July 3rd, 1994, fell on a Sunday. It was day 184 of 1994. The decade was the 1990s.
26 years, 4 months and 30 days have passed since July 3rd, 1994.
On This Date
Events that occurred on July 3rd, 1994:
Liam Neeson and actress Natasha Richardson are married in New York.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 3rd, 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 "Lion King" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is July 3rd, 1994 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.
In America, the July 4th celebrations are fast approaching. 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 Lion King is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, John Major is the current Prime Minister.
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.
In the United States, the 1994 FIFA World Cup is being held. In Japan, 8 people have lost their lives following a sarin gas attack by the Aum Shinrikyo doomsday cult. The attack took place in a quiet neighborhood in Matsumoto, Nagano. American figure skater Tonya Harding has recently been banned for life from the sport. The ban has come as a result of her involvement in an attack on rival skater Nancy Kerrigan back in January.
In a tragic turn of events, Colombian defender Andrés Escobar has been shot dead in Medellín. Escobar's murder is believed to be revenge for the own goal that he scored against the United States in the 1994 FIFA World Cup. In celebrity news, actor Liam Neeson and actress Natasha Richardson have been married in New York. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Roseanne", "Seinfeld", "One Foot in the Grave" and "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master", "Myst", "Doom" and "Super Metroid". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Rosie and Jim", "Beverly Hills, 90210", "Bill Nye the Science Guy" and "Tales from the Cryptkeeper". Popular toys include the likes of "Polly Pocket", "Yo-yo", "Nerf Blaster" 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 July 3rd, 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.
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.
Basic facts and information about this date:
This date fell on a weekend.
26 years, 4 months and 30 days have passed since July 3rd, 1994.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 26 of 1994.
Leap Year: 1994 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on July 3rd, 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 773190000.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around July 3rd, 1994:
June 9th, 1994: TLC singer Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes burns down NFL star Andre Rison's house.
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on July 3rd, 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 July 3rd, 1994 was probably conceived around the 23rd of September, 1993. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 3rd, 1994 is the 12th of April, 1995. (Rough Estimate).
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.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about July 3rd, 1994.
9,649 days have passed since this date.
833,677,200 seconds have passed since the July 3rd, 1994.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 972,623,400 times.
Since July 3rd, 1994, earth has travelled approximately 430,177,435,200 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 138,946,200 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 71,696,239 steps. That's about 31,865 miles!
Since this date, 10,004,126 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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