April 17th, 1994, fell on a Sunday. Day 107 of 1994. Decade: 1990s.
26 years, 1 months and 20 days have passed since April 17th, 1994.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 17th, 1994:
United States: Bump N' Grind - R. Kelly
United Kingdom: Everything Changes - Take That
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Four Weddings and a Funeral" was at the top of the box office on this date.
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 17th, 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" 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.
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.
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.
On the 8th of April, 1994, Nirvana singer and songwriter is found dead at his home in Lake Washington, Seattle. The cause of death is suicide.
Basic facts and information about this date:
This date fell on a weekend.
26 years, 1 months and 20 days have passed since April 17th, 1994.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 15 of 1994.
Leap Year: 1994 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on April 17th, 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 766537200.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around April 17th, 1994:
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.
May 6th, 1994: The Channel Tunnel between France and the UK is opened.
May 10th, 1994: Serial killer John Wayne Gacy is executed by lethal injection.
May 10th, 1994: Nelson Mandela is inaugurated as South Africa's first black president.
May 13th, 1994: The movie Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) is released.
May 14th, 1994: FA Cup Final 1994: Manchester United defeat Chelsea 4-0.
Horoscopes & Birthstone Information
Zodiac & Birthstone information:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 17th, 1994, will have the star sign Aries.
Zodiac Element: Fire.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1994 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
Native American Zodiac: April 17th, 1994 falls under the Falcon.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
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.
"All That" - "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:
Littlest Pet Shop
Super Soaker (water gun)
G.I. Joe (figures)
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of April:
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about April 17th, 1994.
9,548 days have passed since this date.
824,947,200 seconds have passed since the April 17th, 1994.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 962,438,400 times.
Since April 17th, 1994, earth has travelled approximately 425,672,755,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 137,491,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 70,945,459 steps. That's about 31,531 miles!
Since this date, 9,899,366 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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