Thursday 6 January 1994, Epiphany
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Hero by Mariah Carey.
In UK Twist And Shout by Chaka Demus & Pliers featuring Jack Radics & Taxi Gang was in the top 5 hits.
Emmanuelle, Queen of the Galaxy, directed by L.L. Shapira, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994
while See, I Told You So by Rush Limbaugh was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 January 1994 ?
- Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
- Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
- In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
- Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
- Ancient Latvia - Zvaigznes Diena observed
- Armenian Christmas (except in the Holy Land where it's on January 18th - old calendar)
Famous Birthdays:06 January
- Morty the Moose: (Northern Exposure), dies at 6.
- "Iron" Adriaan van Es: Dutch undersecretary of Navy (1963-72), dies at age 80.
- Gerardus J Sizoo: physicist/director of Dutch Free University, dies.
- Virginia Kelley Clinton: mother of US President Clinton, dies at age 70.
- Virginia Dell Cassidy: Bill Clinton's mother (Born 1923).
- Government Inspector opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 37 performances
- Dow-Jones hits record 3803.88
- Zhong Weiju swims world record 25m pool (26.44)
- In Detroit, Michigan, ice skater Nancy Kerrigan is clubbed on the right leg by an assailant under orders from figure skating rival Tonya Harding's ex-husband.
- Yat Weiju swims world record 50m butterfly stroke (26.44).
- Dow Jones Industrial Average hits record 3803.88.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1994 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mariah Carey - Hero
- Bryan Adams - All For Love
- Ace Of Base - All That She Wants
- Janet Jackson - Again
- D.R.S. - Gangsta Lean
- Toni Braxton - Breathe Again
- Tag Team - Whoomp! There It Is
- Snoop Doggy Dogg - What's My Name?
- Meat Loaf - I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)
- Michael Bolton - Said I Loved You.. But I Lied
Top #9 songs in the UK
- Chaka Demus & Pliers featuring Jack Radics & Taxi Gang - Twist And Shout
- Snap! featuring Niki Harris - Exterminate!
- D:Ream - Things Can Only Get Better
- Take That - Could It Be Magic
- K7 - Come Baby Come
- Arrested Development - Mr Wendal / Revolution
- East 17 - It's Alright
- Michael Jackson - Heal The World
- Mr Blobby - Mr Blobby
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