June 17th, 1994

June 17th, 1994, fell on a Friday. It was day 168 of 1994. The decade was the 1990s.

26 years, 0 months and 18 days have passed since June 17th, 1994.


On This Date

Events that occurred on June 17th, 1994:

  • Police pursue O.J. Simpson in his white Ford Bronco.
  • The 1994 FIFA World Cup kicks off in the USA.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 17th, 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.

Take Me Back!

The date is June 17th, 1994 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.

In America, the song I Swear by All-4-One is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Love Is All Around by Wet Wet Wet is the number one hit song. Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Wolf 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. In the United States, the 1994 FIFA World Cup is being held.

Murder suspect O.J. Simpson has just led Los Angeles police on a chase in his white Ford Bronco. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Matlock", "X-Men", "The Nanny" and "Ellen". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Mortal Kombat II", "Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master", "Disney's Aladdin" and "Doom".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Roseanne", "Rosie and Jim", "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" and "Are You Afraid of the Dark?". Popular toys include the likes of "Micro Machines", "Polly Pocket", "Littlest Pet Shop" and "Mighty Max".


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 June 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

    "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.

  • 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

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 26 years, 0 months and 18 days have passed since June 17th, 1994.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 24 of 1994.
  • Leap Year: 1994 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on June 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 771807600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around June 17th, 1994:

  • 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.
  • June 15th, 1994: Disney's The Lion King (1994) is released in movie theaters.
  • June 22nd, 1994: The Houston Rockets win the 1994 NBA Finals after they defeat the New York Knicks 4-3.
  • June 28th, 1994: The Aum Shinrikyo cult launches a sarin gas attack in Japan. 8 people are killed.
  • July 2nd, 1994: Colombian footballer Andrss Escobar is shot dead.
  • July 5th, 1994: Amazon is founded.
  • July 6th, 1994: Forrest Gump (1994), starring Tom Hanks, is released in movie theaters.
  • July 8th, 1994: North Korean leader Kim Il-sung dies.
  • July 15th, 1994: The movie True Lies (1994) is released.
  • July 15th, 1994: The Rwandan Genocide ends.
  • July 17th, 1994: Brazil win the World Cup after defeating Italy on penalties.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 17th, 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: June 17th, 1994 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.

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 17th of June:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 17th of June:

  • Icelandic National Day (Iceland)

Weather

Weather information for June 17th, 1994:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 16.3 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. There were 2 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 83.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 28.33 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 18.44 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on June 17th, 1994.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on June 17th, 1994 was probably conceived around the 7th of September, 1993. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 17th, 1994 is the 27th of March, 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.

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about June 17th, 1994.

  • 9,515 days have passed since this date.
  • 822,096,000 seconds have passed since the June 17th, 1994.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 959,112,000 times.
  • Since June 17th, 1994, earth has travelled approximately 424,201,536,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 137,016,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 70,700,256 steps. That's about 31,422 miles!
  • Since this date, 9,865,152 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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