December 8th, 1994

December 8th, 1994, fell on a Thursday. It was day 342 of 1994. The decade was the 1990s.

25 years, 11 months and 25 days have passed since December 8th, 1994.



Music Singles

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

  • United States: On Bended Knee - Boyz II Men
  • United Kingdom: Let Me Be Your Fantasy - Baby D.

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "The Santa Clause" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is December 8th, 1994 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. The Christmas season of 1994 has just started.

In America, the song On Bended Knee by Boyz II Men is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Let Me Be Your Fantasy by Baby D. is the number one hit song. Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie The Santa Clause is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, John Major is the current Prime Minister. 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 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. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Only Fools and Horses", "Murder, She Wrote", "Touched by an Angel" and "The Secret World of Alex Mack".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Gunstar Heroes", "NBA Jam", "Donkey Kong Country" and "Warcraft: Orcs & Humans". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Rugrats", "Home Improvement", "Bill Nye the Science Guy" and "The Secret World of Alex Mack". Popular toys include the likes of "Easy-Bake Oven", "Jenga", "Polly Pocket" and "Nerf Blaster".


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 December 8th, 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.

  • The O.J. Simpson murder case.

    The People of the State of California v. Orenthal James Simpson ran between the 2nd of November, 1994 and the 3rd of October, 1995.

  • Miracle on 34th Street.

    The Christmas movie "Miracle on 34th Street" was being shown in movie theaters at the time.

  • Jeffrey Dahmer is murdered in prison.

    On Monday, the 28th of November, 1994, serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer was bludgeoned to death by fellow prison inmate Christopher Scarver.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 25 years, 11 months and 25 days have passed since December 8th, 1994.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 49 of 1994.
  • Leap Year: 1994 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on December 8th, 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 786844800.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around December 8th, 1994:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 8th, 1994, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Ophiuchus.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1994 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: December 8th, 1994 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

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:

  • Sky Dancers
  • 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 8th of December:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 8th of December:

  • Immaculate Conception (Spain)

Weather

Weather information for December 8th, 1994:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 11.0 degrees Celsius. It was a very wet day. It was a windy day. There were 4 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 24.1 degrees Fahrenheit. -4.39 degrees Celsius. Snow was reported. Precipitation: 1.02cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 9.72 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 19.05cm.

US President

Who was the US President on December 8th, 1994?

  • Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 8th, 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 December 8th, 1994 was probably conceived around the 28th of February, 1994. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 8th, 1994 is the 17th of September, 1995. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Warcraft: Orcs & Humans - Real-time strategy game that was developed by Blizzard Entertainment.
  • Donkey Kong Country - Platforming video game that was published by Nintendo on the SNES.
  • 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 December 8th, 1994.

  • 9,491 days have passed since this date.
  • 820,022,400 seconds have passed since the December 8th, 1994.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 956,692,800 times.
  • Since December 8th, 1994, earth has travelled approximately 423,131,558,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 136,670,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 70,521,926 steps. That's about 31,343 miles!
  • Since this date, 9,840,269 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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