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Monday 17 January 1994

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include 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. Emmanuelle, Queen of the Galaxy, directed by L.L. Shapira, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994 while The Book Of Guys by Garrison Keillor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Ferguson Theory. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battle Jockey or Astonishia Story.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Ferguson Theory

Starring: Craig Ferguson, Juliette Gilmour, Molly Innes, Jonathan Kydd

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Day Today

Starring: Christopher Morris, Steve Coogan, Patrick Marber, Rebecca Front

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Globe Trekker

Starring: Ian Wright, Justine Shapiro, Megan McCormick

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movie Magic

Written by: Gary R. Benz, Stephen Rocha, Lise Romanoff

Starring: James Cameron, Richard Edlund

Country: United States

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California's Gold

Starring: Huell Howser

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Clerks.

Directed by: Kevin Smith

Starring: Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Marilyn Ghigliotti

Country: United States

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In the Name of the Father

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Alison Crosbie

Country: United States

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Tombstone

Directed by: George P. Cosmatos

Starring: Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Sam Elliott

Country: United States

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Philadelphia

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

Starring: Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Roberta Maxwell

Country: United States

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Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

Directed by: Bill Duke

Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Kathy Najimy, Maggie Smith

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 January 1994 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 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.

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Sport Games on 17 January 1994

NBA
American Basketball
  • 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
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1994?

  • Time: Computer model of DNA by Dan Richardson-The Stock Shop-Medichrome.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9415
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.205

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Book Of Guys

By: Garrison Keillor

"Guys are in trouble these days," says Garrison Keillor. "Years ago, manhood was an opportunity for achievement and now it's just a problem to be overcome.

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Griffin & Sabine

By: Nick Bantock

A love story for the ages, the tale of Griffin and Sabine is an international sensation that spent over 100 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and continues to

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Wouldn'T Take Nothing For My Journey Now

By: Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou, one of the best-loved authors of our time, shares the wisdom of a remarkable life in this best-selling spiritual classic.

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The Hope

By: Herman Wouk

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.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battle Jockey

Battle Jockey

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Sports/Racing horse racing

Publisher: Virgin Interactive [1]

1942:Pacific Air War

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: MicroProse

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Astonishia Story

Platform: MS-DOS, GP32, Microsoft Windows, Mobile phone, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: SK Sonnori; JP Sega; NA / EU Ubisoft

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Battle K-Road

Battle K-Road

Platform: Arcade

Genre: 2D Versus Fighting

Publisher: Psikyo, Jaleco

Virtua Fighter 2

Platform: Arcade, Saturn, Sega Genesis, R-Zone, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows, Virtual Console, iOS, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Sega

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