Wednesday January 12, 1994

US date format: 1/12/1994, UK date format: 12/1/1994

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 12, 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 Emre Can and KellHitEmUp . 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. Four Weddings and a Funeral, directed by Mike Newell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994 while Degree Of Guilt by Richard North Patterson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Day Today. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dossun! Ganseki Battle or Cyclemania.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day

Events

  • Steve Carlton of the Philadelphia Phillies is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
  • Malcolm X's daughter arrested for plotting Louis Farrakhan's murder.

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Movies

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Four Weddings and a Funeral

Four Weddings and a Funeral

Directed by: Mike Newell

Starring: Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell, James Fleet, Simon Callow

Country: United States of America

Fun

Fun

Directed by: Rafal Zielinski

Starring: Renée Humphrey, Alicia Witt, William R. Moses, Leslie Hope

Hellbound

Hellbound

Directed by: Aaron Norris

Starring: Chuck Norris, Calvin Levels, Christopher Neame, Sheree J. Wilson

Iron Will

Iron Will

Directed by: Charles Haid

Starring: Mackenzie Astin, Kevin Spacey, David Ogden Stiers, August Schellenberg

Intersection

Intersection

Directed by: Mark Rydell

Starring: Richard Gere, Sharon Stone, Lolita Davidovich, Martin Landau

Sport Games on January 12, 1994

Sport Games on January 12, 1994


NBA

American Basketball
  • Chicago Bulls - Atlanta Hawks : 81 - 92
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Orlando Magic : 118 - 109
  • Denver Nuggets - Indiana Pacers : 96 - 107
  • Houston Rockets - Boston Celtics : 94 - 84
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Philadelphia 76ers : 98 - 117
See all Basketball game results of January 12, 1994

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Football (United Kingdom)
  • Leicester - West Brom : 4 - 2
  • Southend - Bolton : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of January 12, 1994

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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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

Please Save My Earth

Please Save My Earth

Directed by: Kazuo Yamazaki

Days to next January 12

If January 12, 1994 is your birthday you're 26 years, 8 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 16 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Embraced By The Light by Betty J. Eadie with Curtis Taylor

Embraced By The Light

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Embraced by the Light is an Eadie and Taylor book in which Betty Eadie narrates her near-death experience and the events that followed.

The Hidden Life Of Dogs by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

The Hidden Life Of Dogs

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Long before the Dog Whisperer, anthropologist Elizabeth Marshall Thomas revealed to readers the nature of pack dynamics, leading to a completely new understanding of dogs and their desires. In

Lasher by Anne Rice

Lasher

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"SEDUCTIVE MAGIC...SPELLBINDING...Rice stages her scenes in a wide variety of times and locales, tapping deeply into the richest veins of mythology and history."--San

A Dangerous Fortune by Ken Follett

A Dangerous Fortune

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In 1866, tragedy strikes the exclusive Windfield School when a young student drowns in a mysterious accident. His death and its aftermath initiate a spiraling circle of treachery that will span

The Client by John Grisham

The Client

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In a weedy lot on the outskirts of Memphis, two boys watch a shiny Lincoln pull up to the curb...Eleven-year-old Mark Sway and his younger brother were sharing a forbidden cigarette when a chance encounter with a suicidal lawyer left …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

The Death and Return of Superman

The Death and Return of Superman

Platform: Super NES, Genesis

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sunsoft

Dossun! Ganseki Battle

Dossun! Ganseki Battle

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: I'Max

Cyclemania

Cyclemania

Platform: DOS

Genre: Racing video game, Action game

Publisher: Accolade

Contra: Hard Corps

Contra: Hard Corps

Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Konami

ESPN Sunday Night NFL

ESPN Sunday Night NFL

Platform: Super NES, Sega CD, Sega Genesis

Genre: Sports w/ third-person perspective (Football)

Publisher: Sony Imagesoft

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 12, 1994?

On January 12, 1994 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is January 12, 1994?

On January 12, 1994 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 12, 1994?

On January 12, 1994 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 12, 1994?

On January 12, 1994 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 12, 1994?

On January 12, 1994 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 12, 1994?

On January 12, 1994 several famous people were born including, Emre Can, KellHitEmUp .

Which famous people died on January 12, 1994?

Famous people died on January 12, 1994 include, Bob Horen, Samuel Bronston.

What was the number one song in January 12, 1994?

The number one song in the week of January 12, 1994 was Hero by Mariah Carey in US and Twist And Shout by Chaka Demus & Pliers featuring Jack Radics & Taxi Gang in UK.

What were the top hits on January 12, 1994?

The top hits on January 12, 1994 were Hero by Mariah Carey, All For Love by Bryan Adams, All That She Wants by Ace Of Base in US and Twist And Shout by Chaka Demus & Pliers featuring Jack Radics & Taxi Gang, Things Can Only Get Better by D:Ream, Come Baby Come by K7 in UK.


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