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..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • 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.

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Movies

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Little Odessa

Little Odessa

Directed by: James Gray

Starring: Tim Roth, Edward Furlong, Moira Kelly, Vanessa Redgrave

There Goes My Baby

There Goes My Baby

Directed by: Floyd Mutrux

Starring: Dermot Mulroney, Ricky Schroder, Kelli Williams, Noah Wyle

A Simple Twist of Fate

A Simple Twist of Fate

Directed by: Gillies MacKinnon

Starring: Steve Martin, Gabriel Byrne, Laura Linney, Catherine O'Hara

Milk Money

Milk Money

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Starring: Melanie Griffith, Ed Harris, Michael Patrick Carter, Malcolm McDowell

Heaven Help Us

Heaven Help Us

Directed by: Michael Dinner

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Andrew McCarthy, John Heard, Mary Stuart Masterson

Sport Games on August 24, 1994

Sport Games on August 24, 1994


Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Duisburg - Schalke 04 : 2 - 2
  • Hamburg - Uerdingen : 0 - 0
  • M'gladbach - Karlsruhe : 2 - 2
  • Werder Bremen - Leverkusen : 3 - 2
See all Football game results of August 24, 1994

Bundesliga 2

Football (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
See all Football game results of August 24, 1994

Premier League

UK 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
See all Football game results of August 24, 1994

TV Series

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My So-Called Life

My So-Called Life

Directed by: Scott Winant

Hagedorns Tochter

Hagedorns Tochter

The Human Animal

The Human Animal

Directed by: Clive Bromhall

Starring: Desmond Morris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Small Talk

Small Talk

Directed by: Nicole Solomon

Body Heat

Body Heat

Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan

Days to next August 24

If August 24, 1994 is your birthday you're 26 years, 30 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 1 day.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

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Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and …

Dixie City Jam by James Lee Burke

Dixie City Jam

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As a child he was frightened by the stories...It's out there, under the salt of the Gulf of Mexico, off the Louisiana coast--a buried Nazi submarine.

Politically Correct Bedtime Stories by James Finn Garner

Politically Correct Bedtime Stories

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In a collection guaranteed to provoke both laughter and thought, 14 timeless fairy tales are revisited and reworked to become relevant fables for more modern times.

The Chamber by John Grisham

The Chamber

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In the corridors of Chicago's top law firm:Twenty -six-year-old Adam Hall stands on the brink of a brilliant legal career. Now he is risking it all for a death-row killer and an impossible case.Maximum

Return of the Mummy by R.L. Stine

Return of the Mummy

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Get Goosebumps with the startling repackage of a best selling classic. Now with bonus materials!After last year's scary adventure, Gabe's a little nervous about being back in Egypt.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dragonstone

Dragonstone

Platform: Amiga Amiga CD32

Genre: RPG

Publisher: Core Design

Ecco: The Tides of Time

Ecco: The Tides of Time

Platform: Sega Genesis, Sega CD, Sega Master System, Game Gear, Virtual Console, Cloud (OnLive), Steam

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Sega

Down the World: Mervil's Ambition

Down the World: Mervil's Ambition

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: ASCII

Body Count

Body Count

Platform: Sega Genesis

Genre: Rail shooter

Publisher: Sega

Bow Wow (manga)

Bow Wow (manga)

Platform: Super Famicom

Publisher: Takara


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