The 17th of June, 1994, fell on a Friday. Day 168 of 1994. Decade: 1990s.
25 years, 8 months and 0 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.
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.
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.
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.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of June, 1994.
9,376 days have passed since this date.
810,090,000 seconds have passed since the 17th of June, 1994.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 945,105,000 times.
Since the 17th of June, 1994, earth has travelled approximately 418,006,440,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 135,015,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 69,667,740 steps. That's about 30,963 miles!
Since this date, 9,721,080 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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