April 1st, 1994

April 1st, 1994, fell on a Friday. It was day 91 of 1994. The decade was the 1990s.

26 years, 5 months and 25 days have passed since April 1st, 1994.


On This Date

Events that occurred on April 1st, 1994:

  • The first episode of "Sister, Sister" is aired.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 1st, 1994:

  • United States: The Sign - Ace of Base
  • United Kingdom: Doop - Doop

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Major League II" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is April 1st, 1994 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. It is April Fool's Day, which means that people are playing practical jokes on one another.

The summer of 1994 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise. In America, the song The Sign by Ace of Base is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Doop by Doop is the number one hit song.

Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Major League II is at the top of the Box Office. In Europe, a war is continuing to rage on in Bosnia and Herzegovina. 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.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Roseanne", "Dinosaurs", "Walker, Texas Ranger" and "Ellen". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Syndicate", "Mortal Kombat II", "Myst" and "Disney's Aladdin". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Thomas the Tank Engine", "Garfield and Friends", "Rosie and Jim" and "Beverly Hills, 90210".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Transformers", "Sylvanian Families", "G.I. Joe (figures)" and "Action Man".


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 April 1st, 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:

  • 26 years, 5 months and 25 days have passed since April 1st, 1994.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 13 of 1994.
  • Leap Year: 1994 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 1st, 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 765154800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around April 1st, 1994:

  • 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 15th, 1994: US troops withdraw from Somalia.
  • 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 25th, 1994: D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994) is released.
  • 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: 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 22nd, 1994: Former US President Richard Nixon passes away four days after suffering a stroke.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 1st, 1994, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Pisces.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1994 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 1st, 1994 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Ellen - TV series.
  • 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.

1994 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1994.

"Sister, Sister" - "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
  • Jenga
  • Micro Machines
  • Sylvanian Families
  • Transformers
  • Easy-Bake Oven

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of April:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of April:

  • April Fools' Day
  • Islamic Republic Day (Iran)

Weather

Weather information for April 1st, 1994:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 8.5 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. It was a windy day. There were 3 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 39.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 4.06 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 8.33 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 8.13cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on April 1st, 1994.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on April 1st, 1994 was probably conceived around the 22nd of June, 1993. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 1st, 1994 is the 9th of January, 1995. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

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

  • Super Metroid - Action adventure game that was published by Nintendo.
  • 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.

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on April 1st, 1994.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about April 1st, 1994.

  • 9,675 days have passed since this date.
  • 835,920,000 seconds have passed since the April 1st, 1994.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 975,240,000 times.
  • Since April 1st, 1994, earth has travelled approximately 431,334,720,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 139,320,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 71,889,120 steps. That's about 31,951 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,031,040 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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