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September 8th, 1994.

September 8th, 1994, was a Thursday. It was day 251 of 1994. The decade was the 1990s.

26 years, 9 months and 4 days have passed since September 8th, 1994.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Virgo.

On this day.

What happened on September 8th, 1994?

  • Aerosmith's "Cryin" wins Video of the Year at the 1994 MTV Video Music Awards.
  • 132 people are killed when USAir Flight 427 crashes in Pittsburgh.

Born on September 8th, 1994.

People who were born on this exact date.

  • Bruno Fernandes: Soccer player.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on September 8th, 1994.

  • United States: I'll Make Love To You - Boyz II Men
  • United Kingdom: Love Is All Around - Wet Wet Wet
Play the top hits from 1994.
A Spotify playlist of songs from the year 1994. Take a trip back to the days of Wet Wet Wet, the Cranberries, Bon Jovi and Ace of Base.

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Natural Born Killers" was at the top of the box office on September 8th, 1994.

Take me back to September 8th, 1994!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is September 8th, 1994 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Virgo. Schools have started back and autumn has arrived, so temperatures have started to cool and trees are beginning to shed their leaves.

In America, the song I'll Make Love To You by Boyz II Men 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 Natural Born Killers is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, John Major is the current Prime Minister. Meanwhile, in technology news, a relatively new storage format called the CD is beginning to outpace the regular cassette tape in music sales. The disc-based format gives listeners the ability to skip between songs instead of having to manually rewind and forward. 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 Northern Ireland, the Provisional IRA have called a "complete cessation of military operations". Meanwhile, Soviet occupation in Eastern Europe has officially come to an end following the recent withdrawal of Russian troops from Latvia and Estonia.

A new catchy song called "Saturday Night" has been released by Danish eurodance artist Whigfield. The song is currently receiving constant airplay on radio stations. In music news, Aerosmith's "Cryin" has recently won Video of the Year at the 1994 MTV Video Music Awards. In the United States, 132 people have tragically lost their lives after USAir Flight 427 crashed during its approach towards a runway in Pittsburgh.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Murder, She Wrote", "Seinfeld", "Baywatch" and "Martin". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Gunstar Heroes", "Myst", "Doom" and "Super Metroid". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Thomas the Tank Engine", "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air", "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "Batman: The Animated Series".

Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Transformers, Micro Machines, Littlest Pet Shop and Mighty Max.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on September 8th, 1994.

  • 1994 in music.

    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.

  • Who were the best NBA players 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.

  • Pope John Paul II.

    Pope John Paul II.

    Pope John Paul II was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1994.

  • Mid-1990s fashion.

    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.

  • 1994 in movies.

    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.

  • Best football players 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.

  • Forrest Gump.

    Forrest Gump.

    "Forrest Gump" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1994.

  • Bruce Springsteen - "Streets of Philadelphia"

    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.

  • Kids are reading Goosebumps.

    Kids are reading Goosebumps.

    During the mid-1990s, kids were reading Goosebumps, which was a series of children's horror books that were written by author R. L. Stine. The original series included books such as "Monster Blood", "Say Cheese and Die!" and "The Barking Ghost".

  • VCRs are a common household item.

    VCRs are a common household item.

    During this period, people were using VCRs to watch tapes of movies and TV shows. The device also gave people the ability to record programs and films onto a blank tape.

  • Music CDs begin to outsell cassettes and vinyl.

    Music CDs begin to outsell cassettes and vinyl.

    In 1993 and 1994, music CDs were beginning to outsell cassettes and vinyl. This transition marked the beginning of the end for cassette tapes and players.

  • The Bosnian War.

    The Bosnian War.

    During this time, The Bosnian War was raging on in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  • The Super Nintendo.

    The Super Nintendo.

    In August of 1991, the Super Nintendo Entertainment System hit the shelves. In the first half of the 1990s, the Super Nintendo and the Sega Saturn were the dominant video game consoles.

  • The Sega Genesis.

    The Sega Genesis.

    The Sega Genesis was one of the most popular video games console during this period. Outside of North America, it was known as the Sega Mega Drive.

  • The Game Boy.

    The Game Boy.

    During this time, a hand-held games console called the "Game Boy" was all the rage. The console boasted games such as Super Mario Land, Tetris, Donkey Kong, Kirby's Dream Land and a number of Pokémon releases.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 26 years, 9 months and 4 days have passed since September 8th, 1994.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 36 of 1994.
  • Leap Year: 1994 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on September 8th, 1994, will be 26 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1994 belong to the Generation Y (Millennial) generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 778978800.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around September 8th, 1994.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on this date.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on September 8th, 1994, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1994 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 22.
  • Native American Zodiac: September 8th, 1994 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of September will have the birthstone Sapphire.
  • Birth flower (September): The Aster and the Morning Glory.

Photos of mid-1990s fashion.

Photographs of mid-1990s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of mid-1990s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on September 8th, 1994.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1994.

  • Sweet Valley High
  • 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

Popular toys and games in 1994.

Toys and games that were 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
  • The Easy-Bake Oven

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • 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.

1994 - TV stations, commercials and shows.

A nostalgic video that emulates what television was like back in 1994.

Were you born on this date?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1994.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out September 8th, 2000 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 8th of September.

Weather on September 8th, 1994.

Historical weather information for September 8th, 1994.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 13.8 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 67.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 19.83 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 14.61 degrees Celsius. There was thunder. Rain fell. Precipitation: 14.99cm.

US President.

Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on September 8th, 1994.

UK Prime Minister.

John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on September 8th, 1994.

Irish Taoiseach.

Albert Reynolds was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on September 8th, 1994 was most likely conceived around the 29th of November, 1993.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 8th, 1994 is close to the 18th of June, 1995.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about September 8th, 1994.

  • A total of 9,774 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,396 weeks have passed.
  • 844,473,600 seconds have passed since the September 8th, 1994.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 985,219,200 times.
  • Since September 8th, 1994, the earth has travelled approximately 435,748,377,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 140,745,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 72,624,730 steps. That's about 32,278 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,133,683 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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