May 13th, 1994

May 13th, 1994, fell on a Friday. It was day 133 of 1994. The decade was the 1990s.

26 years, 1 months and 26 days have passed since May 13th, 1994.


On This Date

Events that occurred on May 13th, 1994:

  • The movie Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) is released.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 13th, 1994:

  • United States: The Sign - Ace of Base
  • United Kingdom: The Real Thing - Tony Di Bart

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

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

Take Me Back!

The date is May 13th, 1994 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. The summer of 1994 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual.

In America, the song The Sign by Ace of Base is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, The Real Thing by Tony Di Bart is the number one hit song. Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Crow is at the top of the Box Office.

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. On the continent of Africa, a horrible event is unfolding, as the Hutu majority in Rwanda attempt to wipe out the Tutsi minority. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Beverly Hills, 90210", "Dinosaurs", "X-Men" and "Babylon 5".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Syndicate", "Gunstar Heroes", "Myst" and "NBA Jam". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "Married... with Children", "The Adventures of Pete & Pete" and "X-Men: The Animated Series". Popular toys include the likes of "Sylvanian Families", "Micro Machines", "Jenga" and "G.I. Joe (figures)".


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 May 13th, 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.

  • 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:

  • 26 years, 1 months and 26 days have passed since May 13th, 1994.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 19 of 1994.
  • Leap Year: 1994 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 13th, 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 768783600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around May 13th, 1994:

  • 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 14th, 1994: FA Cup Final 1994: Manchester United defeat Chelsea 4-0.
  • May 18th, 1994: Football: A.C. Milan defeat Barcelona 4-0 in the UEFA Champions League Final.
  • May 19th, 1994: Former First Lady Jackie Kennedy dies from non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
  • May 23rd, 1994: The last episode of "Star Trek: The Next Generation" is aired.
  • May 25th, 1994: Beverly Hills Cop III (1994) is released in movie theaters.
  • May 27th, 1994: The Flintstones (1994) is released in cinemas.
  • June 9th, 1994: TLC singer Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes burns down NFL star Andre Rison's house.
  • June 10th, 1994: The movie Speed (1994) is released in cinemas.
  • June 12th, 1994: Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman are both murdered. O.J. Simpson is eventually charged with the crime.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 13th, 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: May 13th, 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 13th of May:


Weather

Weather information for May 13th, 1994:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 15.6 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). There were 4 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 47.1 degrees Fahrenheit. 8.39 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 15.17 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on May 13th, 1994.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on May 13th, 1994 was probably conceived around the 3rd of August, 1993. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 13th, 1994 is the 20th of February, 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.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about May 13th, 1994.

  • 9,553 days have passed since this date.
  • 825,379,200 seconds have passed since the May 13th, 1994.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 962,942,400 times.
  • Since May 13th, 1994, earth has travelled approximately 425,895,667,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 137,563,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 70,982,611 steps. That's about 31,548 miles!
  • Since this date, 9,904,550 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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