The 10th of May, 1994, fell on a Tuesday. Day 130 of 1994. Decade: 1990s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 10th of May, 1994:
Nelson Mandela is inaugurated as South Africa's first black president.
Serial killer John Wayne Gacy is executed by lethal injection.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 10th of May, 1994:
United States: The Sign - Ace of Base
United Kingdom: The Real Thing - Tony Di Bart
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 10th of May, 1994.
The Bosnian War
During this time, The Bosnian War was raging on in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
1994 in movies.
Movies released in 1994 included The Lion King, Forrest Gump, The Mask, True Lies, Speed, The Flintstones, Dumb and Dumber, Four Weddings and a Funeral, Interview with the Vampire, Clear and Present Danger, Stargate, Pulp Fiction, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Crow, D2: The Mighty Ducks and The Little Rascals.
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.
1994 in music.
Popular music artists in 1994 included Ace of Base, All-4-One, Mariah Carey, ZZ Top, Céline Dion, Toni Braxton, R. Kelly, Bruce Springsteen, Rednex, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Stone Temple Pilots, Snoop Dogg, OutKast, Da Brat and Craig Mack.
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.
The 1994 Eurovision song contest is held in Dublin, Ireland. The host nation win the contest with the song "Rock 'n' Roll Kids" by Paul Harrington and Charlie McGettigan.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 10th of May:
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.
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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 10th of May, 1994.
9,319 days have passed since this date.
805,165,200 seconds have passed since the 10th of May, 1994.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 939,359,400 times.
Since the 10th of May, 1994, earth has travelled approximately 415,465,243,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 134,194,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 69,244,207 steps. That's about 30,775 miles!
Since this date, 9,661,982 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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