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Saturday 8 January 1994

1994-01-08

It was Saturday, 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.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Emmanuelle, Queen of the Galaxy

Directed by: L.L. Shapira

Starring: Krista Allen, Paul Michael Robinson, Tiendra Demian

Country: United States

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Clerks.

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Marilyn Ghigliotti

Country: United States

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In the Name of the Father

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Alison Crosbie

Country: United States

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Tombstone

Directed by: George P. Cosmatos

Starring: Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Sam Elliott

Country: United States

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Philadelphia

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

Starring: Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Roberta Maxwell

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

All Quiet on the Preston Front

Starring: Caroline Catz, Kate Gartside, Alistair McGowan, Susan Wooldridge

Country: United Kingdom

Wild West Showdown

Starring: Kathleen Kinmont, Randall Oliver

Country: United States

The Bozo Super Sunday Show

Starring: Roy Brown

Country: United States

Globe Trekker

Starring: Ian Wright, Justine Shapiro, Megan McCormick

Country: United Kingdom

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The Carol Duvall Show

Starring: Carol Duvall, Bruce Gray, Mark Sawicki

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 January 1994 ?

Holidays:
  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 08 January
Famous Deaths:
  • Harvey Haddix: American baseball player, a left-handed pitcher with the St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies, Cincinnati Redlegs, Pittsburgh Pirates and Baltimore Orioles between 1952 and 1965.
  • Edward Duke: Actor (Decadence, Silver Bears), dies of cancer at 40.
  • Jay Blackton: US conductor/arranger (Oklahoma!), dies at age 84.
  • Pat Buttram: American actor (Haney - Green Acres), dies of kidney failure at 78 (born 1915).
  • Lady Caithness: wife of British undersecretary, commits suicide.
Facts:
  • Russian manned space craft TM-18, launches into orbit
  • US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Davis.
  • Rintje Ritsma skates world record 1500m (1:51.60).
  • Russian cosmonaut Valeri Polyakov on Soyuz TM-18 leaves for Mir. He would stay on the space station until March 22, 1995, for a record 437 days in space.
  • The Irish government announces the end of a 15-year broadcasting ban on the Provisional Irish Republican Army and its political arm Sinn Féin.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1994?

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11182
  • Time: The Peacemakers' Yitzhak Rabin, Nelson Mandela, F.W. DeKlerk and Yasser Arafat.
  • Life: Year In Pictures

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

See, I Told You So

By: Rush Limbaugh

With his first book, The Way Things Ought to Be, Rush Limbaugh made it to the top of the bestseller list and has stayed there for eight months.

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Private Parts

By: Howard Stern

Self-proclaimed "King of All Media", Howard Stern is host of a daily radio program loved and loathed by millions. Here Stern vents his views on politics, current affairs, and the entertainment business.

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Slow Waltz in Cedar Bend

By: Robert James Waller

The author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller The Bridges of Madison County once again brings characters and situations with his special blend of lyricism and magic.

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The Bridges of Madison County

By: Robert James Waller

The legendary love story, the bestselling hardcover novel of all time, and the major motion picture starring Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep. This is the story of Robert Kincaid, the photographer and free spirit searching for the covered bridges of ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aces of the Deep

Platform: DOS

Genre: Submarine simulator

Publisher: Dynamix, Sierra On-Line

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Beauty and the Beast

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: action platformer

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Benefactor

Benefactor

Platform: Commodore Amiga, Amiga CD32

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Psygnosis

Fred Couples Golf

Platform: Game Gear

Genre: Arcade-like golf

Publisher: Sega

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Pac-Man 2: The New Adventures

Platform: SNES, Sega Genesis, Virtual Console (Wii U)

Genre: Adventure/Puzzle

Publisher: Namco

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