July 12th, 1994, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 193 of 1994. The decade was the 1990s.
26 years, 4 months and 13 days have passed since July 12th, 1994.
On This Date
Events that occurred on July 12th, 1994:
The Allied occupation of Berlin officially comes to an end.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 12th, 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 "Forrest Gump" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is July 12th, 1994 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. 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 Forrest Gump 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. A new online bookstore called "Amazon" has just been launched by Jeff Bezos in Seattle.
In North Korea, "Supreme Leader" Kim Il-sung has passed away at the age of 82. Il-sung, who has lead the country since it was founded, is believed to have died from a heart attack. In Germany, the last allied forces have left the country. This marks the final end of Germany's occupation, which began in 1945. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Roseanne", "Dinosaurs", "Home Improvement" and "Mad About You".
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 "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air", "Clarissa Explains It All" and "X-Men: The Animated Series". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Easy-Bake Oven", "Transformers", "Pogs" and "Littlest Pet Shop".
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 12th, 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.
Basic facts and information about this date:
26 years, 4 months and 13 days have passed since July 12th, 1994.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 28 of 1994.
Leap Year: 1994 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on July 12th, 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 773967600.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around July 12th, 1994:
June 12th, 1994: Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman are both murdered. O.J. Simpson is eventually charged with the crime.
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on July 12th, 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 12th, 1994 was probably conceived around the 2nd of October, 1993. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 12th, 1994 is the 21st 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.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about July 12th, 1994.
9,633 days have passed since this date.
832,294,800 seconds have passed since the July 12th, 1994.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 971,010,600 times.
Since July 12th, 1994, earth has travelled approximately 429,464,116,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 138,715,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 71,577,353 steps. That's about 31,812 miles!
Since this date, 9,987,538 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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