Saturday 8 January 1994
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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 8 January 1994 ?
- Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
- Charlotte Römer: Ecuadorian tennis player.
- 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.
- Sri Chandrashekhara Saraswathi: guru of Kanchi, dies at age 99.
- 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.
- ''The Superhighway Summit'' is held at UCLA's Royce Hall. It is the first conference to discuss the growing information superhighway and is presided over by U.S. Vice President Al Gore.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1994 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bryan Adams - All For Love
- Toni Braxton - Breathe Again
- Michael Bolton - Said I Loved You.. But I Lied
- Snoop Doggy Dogg - What's My Name?
- Meat Loaf - I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)
- Mariah Carey - Hero
- Janet Jackson - Again
- Tag Team - Whoomp! There It Is
- Ace Of Base - All That She Wants
- D.R.S. - Gangsta Lean
Top #9 songs in the UK
- Snap! featuring Niki Harris - Exterminate!
- Take That - Could It Be Magic
- Arrested Development - Mr Wendal / Revolution
- Michael Jackson - Heal The World
- Chaka Demus & Pliers featuring Jack Radics & Taxi Gang - Twist And Shout
- D:Ream - Things Can Only Get Better
- K7 - Come Baby Come
- East 17 - It's Alright
- Mr Blobby - Mr Blobby
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 8 January 1994 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?