Dateline: Events/Week of November 1, 1995 In News, Pop Culture, Tech, Celebrity, Entertainment & Fascinating Facts
In The News
Bosnia Peace talks finally open and the aim is finally end the 3 ½-year-old war in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
The House reverses itself on a plan to restrict the power of the Environmental Protection Agency.
CIA Inspector General Federick Hitz charges that three former agency directors and nine other former and current officials should be held accountable because some disinformation from Soviet double agents was knowingly passed to the President.
Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin – a Nobel Prize winner is assassinated at the end of a massive rally in Tel Aviv in support of his government’s efforts to end the Arab-Israeli conflict. A Jewish law student was arrested at the scene.
Hundreds of thousands of Israelis file past Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin’s coffin outside Parliament where his body lay in state.
Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin is buried in Mount Herzi national cemetery. Attending – President Clinton who urged the Israeli people to ‘stay the righteous course” of peace.
Oregon - Keith Jesperson - The man dubbed the “Happy Face Killer” is sentenced to life in prison for committing a murder for which tow others have already been imprisoned for five years.
Boris N. Yeltsin makes an appearance on national television in Russia – some nine days since he suffered a heart ailment. He looked week and the appearance (on film) was edited.
House Speaker Newt Gingrich calls for the creation of a commission that would study the issue for another seven months.
Starbucks and Dreyer’s Grande Ice Cream announce a 20-year, 50-50 joint venture to create a line of premium coffee ice creams.
Sports news – November 1, 1995
Lou Piniella of the Seattle Mariners is voted the American League’s manager of the year.
A new five-year TV-baseball agreement will bring in $1.7 billion – earning each team about $12 million per year.
Technology news – November 1, 1995
Microsoft says it will buy Netwise, a developer of software that will connect Windows NT operating system software to mainframe computers. Meanwhile Compaq agrees to buy NewWorth Inc – makers of network switches and hubs for $372 million in a move to get the company into servers.
Intel Corp unveils the super-fast successor to its popular Pentium processor – the Pentium Pro.
Top music albums – November 1, 1995
Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness – Smashing Pumpkins
Jagged Little Pill – Alanis Morissette
Daydream – Mariah Carey
Design of the decade –Janet Jackson
Insomniac – Green Day
Cracked Rear View – Hootie & the Blowfish
Design of a Decade – Janet Jackson
Greatest Hits – Alan Jackson
Greatest Hits – Michael Bolton
Ozzmosis – Ozzy Osbourne
Music news – November 1, 1995
Courtney Love is in court this week. She’s charged with hitting several youths standing in front of the state before a concert in March.
Dogstar which features actor Keanu Reeves gets a record deal – Zoo Records. They just completed a U.S. tour.
Radio news – November 1, 1995
Now in bookstores – Howard Stern’s “Miss America.” Lawyers for the actual Miss America pageant believe the title infringes on their good name.
Television news – November 1, 1995
Michael Kinsey is stepping down after just over 6 years – as co-host of “Crossfire” on CNN.
Wednesday night television listings/TV guide – November 1, 1995
CBS –Bless This House, Dave’s World, Central park West, Courhouse, Dave Letterman
NBC – SeQuest 2032, Dateline NBC, Law & Order, Jay Leno
ABC – Ellen, Drew Carey Show, Grace Under Fire, the Naked Truth, PrimeTime Live, Nightline
PBS – Metropolitan Opera Presents, Charlie Rose
HBO – Movie, Money Train, Dream On, Larry Sanders, Tales from the Crypt
On David Letterman – Cindy Crawford, UB40.
On Jay Leno – Alec Baldwin, Brooke Shields, Dwight Yoakam.
Top movies – November 1, 1995
Vampire in Brooklyn
Home for the Holidays
Now and Then