July 26th, 1994

July 26th, 1994, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 207 of 1994. The decade was the 1990s.

26 years, 8 months and 27 days have passed since July 26th, 1994.


On This Date

Events that occurred on July 26th, 1994:

  • The song "Flava in Ya Ear" is released by Craig Mack.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 26th, 1994:

  • United States: I Swear - All-4-One
  • United Kingdom: Love Is All Around - Wet Wet Wet

Movie Box Office

Which 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 26th, 1994 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. 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. In fashion, "grunge" clothing has declined in popularity and women are beginning to wear form-fitting outfits such as slip dresses and pencil skirts. Movies such as Clueless and The Craft have popularized the "sexy school girl" look. 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 TV, the final episode of the series "Dinosaurs" has been aired. In the United Kingdom, Tony Blair has become the new leader of the Labour Party after defeating John Prescott and Margaret Beckett in the recent leadership elections.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Full House", "Family Matters", "Home Improvement" and "Walker, Texas Ranger". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Gunstar Heroes", "NBA Jam", "Disney's Aladdin" and "Doom". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", "Doug" and "All That".

Popular toys include the likes of "Jenga", "Super Soaker (water gun)", "Mighty Max" and "Action Man".


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 26th, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1994?

    In 1994, the best NBA players were Hakeem Olajuwon, Scottie Pippen, Karl Malone, John Stockton, Latrell Sprewell, Shawn Kemp, Charles Barkley, David Robinson, Mitch Richmond, Kevin Johnson, Derrick Coleman, Dominique Wilkins, Shaquille O'Neal, Mark Price and Gary Payton.

  • 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 26 years, 8 months and 27 days have passed since July 26th, 1994.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 30 of 1994.
  • Leap Year: 1994 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on July 26th, 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 775177200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around July 26th, 1994:

  • June 28th, 1994: The Aum Shinrikyo cult launches a sarin gas attack in Japan. 8 people are killed.
  • June 30th, 1994: American figure skater Tonya Harding is banned for life for her involvement in an attack on rival Nancy Kerrigan.
  • July 1st, 1994: Diego Maradona is ruled out of the 1994 World Cup after failing a drugs test.
  • July 2nd, 1994: Colombian footballer Andrés Escobar is shot dead.
  • July 3rd, 1994: Liam Neeson and actress Natasha Richardson are married in New York.
  • 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 12th, 1994: The Allied occupation of Berlin officially comes to an end.
  • 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.
  • July 18th, 1994: A suicide bomber kills 85 people in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • July 20th, 1994: The last episode of the TV show "Dinosaurs" is aired.
  • July 21st, 1994: Tony Blair becomes the new leader of the Labour Party.
  • This date: July 26th, 1994
  • July 29th, 1994: The Mask (1994) is released in cinemas.
  • July 29th, 1994: The film "Black Beauty" is released in movie theaters.
  • August 2nd, 1994: The video game Earthworm Jim is released on the Sega Genesis.
  • August 11th, 1994: English actor Peter Cushing passes away from prostate cancer at the age of 81.
  • August 12th, 1994: 550,000 people attend Woodstock '94 in Saugerties, New York.
  • August 12th, 1994: Major League Baseball players go on strike.
  • August 18th, 1994: Irish gangster Martin Cahill (The General) is assassinated.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 26th, 1994, will have the star sign Leo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1994 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: July 26th, 1994 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would 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
  • Game Boy
  • Jenga
  • Micro Machines
  • Sylvanian Families
  • Transformers
  • Easy-Bake Oven

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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 26th of July:


Weather

Weather information for July 26th, 1994:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 20.7 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a mostly sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 69.3 degrees Fahrenheit. 20.72 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 7.62cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 19.56 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on July 26th, 1994?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on July 26th, 1994?

  • John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Albert Reynolds was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on July 26th, 1994 was probably conceived around the 16th of October, 1993. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 26th, 1994 is the 5th of May, 1995. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about July 26th, 1994.

  • 9,767 days have passed since this date.
  • 843,868,800 seconds have passed since the July 26th, 1994.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 984,513,600 times.
  • Since July 26th, 1994, earth has travelled approximately 435,436,300,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 140,644,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 72,572,717 steps. That's about 32,255 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,126,426 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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