January 20th, 1994, fell on a Thursday. It was day 20 of 1994. The decade was the 1990s.
27 years, 0 months and 1 days have passed since January 20th, 1994.
On This Date
Events that occurred on January 20th, 1994:
Former Manchester United manager Matt Busby passes away.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 20th, 1994:
United States: Hero - Mariah Carey
United Kingdom: Twist And Shout - Chaka Demus & Pliers
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Mrs. Doubtfire" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is January 20th, 1994 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. In America, the song Hero by Mariah Carey is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, Twist And Shout by Chaka Demus & Pliers 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. 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. 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.
People are currently shocked by the news that Tonya Harding's ex-husband and her bodyguard have been arrested on suspicion of carrying out an attack on rival figure skater Nancy Kerrigan. The attack, which recently took place at the Cobo Arena in Detroit, has been receiving widespread media attention. In sports news, NFL linebacker Lawrence Taylor has recently announced his retirement. His announcement came after his team the New York Giants were defeated 44-3 by the San Francisco 49ers. In Los Angeles, 57 people have been left dead following a 6.7 magnitude earthquake.
Tributes are pouring in for former Manchester United manager Matt Busby, who has passed away at the age of 84. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "Seinfeld", "Home Improvement" and "The X-Files". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Syndicate", "Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master", "Disney's Aladdin" and "Doom".
Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Are You Afraid of the Dark?", "Doug", "Batman: The Animated Series" and "The Nanny". Popular toys include the likes of "G.I. Joe (figures)", "Super Soaker (water gun)", "Littlest Pet Shop" and "Mighty Max".
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 January 20th, 1994.
The Bosnian War
During this time, The Bosnian War was raging on in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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.
"Forrest Gump" won the Academy Award for Best Picture 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.
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.
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.
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.
Basic facts and information about this date:
27 years, 0 months and 1 days have passed since January 20th, 1994.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 03 of 1994.
Leap Year: 1994 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on January 20th, 1994, will be 27 years of age.
People born in 1994 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 759024000.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around January 20th, 1994:
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 20th, 1994?
John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
Albert Reynolds was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on January 20th, 1994 was probably conceived around the 12th of April, 1993. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 20th, 1994 is the 30th of October, 1994. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about January 20th, 1994.
9,863 days have passed since this date.
852,163,200 seconds have passed since the January 20th, 1994.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 994,190,400 times.
Since January 20th, 1994, earth has travelled approximately 439,716,211,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 142,027,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 73,286,035 steps. That's about 32,572 miles!
Since this date, 10,225,958 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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