6th of May, 1994

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 6th of May, 1994, fell on a Friday.
  • On this exact date: The Channel Tunnel between France and the UK is opened.
  • Decade: 1990s.
  • 23 years, 6 months and 20 days have passed since the 6th of May, 1994.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 of 1994.
  • Day 126 of 1994.
  • Leap Year: 1994 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1994 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 6th of May, 1994 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 6th of May, 1994, will be 23 years of age.
  • American Format: 05-06-1994 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1994-05-06. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19940506" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 768178800.

Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 6th of May, 1994:

  • United States: Bump N' Grind - R. Kelly
  • United Kingdom: The Most Beautiful Girl In The World - Symbol

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "With Honors" was at the top of the box office on this date.

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 6th of May, 1994.

  • Mid-1990s fashion

    During the middle of the 1990s, female clothing began to become more form-fitting, as those badly-shaped "mom jeans" began to disappear. Grunge fashion started to decline and popular outfits began to include tartan minikilts, hot pants, slip dresses and knee highs.

  • Pope John Paul II

    Pope John Paul II is named as the Time Person of the Year in 1994.

  • Rwandan Genocide

    During this period, the Rwandan Genocide was occurring. This genocide saw the mass slaughter of the Tutsi minority by members of the Hutu majority. Estimates place the death toll somewhere between 500,000 and 1,000,000.

Weather

Weather information for the 6th of May, 1994:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 14.0 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 46.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 8.22 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.25cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 12.78 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.05cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 6th of May, 1994.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 6th of May, 1994 was probably conceived around the 27th of July, 1993. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 6th of May, 1994 is the 13th of February, 1995. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

Things that happened during this general period of time...

  • 6th of April, 1994: Rwandan President Juvenal Habyarimana is assassinated when his jet is shot down.
  • 7th of April, 1994: The Rwandan Genocide begins. Rwandan Prime Minister Agathe Uwilingiyimana is assassinated at her home.
  • 8th of April, 1994: Nirvana singer Kurt Cobain is found dead at his home in Lake Washington, Seattle.
  • 22nd of April, 1994: Former US President Richard Nixon passes away four days after suffering a stroke.
  • 10th of May, 1994: Serial killer John Wayne Gacy is executed by lethal injection.
  • 10th of May, 1994: Nelson Mandela is inaugurated as South Africa's first black president.
  • 13th of May, 1994: The movie Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) is released.
  • 25th of May, 1994: Beverly Hills Cop III (1994) is released in movie theaters.
  • 27th of May, 1994: The Flintstones (1994) is released in cinemas.

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred on the 6th of May:

  • 6th of May, 1527: The Sack of Rome occurs.
  • 6th of May, 1966: Moors murders: Ian Brady is found guilty and sentenced to 3 concurrent terms of life imprisonment.
  • 6th of May, 1970: Irish politicians Charles Haughey and Neil Blaney are dismissed from the government after they are accused of being involved in a plot to import weapons for the Provisional IRA.
  • 6th of May, 1976: 900 people are killed when an earthquake strikes the Friuli region of Italy.
  • 6th of May, 2002: The Attitude Era in the WWE comes to an end.
  • 6th of May, 2002: Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn is assassinated.
  • 6th of May, 2004: The TV show "Friends" comes to an end after nearly ten years.
  • 6th of May, 2005: Kingdom of Heaven (2005) is released.
  • 6th of May, 2007: Manchester United win the Premier League title after Chelsea fail to beat Arsenal.
  • 6th of May, 2011: Thor (2011) is released in cinemas.

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Ellen - TV series.
  • Babylon 5 - Soap drama that is set in space.
  • The Nanny - Fran Fine becomes a nanny in wealthy widower Maxwell Sheffield's home.
  • Walker, Texas Ranger - Starring Chuck Norris.
  • Boy Meets World - A sitcom that revolves around the life of a boy called Cory Matthews.
  • Frasier - Sitcom about a therapist / talk-show host called Dr. Frasier Crane.
  • The X-Files - Special agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully team up to investigate the paranormal.
  • Mighty Morphin Power Rangers - A group of teenagers transform into a team of superheroes.
  • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Spin-off of "Star Trek: The Next Generation".
  • Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman - American Western drama.

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Super Metroid - Action adventure game that was published by Nintendo.
  • Doom - Sci-fi FPS shooter game.
  • Myst - Puzzle adventure game that was released for the Macintosh.
  • Mortal Kombat II - Sequel of the arcade fighting game. Developed by Midway Games.
  • Syndicate - Tactical game released by Bullfrog Productions. Set in the future.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 6th of May:

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 6th of May, 1994.

  • 8,602 days have passed since this date.
  • 743,216,400 seconds have passed since the 6th of May, 1994.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 867,085,800 times.
  • Since the 6th of May, 1994, earth has travelled approximately 383,499,662,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 123,869,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 63,916,610 steps. That's about 28,407 miles!
  • Since this date, 8,918,597 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Translations

Time for a quick language lesson! The word for "Friday" in other languages is:

  • German: Freitag.
  • French: Vendredi.
  • Italian: Venerdi.
  • Spanish: Viernes.
  • Portuguese: Sexta-feira.

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