucien Victor, Belgian road racing cyclist, dies at 64
  • Rabbi Yehuda Getz, Tunisian-Israeli soldier and religious leader, dies of a heart attack at 71 [exact birth date uncertain]
1995 Highlights

About September 17, 1995

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 28 years and 8 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: Boombastic - Shaggy