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December 30th, 1994.

December 30th, 1994, was a Friday. It was day 364 of 1994. The decade was the 1990s.

26 years, 4 months and 19 days have passed since December 30th, 1994.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Capricorn.

On this day.

What happened on December 30th, 1994?

  • Maureen Starkey Tigrett, who was the first wife of The Beatles drummer Ringo Starr, passes away from leukaemia.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on December 30th, 1994.

  • United States: Here Comes The Hotstepper - Ini Kamoze
  • United Kingdom: Stay Another Day - East 17
Play the top hits 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.

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Dumb and Dumber" was at the top of the box office on December 30th, 1994.

Take me back to December 30th, 1994!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is December 30th, 1994 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Capricorn. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

Christmas Day of 1994 has just passed and many people are relaxing at home and enjoying the holiday season. 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 Dumb and Dumber is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, John Major is the current Prime Minister. 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.

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.

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. Disney's "The Jungle Book" has been released in movie theaters. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Only Fools and Horses", "Mad About You", "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" and "Friends".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Gunstar Heroes", "Super Metroid", "Donkey Kong Country" and "Warcraft: Orcs & Humans". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Married... with Children", "Bill Nye the Science Guy", "Animaniacs" and "Friends". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Jenga, Super Soaker (water gun), Nerf Blaster and Mighty Max.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on December 30th, 1994.

  • First Chechen War.

    First Chechen War.

    During this period, the First Chechen War was raging on between Russia and the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria.

  • The O.J. Simpson murder case.

    The O.J. Simpson murder case.

    During this time, 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 as the Time Person of the Year in 1994.

  • Mid-1990s fashion.

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Music CDs begin to outsell cassettes and vinyl.

    Music CDs begin to outsell cassettes and vinyl.

    In 1993 and 1994, music CDs were beginning to outsell cassettes and vinyl. This transition marked the beginning of the end for cassette tapes and players.

  • The Bosnian War.

    The Bosnian War.

    During this time, The Bosnian War was raging on in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  • The Sega Genesis.

    The Sega Genesis.

    The Sega Genesis was one of the most popular video games console during this period. Outside of North America, it was known as the Sega Mega Drive.

  • The Game Boy.

    The Game Boy.

    During this time, a hand-held games 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.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 26 years, 4 months and 19 days have passed since December 30th, 1994.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 52 of 1994.
  • Leap Year: 1994 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on December 30th, 1994, will be 26 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1994 belong to the Generation Y (Millennial) generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 788745600.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around December 30th, 1994.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on this date.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 30th, 1994, will have the star sign Capricorn.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • 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 30th, 1994 falls under the Goose.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Birth flower (December): The Narcissus and the Holly.

Photos of mid-1990s fashion.

Photographs of mid-1990s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of mid-1990s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • 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.

Kid's TV shows on December 30th, 1994.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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

Popular toys and games in 1994.

Toys and games that were 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
  • The Easy-Bake Oven

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • 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.

1994 - TV stations, commercials and shows.

A nostalgic video that emulates what television was like back in 1994.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 30th of December.

Weather on December 30th, 1994.

Historical weather information for December 30th, 1994.

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 7.1 degrees Celsius. It was a wet day. It was a windy day. There were 2 hours of sunshine.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 17.8 degrees Fahrenheit. -7.89 degrees Celsius. Precipitation: 0cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 6.78 degrees Celsius.

US President.

Bill Clinton was the President of the United States on December 30th, 1994.

UK Prime Minister.

John Major was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 30th, 1994.

Irish Taoiseach.

John Bruton was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on December 30th, 1994 was most likely conceived around the 22nd of March, 1994.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 30th, 1994 is close to the 9th of October, 1995.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about December 30th, 1994.

  • A total of 9,637 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,376 weeks have passed.
  • 832,633,200 seconds have passed since the December 30th, 1994.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 971,405,400 times.
  • Since December 30th, 1994, the earth has travelled approximately 429,638,731,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 138,772,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 71,606,455 steps. That's about 31,825 miles!
  • Since this date, 9,991,598 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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