December 23rd, 1994, fell on a Friday. It was day 357 of 1994. The decade was the 1990s.
25 years, 6 months and 19 days have passed since December 23rd, 1994.
On This Date
Events that occurred on December 23rd, 1994:
Gangster Whitey Bulger flees Boston.
The movie Street Fighter (1994), starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, is released in cinemas.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 23rd, 1994:
United States: Here Comes The Hotstepper - Ini Kamoze
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 23rd, 1994 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. Christmas Day of 1994 is fast approaching and the excitement is building. Department stores are thronged with Christmas shoppers.
In America, the song Here Comes The Hotstepper by Ini Kamoze 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.
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 "Murder, She Wrote", "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers", "Frasier" and "Babylon 5". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master", "NBA Jam", "Disney's Aladdin" and "Super Metroid".
Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Blossom", "The Ren & Stimpy Show", "Rugrats" and "Doug". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Micro Machines", "Polly Pocket", "G.I. Joe (figures)" and "Sky Dancers".
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 23rd, 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.
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.
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:
25 years, 6 months and 19 days have passed since December 23rd, 1994.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 51 of 1994.
Leap Year: 1994 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on December 23rd, 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 788140800.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around December 23rd, 1994:
November 23rd, 1994: The movie Junior (1994), starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito, is released in cinemas.
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 23rd, 1994, will have the star sign Capricorn.
Zodiac Element: Earth.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1994 was the year of the Dog (Yang Wood).
Native American Zodiac: December 23rd, 1994 falls under the Goose.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
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" - "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:
Littlest Pet Shop
Super Soaker (water gun)
G.I. Joe (figures)
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 23rd of December:
Dublin, Ireland: It was 8.9 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a cloudy day.
New York, USA: Temperature: 34.5 degrees Fahrenheit. 1.39 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported. Precipitation: 0cm.
London, England: Temperature: -1.61 degrees Celsius. Fog was reported.
Who was the US President on this particular date?
Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on December 23rd, 1994.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on December 23rd, 1994 was probably conceived around the 15th of March, 1994. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 23rd, 1994 is the 2nd of October, 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 23rd, 1994.
9,333 days have passed since this date.
806,367,600 seconds have passed since the December 23rd, 1994.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 940,762,200 times.
Since December 23rd, 1994, earth has travelled approximately 416,085,681,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 134,394,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 69,347,614 steps. That's about 30,821 miles!
Since this date, 9,676,411 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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