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..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 16, 1994?


Holidays

  • 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

Events

  • 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.

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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 16, 1994

Sport Games on January 16, 1994


NBA

American Basketball
  • Charlotte Hornets - Portland Trail Blazers : 101 - 106
  • Denver Nuggets - Boston Celtics : 100 - 105
  • Utah Jazz - New Jersey Nets : 94 - 99
See all Basketball game results of January 16, 1994

NFL

American Football
  • Green Bay Packers - Dallas Cowboys : 17 - 27
  • Kansas City Chiefs - Houston Oilers : 28 - 20
See all American Football game results of January 16, 1994

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Atalanta - Torino : 2 - 2
  • Genoa - Milan : 0 - 0
  • Inter - Foggia : 3 - 1
  • Juventus - Roma : 0 - 0
  • Lazio - Reggiana : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of January 16, 1994

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Celta - Valladolid : 1 - 2
  • Lerida - Santander : 0 - 0
  • Logrones - Oviedo : 2 - 2
  • Real Madrid - Zaragoza : 3 - 2
  • Sevilla - Barcelona : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of January 16, 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

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Degree Of Guilt by Richard North Patterson

Degree Of Guilt

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TV journalist Mary Carelli admits that she shot and killed Mark Ransom, one of the world's most famous authors. She claims it was self-defense.

The Hope by Herman Wouk

The Hope

By:

Like no other novelist at work today, Herman Wouk has managed to capture the sweep of history in novels rich in character and alive with drama.

The Pelican Brief by John Grisham

The Pelican Brief

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In suburban Georgetown, a killer’s Reeboks whisper on the floor of a posh home. In a seedy D.C. porno house, a patron is swiftly garroted to death.

Smilla'S Sense Of Snow by Peter Hoeg

Smilla'S Sense Of Snow

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She thinks more highly of snow and ice than she does of love. She lives in a world of numbers, science and memories--a dark, exotic stranger in a strange land. And

The Truce At Bakura by Kathy Tyers

The Truce At Bakura

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No sooner has Darth Vader's funeral pyre burned to ashes on Endor than the Alliance intercepts a call for help from a far-flung Imperial outpost. Bakura

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bodyworks Voyager - Mission in Anatomy

Bodyworks Voyager - Mission in Anatomy

Platform: DOS

Genre: Educational game, Action-Shooter

Publisher: Software Marketing Corporation

ATP Tour Championship Tennis

ATP Tour Championship Tennis

Platform: Sega Genesis

Genre: Sports (Tennis)

Publisher: Sega

Dragonsphere

Dragonsphere

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: MicroProse

Contra: Hard Corps

Contra: Hard Corps

Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Konami

Delta V

Delta V

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Bethesda Softworks


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