Saturday 24 December 1994
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Here Comes The Hotstepper by Ini Kamoze.
In UK Stay Another Day by East 17 was in the top 5 hits.
Street Fighter, directed by Steven E. de Souza, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994
while Crossing the Threshold of Hope by His Holiness John Paul II 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 24 December 1994 ?
- December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
- It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
- In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
- The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
- Miguel Castro: Dominican baseball player.
- Rossano Brazzi: Italian actor internationally known from 1949.
- Jimmy Buddy Lee Land Ace: Singer, dies at 57.
- Julie Haydon [Donella Donaldson]: US actress (Scoundrel), dies at age 84.
- Louise H "Lous" Hensen: Actress (Uncle Wanja, Charlotte), dies at 74.
- John Osborne: England, United Kingdom -- Playwright (Look Back in Anger, Luther-TONY 1964).
- 4 Moslem fundamentalists capture Air France pilot in Algiers
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