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April 7th, 1994.

April 7th, 1994, was a Thursday. It was day 97 of 1994. The decade was the 1990s.

27 years, 1 months and 12 days have passed since April 7th, 1994.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Aries.

On this day.

What happened on April 7th, 1994?

  • Beverly Hills, 90210 actress Shannen Doherty files for divorce from actor Ashley Hamilton.
  • The Rwandan Genocide begins. Rwandan Prime Minister Agathe Uwilingiyimana is assassinated at her home.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 7th, 1994.

  • United States: The Sign - Ace of Base
  • United Kingdom: Doop - Doop
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 "Major League II" was at the top of the box office on April 7th, 1994.

Take me back to April 7th, 1994!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is April 7th, 1994 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aries. 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 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 television news, a new sitcom called "Sister, Sister", which chronicles the lives of two reunited twins called Tia Landry and Tamera Campbell, has recently premiered on ABC.

On the continent of Africa, a horrible event is unfolding, as the Hutu majority in Rwanda attempt to wipe out the Tutsi minority. This genocide began following the assassination of President Juvenal Habyarimana. Meanwhile, in celebrity news, "Beverly Hills, 90210" actress Shannen Doherty has filed for divorce from actor Ashley Hamilton after less than a year of marriage. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Matlock", "Seinfeld", "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "X-Men".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master", "NBA Jam", "Doom" and "Super Metroid". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Garfield and Friends", "The Ren & Stimpy Show", "Rocko's Modern Life" and "The Nanny". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of the Easy-Bake Oven, Micro Machines, Yo-yo and Mighty Max.

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 April 7th, 1994.

  • The Rwandan Genocide.

    The Rwandan Genocide.

    During this period, the Rwandan Genocide was occurring. This genocide saw the mass slaughter of the Tutsi minority by members of the Hutu majority. Estimates place the death toll somewhere between 500,000 and 1,000,000.

  • 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.

  • 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 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, 1 months and 12 days have passed since April 7th, 1994.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 14 of 1994.
  • Leap Year: 1994 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 7th, 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 765673200.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around April 7th, 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.
  • 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.
  • This date: April 7th, 1994
  • 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".
  • April 14th, 1994: Billy Joel and supermodel Christie Brinkley announce that they will be separating after nine years of marriage.
  • April 18th, 1994: Actress Roseanne Barr files for divorce from Tom Arnold after four years of marriage.
  • April 19th, 1994: Rapper Nas releases his debut studio album "Illmatic".
  • April 20th, 1994: South Africa adopts its new national flag.
  • April 22nd, 1994: Former US President Richard Nixon passes away four days after suffering a stroke.
  • April 25th, 1994: Blur release their album "Parklife".
  • April 26th, 1994: 264 people are killed when China Airlines Flight 140 crashes at Nagoya Airport in Japan.
  • April 27th, 1994: South Africa holds its first multi-race elections.
  • April 28th, 1994: Former CIA agent Aldrich Ames pleads guilty to spying for the Soviet Union.
  • April 30th, 1994: Ireland win the 1994 European Song Contest with the song "Rock 'n' Roll Kids" by Paul Harrington and Charlie McGettigan.
  • April 30th, 1994: Austrian racing driver Roland Ratzenberger dies in a crash during a qualifying race for the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix.
  • May 1st, 1994: Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna dies in an accident during the San Marino Grand Prix.
  • May 2nd, 1994: Soccer: Manchester United win their second consecutive Premier League title after rivals Blackburn Rovers lose 2-1 against Coventry.
  • May 5th, 1994: American teenager Michael Fay is caned in Singapore for theft and vandalism.
  • May 6th, 1994: The Channel Tunnel between France and the UK is opened.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 7th, 1994, will have the star sign Aries.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 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).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 7.
  • Native American Zodiac: April 7th, 1994 falls under the Falcon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Birth flower (April): The Daisy and the Sweet Pea.

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.

  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on April 7th, 1994.

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

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.

  • 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.

1994 - TV stations, commercials and shows.

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

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 7th of April.

Weather on April 7th, 1994.

Historical weather information for April 7th, 1994.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 10.1 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 33.9 degrees Fahrenheit. 1.06 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 14.73cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 6.89 degrees Celsius.

US President.

Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on April 7th, 1994.

UK Prime Minister.

John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 7th, 1994.

Irish Taoiseach.

Albert Reynolds was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on April 7th, 1994 was most likely conceived around the 28th of June, 1993.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 7th, 1994 is close to the 15th of January, 1995.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about April 7th, 1994.

  • A total of 9,904 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,414 weeks have passed.
  • 855,705,600 seconds have passed since the April 7th, 1994.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 998,323,200 times.
  • Since April 7th, 1994, the earth has travelled approximately 441,544,089,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 142,617,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 73,590,682 steps. That's about 32,707 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,268,467 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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