6th of May, 1994

The 6th of May, 1994, fell on a Friday. Day 126 of 1994. Decade: 1990s.

25 years, 9 months and 23 days have passed since the 6th of May, 1994.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 6th of May, 1994:

  • The Channel Tunnel between France and the UK is opened.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 6th of May, 1994:

  • United States: Bump N' Grind - R. Kelly
  • United Kingdom: The Most Beautiful Girl In The World - Symbol

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "With Honors" 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 the 6th of May, 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.

  • Kids' TV - 1994.

    Children in 1994 would have been watching TV shows such as Doug, Home Improvement, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Full House, The Magic School Bus, "Aaahh!!! Real Monsters", Barney & Friends, "Are You Afraid of the Dark?", Aladdin: The Series, Duckman, Animaniacs, Gargoyles, Boy Meets World, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and Biker Mice from Mars.

  • 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.

  • Eurovision 1994

    The 1994 Eurovision song contest is held in Dublin, Ireland. The host nation win the contest with the song "Rock 'n' Roll Kids" by Paul Harrington and Charlie McGettigan.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 25 years, 9 months and 23 days have passed since the 6th of May, 1994.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 of 1994.
  • Leap Year: 1994 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 6th of May, 1994, will be 25 years of age.
  • People born in 1994 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 768178800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 6th of May, 1994:

  • 6th of April, 1994: Rwandan President Juvenal Habyarimana is assassinated when his jet is shot down.
  • 7th of April, 1994: The Rwandan Genocide begins. Rwandan Prime Minister Agathe Uwilingiyimana is assassinated at her home.
  • 8th of April, 1994: Nirvana singer Kurt Cobain is found dead at his home in Lake Washington, Seattle.
  • 22nd of April, 1994: Former US President Richard Nixon passes away four days after suffering a stroke.
  • 10th of May, 1994: Serial killer John Wayne Gacy is executed by lethal injection.
  • 10th of May, 1994: Nelson Mandela is inaugurated as South Africa's first black president.
  • 13th of May, 1994: The movie Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) is released.
  • 14th of May, 1994: FA Cup Final 1994: Manchester United defeat Chelsea 4-0.
  • 18th of May, 1994: Football: A.C. Milan defeat Barcelona 4-0 in the UEFA Champions League Final.
  • 19th of May, 1994: Former First Lady Jackie Kennedy dies from non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
  • 23rd of May, 1994: The last episode of "Star Trek: The Next Generation" is aired.
  • 25th of May, 1994: Beverly Hills Cop III (1994) is released in movie theaters.
  • 27th of May, 1994: The Flintstones (1994) is released in cinemas.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 6th of May, 1994, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1994 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 6th of May, 1994 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

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.

"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:

  • 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 6th of May:


Weather

Weather information for the 6th of May, 1994:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 14.0 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 46.8 degrees Fahrenheit. 8.22 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 0.25cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 12.78 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 3.05cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on the 6th of May, 1994.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 6th of May, 1994 was probably conceived around the 27th of July, 1993. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 6th of May, 1994 is the 13th of February, 1995. (Rough Estimate).

Computer 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.
  • Myst - Puzzle adventure game that was released for the Macintosh.
  • Mortal Kombat II - Sequel of the arcade fighting game. Developed by Midway Games.
  • Syndicate - Tactical game released by Bullfrog Productions. Set in the future.

6th of May

Events that have occurred on the 6th of May:

  • 6th of May, 1527: The Sack of Rome occurs.
  • 6th of May, 1960: The Civil Rights Act of 1960 is signed into law.
  • 6th of May, 1966: Moors murders: Ian Brady is found guilty and sentenced to 3 concurrent terms of life imprisonment.
  • 6th of May, 1970: Irish politicians Charles Haughey and Neil Blaney are dismissed from the government after they are accused of being involved in a plot to import weapons for the Provisional IRA.
  • 6th of May, 1970: Football: Feyenoord win the European Cup after they defeat Celtic 2-1.
  • 6th of May, 1976: 900 people are killed when an earthquake strikes the Friuli region of Italy.
  • 6th of May, 2002: The Attitude Era in the WWE comes to an end.
  • 6th of May, 2002: Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn is assassinated.
  • 6th of May, 1950: The "Tollund Man" mummy is discovered by peat cutters in Denmark.
  • 6th of May, 1961: FA Cup Final 1961: Tottenham Hotspur defeat Leicester City 2-0.
  • 6th of May, 1972: FA Cup Final 1972: A goal from Allan Clarke helps Leeds United secure a 1-0 victory over Arsenal.
  • 6th of May, 1978: A goal from Roger Osborne helps Ipswich Town win the FA Cup Final with a 1-0 victory over Arsenal.
  • 6th of May, 2004: The TV show "Friends" comes to an end after nearly ten years.
  • 6th of May, 2005: Kingdom of Heaven (2005) is released.
  • 6th of May, 2007: Nicolas Sarkozy becomes the new president of France.
  • 6th of May, 2007: Manchester United win the Premier League title after Chelsea fail to beat Arsenal.
  • 6th of May, 2008: Irish politics: Bertie Ahern resigns as Taoiseach.
  • 6th of May, 2009: "It's a disgrace!": Barcelona knock Chelsea out of the Champions League after a number of controversial refereeing decisions go their way.
  • 6th of May, 2010: The Conservative Party become the largest party in the 2010 United Kingdom general election.
  • 6th of May, 2011: Thor (2011) is released in cinemas.
  • 6th of May, 2013: Amanda Berry, Michele Knight and Georgina DeJesus are all found alive after having been missing for a decade.
  • 6th of May, 2019: The television miniseries Chernobyl is released.
  • 6th of May, 2019: Meghan Markle gives birth to Archie Mountbatten-Windsor.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 6th of May, 1994.

  • 9,430 days have passed since this date.
  • 814,755,600 seconds have passed since the 6th of May, 1994.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 950,548,200 times.
  • Since the 6th of May, 1994, earth has travelled approximately 420,413,889,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 135,792,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 70,068,982 steps. That's about 31,142 miles!
  • Since this date, 9,777,067 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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