Tuesday February 01, 1994

US date format: 2/1/1994, UK date format: 1/2/1994

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 1, 1994). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Harry Styles and Anna-Lena Friedsam. In that special week of February people in US were listening to All For Love by Bryan Adams. In UK Things Can Only Get Better by D:Ream was in the top 5 hits. My Girl 2, directed by Howard Zieff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994 while The Book Of Virtues by William J. Bennett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Marimar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alpine Racer or Earthworm Jim.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
  • In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
  • Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
  • The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
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Events

  • Irina Privalova runs world record 50 metre indoor (6.03 seconds).
  • Large meteorite falls near Kusaie, Pacific Ocean.
  • In Portland, Oregon, Tonya Harding's ex-husband Jeff Gillooly pleads guilty to his role in attacking figure skater Nancy Kerrigan. He accepts a plea bargain, admitting to racketeering charges in exchange for testimony against Harding.

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Movies

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My Girl 2

My Girl 2

Directed by: Howard Zieff

Starring: Dan Aykroyd, Jamie Lee Curtis, Anna Chlumsky, Austin O'Brien

The Legend of Drunken Master

The Legend of Drunken Master

Directed by: Chia-Liang Liu

Starring: Jackie Chan, Ho-Sung Pak, Lung Ti, Anita Mui

Country: United States of America

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Directed by: Stephan Elliott

Starring: Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce, Terence Stamp, Rebel Penfold-Russell

Country: United States of America

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

Directed by: Tom Shadyac

Starring: Jim Carrey, Courteney Cox, Sean Young, Tone Loc

Country: United States of America

Reality Bites

Reality Bites

Directed by: Ben Stiller

Starring: Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke, Janeane Garofalo, Steve Zahn

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on February 01, 1994

Sport Games on February 01, 1994


NBA

American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - New York Knicks : 79 - 114
  • Chicago Bulls - Denver Nuggets : 118 - 98
  • Houston Rockets - Utah Jazz : 88 - 104
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Phoenix Suns : 106 - 108
  • Los Angeles Lakers - San Antonio Spurs : 97 - 112
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Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Crystal Palace - Peterboro : 3 - 2
  • Grimsby - West Brom : 2 - 2
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Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Stockport - Blackpool : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of February 01, 1994

Division 3

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Chester - Lincoln : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of February 01, 1994

TV Series

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Marimar

Marimar

The Day Today

The Day Today

Starring: Christopher Morris, Steve Coogan, Patrick Marber, Rebecca Front

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Life in the Freezer

Life in the Freezer

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Second Chances

Second Chances

Directed by: James Fargo

A Woman's Guide to Adultery

A Woman's Guide to Adultery

Days to next February 01

If February 01, 1994 is your birthday you're 26 years, 7 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 8 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Book Of Virtues by William J. Bennett

The Book Of Virtues

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Responsibility. Courage. Compassion. Honesty. Friendship. Persistence. Faith. Everyone recognizes these traits as essentials of good character. In order for our children to develop such traits, we have to offer them examples

The Robber Bride by Margaret Atwood

The Robber Bride

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Margaret Atwood's The Robber Bride is inspired by "The Robber Bridegroom," a wonderfully grisly tale from the Brothers Grimm in which an evil groom lures three maidens into his lair and

Reengineering The Corporation by Michael Hammer and James Champy

Reengineering The Corporation

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The most successful business book of the last decade, Reengineering the Corporation is the pioneering work on the most important topic in business today: achieving dramatic performance improvements.

Voyager by Diana Gabaldon

Voyager

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From the author of the breathtaking bestsellers Outlander and Dragonfly in Amber, the extraordinary saga continues.Their passionate encounter happened long ago by whatever measurement Claire Randall took.

The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller

The Bridges of Madison County

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The legendary love story, the bestselling hardcover novel of all time, and the major motion picture starring Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep. This is the story of Robert Kincaid, the photographer and free spirit searching for the covered bridges of …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Battle Soccer 2

Battle Soccer 2

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Sports (soccer)

Publisher: Banpresto

EarthBound

EarthBound

Platform: Super NES, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Nintendo

Alpine Racer

Alpine Racer

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Namco

Detroit

Detroit

Platform: DOS Amiga

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Earthworm Jim

Earthworm Jim

Platform: Sega Genesis, SNES, Sega CD, Game Boy, Sega Game Gear, Windows 95, MS-DOS, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo Wii

Genre: Platformer, run and gun

Publisher: NA Playmates Interactive Entertainment; EU Virgin Interactive


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