The 17th of June, 1994, fell on a Friday. Day 168 of 1994. Decade: 1990s.
25 years, 9 months and 15 days have passed since the 17th of June, 1994.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 17th of June, 1994:
Police pursue O.J. Simpson in his white Ford Bronco.
The 1994 FIFA World Cup kicks off in the USA.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th of June, 1994:
United States: I Swear - All-4-One
United Kingdom: Love Is All Around - Wet Wet Wet
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Wolf" 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 17th of June, 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.
1994 FIFA World Cup
The 1994 FIFA World Cup is taking place in the United States. Brazil go on to win the competition by defeating Italy on penalties. Roberto Baggio famously misses the last penalty.
O.J Simpson is a no-show.
A few days after the murder of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman, lead suspect O.J Simpson fails to hand himself over to the LAPD on the 17th of June. An all-points bulletin is circulated. Later that evening, Simpson's white Ford Bronco is spotted. A large police chase ensues. Simpson is apprehended at his mother's house at about 8PM.
Basic facts and information about this date:
25 years, 9 months and 15 days have passed since the 17th of June, 1994.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 24 of 1994.
Leap Year: 1994 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on the 17th of June, 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 771807600.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around the 17th of June, 1994:
18th of May, 1994: Football: A.C. Milan defeat Barcelona 4-0 in the UEFA Champions League Final.
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 17th of June, 1994, will have the star sign Gemini.
Zodiac Element: Air.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1994 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
Native American Zodiac: The 17th of June, 1994 falls under the Deer.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.
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 June:
17th of June, 2008: The Boston Celtics win the 2008 NBA Finals after they defeat the Los Angeles Lakers 4-2.
17th of June, 2010: The Los Angeles Lakers win the 2010 NBA Finals after they defeat the Boston Celtics 4-3.
17th of June, 2013: The song "Wake Me Up" is released by Swedish DJ and music producer Avicii.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of June, 1994.
9,420 days have passed since this date.
813,888,000 seconds have passed since the 17th of June, 1994.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 949,536,000 times.
Since the 17th of June, 1994, earth has travelled approximately 419,966,208,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 135,648,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 69,994,368 steps. That's about 31,109 miles!
Since this date, 9,766,656 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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