Wednesday 23 March 1994
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Nick Powell .
In that special week of March people in US were listening to The Sign by Ace Of Base.
In UK Without You by Mariah Carey was in the top 5 hits.
Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult, directed by Peter Segal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994
while The Client by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ancient Domains of Mystery or BloodStorm.
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- Saint Rebecca (d.1914)
- Roman Empire - Tubilustrium was held in honor of Mars.
- Ancient Latvia - Lieldienas held in honor of Mara and other pagan goddesses.
- Pakistan - National Day (Republic Day).
- Saint Turibius of Mongrovejo (died 1606)
- Saint Ethelwald
- Saint Victorian
- Roman Empire - The fifth and final day of Quinquatria, held in honor of Minerva.
- Howard Stern formally announces his Libertarian run for New York Governor
- Joey Buttafuoco, released from jail after 4 months and 9 days
- Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record with 802 goals scored.
- Russian Airbus A-310 crashes in Siberia (74-75 killed).
- Graeme Obree bicycles world record 10 km (11:08).
- Richard Jacobs buys naming rights to Cleveland Indians' new ball park at Gateway for US$13.8 million (renamed Jacobs Field).
- At an election rally in Tijuana, Mexican presidential candidate Luis Donaldo Colosio is assassinated by Mario Aburto Martinez.
- Aeroflot Flight 593 crashes in Siberia when the pilot's fifteen-year old son accidentally disengages the autopilot, killing all 75 people on board.
- A United States Air Force (USAF) F-16 aircraft collides with a USAF C-130 at Pope Air Force Base and then crashes, killing 24 United States Army soldiers on the ground. This later became known as the Green Ramp disaster.
- TV tycoon Silvio Berlusconi's right-wing coalition wins the Italian general election.
- The biggest tornado outbreak in 1994 occurs in the southeastern United States 1 tornado hits a Goshen United Methodist Church in Piedmont, Alabama, killing 22 people.
- The Eurofighter takes its first flight in Manching, Germany.
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