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1995 in Film & Television History

Events in Film & TV

  • Aug 3 CNN en Espanol premieres
  • Oct 3 Former NFL running back, broadcaster and actor O.J. Simpson found not guilty of the murder of Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman in Los Angeles, California

Film & TV Awards in 1995

  • Jan 21 52nd Golden Globes: "Forrest Gump", Tom Hanks, & Jessica Lange win
  • Jan 29 11th Sundance Film Festival: "The Brothers McMullen" and "The Young Poisoner's Handbook" (tie) win Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
  • Feb 9 45th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Bait" wins the Golden Bear
  • Feb 17 11th US Soap Opera Digest Awards - "Days of Our Lives" wins
  • Mar 5 21st People's Choice Awards: Tom Hanks & Jodie Foster win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Tim Allen & Roseanne Barr win (TV)
  • Mar 6 9th American Comedy Award: Rodney Dangerfield
  • Mar 26 15th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Color of Night" wins
  • Mar 27 67th Academy Awards: "Forrest Gump", Jessica Lange & Tom Hanks win
  • May 19 Emmy 22nd Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 15th time
  • May 28 48th Cannes Film Festival: "Underground" directed by Emir Kusturica wins the Palme d'Or
  • Jul 27 28th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • Aug 30 52nd Venice Film Festival: "Cyclo" directed by Anh Hung Tran wins Golden Lion
  • Sep 10 47th Emmy Awards: NYPD Blue, ER, Frasier and Candice Bergen win
  • Sep 16 20th Toronto International Film Festival: "Antonia's Line" directed by Marleen Gorris wins the People's Choice Award

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Jan 7 Actor-comedian Martin Lawrence (29) weds former Miss Virginia USA Patricia Southall (24) at Norfolk Waterside Marriott in Virginia
  • Feb 6 "The Beach Boys" leader and chief songwriter Brian Wilson (52) weds former model and car saleswoman Melinda Ledbetter (47) at Palos Verdes Peninsula in Los Angeles County, California
  • Feb 11 Tennis star Yannick Noah (34) weds Victoria's Secret model Heather Stewart-Whyte (25) in France

Divorces in Film & TV

  • Mar 28 American actress Julia Roberts and American singer-songwriter Lyle Lovett divorce after less than 2 years of marriage
  • Sep 21 Actor and host Wayne Brady (23) divorces Diana Lasso after almost 2 years of marriage

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