5th of February, 1994

The 5th of February, 1994, fell on a Saturday. Day 36 of 1994. Decade: 1990s.

26 years, 3 months and 22 days have passed since the 5th of February, 1994.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 5th of February, 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 the 5th of February, 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.

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 the 5th of February, 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, 3 months and 22 days have passed since the 5th of February, 1994.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 05 of 1994.
  • Leap Year: 1994 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 5th of February, 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 the 5th of February, 1994:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 5th of February, 1994, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1994 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 5th of February, 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 the 5th of February, 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 the 5th of February, 1994.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

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

Computer Games

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

  • Doom - Sci-fi FPS shooter game.
  • Myst - Puzzle adventure game that was released for the Macintosh.
  • Mortal Kombat II - Sequel of the arcade fighting game. Developed by Midway Games.
  • Syndicate - Tactical game released by Bullfrog Productions. Set in the future.

5th of February

Events that have occurred on the 5th of February:

  • 5th of February, 1976: Mascot Riots: A racially-charged riot breaks out at Escambia High School in Pensacola, Florida.
  • 5th of February, 1978: The Northeastern United States blizzard of 1978 kills 100 people.
  • 5th of February, 1973: Serial killer Ed Kemper murders Rosalind Heather Thorpe and Alice Helen Liu on the UCSC campus in Santa Cruz, California.
  • 5th of February, 1996: Football: Mick McCarthy is appointed as the new manager of the Irish football team.
  • 5th of February, 1998: Slaughter guitarist Tim Kelly dies in a car accident.
  • 5th of February, 2000: Novye Aldi massacre: Russian forces execute over 60 civilians in Grozny, Chechnya.
  • 5th of February, 2006: Super Bowl XL: The Pittsburgh Steelers defeat the Seattle Seahawks by 21-10 at Ford Field in Detroit.
  • 5th of February, 2010: England manager Fabio Capello announces that John Terry has been removed as captain.
  • 5th of February, 2012: Super Bowl XLVI: The New York Giants defeat the New England Patriots by 21-17 at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • 5th of February, 2012: Madonna and LMFAO perform at the halftime show of Super Bowl XLVI.
  • 5th of February, 2016: The game XCOM 2 is released.
  • 5th of February, 2016: The film Dad's Army in released in cinemas.
  • 5th of February, 2017: Super Bowl LI takes place at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas: The New England Patriots defeat the Atlanta Falcons and Lady Gaga performs at the halftime show.
  • 5th of February, 2020: A Republican-controlled Senate votes to acquit Donald Trump in his impeachment trial.
  • 5th of February, 2020: Mitt Romney becomes the first Senator in U.S. history to vote against his party's president in an impeachment trial.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 5th of February, 1994.

Videos

Looking for some nostalgia? Here are some Youtube videos relating to the 5th of February, 1994. Please note that videos are automatically selected by Youtube and that results may vary! Click on the "Load Next Video" button to view the next video in the search playlist. In many cases, you'll find episodes of old TV shows, documentaries, music videos and soap dramas.


NB: If a video is blank, click on the button above to view the next one...

Time Difference & Statistics

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

  • 9,609 days have passed since this date.
  • 830,214,000 seconds have passed since the 5th of February, 1994.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 968,583,000 times.
  • Since the 5th of February, 1994, earth has travelled approximately 428,390,424,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 138,369,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 71,398,404 steps. That's about 31,733 miles!
  • Since this date, 9,962,568 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

Random Dates

A list of random dates that you might be interested in:


Previous Day
4th of February, 1994