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..
Which were the important events of December 22, 1994?
- 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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- Christmas Carol opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 18 performances
- Italian government of Berlusconi resigns
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 22, 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 22, 1994
- 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
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Valladolid - Real Madrid : 0 - 5
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