Saturday 31 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 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..
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 31 December 1994 ?
- New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
Famous Birthdays:31 December
- Leigh Bowery: Australian-born English fashion performance artist (Born 1961).
- Woody Strode: Actor (Posse, Cotton Club, Vigilante), dies at 80.
- Harri Webb: Welsh journalist and poet (d. 1994).
- BAM "Bob" Schreiner: airline owner (S Aviation Group), dies at age 79.
- Leo Fuchs: Polish / US Yiddish actor (Story of Ruth), dies at 83.
- Woodrow "Woody" Strode: American rugby player/black cowboy actor (Posse, Cotton Club, Vigilante, Oil), dies.
- 1st snowless December in Baltimore Maryland
- Anti Apartheid Group of the Netherlands (AABN) disbands
- The Walt Disney Company signs a preliminary agreement to commit up to US$34 million to renovate and lease the New Amsterdam Theater in New York.
- Thomas J Watson Jr, CEO (IBM), dies of a stroke at age 79.
- Leo Fuchs, Polish/US Yiddish actor (Story of Ruth), dies at age 83.
- The first Chechen war: Russian army began a New Year's storm of Grozny
- Pyroclastic flows – clouds of scalding gas, pumice, and ash – rapidly descend an erupting Mount Merapi volcano in central Java, causing sixty deaths.
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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
- D:Ream - Things Can Only Get Better
- East 17 - It's Alright
- K7 - Come Baby Come
- Culture Beat - Anything
- East 17 - Stay Another Day
- Mariah Carey - All I Want For Christmas Is You
- Baby D - Let Me Be Your Fantasy
- Celine Dion - Think Twice
- Louis Armstrong - We Have All The Time In The World
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 31 December 1994 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?