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September 21st, 1994.

September 21st, 1994, was a Wednesday. It was day 264 of 1994. The decade was the 1990s.

27 years, 2 months and 11 days have passed since September 21st, 1994.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Virgo.

On this day.

What happened on September 21st, 1994?

  • Gary Lineker announces his retirement from football.
  • The first episode of "Touched by an Angel" is aired.
  • Soccer: Paul Scholes makes his debut for Manchester United.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on September 21st, 1994.

  • United States: I'll Make Love To You - Boyz II Men
  • United Kingdom: Saturday Night - Whigfield

The Billboard Hot 100 on September 21st, 1994.

The top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • I'll Make Love To You - Boyz II Men
  • Stay (I Missed You) (From "Reality Bites") - Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories
  • Stroke You Up - Changing Faces
  • When Can I See You - Babyface
  • Wild Night - John Mellencamp With Me'Shell Ndegeocello
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Forrest Gump

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Forrest Gump" was at the top of the box office on September 21st, 1994.

Take me back to September 21st, 1994!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is September 21st, 1994 and it's a Wednesday. 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.

The earthy smells of fall have started to fill the air. 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, Saturday Night by Whigfield 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. 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.

A new form of communication called "text messaging" is continuing to grow in popularity. However, it can only be done if both the sender and the receiver are on the same cell network. Meanwhile, a global system called "the Internet" is also starting to take off. Each day, more and more people are learning how to send emails and browse "websites" on the World Wide Web by connecting their IBM computers to noisy dial-up modems. 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 television, a new animated children's show called "The Magic School Bus" has recently been aired for the first time.

In celebrity news, Hollywood actor Johnny Depp has just been arrested in New York City after causing over $9,000 worth of damage to his hotel room. Meanwhile, in sports news, the remainder of the Major League Baseball season has been officially cancelled due to an ongoing strike by the players. In the United Kingdom, the government has lifted a broadcasting ban on Irish Republican party Sinn Fein. The ban had been in place since October, 1988.

Meanwhile, a new medical drama called "ER" has just been aired on NBC for the first time. The show, which stars George Clooney, follows the trials and tribulations of a fictional emergency room in Chicago. In Haiti, 20,000 US troops have peacefully entered the country in order to restore democratically elected Jean-Bertrand Aristide to power. A new fantasy drama TV series called "Touched by an Angel" has made its debut on CBS.

In soccer, 19-year-old Paul Scholes has just made his debut for English side Manchester United. If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Raul Julia, Eazy E, Selena and Bob Ross would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "Melrose Place", "The X-Files" and "Ellen".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "RoboCop Versus The Terminator", "Super Street Fighter II", "Star Wars: TIE Fighter" and "Earthworm Jim". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Fireman Sam", "Dink, the Little Dinosaur", "The Simpsons" and "X-Men: The Animated Series". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Screwball Scramble, Lego Pirates, Teen Talk Barbie 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 21st, 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.

  • Pogs.

    Pogs.

    During 1993, a game called Pogs (aka Milk caps) began to spread throughout the world. By 1995, it had become a fully-blown craze.

  • 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 Genesis were the dominant video game consoles.

  • People are using pagers to communicate.

    People are using pagers to communicate.

    During the 1990s, pagers achieved mainstream popularity. These small devices allowed the owner to receive messages. More often than not, the message was a short memo or a phone number that they were supposed to call back.

  • Although wallpaper is still common, it is beginning to go out of fashion.

    Although wallpaper is still common, it is beginning to go out of fashion.

    By the 1990s, "modernism" was starting to heavily influence interior design trends. As a result, wallpaper started to decline in popularity. Instead of using decorative wallpaper, many people opted for minimalist plain-colored walls.

  • The Scrunchie.

    The Scrunchie.

    During the 1990s, an elastic hair tie called the "scrunchie" was in fashion.

  • 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.

  • 27 years, 2 months and 11 days have passed since September 21st, 1994.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 38 of 1994.
  • Leap Year: 1994 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on September 21st, 1994, will be 27 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1994 belong to the Generation Y (Millennial) generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 780102000.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around September 21st, 1994.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on September 21st, 1994, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • Virgo is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • 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 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: September 21st, 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.

TV shows from September, 1994.

Touched by an Angel
Touched by an Angel
TV series about a group of angels.

ER
ER
Hospital drama series.

Party of Five
Party of Five
TV show about five siblings whose parents died in a car accident.

Ellen
Ellen
TV series.

Babylon 5
Babylon 5
Soap drama that is set in space.

