Monday 15 August 1994
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Tristan Evans and Lily Macapinlac.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Stay by Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories.
In UK Love Is All Around by Wet Wet Wet was in the top 5 hits.
Color of Night, directed by Richard Rush, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994
while Politically Correct Bedtime Stories by James Finn Garner was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Vacant Lot.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alone in the Dark 3 or Need for Speed.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 August 1994 ?
- Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
- Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
- Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
- RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
- Acadie ? National Day
- Egypt ? Flooding of the Nile Day
- India ? Independence Day (from the United Kingdom, 1947)
- Korea ? Liberation Day
- Italy ? "Ferragosto", remembrance of an ancient Roman holiday in honor of Augustus (Feriae Augusti)
- Liechtenstein ? Liechtenstein Day
- Tuva ? Tuva Republic Day, Naadym
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Alipius
- St. Arnoul/Arnulphus
- St. MacCartin/Ard/Aed
- The Assumption of Mary - a holy day of obligation
- Ancient Latvia ? M?ras
- Tristan Evans: Drummer.
- Lily Macapinlac: Instagram Star.
- Dani Washington: Drummer.
- Lasse Christensen: Danish footballer.
- Alice Englert: Australian actress.
- S African President Nelson Mandela receives Anne Frank Penning
- Terrorist Carlos the Jackal, captured in Khartoum Sudan
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1994 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories - Stay
- Boyz II Men - I'll Make Love To You
- Coolio - Fantastic Voyage
- John Mellencamp - Wild Night
- All-4-One - I Swear
- Elton John - Can You Feel The Love Tonight
- Da Brat - Funkdafied
- Ace Of Base - Don't Turn Around
- Janet Jackson - Any Time, Any Place
- Babyface - When Can I See You
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