August 22nd, 1994

August 22nd, 1994, fell on a Monday. It was day 234 of 1994. The decade was the 1990s.

26 years, 4 months and 30 days have passed since August 22nd, 1994.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 22nd, 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 "Forrest Gump" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is August 22nd, 1994 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Leo. The summer of 1994 is coming to an end and fall is just around the corner.

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 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. In Ireland, gangland figure Martin Cahill (The General) has recently been assassinated outside of his home in Swan Grove, Ranelagh. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Matlock", "Rugrats", "Hangin' with Mr. Cooper" and "X-Men".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Gunstar Heroes", "Myst", "Doom" and "Earthworm Jim". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Fireman Sam", "The Ren & Stimpy Show", "Barney & Friends" and "Tales from the Cryptkeeper". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Micro Machines", "Jenga", "Super Soaker (water gun)" and "Pogs".


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 22nd, 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, 4 months and 30 days have passed since August 22nd, 1994.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 34 of 1994.
  • Leap Year: 1994 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 22nd, 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 777510000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around August 22nd, 1994:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 22nd, 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 22nd, 1994 falls under the Bear.
  • 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

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.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 22nd of August:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 22nd of August:

  • National Flag Day (Russia)

Weather

Weather information for August 22nd, 1994:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 17.6 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 67.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 19.83 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 14.22cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 20.28 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on August 22nd, 1994?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 22nd, 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 August 22nd, 1994 was probably conceived around the 12th of November, 1993. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 22nd, 1994 is the 1st of June, 1995. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on August 22nd, 1994.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about August 22nd, 1994.

  • 9,649 days have passed since this date.
  • 833,677,200 seconds have passed since the August 22nd, 1994.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 972,623,400 times.
  • Since August 22nd, 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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