Monday December 19, 1994
US date format: 12/19/1994, UK date format: 19/12/1994
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 19, 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 Matthew Piper and M'Baye Niang.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Here Comes The Hotstepper by Ini Kamoze.
In UK Stay Another Day by East 17 was in the top 5 hits.
The Madness of King George, directed by Nicholas Hytner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994
while The Hot Zone by Richard Preston was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Florian III.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dear Boys or Pac-Man 2: The New Adventures.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 19, 1994?
- 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
- Roman festivals - Opalia
- Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The Whitewater scandal investigation begins in Washington, DC.
- A planned exchange rate correction of the Mexican Peso to the US Dollar becomes a massive financial meltdown in Mexico, unleashing the 'Tequila' effect on global financial markets. This will prompt a US$50 billion 'bailout' by the Clinton administration.
- Noel Pointer: jazz violinist, dies at age 39.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 19, 1994?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 songs in the UK
- East 17 - Stay Another Day
- Chaka Demus & Pliers featuring Jack Radics & Taxi Gang - Twist And Shout
- D:Ream - Things Can Only Get Better
- Mariah Carey - All I Want For Christmas Is You
- Baby D - Let Me Be Your Fantasy
- East 17 - It's Alright
- K7 - Come Baby Come
- Celine Dion - Think Twice
- Culture Beat - Anything
- Louis Armstrong - We Have All The Time In The World
Sport Games on December 19, 1994
- Boston Celtics - Denver Nuggets : 85 - 104
- Cleveland Cavaliers - Chicago Bulls : 77 - 63
- Washington Bullets - Phoenix Suns : 102 - 113
- Dallas Cowboys - New Orleans Saints : 24 - 16
Serie AItalian Football
- Napoli - Brescia : 1 - 1
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Southampton - Aston Villa : 2 - 1
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 19If December 19, 1994 is your birthday you're 25 years, 9 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 29 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?