17th of August, 1994

The 17th of August, 1994, fell on a Wednesday. Day 229 of 1994. Decade: 1990s.



Music Singles

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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of August:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 25 years, 2 months and 8 days have passed since the 17th of August, 1994.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 1994.
  • Leap Year: 1994 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 17th of August, 1994, will be 25 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 777078000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 17th of August, 1994:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 17th of August, 1994, 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.

Weather

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.
  • London, England: Temperature: 16 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.02cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 17th of August, 1994.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 17th of August, 1994 was probably conceived around the 7th of November, 1993. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 17th of August, 1994 is the 27th of May, 1995. (Rough Estimate).

17th of August

Events that have occurred on the 17th of August:


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.

  • Earthworm Jim - Platforming game that featured an earthworm called Jim. Jim finds a super suit that gives him powers.
  • 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.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 17th of August, 1994.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of August, 1994.

  • 9,198 days have passed since this date.
  • 794,707,200 seconds have passed since the 17th of August, 1994.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 927,158,400 times.
  • Since the 17th of August, 1994, earth has travelled approximately 410,068,915,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 132,451,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 68,344,819 steps. That's about 30,375 miles!
  • Since this date, 9,536,486 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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