December 17th, 1994, fell on a Saturday. It was day 351 of 1994. The decade was the 1990s.
25 years, 11 months and 19 days have passed since December 17th, 1994.
On This Date
Events that occurred on December 17th, 1994:
American actress Heather Locklear marries Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora in Paris.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 17th, 1994:
United States: On Bended Knee - Boyz II Men
United Kingdom: Stay Another Day - East 17
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Disclosure" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is December 17th, 1994 and it's a Saturday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.
The Christmas season of 1994 is in full swing. The decorations are up and festive songs are playing on the radio. In America, the song On Bended Knee by Boyz II Men is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Stay Another Day by East 17 is the number one hit song.
Bill Clinton is currently the President of the United States and the movie Disclosure is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, John Major is the current Prime Minister. 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. Christmas films such as "Junior", "The Santa Clause" and "Miracle on 34th Street" are currently being shown in movie theaters.
A war has recently broken out in Chechnya. Russian forces have now invaded the country in order to quash a rebellion by the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria. In the United Kingdom, suspected English serial killer Fred West has been charged with 12 counts of murder. In Ireland, Fine Gael leader John Bruton has become the new Taoiseach.
A new comedy film called Dumb & Dumber, starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels, has recently hit the big screen. In celebrity news, American actress Heather Locklear has married Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora in Paris. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Full House", "Martin", "Friends" and "Gargoyles".
Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master", "NBA Jam", "Earthworm Jim" and "Donkey Kong Country". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air", "Taz-Mania" and "Home Improvement". Popular toys include the likes of "Transformers", "Micro Machines", "Pogs" and "Littlest Pet Shop".
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 17th, 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" won the Academy Award for Best Picture 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
First Chechen War.
During this period, the First Chechen War was raging on between Russia and the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria.
Basic facts and information about this date:
This date fell on a weekend.
25 years, 11 months and 19 days have passed since December 17th, 1994.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 50 of 1994.
Leap Year: 1994 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on December 17th, 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 787622400.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around December 17th, 1994:
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.
UK Prime Minister
Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 17th, 1994?
John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?
John Bruton was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on December 17th, 1994 was probably conceived around the 9th of March, 1994. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 17th, 1994 is the 26th of September, 1995. (Rough Estimate).
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.
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.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about December 17th, 1994.
9,485 days have passed since this date.
819,504,000 seconds have passed since the December 17th, 1994.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 956,088,000 times.
Since December 17th, 1994, earth has travelled approximately 422,864,064,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 136,584,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 70,477,344 steps. That's about 31,323 miles!
Since this date, 9,834,048 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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