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Wednesday 24 August 1994

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 24, 1994). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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 Forrest Gump by Winston Groom was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My So-Called Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Darius Gaiden or Bébé's Kids.
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What the sky looked like on 24 August 1994

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Little Odessa

Directed by: James Gray

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

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There Goes My Baby

Directed by: Floyd Mutrux

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

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A Simple Twist of Fate

Directed by: Gillies MacKinnon

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

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Milk Money

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

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

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Heaven Help Us

Directed by: Michael Dinner

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

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

My So-Called Life

Directed by: Scott Winant

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Hagedorns Tochter

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The Human Animal

Directed by: Clive Bromhall

Starring: Desmond Morris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Small Talk

Directed by: Nicole Solomon

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Floyd on Italy

Directed by: Keith Floyd

Starring: Keith Floyd

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 August 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)
  • Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
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Famous Deaths:
  • 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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Sport Games on 24 August 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 24 August 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
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Aston Villa - Southampton : 1 - 1
  • Man City - West Ham : 3 - 0
  • Newcastle - Coventry : 4 - 0
  • Norwich - Crystal Palace : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 24 August 1994

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 24, 1994 - Geocentric view

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Forrest Gump

By: Winston Groom

The modern classic that inspired the beloved movie starring Tom Hanks. Six foot six, 242 pounds, and possessed of a scant IQ of 70, Forrest Gump is the lovable, surprisingly savvy hero of this classic comic tale.

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Remember Me

By: Mary Higgins Clark

A killer turns a young family's dream holiday into an unfathomable nightmare....Menley Nichols and her husband, Adam, a criminal attorney, rent a house on Cape Cod, in the hope of restoring their faltering marriage.

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October 1964

By: David Halberstam

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERTHE BEST SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR"October 1964 should be a hit with old-time baseball fans, who'll relish the opportunity to relive that year's to-die-for World Series,

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The Bridges of Madison County

By: Robert James Waller

The legendary love story, the bestselling hardcover novel of all time, and the major motion picture starring Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep. This is the story of Robert Kincaid, the photographer and free spirit searching for the covered bridges of ...

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Darius Gaiden

Platform: Sega Saturn PlayStation PlayStation 2 Microsoft Windows

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP BEC JP Cyberfront Corporation JP Gamebank JP MediaKite NA Interplay NA Value Products Division NA/EU Acclaim EU Conspiracy Entertainment; JP BEC; JP Cyberfront Corporation; JP Gamebank; JP MediaKit

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Bow Wow (manga)

Bow Wow (manga)

Platform: Super Famicom

Publisher: Takara

Dark Kingdom

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Telenet Japan

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Bébé's Kids

Bébé's Kids

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Beat 'em up action

Publisher: Paramount Interactive[2] Motown Games

Warcraft franchise

Warcraft franchise

Platform: DOS, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Sega Saturn, AmigaOS 4, PlayStation, iOS, Android

Genre: Real-time strategy, MMORPG, collectible card game

Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment

Home videos

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Bell, Book and Candle

Studio: Columbia Pictures

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Dazed and Confused

Studio: Gramercy Pictures

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Into the West

Studio: Miramax Films

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Major League II

Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

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