31st of August, 1994

Here are some facts about this particular date:

  • What Day: The 31st of August, 1994, fell on a Wednesday.
  • On this exact date: The Provisional IRA declare an indefinite ceasefire.
  • Decade: 1990s.
  • 23 years, 6 months and 18 days have passed since the 31st of August, 1994.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 35 of 1994.
  • Day 243 of 1994.
  • Leap Year: 1994 was NOT a leap year.
  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on this date will have the star sign Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1994 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 31st of August, 1994 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 31st of August, 1994, will be 23 years of age.
  • American Format: 08-31-1994 (the MDY format is also used in Belize).
  • YMD Format: 1994-08-31. This format is often used by software applications, simply because numbers such as "19940831" are easier to sort.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 778287600.

Music Singles

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.

  • 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.


Weather information for the 31st of August, 1994:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.1 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). There were 2 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 65.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 18.33 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 15.61 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 31st of August, 1994.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 31st of August, 1994 was probably conceived around the 21st of November, 1993. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 31st of August, 1994 is the 10th of June, 1995. (Rough Estimate).

Around This Time...

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

On This Date

Historical events that have occurred 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.

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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 31st of August:

How old was I?

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Visualize the days that have passed since the 31st 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 31st of August, 1994.

  • 8,600 days have passed since this date.
  • 743,043,600 seconds have passed since the 31st of August, 1994.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 866,884,200 times.
  • Since the 31st of August, 1994, earth has travelled approximately 383,410,497,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 123,840,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 63,901,750 steps. That's about 28,401 miles!
  • Since this date, 8,916,523 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!


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

  • German: Mittwoch.
  • French: Mercredi.
  • Italian: Mercoledi.
  • Spanish: Miercoles.
  • Portuguese: Quarta-feira.


What does the 31st of August, 1994 mean to you? Were you born on this date? Did you finish school? A loved one passed away?

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