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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Globe Trekker

Starring: Ian Wright, Justine Shapiro, Megan McCormick

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movie Magic

Written by: Gary R. Benz, Stephen Rocha, Lise Romanoff

Starring: James Cameron, Richard Edlund

Country: United States

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California's Gold

Starring: Huell Howser

Country: United States

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Eyewitness

Starring: Andrew Sachs

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The State

Written by: Kevin Allison, Jonathan K. Bendis, Michael Ian Black, Robert Ben Garant, Todd Holoubek

Starring: Kevin Allison, Michael Ian Black, Robert Ben Garant, Todd Holoubek

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Clerks.

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Marilyn Ghigliotti

Country: United States

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In the Name of the Father

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Alison Crosbie

Country: United States

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Tombstone

Directed by: George P. Cosmatos

Starring: Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Sam Elliott

Country: United States

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Philadelphia

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

Starring: Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Roberta Maxwell

Country: United States

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Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

Directed by: Bill Duke

Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Kathy Najimy, Maggie Smith

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 January 1994 ?

Holidays:
  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • 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.
Facts:
  • 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.

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Sport Games on 8 January 1994

NBA
American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Minnesota Timberwolves : 90 - 108
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Atlanta Hawks : 89 - 102
  • Dallas Mavericks - Chicago Bulls : 81 - 100
  • Indiana Pacers - Detroit Pistons : 101 - 92
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NFL
American Football
  • Green Bay Packers - Detroit Lions : 28 - 24
  • Pittsburgh Steelers - Kansas City Chiefs : 24 - 27
See all American Football game results of 8 January 1994
Division 2
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Blackpool - Fulham : 2 - 3
  • Bradford - Leyton Orient : 0 - 0
  • Brentford - Bristol Rvs : 3 - 4
  • Cambridge - York : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of 8 January 1994
Division 3
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Doncaster - Torquay : 0 - 2
  • Hereford - Darlington : 1 - 1
  • Scarborough - Northampton : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 8 January 1994

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1994?

  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.11182
  • Time: The Peacemakers' Yitzhak Rabin, Nelson Mandela, F.W. DeKlerk and Yasser Arafat.
  • Life: Year In Pictures

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Nightmares & Dreamscapes

By: Stephen King

The classic short story collection from #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King!A wrong turn on a lonely road lands a wayward couple in Rock and Roll Heaven, Oregon, where there’s no escaping the free nightly concert….A

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A Cup Of Christmas Tea

By: Tom Hegg

The story of a young man's reluctant visit to an elderly aunt at Christmastime, and the unexpected joy it brings. More than 1.5

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Slow Waltz in Cedar Bend

By: Robert James Waller

The author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller The Bridges of Madison County once again brings characters and situations with his special blend of lyricism and magic.

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Vanished

By: Danielle Steel

Vanished tells the story of a man and woman faced with an almost unthinkable tragedy—the mysterious abduction of their son. In the late 1930s, in the shadow of the Lindbergh kidnapping, and as war looms in Europe, Marielle Patterson shares ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

BloodStorm

BloodStorm

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Versus fighting

Publisher: Strata

Beavis and Butt-Head

Platform: Sega Genesis/Mega Drive, Super NES, Sega Game Gear, Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: Viacom New Media GT Interactive Software (Game Boy)

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ESPN Speed World

Platform: Super NES Sega Genesis

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Sony Imagesoft

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The Amazon Trail

Platform: DOS, Mac, Windows 3.1x

Genre: Educational

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Color Dark Castle

Color Dark Castle

Platform: Apple Macintosh

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Delta Tao


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