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.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

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

Events

  • 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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Movies

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Woman of Desire

Woman of Desire

Directed by: Robert Ginty

Starring: Jeff Fahey, Bo Derek, Steven Bauer, Robert Mitchum

Car 54, Where Are You?

Car 54, Where Are You?

Directed by: Bill Fishman

Starring: David Johansen, John C. McGinley, Fran Drescher, Nipsey Russell

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

Sport Games on January 17, 1994

Sport Games on January 17, 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
  • Phoenix Suns - Golden State Warriors : 99 - 104
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TV Series

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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

Days to next January 17

If 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.
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Books

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Disclosure by Michael Crichton

Disclosure

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From the author of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Sphere comes an electrifying thriller in which a shocking accusation of sexual harassment triggers a gripping psychological game of cat and mouse and threatens to derail a brilliant career.

Seinlanguage by Jerry Seinfeld

Seinlanguage

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Seinfeld. For more than 33 million viewers, the Emmy Award-winning television show has become a Thursday night ritual. Even though the show has ended, Jerry Seinfeld's distinct

Wouldn'T Take Nothing For My Journey Now by Maya Angelou

Wouldn'T Take Nothing For My Journey Now

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

Lasher by Anne Rice

Lasher

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"SEDUCTIVE MAGIC...SPELLBINDING...Rice stages her scenes in a wide variety of times and locales, tapping deeply into the richest veins of mythology and history."--San

Mr. Murder by Dean Koontz

Mr. Murder

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Martin Stillwater has a vivid imagination. It charms his loving wife, delights his two little daughters, and gives him all the inspiration he needs to write his highly successful mystery novels.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Brain Lord

Brain Lord

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Action role-playing game puzzle game

Publisher: Enix

Aggressors of Dark Kombat

Aggressors of Dark Kombat

Platform: Arcade, Neo Geo, Neo Geo CD, PlayStation 2

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: ADK

Doom II: Hell on Earth

Doom II: Hell on Earth

Platform: MS-DOS, Macintosh, Game Boy Advance, Tapwave Zodiac

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: GT Interactive Software

Ancient Domains of Mystery

Ancient Domains of Mystery

Platform: AmigaOS, MS-DOS, Linux, Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: Roguelike

Publisher: Thomas Biskup

EMIT

EMIT

Platform: FM Towns, Macintosh, Windows, PC-9801, Sega Saturn, Super Famicom, 3DO, PlayStation

Genre: Adventure Sound Novel

Publisher: Koei


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