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March 4th, 1994.

March 4th, 1994, was a Friday. It was day 63 of 1994. The decade was the 1990s.

27 years, 3 months and 8 days have passed since March 4th, 1994.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Pisces.

On this day.

What happened on March 4th, 1994?

  • Actor John Candy passes away after a heart attack.
  • Anti-abortionist Michael Griffin is found guilty of the 1993 murder of American physician Dr. David Gunn.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 4th, 1994.

  • United States: The Power Of Love - Celine Dion
  • United Kingdom: Without You - Mariah Carey
Play the top hits from 1994.
A Spotify playlist of songs from the year 1994. Take a trip back to the days of Wet Wet Wet, the Cranberries, Bon Jovi and Ace of Base.

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective" was at the top of the box office on March 4th, 1994.

Take me back to March 4th, 1994!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is March 4th, 1994 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

Spring has started to creep in and the days are beginning to get longer. 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 Ace Ventura: Pet Detective is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, John Major is the current Prime Minister. Meanwhile, in technology news, a relatively new storage format called the CD is beginning to outpace the regular cassette tape in music sales. The disc-based format gives listeners the ability to skip between songs instead of having to manually rewind and forward.

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 Europe, a war is continuing to rage on in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

In the Palestinian city Hebron, 29 people have tragically lost their lives in a shooting massacre. The attacker, an American-Israeli extremist called Baruch Goldstein, was beaten to death by survivors in the aftermath of the shooting. Tributes are currently pouring in for comedian Bill Hicks, who has recently passed away at the age of 32 from pancreatic cancer. Hicks had been diagnosed with the disease in June of 1993. In Gloucester, England, suspected serial killer Fred West and his wife have been arrested by police. The arrests follow recent excavations at their home in Wests' Cromwell Street.

The are fears for the life of Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain, who is currently in a coma in Rome, Italy. Cobain is believed to have overdosed on Rohypnol and champagne. US troops have withdrawn from Somalia earlier than expected. Initially, the deadline had been set for March 31st. People are currently shocked by the death of actor John Candy, who recently died from a heart attack while vacationing in Durango, Mexico. Candy was only 43 years old and had been filming for the Western parody film "Wagons East".

Meanwhile, in Florida, anti-abortionist Michael Griffin has been found guilty of last year's murder of American physician Dr. David Gunn. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Matlock", "One Foot in the Grave", "Blossom" and "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Gunstar Heroes", "NBA Jam", "Disney's Aladdin" and "Doom".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Dinosaurs", "Barney & Friends", "Biker Mice from Mars" and "The Nanny". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the Easy-Bake Oven, Jenga, the Game Boy and Pogs.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on March 4th, 1994.

  • John Candy passes away.

    John Candy passes away.

    Actor John Candy, who starred in movies such as Cool Runnings, Home Alone and Uncle Buck, died from a heart attack on March 4th, 1994. He was 43 years of age.

  • 1994 in music.

    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.

  • Who were the best NBA players 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.

  • Pope John Paul II.

    Pope John Paul II.

    Pope John Paul II was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1994.

  • Mid-1990s fashion.

    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.

  • 1994 in movies.

    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.

  • Best football players 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.

  • Forrest Gump.

    Forrest Gump.

    "Forrest Gump" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1994.

  • Bruce Springsteen - "Streets of Philadelphia"

    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.

  • Kids are reading Goosebumps.

    Kids are reading Goosebumps.

    During the mid-1990s, kids were reading Goosebumps, which was a series of children's horror books that were written by author R. L. Stine. The original series included books such as "Monster Blood", "Say Cheese and Die!" and "The Barking Ghost".

  • VCRs are a common household item.

    VCRs are a common household item.

    During this period, people were using VCRs to watch tapes of movies and TV shows. The device also gave people the ability to record programs and films onto a blank tape.

  • Music CDs begin to outsell cassettes and vinyl.

    Music CDs begin to outsell cassettes and vinyl.

    In 1993 and 1994, music CDs were beginning to outsell cassettes and vinyl. This transition marked the beginning of the end for cassette tapes and players.

  • The Bosnian War.

    The Bosnian War.

    During this time, The Bosnian War was raging on in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  • The Super Nintendo.

    The Super Nintendo.

    In August of 1991, the Super Nintendo Entertainment System hit the shelves. In the first half of the 1990s, the Super Nintendo and the Sega Saturn were the dominant video game consoles.

  • The Sega Genesis.

    The Sega Genesis.

    The Sega Genesis was one of the most popular video games console during this period. Outside of North America, it was known as the Sega Mega Drive.

  • The Game Boy.

    The Game Boy.

    During this time, a hand-held games console called the "Game Boy" was all the rage. The console boasted games such as Super Mario Land, Tetris, Donkey Kong, Kirby's Dream Land and a number of Pokémon releases.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 27 years, 3 months and 8 days have passed since March 4th, 1994.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 09 of 1994.
  • Leap Year: 1994 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on March 4th, 1994, will be 27 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1994 belong to the Generation Y (Millennial) generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 762739200.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around March 4th, 1994.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • This date: March 4th, 1994
  • 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 19th, 1994: Arkansas crime: Damien Echols (18) and Jason Baldwin (16) are found guilty of the murders of three eight-year-old boys in West Memphis.
  • 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.
  • April 1st, 1994: The first episode of "Sister, Sister" is aired.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 4th, 1994, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 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).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 3.
  • Native American Zodiac: March 4th, 1994 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.
  • Birth flower (March): The Daffodil and the Jonqui.

Photos of mid-1990s fashion.

Photographs of mid-1990s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of mid-1990s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on March 4th, 1994.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 1994.

Toys and games that were 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
  • The Game Boy
  • Jenga
  • Micro Machines
  • Sylvanian Families
  • Transformers
  • The Easy-Bake Oven

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • 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.

1994 - TV stations, commercials and shows.

A nostalgic video that emulates what television was like back in 1994.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1994.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out March 4th, 2000 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 4th of March.

  • March 4th, 1982: Landon Donovan (Soccer player) turned 12 on this day in 1994.

Weather on March 4th, 1994.

Historical weather information for March 4th, 1994.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 12.2 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 31.1 degrees Fahrenheit. -0.5 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0.25cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 7.44 degrees Celsius.

US President.

Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on March 4th, 1994.

UK Prime Minister.

John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 4th, 1994.

Irish Taoiseach.

Albert Reynolds was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on March 4th, 1994 was most likely conceived around the 25th of May, 1993.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 4th, 1994 is close to the 12th of December, 1994.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about March 4th, 1994.

  • A total of 9,963 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,423 weeks have passed.
  • 860,799,600 seconds have passed since the March 4th, 1994.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,004,266,200 times.
  • Since March 4th, 1994, the earth has travelled approximately 444,172,593,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 143,466,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 74,028,766 steps. That's about 32,902 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,329,595 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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