Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Leo.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1994 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
Native American Zodiac: The 17th of August, 1994 falls under the Salmon.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
Age: Anyone born on the 17th of August, 1994, will be 24 years of age.
American Format: 08-17-1994 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
YMD Format: 1994-08-17. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19940817" are easier to sort.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 777078000.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th of August, 1994:
United States: Stay - Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories
United Kingdom: Love Is All Around - Wet Wet Wet
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Clear and Present Danger" 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 17th of August, 1994.
The Bosnian War
During this time, The Bosnian War was raging on in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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.
Weather information for the 17th of August, 1994:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 18.4 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 68.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 20.06 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 17th of August, 1994.
Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 17th of August, 1994. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.
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Visualize the days that have passed since the 17th of August, 1994. Each day that has passed will be represented as a calendar icon.
Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of August, 1994.
9,101 days have passed since this date.
786,326,400 seconds have passed since the 17th of August, 1994.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 917,380,800 times.
Since the 17th of August, 1994, earth has travelled approximately 405,744,422,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 131,054,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 67,624,070 steps. That's about 30,055 miles!
Since this date, 9,435,917 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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