Saturday January 08, 1994
US date format: 1/8/1994, UK date format: 8/1/1994
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 8, 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 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 Women Who Run With The Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching La petite vie.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Daze Before Christmas or Bubsy 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 08, 1994?
- Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
- 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.
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- Charlotte Römer: Ecuadorian tennis player.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 08, 1994?
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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 #5 songs in the UK
Sport Games on January 08, 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
- Miami Heat - Los Angeles Clippers : 109 - 90
- 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
- Hull - Brighton : 0 - 0
Division 3Football (United Kingdom)
- Doncaster - Torquay : 0 - 2
- Hereford - Darlington : 1 - 1
- Scarborough - Northampton : 2 - 1
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Days to next January 08If January 08, 1994 is your birthday you're 26 years, 8 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 19 days.
What news were making the headlines those days in January 1994?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?