January 26th, 1994

January 26th, 1994, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 26 of 1994. The decade was the 1990s.

26 years, 11 months and 26 days have passed since January 26th, 1994.


On This Date

Events that occurred on January 26th, 1994:

  • A student fires blank shots from a starting pistol at Prince Charles in Sydney, Australia.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on January 26th, 1994:

  • United States: All For Love - Bryan Adams, Rod Stewart & Sting
  • United Kingdom: Things Can Only Get Better - D:ream

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 26th, 1994 and it's a Wednesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. In America, the song All For Love by Bryan Adams, Rod Stewart & Sting is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Things Can Only Get Better by D:ream 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. 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.

Tributes are pouring in for former Manchester United manager Matt Busby, who has passed away at the age of 84. In music, rock band Alice in Chains have released their third album "Jar of Flies". A former student has fired blank shots from a starting pistol at Prince Charles during his royal tour in Sydney, Australia. The incident occurred while Charles was handing out awards at a ceremony on Australia Day.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Married... with Children", "Full House", "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "FIFA International Soccer", "Syndicate", "NBA Jam" and "Doom". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", "The Adventures of Pete & Pete", "Clarissa Explains It All" and "The Ren & Stimpy Show".

Popular toys include the likes of "Transformers", "Polly Pocket", "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 26th, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 26 years, 11 months and 26 days have passed since January 26th, 1994.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 04 of 1994.
  • Leap Year: 1994 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on January 26th, 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 759542400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around January 26th, 1994:

  • December 28th, 1993: Italian striker Roberto Baggio wins the 1993 Ballon d'Or.
  • 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 15th, 1994: NFL linebacker Lawrence Taylor announces his retirement.
  • 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 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.
  • February 24th, 1994: Police in Gloucester, England, begin excavations at the home of suspected serial killer Fred West.
  • February 25th, 1994: 29 Muslims are murdered by a religious extremist in the West Bank.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on January 26th, 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 26th, 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.

  • 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.
  • 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.

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

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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 26th of January:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 26th of January:

  • Australia Day

Weather

Weather information for January 26th, 1994:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.3 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 7.1 degrees Fahrenheit. -13.83 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 1.78cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 7.89 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 2.03cm.

US President

Who was the US President on January 26th, 1994?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on January 26th, 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 26th, 1994 was probably conceived around the 18th of April, 1993. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on January 26th, 1994 is the 5th of November, 1994. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about January 26th, 1994.

  • 9,857 days have passed since this date.
  • 851,644,800 seconds have passed since the January 26th, 1994.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 993,585,600 times.
  • Since January 26th, 1994, earth has travelled approximately 439,448,716,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 141,940,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 73,241,453 steps. That's about 32,552 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,219,738 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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