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December 3, 1994

December 3, 1994, was a Saturday. It was 29 years, 7 months, and 12 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Sagittarius.

On This Day

On this day

What happened on December 3, 1994?

  • The last episode of "Clarissa Explains It All" is aired.
  • Sony releases its new PlayStation console in Japan.
Birthdays

Born on December 3, 1994

People who were born on this exact date:

Song charts

Music charts

Songs that were on top of the charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 3, 1994:

  • United States: "I'll Make Love To You" by Boyz II Men
  • United Kingdom: "Let Me Be Your Fantasy" by Baby D.

The Billboard Hot 100 on December 3, 1994

These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • On Bended Knee - Boyz II Men
  • Here Comes The Hotstepper (From "Ready To Wear") - Ini Kamoze
  • Another Night - Real McCoy
  • I'll Make Love To You - Boyz II Men
  • Always - Bon Jovi
Play the top singles 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.
The Santa Clause

Top movie at the box office

The movie "The Santa Clause" was at the top of the box office on December 3, 1994.

Facts

This date occurred 10,818 days ago. Approximately 361 months have passed. It was the 337th day of 1994, in week 48. The decade was the nineties. There were only 28 days left in the year. People who were born on December 3, 1994, are now 29 years old and belong to the Millennial generation. The Earth has experienced 120 seasons of weather since then.

Take me back to December 3, 1994

Let's take a stroll down memory lane.

The date is December 3, 1994, and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. People are currently enjoying their weekend.

The Christmas season of 1994 has begun. In America, the song "I'll Make Love To You" by Boyz II Men is at the top of the singles charts, while "Let Me Be Your Fantasy" by Baby D. is the number-one song in the UK. Bill Clinton is the President of the United States, and the movie The Santa Clause is at the top of the box office.

John Major is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "Last of the Summer Wine", "Seinfeld", "Mad About You", and "Ellen". 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 starting to become more widespread. 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 fallen out of favor, 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 schoolgirl" 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 in Bosnia and Herzegovina. In Finland, voters have rejected the chance to join the European Union. In the United States, serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer has been beaten to death in prison. Meanwhile, in music news, Irish boyband "Boyzone" have released their new single "Love Me for a Reason".

Rap star Tupac Shakur is recovering from his injuries after he was robbed and shot five times in the lobby of Quad Recording Studios in Manhattan. In celebrity news, actor Richard Gere and supermodel Cindy Crawford have announced they are separating after four years of marriage. On television, the final episode of "Clarissa Explains It All", starring Melissa Joan Hart, has just been aired. The teen sitcom had been running since 1991.

If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Richey Edwards, Eazy E, Selena, and Bob Ross would all still be alive. People are playing video games such as "Mortal Kombat", "X-Men", "Tetris 2", and "Warcraft: Orcs & Humans". Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Dink, the Little Dinosaur", "The Simpsons", "Goof Troop", and "Weird Science".

Children are playing with toys such as Yo-yo, Super Soaker (water gun), Littlest Pet Shop, and Action Man.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on December 3, 1994.

  • Christmas 1994 has begun.

    Christmas 1994 has begun

    The Christmas holiday season of 1994 had just begun. Retailers were starting to play festive music, and decorations were beginning to spring up.
  • Tupac survives being shot five times.

    Tupac survives being shot five times

    On November 30th, 1994, rapper Tupac Shakur was robbed and shot five times in the lobby of Quad Recording Studios in Manhattan.
  • Jeffrey Dahmer is murdered in prison.

    Jeffrey Dahmer is murdered in prison

    On November 28th, 1994, serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer was bludgeoned to death by fellow prison inmate Christopher Scarver.
  • The Pagemaster.

    The Pagemaster

    The film "The Pagemaster" was showing in movie theaters at this time. The movie starred Macaulay Culkin as Richard Tyler, a 10-year-old boy who who gets trapped inside a library and must battle his way home through the fantasy worlds of different books.
  • Miracle on 34th Street.

    Miracle on 34th Street

    The Christmas movie "Miracle on 34th Street" was playing in movie theaters at this time.
  • The O.J. Simpson murder case.

