January 23rd, 1994

January 23rd, 1994, fell on a Sunday. It was day 23 of 1994. The decade was the 1990s.

26 years, 10 months and 6 days have passed since January 23rd, 1994.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 23rd, 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 "Philadelphia" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is January 23rd, 1994 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

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 Philadelphia 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. 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.

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 "Murder, She Wrote", "Melrose Place", "The X-Files" and "Walker, Texas Ranger". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Mortal Kombat II", "Gunstar Heroes", "Myst" and "NBA Jam".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Are You Afraid of the Dark?", "Clarissa Explains It All", "Taz-Mania" and "The Nanny". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Easy-Bake Oven", "Jenga", "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 23rd, 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

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

  • 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 26 years, 10 months and 6 days have passed since January 23rd, 1994.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 03 of 1994.
  • Leap Year: 1994 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 23rd, 1994, will be 26 years of age.
  • People born in 1994 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 759283200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 23rd, 1994:

  • December 25th, 1993: The comedy film Grumpy Old Men (1993) is released in movie theaters.
  • January 1st, 1994: Actor Cesar Romero passes away.
  • January 3rd, 1994: Irish crime: 22-year-old Imelda Keenan goes missing in Waterford City.
  • January 6th, 1994: Figure skater Nancy Kerrigan is struck on the leg with a baton by an unknown assailant.
  • January 10th, 1994: Rapper Dr. Dre is arrested after he leads police on a high speed pursuit through Beverly Hills in his Ferrari.
  • January 13th, 1994: Tonya Harding's ex-husband and her bodyguard are arrested on suspicion of carrying out an attack on rival figure skater Nancy Kerrigan.
  • January 17th, 1994: 57 people are killed by a 6.7 magnitude earthquake in Los Angeles.
  • January 20th, 1994: Former Manchester United manager Matt Busby passes away.
  • January 25th, 1994: Alice in Chains release the album "Jar of Flies".
  • January 26th, 1994: A student fires blank shots from a starting pistol at Prince Charles in Sydney, Australia.
  • January 28th, 1994: Graeme Souness resigns as Liverpool manager after a shock FA Cup defeat against Bristol City.
  • January 30th, 1994: Super Bowl XXVIII: The Buffalo Bills endure their fourth consecutive Super Bowl defeat after the Dallas Cowboys win by 30-13 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.
  • January 30th, 1994: Soccer: Roy Evans replaces Graeme Souness as the new manager of Liverpool.
  • February 1st, 1994: Green Day release their album "Dookie".
  • February 3rd, 1994: Actor Jean-Claude Van Damme marries actress Darcy LaPier.
  • February 4th, 1994: Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994) is released.
  • February 5th, 1994: White supremacist Byron De La Beckwith is convicted of the 1963 murder of civil rights leader Medgar Evers.
  • February 5th, 1994: 68 people are killed when the Bosnian Serb Army fire a mortar shell at an open air market place in Sarajevo.
  • February 12th, 1994: A painting called "The Scream" is stolen in Oslo, Norway.
  • February 12th, 1994: The 1994 Winter Olympics begin in Lillehammer, Norway.
  • February 14th, 1994: Soviet serial killer Andrei Chikatilo is executed.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 23rd, 1994, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Capricorn.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1994 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: January 23rd, 1994 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of January will have the birthstone Garnet.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • 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.
  • X-Men - Cartoon series.
  • Mad About You - Starring Helen Hunt and Paul Reiser.
  • Hangin' with Mr. Cooper - Sitcom about a former NBA player becoming a high school teacher and basketball coach.
  • Batman: The Animated Series - An animated series that was set in the Batman universe.

1994 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1994.

  • The Nanny
  • Rocko's Modern Life
  • Biker Mice from Mars
  • Tales from the Cryptkeeper
  • Animaniacs
  • Bill Nye the Science Guy
  • Living Single
  • The Animals of Farthing Wood
  • X-Men: The Animated Series
  • Batman: The Animated Series
  • Barney & Friends
  • Home Improvement
  • Taz-Mania
  • Doug
  • Rugrats
  • The Ren & Stimpy Show
  • Dinosaurs
  • Clarissa Explains It All
  • The Adventures of Pete & Pete
  • Are You Afraid of the Dark?
  • Beverly Hills, 90210
  • The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
  • Rosie and Jim
  • Blossom
  • The Simpsons
  • Roseanne
  • Garfield and Friends
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Fireman Sam
  • Full House
  • Married... with Children
  • Thomas the Tank Engine
  • Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

1994 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1994:

  • Action Man
  • Mighty Max
  • Littlest Pet Shop
  • Nerf Blaster
  • Pogs
  • Super Soaker (water gun)
  • G.I. Joe (figures)
  • Yo-yo
  • Polly Pocket
  • Jenga
  • Micro Machines
  • Sylvanian Families
  • Transformers
  • Easy-Bake Oven

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 23rd of January:


Weather

Weather information for January 23rd, 1994:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.7 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. There were 4 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 21.5 degrees Fahrenheit. -5.83 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.51cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 9.06 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.02cm.

US President

Who was the US President on January 23rd, 1994?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 23rd, 1994?

  • John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Albert Reynolds was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on January 23rd, 1994 was probably conceived around the 15th of April, 1993. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 23rd, 1994 is the 2nd of November, 1994. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Doom - Sci-fi FPS shooter game.
  • Disney's Aladdin - Platform SEGA game based on the 1992 film.
  • NBA Jam - Basketball arcade game.
  • Myst - Puzzle adventure game that was released for the Macintosh.
  • Gunstar Heroes - Run and gun video game for the Sega Mega Drive.
  • Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master - Action game developed by SEGA.
  • Mortal Kombat II - Sequel of the arcade fighting game. Developed by Midway Games.
  • Syndicate - Tactical game released by Bullfrog Productions. Set in the future.
  • FIFA International Soccer - The first FIFA game. Released for the Sega Mega Drive.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 23rd, 1994.

  • 9,807 days have passed since this date.
  • 847,324,800 seconds have passed since the January 23rd, 1994.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 988,545,600 times.
  • Since January 23rd, 1994, earth has travelled approximately 437,219,596,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 141,220,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 72,869,933 steps. That's about 32,387 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,167,898 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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