Dateline: Events/Week of November 24, 1995 In News, Pop Culture, Tech, Celebrity, Entertainment & Fascinating Facts
In The News
President Clinton – before Britain’s Parliament, called on the world’s democracies to fight “forces of destruction” as they once fought Nazisim and communism – and he cited Bosnia as the first front in the fight.
The Supreme Court told federal judges that they can second-guess the convictions of suspects who were not warned of their Miranda rights before confessing. Suspects must be informed of their rights.
The Clinton Administration insists they will stick with the accord despite Serb threats over control of Sarajevo. Recently, Bosnian Serbs have protested against provisions in the treaty that grant control of Serb-held suburbs of Sarajevo, Bosnia’s capital to the Muslim-led Bosnian government. President Clinton says he’s committing 20,000 troops to defend the area.
Britain’s Princess Diana – sought to put the scandal and controversy of a tell-all TV interview behind her as she began a four-day visit to Argentina. In the interview, she admitted to the BBC that she had an affair with her riding instructor. And she told of a married life with the prince that was so miserable that it led he to self-mutilation and bulimia.
President Clinton signs a bill to eliminate the 55mph limit. Individual states will be able to set their own speed limits.
Chicago suburbs -. Jesse Jackson Jr. rode his famous name to a Democratic primary victory becoming the odds=-on favorite for the congressional seat Mel Reynolds resigned after he was convicted of having sex with an underage campaign worker.
In Mississippi – dogs searching a wooded area were unable to find the body of millionaire Jacqueline Levitz missing for a week from her bloodied home.
Ford Motor Co. says it will offer a new side-impact air bag on all of its cars and light trucks in Europe and North America – the first of the big three to do so.
Medical/AIDS update – November 24, 1995
So far, 501,310 AIDS cases have been reported in the U.S. since 1981 – and 62% of died.
Technology news – November 24, 1995
Packard Bell has fallen far behind in paying an outstanding $470 million bill to Intel.
Sports news – November 24, 1995
Greg Maddux becomes the first pitcher as the AP player of the year!
Music news – November 24, 1995
Wordwide - HBO says that more than 250 million will watch its Dec. 10 “Michael Jackson: One Night Only” featuring the singer at the Beacon Theater in NY.
Top pop music hit singles(to-40) – November 24, 1995
Exhale (Shoop Shoop) – Whitney Houston
Set u free – Planet Soul
One Sweet Day – Mariah Carey
Hey Lover – LL Cool J
Gangsta’s Paradise – Coolio
Fantasy – Mariah Carey
Who Can I Run to – Xscape
Diggin’ On You – TLC
You Remind Me Of Something – R. Kelly
Television news – November 24, 1995
On David Letterman this week – Steve Martin, Bill Gates, Andy Garcia, Matt LeBlanc, Jeff Gordon, Ellen Barkin, Laurence Fishburne, Tony Bennett, Sam Donaldson, Tim McGraw, Kenneth Branagh, Tracy Chapman.
Conan O’Brien will get 4 nights of new shows – as Monday night will now be repeats.
Tuesday night television listings/TV guide – week of November 24, 1995
CBS – Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer, Movie, Dave Letterman
NBC – Wings, NewsRadio, Frasier, Dateline NBC, Jay Leno
ABC – Roseanne, Hudson Street, Home Improvement, Coach, NYPD Blue
PBS – Nova, Frontline, Charlie Rose
MTV – Aeon Flux
On Jay Leno – Clint Black, Jeff Foxworthy
Top movies – November 24, 1995
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls
The American President
It Takes Two
Nick of Time
Home for the Holidays