May 26th, 1994, fell on a Thursday. It was day 146 of 1994. The decade was the 1990s.
26 years, 10 months and 26 days have passed since May 26th, 1994.
On This Date
Events that occurred on May 26th, 1994:
Michael Jackson marries Elvis' daughter Lisa Marie Presley.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 26th, 1994:
United States: I Swear - All-4-One
United Kingdom: Come On You Reds - Manchester United FC & Status Quo
Movie Box Office
Which movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Maverick" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is May 26th, 1994 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Gemini. The summer of 1994 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual.
In America, the song I Swear by All-4-One is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Come On You Reds by Manchester United FC & Status Quo is the number one hit song. Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Maverick is at the top of the Box Office.
In the United Kingdom, John Major is the current Prime Minister. 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. 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. Tributes are currently pouring in for Former First Lady Jackie Kennedy, who has passed away from non-Hodgkin lymphoma at the age of 64. Kennedy, who was married to President John F. Kennedy, had only publicly announced her diagnosis back in January.
The final episode of "Star Trek: The Next Generation" has just been aired on television. The action comedy film "Beverly Hills Cop III", starring Eddie Murphy, has just been released in movie theaters. In celebrity news, pop star Michael Jackson has married Elvis' daughter Lisa Marie Presley. The media is currently speculating whether or not the marriage is a publicity stunt.
On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Full House", "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air", "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "Dinosaurs". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Syndicate", "Gunstar Heroes", "Disney's Aladdin" and "Super Metroid". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Are You Afraid of the Dark?", "Dinosaurs", "X-Men: The Animated Series" and "Rocko's Modern Life".
If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Sylvanian Families", "G.I. Joe (figures)", "Pogs" and "Nerf Blaster".
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 26th, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 and information about this date:
26 years, 10 months and 26 days have passed since May 26th, 1994.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 21 of 1994.
Leap Year: 1994 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on May 26th, 1994, will be 26 years of age.
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 26th, 1994?
John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?
Albert Reynolds was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on May 26th, 1994 was probably conceived around the 16th of August, 1993. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 26th, 1994 is the 5th of March, 1995. (Rough Estimate).
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about May 26th, 1994.
9,827 days have passed since this date.
849,052,800 seconds have passed since the May 26th, 1994.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 990,561,600 times.
Since May 26th, 1994, earth has travelled approximately 438,111,244,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 141,508,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 73,018,541 steps. That's about 32,453 miles!
Since this date, 10,188,634 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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