Monday January 17, 1994
US date format: 1/17/1994, UK date format: 17/1/1994
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 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 Lucy Boynton and Gasan Magomedov.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to All For Love by Bryan Adams.
In UK Twist And Shout by Chaka Demus & Pliers featuring Jack Radics & Taxi Gang was in the top 5 hits.
Woman of Desire, directed by Robert Ginty, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994
while Disclosure by Michael Crichton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Day Today.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brain Lord or Aggressors of Dark Kombat.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 17, 1994?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- 6.6 Earthquake hits Los Angeles killing 60, $30B in damage
- Liz Taylor released from the hospital after hip treatment
- In Northridge, California, a magnitude 6.7 earthquake occurs. Sixty people were killed, more than 7,000 injured, 20,000 homeless and more than 40,000 buildings damaged in Los Angeles, Ventura, Orange and San Bernardino Counties. Severe damage occurred in the San Fernando Valley. Collapsed overpasses closed sections of the Santa Monica Freeway, the Antelope Valley Freeway, the Simi Valley Freeway and the Golden State Freeway. Total damage: US$30 billion.
- 1994 Northridge Earthquake: A magnitude 6.7 earthquake hits Northridge, California.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 17, 1994?
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Top #5 songs in the UK
Sport Games on January 17, 1994
- Milwaukee Bucks - Atlanta Hawks : 98 - 102
- Minnesota Timberwolves - New York Knicks : 94 - 106
- Orlando Magic - Cleveland Cavaliers : 107 - 114
- Philadelphia 76ers - Chicago Bulls : 91 - 121
- Phoenix Suns - Golden State Warriors : 99 - 104
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 17If January 17, 1994 is your birthday you're 26 years, 8 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 24 days.
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?