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January 4th, 1994.

January 4th, 1994, was a Tuesday. It was day 4 of 1994. The decade was the 1990s.

27 years, 9 months and 20 days have passed since January 4th, 1994.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.

Born on January 4th, 1994.

People who were born on this exact date.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 4th, 1994.

  • United States: Hero - Mariah Carey
  • United Kingdom: Mr. Blobby - Mr. Blobby
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Mrs. Doubtfire

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Mrs. Doubtfire" was at the top of the box office on January 4th, 1994.

Take me back to January 4th, 1994!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is January 4th, 1994 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. People are starting to return back to work and school after the Christmas holidays.

In America, the song Hero by Mariah Carey is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Mr. Blobby by Mr. Blobby is the number one hit song. Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Mrs. Doubtfire is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, John Major is the current Prime Minister. In Europe, a war is continuing to rage on in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Meanwhile, in technology news, a relatively new storage format called the CD is beginning to outpace the regular cassette tape in music sales. The disc-based format gives listeners the ability to skip between songs instead of having to manually rewind and forward.

In soccer news, Italian striker Roberto Baggio has won the 1993 Ballon d'Or, having beat out contenders such as Dennis Bergkamp and Eric Cantona. A new form of communication called "text messaging" is continuing to grow in popularity. However, it can only be done if both the sender and the receiver are on the same cell network. Meanwhile, a global system called "the Internet" is also starting to take off. Each day, more and more people are learning how to send emails and browse "websites" on the World Wide Web by connecting their IBM computers to noisy dial-up modems.

In fashion, "grunge" clothing has declined in popularity and women are beginning to wear form-fitting outfits such as slip dresses and pencil skirts. Movies such as Clueless and The Craft have popularized the "sexy school girl" look. Tributes are currently pouring in for American actor Cesar Romero, who recently passed away at the age of 86. It's 1994, so radio stations are being dominated by the likes of All-4-One, Boyz II Men, R. Kelly, Céline Dion, Bruce Springsteen, Bryan Adams, Meat Loaf, Bon Jovi, Wet Wet Wet, Rednex and Mariah Carey.

If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Bill Hicks, John Candy, Kurt Cobain and Richard Nixon would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Murder, She Wrote", "Roseanne", "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" and "Melrose Place". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Bubsy in Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind", "Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master", "Sonic Spinball" and "Mario's Time Machine".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Full House", "Roseanne", "Doug" and "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Polly Pocket, Yo-yo, the Talkboy and Jurassic Park: Young Tyrannosaurus Rex.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on January 4th, 1994.

  • 1994 in music.

    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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1994?

    Who were the best NBA players in 1994?

    In 1994, the best NBA players were Hakeem Olajuwon, Scottie Pippen, Karl Malone, John Stockton, Latrell Sprewell, Shawn Kemp, Charles Barkley, David Robinson, Mitch Richmond, Kevin Johnson, Derrick Coleman, Dominique Wilkins, Shaquille O'Neal, Mark Price and Gary Payton.

  • Pope John Paul II.

    Pope John Paul II.

    Pope John Paul II was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1994.

  • Mid-1990s fashion.

    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.

  • 1994 in movies.

    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.

  • Best football players in 1994.

    Best football players in 1994.

    In 1994, the best soccer players were Hristo Stoichkov, Roberto Baggio, Paolo Maldini, Gheorghe Hagi, Tomas Brolin, Jürgen Klinsmann, Thomas Ravelli, Jari Litmanen, Marcel Desailly and Dejan Savićević.

  • Forrest Gump.

    Forrest Gump.

    "Forrest Gump" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1994.

  • Bruce Springsteen - "Streets of Philadelphia"

    Bruce Springsteen - "Streets of Philadelphia"

    "Streets of Philadelphia" by Bruce Springsteen would go on to win a Grammy for 1994's Song of the Year.

  • Kids are reading Goosebumps.

    Kids are reading Goosebumps.

    During the mid-1990s, kids were reading Goosebumps, which was a series of children's horror books that were written by author R. L. Stine. The original series included books such as "Monster Blood", "Say Cheese and Die!" and "The Barking Ghost".

  • VCRs are a common household item.

    VCRs are a common household item.

    During this period, people were using VCRs to watch tapes of movies and TV shows. The device also gave people the ability to record programs and films onto a blank tape.

  • Music CDs begin to outsell cassettes and vinyl.

    Music CDs begin to outsell cassettes and vinyl.

    In 1993 and 1994, music CDs were beginning to outsell cassettes and vinyl. This transition marked the beginning of the end for cassette tapes and players.

  • Pogs.

    Pogs.

    During 1993, a game called Pogs (aka Milk caps) began to spread throughout the world. By 1995, it had become a fully-blown craze.

  • The Bosnian War.

    The Bosnian War.

    During this time, The Bosnian War was raging on in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  • The Super Nintendo.

    The Super Nintendo.

    In August of 1991, the Super Nintendo Entertainment System hit the shelves. In the first half of the 1990s, the Super Nintendo and the Sega Saturn were the dominant video game consoles.

