February 24th, 1994

February 24th, 1994, fell on a Thursday. It was day 55 of 1994. The decade was the 1990s.

27 years, 0 months and 1 days have passed since February 24th, 1994.


On This Date

Events that occurred on February 24th, 1994:

  • Police in Gloucester, England, begin excavations at the home of suspected serial killer Fred West.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on February 24th, 1994:

  • United States: The Power Of Love - Celine Dion
  • United Kingdom: Without You - Mariah Carey

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "On Deadly Ground" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is February 24th, 1994 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. In America, the song The Power Of Love by Celine Dion is on top of the singles charts.

Over in the UK, Without You by Mariah Carey is the number one hit song. Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie On Deadly Ground 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. The 1994 Winter Olympics are currently taking place in Lillehammer, Norway.

In Europe, a war is continuing to rage on in Bosnia and Herzegovina. In Gloucester, England, police are currently excavating the garden of suspected serial killer Fred West. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Sherlock Holmes", "Dinosaurs", "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers" and "The X-Files".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Gunstar Heroes", "NBA Jam", "Disney's Aladdin" and "Doom". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Are You Afraid of the Dark?", "Rugrats", "Taz-Mania" and "The Animals of Farthing Wood". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Transformers", "Polly Pocket", "Yo-yo" 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 24th, 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:

  • 27 years, 0 months and 1 days have passed since February 24th, 1994.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 08 of 1994.
  • Leap Year: 1994 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on February 24th, 1994, will be 27 years of age.
  • People born in 1994 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 762048000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around February 24th, 1994:

  • 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.
  • This date: February 24th, 1994
  • February 25th, 1994: 29 Muslims are murdered by a religious extremist in the West Bank.
  • February 26th, 1994: Comedian Bill Hicks passes away from pancreatic cancer.
  • February 28th, 1994: US forces shoot down four Serbian aircraft over Bosnia and Herzegovina for violating a no-fly zone.
  • February 28th, 1994: English serial killer Fred West and his wife are arrested.
  • March 1st, 1994: Nirvana play their final concert.
  • March 3rd, 1994: Nirvana singer Kurt Cobain overdoses on Rohypnol and champagne in Rome, Italy.
  • March 3rd, 1994: US troops withdraw from Somalia..
  • March 4th, 1994: Anti-abortionist Michael Griffin is found guilty of the 1993 murder of American physician Dr. David Gunn.
  • March 4th, 1994: Actor John Candy passes away after a heart attack.
  • March 8th, 1994: Nine Inch Nails release their album "The Downward Spiral".
  • March 12th, 1994: The first female priests are ordained by the Church of England.
  • March 14th, 1994: The first production version of the Linux OS is released.
  • March 18th, 1994: Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994) is released.
  • March 20th, 1994: WrestleMania X: Bret Hart defeats Yokozuna at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
  • March 20th, 1994: WrestleMania X: Razor Ramon defeats Shawn Michaels in a Ladder Match.
  • March 21st, 1994: A grand jury in Portland issues an indictment stating there is evidence Tonya Harding participated in the attack plot on rival figure skater Nancy Kerrigan.
  • March 23rd, 1994: Mexican presidential candidate Luis Donaldo Colosio is shot dead in Tijuana.
  • March 23rd, 1994: 24 US soldiers are killed by a mid-air collision at an air base in North Carolina.
  • March 25th, 1994: D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994) is released.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 24th, 1994, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1994 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: February 24th, 1994 falls under the Wolf.
  • 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

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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 24th of February:


Weather

Weather information for February 24th, 1994:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 4.3 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 32.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 0.11 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.3cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 3.56 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 102.11cm.

US President

Who was the US President on February 24th, 1994?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on February 24th, 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 February 24th, 1994 was probably conceived around the 17th of May, 1993. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 24th, 1994 is the 4th of December, 1994. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about February 24th, 1994.

  • 9,863 days have passed since this date.
  • 852,163,200 seconds have passed since the February 24th, 1994.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 994,190,400 times.
  • Since February 24th, 1994, earth has travelled approximately 439,716,211,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 142,027,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 73,286,035 steps. That's about 32,572 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,225,958 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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