The 31st of August, 1994, fell on a Wednesday. Day 243 of 1994. Decade: 1990s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 31st of August, 1994:
The Provisional IRA declare an indefinite ceasefire.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 31st of August, 1994:
United States: I'll Make Love To You - Boyz II Men
United Kingdom: Love Is All Around - Wet Wet Wet
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Natural Born Killers" 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 31st 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.
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.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 31st of August:
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.
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?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 31st of August, 1994.
9,147 days have passed since this date.
790,300,800 seconds have passed since the 31st of August, 1994.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 922,017,600 times.
Since the 31st of August, 1994, earth has travelled approximately 407,795,212,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 131,716,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 67,965,869 steps. That's about 30,207 miles!
Since this date, 9,483,610 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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