Wednesday March 16, 1994
US date format: 3/16/1994, UK date format: 16/3/1994
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 Joel Embiid and Connie Glynn.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to The Sign by Ace Of Base.
In UK Without You by Mariah Carey was in the top 5 hits.
Above the Rim, directed by Jeff Pollack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994
while The Hidden Life Of Dogs by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Marimar.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ace Driver or Banshee's Last Cry.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 16, 1994?
- St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
- Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
- Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
- Saint Eusebia (+680)
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- In Portland, Oregon, Tonya Harding pleads guilty to conspiracy to hinder prosecution for trying to cover-up an attack on figure skating rival Nancy Kerrigan. She is fined $100,000 and banned from the sport.
- Moravcik forms Slovakia government.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 16, 1994?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
Sport Games on March 16, 1994
- Atlanta Hawks - Charlotte Hornets : 79 - 92
- Chicago Bulls - Boston Celtics : 101 - 100
- Dallas Mavericks - Orlando Magic : 98 - 100
- New Jersey Nets - Sacramento Kings : 111 - 132
- Phoenix Suns - Indiana Pacers : 98 - 109
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Nott'm Forest - Barnsley : 2 - 1
- Peterboro - Derby : 2 - 2
- Sunderland - Crystal Palace : 1 - 0
- West Brom - Notts County : 3 - 0
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Brighton - Burnley : 1 - 1
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Chelsea - Wimbledon : 2 - 0
- Leeds - Aston Villa : 2 - 0
- Man United - Sheffield Weds : 5 - 0
- Sheffield United - QPR : 1 - 1
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