Monday 17 January 1994
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gasan Magomedov .
In that special week of January people in US were listening to All For Love by Bryan Adams.
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 Bottoms Up! by Joyce L. Vedral was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Ferguson Theory.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dawn Patrol or Demon's Crest.
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 in the last 30 days ?
Find out your future
Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 17 January 1994!
Which were the important events of 17 January 1994 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Gasan Magomedov: Russian footballer (d. 2015).
- Klaas Peereboom: Dutch sports reporter (Het Parool), dies at 77.
- Noel Chiboust: trumpeter/saxophonist, dies at age 84.
- Grady "Fats" Jackson: tenor sax player, dies at age 66.
- Chung Il Kwon: Prime Minister of South Korea (1964-70), dies.
- Allan G Odell: ad executive (Burma Shave), dies at age 90.
- Yevgeni Ivanov: Soviet spy involved in the Profumo affair (Born 1926)
- 6.6 Earthquake hits Los Angeles killing 60, $30B in damage
- Liz Taylor released from the hospital after hip treatment
- In Northridge, California, a magnitude 6.7 earthquake occurs. Sixty people were killed, more than 7,000 injured, 20,000 homeless and more than 40,000 buildings damaged in Los Angeles, Ventura, Orange and San Bernardino Counties. Severe damage occurred in the San Fernando Valley. Collapsed overpasses closed sections of the Santa Monica Freeway, the Antelope Valley Freeway, the Simi Valley Freeway and the Golden State Freeway. Total damage: US$30 billion.
- 1994 Northridge Earthquake: A magnitude 6.7 earthquake hits Northridge, California.
Where were your ancestors 100 years before 17 January 1994
Discover their stories. Preserve your legacy.
Our team of professional genealogists provide full-service genealogical research for clients worldwide, helping them discover their roots and personal history through records, narratives, and DNA.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1994 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Genealogy: find out your family heritage
Make this date unforgettable
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?