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August 18th, 1994

August 18th, 1994, fell on a Thursday. It was day 230 of 1994. The decade was the 1990s.

26 years, 2 months and 11 days have passed since August 18th, 1994.


On This Date

Events that occurred on August 18th, 1994:

  • Irish gangster Martin Cahill (The General) is assassinated.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 18th, 1994:

  • United States: Stay - Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories
  • United Kingdom: Love Is All Around - Wet Wet Wet

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Clear and Present Danger" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is August 18th, 1994 and it's a Thursday. 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 Stay by Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories 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 Clear and Present Danger 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. In Europe, a war is continuing to rage on in Bosnia and Herzegovina. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", "Family Matters", "The Nanny" and "Ellen".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master", "NBA Jam", "Disney's Aladdin" and "Earthworm Jim". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "The Simpsons", "Barney & Friends" and "Bill Nye the Science Guy". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Easy-Bake Oven", "Jenga", "Super Soaker (water gun)" 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 August 18th, 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.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 26 years, 2 months and 11 days have passed since August 18th, 1994.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 1994.
  • Leap Year: 1994 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 18th, 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 777164400.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around August 18th, 1994:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 18th, 1994, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Leo is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1994 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 18th, 1994 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

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 18th of August:


Weather

Weather information for August 18th, 1994:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 20.8 degrees Celsius. It rained a bit (mist or a shower or two). It was a windy day. There were 4 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 70.0 degrees Fahrenheit. 21.11 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 16.61 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on August 18th, 1994.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on August 18th, 1994 was probably conceived around the 8th of November, 1993. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 18th, 1994 is the 28th of May, 1995. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Earthworm Jim - Platforming game that featured an earthworm called Jim. Jim finds a super suit that gives him powers.
  • 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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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about August 18th, 1994.

  • 9,569 days have passed since this date.
  • 826,765,200 seconds have passed since the August 18th, 1994.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 964,559,400 times.
  • Since August 18th, 1994, earth has travelled approximately 426,610,843,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 137,794,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 71,101,807 steps. That's about 31,601 miles!
  • Since this date, 9,921,182 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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