Saturday 8 January 1994
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 8, 1994). 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.
Iron Will, directed by Charles Haid, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994
while The Pelican Brief by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Life in the Freezer.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing A/X-101 or Darius Gaiden.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 8 January 1994
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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.
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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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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
- Whoomp! There It Is - Tag Team
- Snoop Doggy Dogg - What's My Name?
- Meat Loaf - I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)
- Said I Loved You.. But I Lied - Michael Bolton
Top #10 R&B songs
Top #10 Latin songs
- Cerca De Ti - The Barrio Boyzz
- Por Una Lagrima - Los Fantasmas del Caribe
- Algo Mas Que Amor - Las Triplets
- Una Tarde Fue - Los Temerarios
- El Amor No Se Puede Olvidar - Pimpinela
- Que Hay De Malo - Jerry Rivera
- Donde Se Ha Ido Tu Amor - Lourdes Robles
- Detras De Mi Ventana - Yuri
- Dos Mujeres Un Camino - Bronco: El Gigante De America
- Ana Gabriel - Luna
Top #5 songs in the UK
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Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?