Sunday January 16, 1994
US date format: 1/16/1994, UK date format: 16/1/1994
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 16, 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 Caitlin Fladager and Charlotte Best.
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 ATP Tour Championship Tennis or Delta V.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 16, 1994?
- National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
- Teacher's Day in Thailand
- Scott skates world record 1000m (1:12.54).
- In Pennsylvania, a magnitude 4.6 earthquake occurs. Felt throughout southeastern Pennsylvania and as far as Baltimore, Maryland and New York City. Also felt at Toronto, Canada.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 16, 1994?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Sport Games on January 16, 1994
- Charlotte Hornets - Portland Trail Blazers : 101 - 106
- Denver Nuggets - Boston Celtics : 100 - 105
- Utah Jazz - New Jersey Nets : 94 - 99
- Green Bay Packers - Dallas Cowboys : 17 - 27
- Kansas City Chiefs - Houston Oilers : 28 - 20
Serie AItalian Football
- Atalanta - Torino : 2 - 2
- Genoa - Milan : 0 - 0
- Inter - Foggia : 3 - 1
- Juventus - Roma : 0 - 0
- Lazio - Reggiana : 2 - 0
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Celta - Valladolid : 1 - 2
- Lerida - Santander : 0 - 0
- Logrones - Oviedo : 2 - 2
- Real Madrid - Zaragoza : 3 - 2
- Sevilla - Barcelona : 0 - 0
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?