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1995 in Malaysia

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1995 in Malaysia
Decades:  1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
See also:  Other events of 1995 Timeline of Malaysian history

1995 in Malaysia is the 38th anniversary of Malaysia's independence.


Federal level

  • Yang di-Pertuan Agong: Tuanku Jaafar
  • Raja Permaisuri Agong: Tuanku Najihah
  • Prime Minister: Dato' Sri Dr Mahathir Mohammad
  • Deputy Prime Minister: Dato' Sri Anwar Ibrahim
  • State level

  • Sultan of Johor: Sultan Iskandar
  • Sultan of Kedah: Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah
  • Sultan of Kelantan: Sultan Ismail Petra
  • Raja of Perlis: Tuanku Syed Putra
  • Sultan of Perak: Sultan Azlan Shah
  • Sultan of Pahang: Sultan Ahmad Shah
  • Sultan of Selangor: Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah (Deputy Yang di-Pertuan Agong)
  • Sultan of Terengganu: Sultan Mahmud Al-Muktafi Billah Shah
  • Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan: Tengku Naquiddin (Regent)
  • Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Penang: Tun Dr Hamdan Sheikh Tahir
  • Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Malacca: Tun Syed Ahmad Al-Haj bin Syed Mahmud Shahabuddin
  • Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Sarawak: Tun Ahmad Zaidi Adruce Mohammed Noor
  • Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) of Sabah: Tun Sakaran Dandai
  • Events

  • 1 January – The display of cigarette packets in advertisements are banned by the Malaysian federal government.
  • 26 January – Malaysia's first sports cars Bufori is launched.
  • March – The skybridge of the Petronas Twin Towers is opened to public.
  • 26 April – The 1995 General Elections. Barisan Nasional (BN) wins this elections.
  • April-December – The Sumur City Aerospace Adventure exhibition is held in Sumur City, Shah Alam.
  • June – Proton Perdana, Malaysia's first luxury cars is launched.
  • 29 June – 20 people were killed in the landslide at Genting Highlands slip road near Karak Highway.
  • 1 July – MetroVision was the second private commercial terrestrial television channel in Malaysia. It was officially inaugurated by Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad and broadcasts from Kuala Lumpur. The broadcast area was only limited to the Klang Valley, but expanded its broadcast area to Kedah and Johor.
  • July – The Tengku Tengah Zaharah Mosque in Kuala Terengganu is fully constructed. This is the first floating mosque in Malaysia.
  • 10 July – Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammad celebrates his 70th birthday.
  • August – Proton Satria hatchback is launched.
  • 3 August – The KTM Komuter Malaysia's first commuter electrify train services begin in operation.
  • 15 September – 34 people are killed in the plane crash near Tawau Airport in Tawau, Sabah.
  • October – Amanah Saham Wawasan 2020 (ASW 2020) is launched.
  • 19 October – The new federal administrative centre of Putrajaya is established.
  • 1 November – Mega TV, Malaysian's first subscription-based cable television channel was launched grand opened inaugurated officially by Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad and broadcasts from Kuala Lumpur. This broadcast area was only limited to Klang Valley area, officially began transmissions after 14 days, 12 months of trial of broadcasters a subsidiary of TV3 was owner by STMB.
  • 29 November – Sabah Air Helicopter that brought 11 Petronas Worker crash at Samarang Sea around 10.30am on Wednesday
  • 12 December – The STAR Light Rail Transit (LRT) (Light Rail Transit) began operations in Kuala Lumpur. It was the first LRT system in the city.
  • Main theme

    Jati Diri Penggerak Wawasan


  • 31 March - 2 April – 1995 Malaysian motorcycle Grand Prix
  • Births

  • 20 January – Leonard Lim – singer
  • 3 February – Eyka Farhana – actress
  • 21 April – Sharifah Aryana – actress
  • 23 May – Najwa Latif – singer
  • 1 June – Janna Nick – actress.
  • 4 August – Soo Teck Zhi – badminton player.
  • 20 October – Amelia Thripura Henderson – actress.
  • 31 October – Luqman Anuar – film director.
  • Full date unknown

  • Aminulrasyid Amzah – student (died 2010)
  • Deaths

  • Omar Zuhdi — ulama from Baling, Kedah
  • Tun Datu Mustapha — former Sabah state Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) and chief ministers
  • P. Patto — DAP stalwart
  • Abdullah Chik — veteran Malay singer
  • R. Jaafar — Malay comedian
  • Tan Sri Dato' Loh Boon Siew (Mr Honda) — father of Malaysian motorcycles
  • Tun Said Keruak — Sabah state Yang di-Pertua Negeri (Governor) (1987–1994)
  • References

    1995 in Malaysia Wikipedia

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