  • People are using pagers to communicate.

    People are using pagers to communicate.

    During the 1990s, pagers achieved mainstream popularity. These small devices allowed the owner to receive messages. More often than not, the message was a short memo or a phone number that they were supposed to call back.

  • Although wallpaper is still common, it is beginning to go out of fashion.

    Although wallpaper is still common, it is beginning to go out of fashion.

    By the 1990s, "modernism" was starting to heavily influence interior design trends. As a result, wallpaper started to decline in popularity. Instead of using decorative wallpaper, many people opted for minimalist plain-colored walls.

  • The Scrunchie.

    The Scrunchie.

    During the 1990s, an elastic hair tie called the "scrunchie" was in fashion.

  • The Sega Genesis.

    The Sega Genesis.

    The Sega Genesis was one of the most popular video games console during this period. Outside of North America, it was known as the Sega Mega Drive.

  • The Game Boy.

    The Game Boy.

    During this time, a hand-held games console called the "Game Boy" was all the rage. The console boasted games such as Super Mario Land, Tetris, Donkey Kong, Kirby's Dream Land and a number of Pokémon releases.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 27 years, 9 months and 20 days have passed since January 4th, 1994.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 01 of 1994.
  • Leap Year: 1994 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 4th, 1994, will be 27 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1994 belong to the Generation Y (Millennial) generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 757641600.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around January 4th, 1994.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 4th, 1994, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1994 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: January 4th, 1994 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.
  • Birth flower (January): The Carnation and the Snowdrop.

Photos of mid-1990s fashion.

Photographs of mid-1990s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of mid-1990s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

TV shows from January, 1994.

The Nanny
The Nanny
Fran Fine becomes a nanny in wealthy widower Maxwell Sheffield's home.

Walker, Texas Ranger
Walker, Texas Ranger
Starring Chuck Norris.

Frasier
Frasier
Sitcom about a therapist / talk-show host called Dr. Frasier Crane.

Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman
Superman TV series starring Dean Cain and Teri Hatcher.

The X-Files
The X-Files
Special agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully team up to investigate the paranormal.

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
Spin-off of "Star Trek: The Next Generation".

Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman
American Western drama.

Mad About You
Mad About You
Starring Helen Hunt and Paul Reiser.

Hangin' with Mr. Cooper
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper
Sitcom about a former NBA player becoming a high school teacher and basketball coach.

Martin
Martin
Comedian Martin Lawrence plays the role of a radio talk show host.

Melrose Place
Melrose Place
Soap drama.

Baywatch
Baywatch
Drama series about lifeguards. Starring David Hasselhoff.

Home Improvement
Home Improvement
Starring Tim Allen as Tim "The Toolman" Taylor.

Dinosaurs
Dinosaurs
TV series about a family of dinosaurs.

Beverly Hills, 90210
Beverly Hills, 90210
A series that followed the lives of a group of teenagers living in Beverly Hills.

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Sitcom about an inner-city teenager who moves to his aunt's house in Bel-Air.

Blossom
Blossom
Starring Mayim Bialik as teenager Blossom Russo.

One Foot in the Grave
One Foot in the Grave
British sitcom following the life of Victor Meldrew.

Family Matters
Family Matters
Sitcom starring Reginald VelJohnson as Carl Otis Winslow.

Seinfeld
Seinfeld
Comedy sitcom starring Jerry Seinfeld.

Roseanne
Roseanne
Comedy TV show about a working class family called the Conners.

In the Heat of the Night
In the Heat of the Night
Drama series starring Carroll O'Connor as police chief Bill Gillespie and Howard Rollins as detective Virgil Tibbs.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Animated series about a team of four teenage turtles.

Star Trek: The Next Generation
Star Trek: The Next Generation
Starring Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean‑Luc Picard.

Cars in 1994.

1994 saw the introduction of cars such as the Audi A4, the Chrysler Neon, the Dodge Avenger, the Toyota Avalon, the Ford Windstar and the Škoda Felicia.

Cars in 1994.

Kid's TV shows on January 4th, 1994.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1994.

The Nanny
The Nanny

Boy Meets World
Boy Meets World

Rocko's Modern Life
Rocko's Modern Life

Biker Mice from Mars
Biker Mice from Mars

Tales from the Cryptkeeper
Tales from the Cryptkeeper

Animaniacs
Animaniacs

Bill Nye the Science Guy
Bill Nye the Science Guy

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers

Living Single
Living Single

The Animals of Farthing Wood
The Animals of Farthing Wood

X-Men: The Animated Series
X-Men: The Animated Series

Batman: The Animated Series
Batman: The Animated Series

Barney & Friends
Barney & Friends

Home Improvement
Home Improvement

Taz-Mania
Taz-Mania

Doug
Doug

Rugrats
Rugrats

The Ren & Stimpy Show
The Ren & Stimpy Show

Dinosaurs
Dinosaurs

Clarissa Explains It All
Clarissa Explains It All

The Adventures of Pete & Pete
The Adventures of Pete & Pete

Are You Afraid of the Dark?
Are You Afraid of the Dark?