The Nanny
The Nanny
Fran Fine becomes a nanny in wealthy widower Maxwell Sheffield's home.

Walker, Texas Ranger
Walker, Texas Ranger
Starring Chuck Norris.

Frasier
Frasier
Sitcom about a therapist / talk-show host called Dr. Frasier Crane.

Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman
Superman TV series starring Dean Cain and Teri Hatcher.

The X-Files
The X-Files
Special agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully team up to investigate the paranormal.

Beavis and Butt-Head
Beavis and Butt-Head
Adult animated comedy series.

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
Spin-off of "Star Trek: The Next Generation".

Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman
American Western drama.

Mad About You
Mad About You
Starring Helen Hunt and Paul Reiser.

Martin
Martin
Comedian Martin Lawrence plays the role of a radio talk show host.

Melrose Place
Melrose Place
Soap drama.

Baywatch
Baywatch
Drama series about lifeguards. Starring David Hasselhoff.

Step by Step
Step by Step
American television sitcom.

Home Improvement
Home Improvement
Starring Tim Allen as Tim "The Toolman" Taylor.

One Foot in the Grave
One Foot in the Grave
British sitcom following the life of Victor Meldrew.

Family Matters
Family Matters
Sitcom starring Reginald VelJohnson as Carl Otis Winslow.

Seinfeld
Seinfeld
Comedy sitcom starring Jerry Seinfeld.

Roseanne
Roseanne
Comedy TV show about a working class family called the Conners.

In the Heat of the Night
In the Heat of the Night
Drama series starring Carroll O'Connor as police chief Bill Gillespie and Howard Rollins as detective Virgil Tibbs.

Full House
Full House
Sitcom about a widowed man who looks after his three daughters.

Married... with Children
Married... with Children
Comedy series starring Ed O'Neill as Al Bundy.

Matlock
Matlock
Legal drama starring Andy Griffith.

Cars in 1994.

1994 saw the introduction of cars such as the Audi A4, the Chrysler Neon, the Dodge Avenger, the Toyota Avalon, the Ford Windstar and the Škoda Felicia.

Cars in 1994.

Kids' TV shows on September 21st, 1994.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1994.

Street Sharks
Street Sharks

The Magic School Bus
The Magic School Bus

Sweet Valley High
Sweet Valley High

All That
All That

Sister, Sister
Sister, Sister

Weird Science
Weird Science

The Nanny
The Nanny

Boy Meets World
Boy Meets World

Rocko's Modern Life
Rocko's Modern Life

Biker Mice from Mars
Biker Mice from Mars

Tales from the Cryptkeeper
Tales from the Cryptkeeper

Animaniacs
Animaniacs

Bill Nye the Science Guy
Bill Nye the Science Guy

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers

Living Single
Living Single

The Animals of Farthing Wood
The Animals of Farthing Wood

X-Men: The Animated Series
X-Men: The Animated Series

Hangin' with Mr. Cooper
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper

The Little Mermaid
The Little Mermaid

Batman: The Animated Series
Batman: The Animated Series

Goof Troop
Goof Troop

Barney & Friends
Barney & Friends

Home Improvement
Home Improvement

Taz-Mania
Taz-Mania

Doug
Doug

Rugrats
Rugrats

The Ren & Stimpy Show
The Ren & Stimpy Show

Dinosaurs
Dinosaurs

Clarissa Explains It All
Clarissa Explains It All

The Adventures of Pete & Pete
The Adventures of Pete & Pete

Are You Afraid of the Dark?
Are You Afraid of the Dark?

Beverly Hills, 90210
Beverly Hills, 90210

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Rosie and Jim
Rosie and Jim

Blossom
Blossom

Art Attack
Art Attack

Round the Twist
Round the Twist

Mr. Bean
Mr. Bean

The Simpsons
The Simpsons

Dink, the Little Dinosaur
Dink, the Little Dinosaur

Roseanne
Roseanne

Garfield and Friends
Garfield and Friends

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Fireman Sam
Fireman Sam

Full House
Full House

Married... with Children
Married... with Children

Thomas the Tank Engine
Thomas the Tank Engine

Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

Popular toys and games in 1994.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1994.

