Wednesday August 17, 1994
US date format: 8/17/1994, UK date format: 17/8/1994
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 17, 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 Taissa Farmiga and Tiémoué Bakayoko.
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.
Heaven Help Us, directed by Michael Dinner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994
while Fear Of Fifty by Erica Jong was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching My So-Called Life.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Acme Animation Factory or Daikaijū Monogatari.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 17, 1994?
- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
- Lesotho King Letsie II fires Premier Ntsu Mokhehle
- New York Central park reservior officially named after Jackie Kennedy Onasis
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 17, 1994?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Boyz II Men - I'll Make Love To You
- Janet Jackson - Any Time, Any Place/And On And On
- Changing Faces - Stroke You Up
- Da Brat - Funkdafied
- Aaron Hall - I Miss You
- Babyface - When Can I See You
- Tevin Campbell - Always In My Heart
- Zhane - Sending My Love
- Gerald Levert - I'd Give Anything
- Patti LaBelle - The Right Kinda Lover
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Days to next August 17If August 17, 1994 is your birthday you're 26 years, 1 month, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 27 days.
What news were making the headlines those days in August 1994?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?