Wednesday December 21, 1994

US date format: 12/21/1994, UK date format: 21/12/1994

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 21, 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 MunchingOrange . 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 AmoebArena or 1942:Pacific Air War.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
  • Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.

Events

  • A homemade bomb goes off on the #4 train on Fulton Street in New York City.
  • Mexican volcano Popocatepetl, dormant for 47 years, erupts gases and ash.

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Movies

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The Madness of King George

The Madness of King George

Directed by: Nicholas Hytner

Starring: Nigel Hawthorne, Helen Mirren, Rupert Graves, Amanda Donohoe

Sicario

Sicario

Directed by: Joseph Novoa

Starring: Laureano Olivares, Herman Gil, Néstor Terán, Melissa Ponce

I.Q.

I.Q.

Directed by: Fred Schepisi

Starring: Tim Robbins, Meg Ryan, Walter Matthau, Lou Jacobi

Legends of the Fall

Legends of the Fall

Directed by: Edward Zwick

Starring: Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Aidan Quinn, Julia Ormond

Country: United States of America

Nobody's Fool

Nobody's Fool

Directed by: Robert Benton

Starring: Paul Newman, Bruce Willis, Jessica Tandy, Melanie Griffith

Sport Games on December 21, 1994

Sport Games on December 21, 1994


NBA

American Basketball
  • Chicago Bulls - Indiana Pacers : 99 - 107
  • Detroit Pistons - New Jersey Nets : 99 - 117
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Miami Heat : 112 - 122
  • Orlando Magic - Los Angeles Clippers : 102 - 91
  • San Antonio Spurs - Denver Nuggets : 111 - 97
See all Basketball game results of December 21, 1994

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Torino - Milan : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of December 21, 1994

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Ath Madrid - Santander : 0 - 1
  • Barcelona - Betis : 1 - 1
  • La Coruna - Celta : 1 - 2
  • Oviedo - Logrones : 1 - 0
  • Sevilla - Compostela : 3 - 0
See all Football game results of December 21, 1994

Eredivisie

Football (Netherlands)
  • Nijmegen - Ajax : 0 - 2
See all Football game results of December 21, 1994

TV Series

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Florian III

Florian III

Rosa Roth

Rosa Roth

Picture Windows

Picture Windows

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Side Effects

Side Effects

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Globe Trekker

Globe Trekker

Starring: Ian Wright, Justine Shapiro, Megan McCormick

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next December 21

If December 21, 1994 is your birthday you're 25 years, 9 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 27 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Hot Zone by Richard Preston

The Hot Zone

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The bestselling landmark account of the first emergence of the Ebola virus. A highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest suddenly appears in the suburbs of Washington, D.C.

The Gift by Danielle Steel

The Gift

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On a June day, a young woman in a summer dress steps off a Chicago-bound bus into a small midwestern town. She doesn't intend to stay.

God'S Other Son by Don Imus

God'S Other Son

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Imus is back -- by popular demand -- with the Second Greatest Story Ever Told, the hilarious novel about the most outrageous TV evangelist of them all -- Billy Sol Hargus.

No Ordinary Time by Doris Kearns Goodwin

No Ordinary Time

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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for History, No Ordinary Time is a monumental work, a brilliantly conceived chronicle of one of the most vibrant and revolutionary periods in the history of

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Citadel of the Dead

Citadel of the Dead

Platform: Macintosh

AmoebArena

AmoebArena

Platform: Macintosh

Genre: Strategy video game

Publisher: Casady & Greene

Dragon Ball Z: Buyū Retsuden Dragon Ball Z: L'Appel du Destin

Dragon Ball Z: Buyū Retsuden Dragon Ball Z: L'Appel du Destin

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Bandai, Ecofilmes (Portugal)

Dynamite Headdy

Dynamite Headdy

Platform: BR Sega Master System

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Sega

1942:Pacific Air War

1942:Pacific Air War

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Flight simulator

Publisher: MicroProse


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