1995: Top Songs, Movies, TV Shows, Sporting Events, World Events And More

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Climbing the ladder of time, we’re now in 1995. Take a look back at all the amazing things that happened back in the year and then think of how many of those are still part of our lives today. How many aren’t?

Check out everything that was from this decade, year by year – from the sporting events to world events, the top TV shows, songs, movies and more.

As you’re going back in time, think about some of the things in our lives today that you don’t see appearing here because they didn’t exist yet. Then, think about how many of those things we use, hear about or are part of our lives today were introduced in this year or the decade. Progress is amazing.

Let us know some of the things that come to mind below.

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1. Gangsta’s Paradise, Coolio
2. Waterfalls, TLC
3. Creep, TLC
4. Kiss from a Rose, Seal
5. On Bended Knee, Boyz II Men
6. Another Night, Real McCoy
7. Fantasy, Mariah Carey
8. Take a Bow, Madonna
9. Don’t Take It Personal (Just One of Dem Days), Monica
10. This Is How We Do It, Montell Jordan

Cracked Rear View – Hootie & the Blowfish
Daydream – Mariah Carey
History of the Past, Present and Future – Michael Jackson
Melloncollie and the Infinite Sadness – Smashing Pumpkins
The Beatles Anthology I – The Beatles
The Hits – Garth Brooks
Tiger Lily – Natalie Merchant

Album of the Year: Jagged Little Pill, Alanis Morissette
Best New Artist: Hootie & the Blowfish
Best Pop Album: Turbulent Indigo, Joni Mitchell
Best Pop Duo or Group: “Let Her Cry,” Hootie & the Blowfish
Best Pop Female Vocal: “No More `I Love You’s,” Annie Lennox
Best Pop Male Vocal: “Kiss From a Rose,” Seal
Best Rock Duo or Group: “Run-Around,” Blues Traveler
Best Rock Album: Jagged Little Pill, Alanis Morissette
Best Rock Female Vocal: “You Oughta Know,” Alanis Morissette
Best Rock Male Vocal: “You Don’t Know How It Feels,” Tom Petty
Best Rock Song: “You Oughta Know,” Alanis Morissette
Record of the Year: “Kiss From a Rose,” Seal
Song of the Year: “Kiss From a Rose,” Seal

TLC – Waterfalls

1 Toy Story BV $191,796,233
2 Batman Forever WB $184,031,112
3 Apollo 13 Uni. $172,071,312
4 Pocahontas BV $141,579,773
5 Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls WB $108,385,533
6 GoldenEye MGM $106,429,941
7 Jumanji Sony $100,475,240
8 Casper Uni. $100,328,194
9 Seven NL $100,125,643
10 Die Hard: With A Vengeance Fox $100,012,499

Assassins / Babe / Billy Madison / Braveheart / Casino / Clueless / Crimson Tide
Get Shorty / Mr. Holland’s Opus / Sense and Sensibility / Sudden Death / Tommy Boy
The American President / The Bridges of Madison County / The Postman / Waterworld
Under Siege 2 : Dark Territory

Best Actor: Nicolas Cage: Leaving Las Vegas
Best Actress: Susan Sarandon: Dead Man Walking
Best Director: Mel Gibson: Braveheart
Best Picture: Mel Gibson, Alan Ladd Jr. and Bruce Davey: Braveheart
Best Supporting Actor: Kevin Spacey: The Usual Suspects
Best Supporting Actress: Mira Sorvino: Mighty Aphrodite

E.R. / Seinfeld / Friends / Caroline in the City / NFL Monday Night Football / The Single Guy
Home Improvement / Boston Common / 60 Minutes / NYPD Blue / Frasier / 20/20 / Coach
Grace Under Fire / NBC Monday Night Movies / Roseanne / The Nanny / Murphy Brown
Primetime Live / Walker Texas Ranger

Best Drama – ER
Best Actor – Dennis Franz, NYPD Blue
Best Actress – Kathy Baker, Picket Fences
Supporting Actor – Ray Walston, Picket Fences
Supporting Actress – Tyne Daly, Christy

Best Comedy – Frasier (NBC)
Best Actor – John Lithgow, 3rd Rock From the Sun
Best Actress – Helen Hunt, Mad About You
Supporting Actor – Rip Torn, The Larry Sanders Show
Supporting Actress – Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Seinfeld
Best Variety- Dennis Miller Live (HBO)

Kentucky Derby Winner: Go for Gin Jockey: C. McCarron Trainer: N. Zito

Superbowl XXX : DALLAS 27 – Pittsburgh 17

Pro MVP: Brett Favre, Green Bay, QB

College Football: Nebraska
Heisman Trophy: Eddie George, Ohio St., RB

Rose Bowl: USC 41, Northwestern 32
Orange Bowl: Florida St. 31, Notre Dame 26
Cotton Bowl: Colorado 38, Oregon 6
Sugar Bowl: Va. Tech 28, Texas 10

NBA Championship
Winner: Houston 4-0 – Coach: Rudy Tomjanovich
Opposing Team: ORLANDO – Coach: Brian Hill

NBA MVP: David Robinson, San Antonio, C Ave Score: 27.6

NCAA National Champions: UCLA 31-2 – Coach: Jim Harrick

World Series
Winner: ATLANTA BRAVES 4-2 (WWLWLW) – Coach: Bobby Cox
Opposing Team: Cleveland – Coach: Mike Hargrove

National League
MVP: Barry Larkin, Cin – SS
Rookie of the Year: Hideo Nomo, LA – OF

American League
MVP: Mo Vaughn, Bos – 1B
Rookie of the Year: Marty Cordova, Min – OF

11 Die in Cult Nerve Gas Attack In Japanese Subway

Car Bomb Destroys Federal Office Building In Oklahoma City

$42 Billion Loan To Mexico IS Authorized By Clinton To Prevent Default

Timothy McVeigh And Terry Nichols Are Arrested For Oklahoma Bombing

Largest U.S. Bank Created with Merger Of Chase And Chemical Bank

Senator Bob Packwood Is Expelled For Sexual Misconduct

O.J. Simpson trial begins and 57 million people watch the farce. Later in the year he is acquitted Of killing his ex-wife and her friend

Queen Publicly Urges Charles To Divorce Diana

U. S. space shuttle docks with Russian space station Mir

Olympic swimmer Greg Louganis admits to having AIDS

Cal Ripkin sets record, 2,130 games played

Sonny Bono becomes a U.S. Congressman

We lost Howard Cosell, Warren Burger, Lana Turner, Jonas Salk and more

For the first time, Ford sell more trucks than cars because sport utility vehicles are a hit.

Jennifer Aniston is a hit on Friends and influences hairstyles

Blue M&Ms are introduced to the other colors

Hollywood’s most expensive film is now “Waterworld” at $200 million.

Over 7 million subscribe to on-line computer services for Internet access.

Starbucks grows and expands

Michael Jordan comes out of retirement and play basketball again for the Chicago Bulls.

President: Bill Clinton
Vice President: Al Gore

Population: 262,764,948

High: 5,216
Low: 3,832

Federal spending: $1519.13 billion
Federal debt: $4921.0 billion
Inflation: 2.5%
Consumer Price Index: 152.4
Unemployment: 6.1%

Cost of a new home: $158,700.00
Cost of a new car: $
Median Household Income: $34,076.00
Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.32 (as of 1/1/95)
Cost of a gallon of regular gas: $1.15
Cost of a dozen eggs: $1.16
Cost of a gallon of Milk: $2.96