    The O.J. Simpson murder case

    Former NFL player O.J. Simpson was on trial for the murder of his former wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ron Goldman.
  • 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 Time Person of the Year in 1994.
  • Mid-1990s fashion.

    Mid-1990s fashion

    During the mid-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.
  • The Internet is growing.

    The Internet is growing

    A new global, interconnected network called the Internet was beginning to grow. However, it was still a novelty.
  • 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

    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 common household items.

    VCRs are common household items

    Everyone was 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

    Music CDs started outselling cassettes and vinyl in 1993 and 1994. This marked the beginning of the end for cassette tapes and players.
  • Pogs.

    Pogs

    A game called Pogs (aka Milk caps) began to spread throughout the world in 1993. By 1995, it had become a full-blown craze.
  • The Bosnian War.

    The Bosnian War

    A war was raging 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

    Pagers achieved mainstream popularity during the 1990s. 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.
  • Wallpaper is beginning to go out of style.

    Wallpaper is beginning to go out of style

    By the 1990s, "modernism" was starting to heavily influence interior design trends. As a result, sales of wallpaper started to decline. Instead of using decorative wallpaper, people were beginning to opt for minimalist, painted walls.
  • The Scrunchie.

    The Scrunchie

    People are wearing an elastic hair tie called the "scrunchie".
  • The Sega Genesis.

    The Sega Genesis

    The Sega Genesis was one of the most popular video game consoles. Outside of North America, it was known as the Sega Mega Drive.
  • The Game Boy.

    The Game Boy

    A hand-held game 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.

Personality traits

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around December 3, 1994.

  • November 4, 1994: Frankenstein (1994), starring Robert De Niro, is released in cinemas.
  • November 5, 1994:
    • George Foreman (45) becomes the oldest heavyweight champion in history after defeating Michael Moorer.
    • Former US President Ronald Reagan announces that he has Alzheimer's disease.
  • November 8, 1994:
    • US Politics: George W. Bush is elected as the new Governor of Texas.
    • US Politics: Republicans take control of Congress for the first time since 1954.
  • November 11, 1994: The Santa Clause (1994), starring Tim Allen, is released in movie theaters.
  • November 13, 1994:
    • Sweden votes to join the European Union.
    • The Channel Tunnel between Britain and France is opened to passenger cars.
  • November 15, 1994: TLC release their album "CrazySexyCool".
  • November 16, 1994: Irish politics: The Labour Party withdraws from government.
  • November 18, 1994: Miracle on 34th Street is released in movie theaters.
  • November 19, 1994: Irish politics: Albert Reynolds resigns as the leader of Fianna Fáil.
  • November 23, 1994:
    • The movie Junior (1994), starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito, is released in cinemas.
    • The fantasy adventure film "The Pagemaster", starring Macaulay Culkin, is released in movie theaters.
  • November 28, 1994:
    • Voters in Finland decide not to join the European Union.
    • Irish boy band "Boyzone" release their single "Love Me for a Reason".
    • Serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is beaten to death in prison.
  • November 30, 1994:
    • Rap star Tupac Shakur is shot five times in the lobby of Quad Recording Studios in Manhattan.
    • Scatman John releases his single "Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)".
  • December 1, 1994: Actor Richard Gere and supermodel Cindy Crawford announce they are separating after four years of marriage.
  • This date: December 3, 1994
  • December 11, 1994: The First Chechen War begins between the Russian Federation and the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria.
  • December 13, 1994: English serial killer Fred West is charged with murdering 12 people.
  • December 15, 1994:
    • Irish politics: Fine Gael leader John Bruton becomes the new Taoiseach.
    • The first version of web browser Netscape Navigator is released.
  • December 16, 1994: Dumb & Dumber (1994) is released in cinemas.
  • December 17, 1994: American actress Heather Locklear marries Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora in Paris.
  • December 19, 1994: Irish politics: Bertie Ahern becomes the new leader of Fianna Fáil.
  • December 20, 1994: Bulgarian striker Hristo Stoichkov wins the 1994 Ballon d'Or.
  • December 21, 1994: The movie Richie Rich (1994) is released.
  • December 23, 1994:
    • The movie Street Fighter (1994), starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, is released in cinemas.
    • Gangster Whitey Bulger flees Boston.
  • December 24, 1994: Air France Flight 8969 is hijacked in Algeria.
  • December 25, 1994: The Jungle Book (1994) is released in cinemas.
  • December 28, 1994: CIA director James Woolsey resigns following his handling of the Aldrich Ames spy case.
  • December 30, 1994: Maureen Starkey Tigrett, who was the first wife of The Beatles drummer Ringo Starr, passes away from leukaemia.
  • December 31, 1994: Former NFL player and actor Woody Strode passes away.
  • January 1, 1995:
    • The World Trade Organization is established.
    • English serial killer Fred West commits suicide.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 3, 1994, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1994 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 11.
  • Native American Zodiac: December 3, 1994 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Birth flower (December): The Narcissus and the Holly.

