February 5th, 1994, fell on a Saturday. It was day 36 of 1994. The decade was the 1990s.
26 years, 11 months and 22 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.
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. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. Currently, 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 the United Kingdom, John Major is the current Prime Minister. 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.
In soccer, Liverpool manager Graeme Souness has resigned following a recent defeat against Bristol City in the FA Cup. He has been replaced by Roy Evans. In American Football, the Dallas Cowboys have won Super Bowl XXVIII after beating the Buffalo Bills 30-13 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. This is the Buffalo Bills fourth consecutive defeat in the Super Bowl. In music, rock band Green Day have just released their new album "Dookie". The album contains songs such as "Longview" and "Basket Case".
In celebrity news, Jean-Claude Van Damme has married actress Darcy LaPier. A new comedy film called "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective", starring Jim Carrey, has recently been released in movie theaters. In Mississippi, white supremacist Byron De La Beckwith has been convicted of the 1963 murder of civil rights leader Medgar Evers.
In Europe, a war is continuing to rage on in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Recently, 68 people were killed when the Bosnian Serb Army fired a mortar shell at an open air market place in Sarajevo. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", "Rugrats", "X-Men" and "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Gunstar Heroes", "Myst", "NBA Jam" and "Doom".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Garfield and Friends", "Are You Afraid of the Dark?", "The Ren & Stimpy Show" and "Bill Nye the Science Guy". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "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 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" 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:
This date fell on a weekend.
26 years, 11 months and 22 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 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.
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.
Who was the US President on February 5th, 1994?
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on February 5th, 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 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).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about February 5th, 1994.
9,853 days have passed since this date.
851,299,200 seconds have passed since the February 5th, 1994.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 993,182,400 times.
Since February 5th, 1994, earth has travelled approximately 439,270,387,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 141,883,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 73,211,731 steps. That's about 32,539 miles!
Since this date, 10,215,590 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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