March 12th, 1994

March 12th, 1994, fell on a Saturday. It was day 71 of 1994. The decade was the 1990s.

27 years, 1 months and 9 days have passed since March 12th, 1994.


On This Date

Events that occurred on March 12th, 1994:

  • The first female priests are ordained by the Church of England.

Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Christina Grimmie: Singer.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on March 12th, 1994:

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

Movie Box Office

Which movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Guarding Tess" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is March 12th, 1994 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Pisces. Currently, people are enjoying their 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 Guarding Tess 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 Europe, a war is continuing to rage on in Bosnia and Herzegovina. US troops have withdrawn from Somalia earlier than expected. Initially, the deadline had been set for March 31st.

The media is reporting that Nirvana front man Kurt Cobain has woken from his coma and is now on the path to recovery. Their had been fears for Cobain's life after he overdosed on Rohypnol and champagne in Rome, Italy, at the start of this month. In music news, rock band Nine Inch Nails have released their second album "The Downward Spiral". In the United Kingdom, the first female priests have been ordained by the Church of England.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air", "Home Improvement" and "Melrose Place". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Syndicate", "Gunstar Heroes", "Myst" and "Doom". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Are You Afraid of the Dark?", "The Ren & Stimpy Show", "Rugrats" and "Batman: The Animated Series".

Popular toys include the likes of "Transformers", "Sylvanian Families", "Jenga" and "Super Soaker (water gun)".


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 March 12th, 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.

  • John Candy passes away.

    John Candy, who starred in movies such as Cool Runnings, Home Alone and Uncle Buck, passed away on the 4th of March, 1994.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 27 years, 1 months and 9 days have passed since March 12th, 1994.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 10 of 1994.
  • Leap Year: 1994 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on March 12th, 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 763430400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around March 12th, 1994:

  • 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.
  • 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".
  • This date: March 12th, 1994
  • 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.
  • April 5th, 1994: Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain commits suicide in Seattle.
  • April 6th, 1994: Rwandan President Juvenal Habyarimana is assassinated when his jet is shot down.
  • April 7th, 1994: Beverly Hills, 90210 actress Shannen Doherty files for divorce from actor Ashley Hamilton.
  • April 7th, 1994: The Rwandan Genocide begins. Rwandan Prime Minister Agathe Uwilingiyimana is assassinated at her home.
  • April 8th, 1994: Nirvana singer Kurt Cobain is found dead at his home in Lake Washington, Seattle.
  • April 10th, 1994: Scottish band "Wet Wet Wet" release their cover version of the song "Love Is All Around".
  • April 11th, 1994: The Offspring release their album "Smash".

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on March 12th, 1994, will have the star sign Pisces.
  • Pisces is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1994 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: March 12th, 1994 falls under the Wolf.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of March will have the birthstone Aquamarine.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would 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.

  • Weird Science
  • 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
  • Game Boy
  • 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, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 12th of March:


Weather

Weather information for March 12th, 1994:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 9.4 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 27.6 degrees Fahrenheit. -2.44 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 6.72 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on March 12th, 1994?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on March 12th, 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 March 12th, 1994 was probably conceived around the 2nd of June, 1993. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on March 12th, 1994 is the 20th of December, 1994. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about March 12th, 1994.

  • 9,903 days have passed since this date.
  • 855,615,600 seconds have passed since the March 12th, 1994.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 998,218,200 times.
  • Since March 12th, 1994, earth has travelled approximately 441,497,649,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 142,602,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 73,582,942 steps. That's about 32,704 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,267,387 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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