February 5th, 1994

February 5th, 1994, fell on a Saturday. It was day 36 of 1994. The decade was the 1990s.

26 years, 7 months and 15 days have passed since February 5th, 1994.


On This Date

Events that occurred on February 5th, 1994:

  • White supremacist Byron De La Beckwith is convicted of the 1963 murder of civil rights leader Medgar Evers.
  • 68 people are killed when the Bosnian Serb Army fire a mortar shell at an open air market place in Sarajevo.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 5th, 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 "Mrs. Doubtfire" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is February 5th, 1994 and it's a Saturday. People are enjoying their weekend. 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 Mrs. Doubtfire is at the top of the Box Office. 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. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Married... with Children", "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", "Seinfeld" and "The Ren & Stimpy Show". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Syndicate", "Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master", "Myst" and "NBA Jam".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Are You Afraid of the Dark?", "Clarissa Explains It All", "Rugrats" and "Batman: The Animated Series". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Sylvanian Families", "Pogs", "Nerf Blaster" and "Littlest Pet Shop".


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 February 5th, 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, 7 months and 15 days have passed since February 5th, 1994.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 05 of 1994.
  • Leap Year: 1994 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on February 5th, 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 760406400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around February 5th, 1994:

  • January 10th, 1994: Rapper Dr. Dre is arrested after he leads police on a high speed pursuit through Beverly Hills in his Ferrari.
  • January 20th, 1994: Former Manchester United manager Matt Busby passes away.
  • 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.
  • February 1st, 1994: Green Day release their album "Dookie".
  • February 4th, 1994: Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994) is released.
  • February 26th, 1994: Comedian Bill Hicks passes away from pancreatic cancer.
  • February 28th, 1994: English serial killer Fred West and his wife are arrested.
  • March 4th, 1994: Actor John Candy passes away after a heart attack.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 5th, 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: February 5th, 1994 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.

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

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 5th of February:


Weather

Weather information for February 5th, 1994:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 8.3 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 22.7 degrees Fahrenheit. -5.17 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 2.79cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 6.11 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on February 5th, 1994.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on February 5th, 1994 was probably conceived around the 28th of April, 1993. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 5th, 1994 is the 15th 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.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about February 5th, 1994.

  • 9,725 days have passed since this date.
  • 840,236,400 seconds have passed since the February 5th, 1994.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 980,275,800 times.
  • Since February 5th, 1994, earth has travelled approximately 433,561,982,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 140,039,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 72,260,330 steps. That's about 32,116 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,082,837 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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