Mid-1990s fashion

Photographs of mid-1990s fashion and hairstyles.

Mid-1990s fashion

Television shows

Television shows in December 1994

Television shows that people were watching in December 1994:

TV shows from December 1994.

Friends
Friends
Touched by an Angel
Touched by an Angel
ER
ER
Party of Five
Party of Five
Ellen
Ellen
Babylon 5
Babylon 5
The Nanny
The Nanny
Walker, Texas Ranger
Walker, Texas Ranger
Frasier
Frasier
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman
The X-Files
The X-Files
Beavis and Butt-Head
Beavis and Butt-Head

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.

Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in December 1994

Children and teenagers were watching the following cartoons and TV series:

Aaahh!!! Real Monsters
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters
Gargoyles
Gargoyles
The Secret World of Alex Mack
The Secret World of Alex Mack

Friends
Friends
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
Toys

Toys in 1994

Children were playing with the following toys and games:

Sky Dancers
Sky Dancers
Fisher-Price Great Adventures Castle
Fisher-Price Great Adventures Castle
Dear Diary
Dear Diary
Casio Secret Sender 6000
Casio Secret Sender 6000
Jurassic Park: Young Tyrannosaurus Rex
Jurassic Park: Young Tyrannosaurus Rex
Power Rangers figures
Power Rangers figures
Matchbox Car Wash
Matchbox Car Wash
Magna Doodle
Magna Doodle
Nerf Arrowstorm
Nerf Arrowstorm
Action Man
Action Man
The Talkboy
The Talkboy
Mighty Max
Mighty Max
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in December 1994.

Warcraft: Orcs & Humans 1994
Warcraft: Orcs & Humans
FIFA Soccer 95 1994
FIFA Soccer 95
Donkey Kong Country 1994
Donkey Kong Country
Earthworm Jim 1994
Earthworm Jim
Star Wars: TIE Fighter 1994
Star Wars: TIE Fighter
Super Street Fighter II 1994
Super Street Fighter II
The Jungle Book 1994
The Jungle Book
RoboCop Versus The Terminator 1994
RoboCop Versus The Terminator
Super Metroid 1994
Super Metroid
Sonic the Hedgehog 3 1994
Sonic the Hedgehog 3
Jungle Strike 1993
Jungle Strike
Doom 1993
Doom

Were you born on December 3, 1994?

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 of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out December 3, 2000, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on December 3.

Ozzy Osbourne

Ozzy Osbourne

Singer
Born on December 3, 1948
He turned 46 on this day in 1994.

Brendan Fraser

Brendan Fraser

Actor
Born on December 3, 1968
He turned 26 on this day in 1994.

Holly Marie Combs

Holly Marie Combs

Actress
Born on December 3, 1973
She turned 21 on this day in 1994.

USA

US President

Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on December 3, 1994.

UK

UK Prime Minister

John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Albert Reynolds was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on December 3, 1994 was most likely conceived around March 12, 1994.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 3, 1994 is close to August 26, 1995.

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Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about December 3, 1994:

  • 10,818 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,545 weeks have passed.
  • 934,671,600 seconds have passed since December 3, 1994.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 1,090,450,200 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 482,290,545,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 155,778,600 times.
  • You have taken approximately 80,381,758 steps. That's roughly 35,725 miles.
  • 11,216,059 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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