Wednesday August 24, 1994
US date format: 8/24/1994, UK date format: 24/8/1994
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 24, 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 Tyler Ennis and Aqib Khan.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to I'll Make Love To You by Boyz II Men.
In UK Love Is All Around by Wet Wet Wet was in the top 5 hits.
Little Odessa, directed by James Gray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994
while The Agenda by Bob Woodward was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching My So-Called Life.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ecco: The Tides of Time or Bow Wow (manga).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 24, 1994?
- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
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- Israel and PLO initialed accord giving autonomy to Palestinians in West Bank in education, health, taxation, social welfare and tourism
- Kieren Perkins swims world record 1500m free style (14:41.66)
- Jeffrey Katzenberg resigns from the Walt Disney Company.
- Initial accord between Israel and the PLO about partial self-rule of the Palestinians on the West Bank.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 24, 1994?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
Sport Games on August 24, 1994
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- Duisburg - Schalke 04 : 2 - 2
- Hamburg - Uerdingen : 0 - 0
- M'gladbach - Karlsruhe : 2 - 2
- Werder Bremen - Leverkusen : 3 - 2
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Chemnitz - Saarbrucken : 1 - 1
- Dusseldorf - Wattenscheid : 1 - 1
- FSV Frankfurt - F Koln : 0 - 5
- Hansa Rostock - St Pauli : 3 - 0
- Homburg - Zwickau : 3 - 1
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Aston Villa - Southampton : 1 - 1
- Man City - West Ham : 3 - 0
- Newcastle - Coventry : 4 - 0
- Norwich - Crystal Palace : 0 - 0
- QPR - Sheffield Weds : 3 - 2
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