Friday June 17, 1994

US date format: 6/17/1994, UK date format: 17/6/1994

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 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 Julia Kelly and Andrea Faustini. In that special week of June people in US were listening to I Swear by All-4-One. In UK Love Is All Around by Wet Wet Wet was in the top 5 hits. Forrest Gump, directed by Robert Zemeckis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994 while Inca Gold by Clive Cussler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Herra 47. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Der Clou! or Dragon Knight 4.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.

Events

  • 1994 World Cup soccer match begin, Germany vs. Bolivia in Chicago
  • NFL star O.J. Simpson and his friend Al Cowlings flee from police in Simpson's white Ford Bronco. The low speed chase, which unfolds live on television, ends up at Simpson's mansion in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, where he then surrenders to police.

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Movies

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Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Sally Field

Country: United States of America

Wyatt Earp

Wyatt Earp

Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan

Starring: Kevin Costner, Dennis Quaid, Gene Hackman, David Andrews

Country: United States of America

Shopping

Shopping

Directed by: Paul W.S. Anderson

Starring: Sadie Frost, Jude Law, Sean Pertwee, Fraser James

Wolf

Wolf

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer, James Spader, Kate Nelligan

The Browning Version

The Browning Version

Directed by: Mike Figgis

Starring: Albert Finney, Greta Scacchi, Matthew Modine, Julian Sands

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Sport Games on June 17, 1994

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NBA

American Basketball
  • Houston Rockets - New York Knicks : 84 - 91
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TV Series

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Herra 47

Herra 47

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Howard Stern

Howard Stern

Encounters: The Hidden Truth

Encounters: The Hidden Truth

4 Goes to Glastonbury

4 Goes to Glastonbury

Days to next June 17

If June 17, 1994 is your birthday you're 26 years, 3 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 28 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Inca Gold by Clive Cussler

Inca Gold

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A classic, thrilling Dirk Pitt adventure from a master of the genre!Nearly five centuries ago a fleet of boats landed mysteriously on an island in an inland sea.

Go Eat Worms by R.L. Stine

Go Eat Worms

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Discovering the creatures of his basement worm farm in unlikely and unwanted places, like his bed, his toothbrush, and his spaghetti, worm-obsessed Todd finds himself grossed out by the

Old Songs In A New Cafe by Robert James Waller

Old Songs In A New Cafe

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From Robert James Waller comes a wonderful collection of 19 essays--all of them as romantic, reflective, and timeless as readers have come to expect from the author of The Bridges of

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

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Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and …

Walking Shadow by Robert B. Parker

Walking Shadow

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In a shabby waterfront town, an actor is shot dead onstage. Granted, the script left much to be desired. But there's more behind the scenes than an overzealous critic--and Spenser and

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Combat Cars

Combat Cars

Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Racing, vehicular combat

Publisher: Accolade

Der Clou!

Der Clou!

Platform: MS-DOS Amiga Amiga CD32

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Kompart UK

Dragon Knight 4

Dragon Knight 4

Platform: MS-DOS, FM-Towns, NEC PC-9801, X68000, PlayStation, PC-FX, Sega Saturn, Super NES, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Strategy role-playing

Publisher: ELF Corporation (MS-DOS, FM Towns, X68000, PC-98) NEC Avenue (PC-FX) Banpresto (SNES, PlayStation)

Demolition Man

Demolition Man

Platform: Genesis, SNES, Sega CD

Genre: Action Platform

Publisher: Acclaim

Cosmic Carnage

Cosmic Carnage

Platform: Sega 32X

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Sega


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