Jurassic Park: Young Tyrannosaurus Rex
Jurassic Park: Young Tyrannosaurus Rex

Power Rangers figures
Power Rangers figures

Action Man
Action Man

The Talkboy
The Talkboy

Mighty Max
Mighty Max

Littlest Pet Shop
Littlest Pet Shop

Teen Talk Barbie
Teen Talk Barbie

Nerf Blaster
Nerf Blaster

Pogs / Milkcaps
Pogs / Milkcaps

Super Soaker (water gun)
Super Soaker (water gun)

The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)

The SEGA Game Gear
The SEGA Game Gear

G.I. Joe (figures)
G.I. Joe (figures)

Yo-yo
Yo-yo

Lego Pirates
Lego Pirates

Polly Pocket
Polly Pocket

The Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
The Sega Genesis / Mega Drive

Jenga
Jenga

Micro Machines
Micro Machines

Sylvanian Families
Sylvanian Families

Pogo ball / Lolo ball
Pogo ball / Lolo ball

Screwball Scramble
Screwball Scramble

Cabbage Patch Kids
Cabbage Patch Kids

The Easy-Bake Oven
The Easy-Bake Oven

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

Earthworm Jim 1994
Earthworm Jim
Platforming game that featured an earthworm called Jim. Jim finds a super suit that gives him powers.

Star Wars: TIE Fighter 1994
Star Wars: TIE Fighter
Flight simulation game that was based on the Star Wars franchise.

Super Street Fighter II 1994
Super Street Fighter II
Fighting game that was released for the SNES and the Sega Genesis.

The Jungle Book 1994
The Jungle Book
Platform video game based on the animated film.

RoboCop Versus The Terminator 1994
RoboCop Versus The Terminator
Shoot-em-up game that was released on the Sega Mega Drive / Genesis.

Super Metroid 1994
Super Metroid
Action adventure game that was published by Nintendo.

Sonic the Hedgehog 3 1994
Sonic the Hedgehog 3
Platform game developed and published by Sega.

Jungle Strike 1993
Jungle Strike
Helicopter-based shoot-em-up that was released for the Sega Genesis / Mega Drive.

Doom 1993
Doom
Sci-fi FPS shooter game.

Mario's Time Machine 1993
Mario's Time Machine
Educational video game.

Tetris 2 1993
Tetris 2
Puzzle video game that was released for the Game Boy.

Sonic Spinball 1993
Sonic Spinball
Pinball video game that was released for the Sega Genesis.

Disney's Aladdin 1993
Disney's Aladdin
Platform SEGA game based on the 1992 film.

NBA Jam 1993
NBA Jam
Basketball arcade game.

Myst 1993
Myst
Puzzle adventure game.

Gunstar Heroes 1993
Gunstar Heroes
Run and gun video game for the Sega Mega Drive.

Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master 1993
Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master
Action game developed by SEGA.

Mortal Kombat II 1993
Mortal Kombat II
Sequel of the arcade fighting game. Developed by Midway Games.

Tiny Toon Adventures 2: Trouble in Wackyland 1993
Tiny Toon Adventures 2: Trouble in Wackyland
Platform game that was based on the Tiny Toon Adventures series.

X-Men 1993
X-Men
Platform video game that was based on the X-Men franchise.

Mortal Kombat 1992
Mortal Kombat
Arcade fighting game released by Acclaim Entertainment.

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 21st, 2000 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on September 21st.

Stephen King

Author.
Born on September 21st, 1947
He turned 47 on this day in 1994.

Bill Murray

Actor.
Born on September 21st, 1950
He turned 44 on this day in 1994.

Billy Porter

Actor.
Born on September 21st, 1969
He turned 25 on this day in 1994.

Liam Gallagher

Singer.
Born on September 21st, 1972
He turned 22 on this day in 1994.

Nicole Richie

TV personality.
Born on September 21st, 1981
She turned 13 on this day in 1994.

Jason Derulo

Singer.
Born on September 21st, 1989
He turned 5 on this day in 1994.

Weather on September 21st, 1994.

Historical weather information for September 21st, 1994.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 15.6 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 65.2 degrees Fahrenheit. 18.44 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 13.72 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Rain fell. Precipitation: 1.02cm.

US President.

Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on September 21st, 1994.

UK Prime Minister.

John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on September 21st, 1994.

Irish Taoiseach.

Albert Reynolds was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on September 21st, 1994 was most likely conceived around December 29th, 1993.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on September 21st, 1994 is close to June 14th, 1995.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about September 21st, 1994.

  • A total of 9,934 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,419 weeks have passed.
  • 858,301,200 seconds have passed since the September 21st, 1994.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,001,351,400 times.
  • Since September 21st, 1994, the earth has travelled approximately 442,883,419,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 143,050,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 73,813,903 steps. That's about 32,806 miles!
  • Since this date, 10,299,614 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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