October 29th, 1994

October 29th, 1994, fell on a Saturday. It was day 302 of 1994. The decade was the 1990s.

25 years, 10 months and 22 days have passed since October 29th, 1994.


On This Date

Events that occurred on October 29th, 1994:

  • A man called Francisco Martin Duran fires 29 rounds from an SKS rifle at the White House.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 29th, 1994:

  • United States: I'll Make Love To You - Boyz II Men
  • United Kingdom: Sure - Take That

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Pulp Fiction" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is October 29th, 1994 and it's a Saturday. People are enjoying their weekend. The summer is long gone and temperatures have started to become much cooler.

Halloween is just days away. 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, Sure by Take That is the number one hit song.

Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Pulp Fiction is at the top of the Box Office. In Europe, a war is continuing to rage on in Bosnia and Herzegovina. 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.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "Mad About You", "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman", "Boy Meets World" and "Touched by an Angel". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Gunstar Heroes", "NBA Jam", "Doom" and "Super Metroid". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Animals of Farthing Wood", "The Nanny", "Weird Science" and "Friends".

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 "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 October 29th, 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:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 25 years, 10 months and 22 days have passed since October 29th, 1994.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 43 of 1994.
  • Leap Year: 1994 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on October 29th, 1994, will be 25 years of age.
  • People born in 1994 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 783388800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around October 29th, 1994:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 29th, 1994, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1994 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: October 29th, 1994 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Gargoyles - Animated series about a group of gargoyles that come to life at night.
  • The Secret World of Alex Mack - Sitcom about a teenager with special powers.
  • Friends - Sitcom about a group of friends living in New York City.
  • Touched by an Angel - Tv series about a group of angels.
  • ER - Hospital drama series.
  • Party of Five - TV show about five siblings whose parents died in a car accident.
  • 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.

1994 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1994.

"Aaahh!!! Real Monsters" - "Gargoyles" - "The Secret World of Alex Mack" - "Friends" - "The Magic School Bus" - "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" - "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" - "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 29th of October:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 29th of October:

  • Republic Day (Turkey)

Weather

Weather information for October 29th, 1994:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.3 degrees Celsius. There was heavy rain. It was a cloudy day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 56.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 13.61 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 11.17 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 7.11cm.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on October 29th, 1994.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on October 29th, 1994 was probably conceived around the 19th of January, 1994. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 29th, 1994 is the 8th of August, 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.
  • 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 October 29th, 1994.

  • 9,459 days have passed since this date.
  • 817,254,000 seconds have passed since the October 29th, 1994.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 953,463,000 times.
  • Since October 29th, 1994, earth has travelled approximately 421,703,064,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 136,209,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 70,283,844 steps. That's about 31,237 miles!
  • Since this date, 9,807,048 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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