Saturday 8 January 1994
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Charlotte Römer .
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Hero by Mariah Carey.
In UK Twist And Shout by Chaka Demus & Pliers featuring Jack Radics & Taxi Gang was in the top 5 hits.
Emmanuelle, Queen of the Galaxy, directed by L.L. Shapira, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994
while Nightmares & Dreamscapes by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching All Quiet on the Preston Front.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beavis and Butt-Head or Color Dark Castle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 January 1994 ?
- Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
- Charlotte Römer: Ecuadorian tennis player.
- Edward Duke: Actor (Decadence, Silver Bears), dies of cancer at 40.
- Jay Blackton: US conductor/arranger (Oklahoma!), dies at age 84.
- Lady Caithness: wife of British undersecretary, commits suicide.
- Sri Chandrashekhara Saraswathi: guru of Kanchi, dies at age 99.
- Harvey Haddix: American baseball player, a left-handed pitcher with the St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies, Cincinnati Redlegs, Pittsburgh Pirates and Baltimore Orioles between 1952 and 1965.
- Pat Buttram: American actor (Haney - Green Acres), dies of kidney failure at 78 (born 1915).
- Russian manned space craft TM-18, launches into orbit
- US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Davis.
- Rintje Ritsma skates world record 1500m (1:51.60).
- Russian cosmonaut Valeri Polyakov on Soyuz TM-18 leaves for Mir. He would stay on the space station until March 22, 1995, for a record 437 days in space.
- The Irish government announces the end of a 15-year broadcasting ban on the Provisional Irish Republican Army and its political arm Sinn Féin.
- ''The Superhighway Summit'' is held at UCLA's Royce Hall. It is the first conference to discuss the growing information superhighway and is presided over by U.S. Vice President Al Gore.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1994 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mariah Carey - Hero
- Bryan Adams - All For Love
- Ace Of Base - All That She Wants
- Janet Jackson - Again
- D.R.S. - Gangsta Lean
- Toni Braxton - Breathe Again
- Tag Team - Whoomp! There It Is
- Snoop Doggy Dogg - What's My Name?
- Meat Loaf - I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)
- Michael Bolton - Said I Loved You.. But I Lied
Top #9 songs in the UK
- Chaka Demus & Pliers featuring Jack Radics & Taxi Gang - Twist And Shout
- D:Ream - Things Can Only Get Better
- Snap! featuring Niki Harris - Exterminate!
- Take That - Could It Be Magic
- K7 - Come Baby Come
- East 17 - It's Alright
- Arrested Development - Mr Wendal / Revolution
- Michael Jackson - Heal The World
- Mr Blobby - Mr Blobby
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Sport Games on 8 January 1994
- Boston Celtics - Minnesota Timberwolves : 90 - 108
- Cleveland Cavaliers - Atlanta Hawks : 89 - 102
- Dallas Mavericks - Chicago Bulls : 81 - 100
- Indiana Pacers - Detroit Pistons : 101 - 92
- Green Bay Packers - Detroit Lions : 28 - 24
- Pittsburgh Steelers - Kansas City Chiefs : 24 - 27
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Blackpool - Fulham : 2 - 3
- Bradford - Leyton Orient : 0 - 0
- Brentford - Bristol Rvs : 3 - 4
- Cambridge - York : 0 - 2
Division 3Football (United Kingdom)
- Doncaster - Torquay : 0 - 2
- Hereford - Darlington : 1 - 1
- Scarborough - Northampton : 2 - 1
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