Monday 26 December 1994
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to On Bended Knee by Boyz II Men.
In UK Twist And Shout by Chaka Demus & Pliers featuring Jack Radics & Taxi Gang was in the top 5 hits.
The Usual Suspects, directed by Bryan Singer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994
while Politically Correct Bedtime Stories by James Finn Garner 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 26 December 1994 ?
- Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
- Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
- Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
- Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
- Mandala Pooja at Sabarimala in Kerala, India
- First day of Kwanzaa
- First day of Junkanoo street parade in the Bahamas (the second day is on the New Year's Day)
- Wren day in Ireland and the Isle of Man.
- Boxing Day in the Commonwealth of Nations.
- The first day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- St. Stephen's Day, a public holiday in Catalonia, Croatia, Czech Republic, and the Republic of Ireland.
- R.C. Saints - Saint Stephen
- South Africa - Day of Goodwill, a public holiday
- Slovenia - Independence and Unity Day (1990)
- Daquan Staples: Vine Star.
- Samantha Boscarino: TV Actress.
- Souleymane Coulibaly: Ivorian footballer.
- Karl Schiller: Minister of RFA Economics (1966-72).
- Robert Emhardt: Actor (Mac Cory-Another World), dies at 80.
- Sylvia Koscina: Croatian / Italian actress (Hercules), dies at 61.
- Asta ER Elstak: Suriname/Netherlands welfare worker, dies at age 74.
- Johannes J "Joop" Klant: Netherlands/South African economist/author, dies.
- Parveen Shakir: Pakistani poetess (Born 1952)
- Four Armed Islamic Group hijackers seize control of Air France Flight 8969. When the plane lands at Marseille, a French Gendarmerie assault team boards the aircraft and kills the perpetrators.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1994 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Chaka Demus & Pliers featuring Jack Radics & Taxi Gang - Twist And Shout
- East 17 - Stay Another Day
- D:Ream - Things Can Only Get Better
- Mariah Carey - All I Want For Christmas Is You
- East 17 - It's Alright
- Baby D - Let Me Be Your Fantasy
- K7 - Come Baby Come
- Celine Dion - Think Twice
- Culture Beat - Anything
- Louis Armstrong - We Have All The Time In The World
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