Thursday December 22, 1994

US date format: 12/22/1994, UK date format: 22/12/1994

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 22, 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 Rúben Lameiras and Hà Diễm. 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 Donk! Samurai Duck or Fast Draw Showdown.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
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Events

  • Christmas Carol opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 18 performances
  • Italian government of Berlusconi resigns

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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

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Sport Games on December 22, 1994

Sport Games on December 22, 1994


NBA

American Basketball
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - New York Knicks : 93 - 90
  • Dallas Mavericks - Seattle SuperSonics : 101 - 103
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Sacramento Kings : 89 - 109
  • Philadelphia 76ers - Charlotte Hornets : 91 - 103
  • Phoenix Suns - Houston Rockets : 106 - 114
See all Basketball game results of December 22, 1994

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Valladolid - Real Madrid : 0 - 5
See all Football game results of December 22, 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 22

If December 22, 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.
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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?

Donk! Samurai Duck

Donk! Samurai Duck

Platform: Amiga, Amiga CD32

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Supervision Entertainment The Hidden

Down the World: Mervil's Ambition

Down the World: Mervil's Ambition

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: ASCII

Fast Draw Showdown

Fast Draw Showdown

Platform: Arcade, Wii (WiiWare), PlayStation 3 (PlayStation Network)

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: American Laser Games Digital Leisure (Wii & PS3)

Bébé's Kids

Bébé's Kids

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Beat 'em up action

Publisher: Paramount Interactive[2] Motown Games

Club Drive

Club Drive

Platform: Atari Jaguar

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari Corporation


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