Beverly Hills, 90210
Beverly Hills, 90210

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Rosie and Jim
Rosie and Jim

Blossom
Blossom

The Simpsons
The Simpsons

Roseanne
Roseanne

Garfield and Friends
Garfield and Friends

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Fireman Sam
Fireman Sam

Full House
Full House

Married... with Children
Married... with Children

Thomas the Tank Engine
Thomas the Tank Engine

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

Popular toys and games in 1994.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1994.

Jurassic Park: Young Tyrannosaurus Rex
Jurassic Park: Young Tyrannosaurus Rex

Power Rangers figures
Power Rangers figures

Action Man
Action Man

The Talkboy
The Talkboy

Mighty Max
Mighty Max

Littlest Pet Shop
Littlest Pet Shop

Teen Talk Barbie
Teen Talk Barbie

Nerf Blaster
Nerf Blaster

Pogs / Milkcaps
Pogs / Milkcaps

Super Soaker (water gun)
Super Soaker (water gun)

The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)

The SEGA Game Gear
The SEGA Game Gear

G.I. Joe (figures)
G.I. Joe (figures)

Yo-yo
Yo-yo

Lego Pirates
Lego Pirates

Polly Pocket
Polly Pocket

The Game Boy
The Game Boy

Jenga
Jenga

Micro Machines
Micro Machines

Sylvanian Families
Sylvanian Families

Pogo ball / Lolo ball
Pogo ball / Lolo ball

Cabbage Patch Kids
Cabbage Patch Kids

The Easy-Bake Oven
The Easy-Bake Oven

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

Jungle Strike 1993
Jungle Strike
Helicopter-based shoot-em-up that was released for the Sega Genesis / Mega Drive.

Doom 1993
Doom
Sci-fi FPS shooter game.

Mario's Time Machine 1993
Mario's Time Machine
Educational video game.

Tetris 2 1993
Tetris 2
Puzzle video game that was released for the Game Boy.

Sonic Spinball 1993
Sonic Spinball
Pinball video game that was released for the Sega Genesis.

Disney's Aladdin 1993
Disney's Aladdin
Platform SEGA game based on the 1992 film.

NBA Jam 1993
NBA Jam
Basketball arcade game.

Myst 1993
Myst
Puzzle adventure game.

Gunstar Heroes 1993
Gunstar Heroes
Run and gun video game for the Sega Mega Drive.

Mighty Final Fight 1993
Mighty Final Fight
Side-scrolling beat-em-up that was released for the Nintendo Entertainment System.

Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master 1993
Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master
Action game developed by SEGA.

Mortal Kombat II 1993
Mortal Kombat II
Sequel of the arcade fighting game. Developed by Midway Games.

Syndicate 1993
Syndicate
Tactical game released by Bullfrog Productions. Set in the future.

Bubsy in Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind 1993
Bubsy in Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind
Platform game that released on the Super NES and Sega Genesis.

Tiny Toon Adventures 2: Trouble in Wackyland 1993
Tiny Toon Adventures 2: Trouble in Wackyland
Platform game that was based on the Tiny Toon Adventures series.

X-Men 1993
X-Men
Platform video game that was based on the X-Men franchise.

FIFA International Soccer 1993
FIFA International Soccer
The first FIFA game. Released for the Sega Mega Drive.

Mortal Kombat 1992
Mortal Kombat
Arcade fighting game released by Acclaim Entertainment.

1994 - TV stations, commercials and shows.

A nostalgic video that emulates what television was like back in 1994.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1994.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out January 4th, 2000 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on January 4th.

Sir Isaac Newton

Scientist. Deceased
Born on January 4th, 1643
He was not alive on this date.

Alice Cooper

Singer.
Born on January 4th, 1948
He turned 46 on this day in 1994.

Chris Kanyon

Professional wrestler. Deceased
Born on January 4th, 1970
He turned 24 on this day in 1994.

Toni Kroos

Soccer player.
Born on January 4th, 1990
He turned 4 on this day in 1994.

Weather on January 4th, 1994.

Historical weather information for January 4th, 1994.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 5.4 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 21.3 degrees Fahrenheit. -5.94 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 7.11cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 4.94 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 4.06cm.

US President.

Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on January 4th, 1994.

UK Prime Minister.

John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 4th, 1994.

Irish Taoiseach.

Albert Reynolds was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on January 4th, 1994 was most likely conceived around the 27th of March, 1993.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 4th, 1994 is close to the 14th of October, 1994.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about January 4th, 1994.

  • A total of 10,156 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,450 weeks have passed.
  • 877,474,800 seconds have passed since the January 4th, 1994.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,023,720,600 times.
  • Since January 4th, 1994, the earth has travelled approximately 452,776,996,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 146,245,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 75,462,833 steps. That's about 33,539 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,529,698 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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