Sunday December 25, 1994, Christmas

US date format: 12/25/1994, UK date format: 25/12/1994

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 25, 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 Lexi Noel and Joseph Miuccio. 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 Down the World: Mervil's Ambition or Super Star Wars: Return of the Jedi.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
  • Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
  • British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
  • Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.

Events

  • Comedy Tonight closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 8 performances

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Famous Deaths

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

Sport Games on December 25, 1994

Sport Games on December 25, 1994


NBA

American Basketball
  • New York Knicks - Chicago Bulls : 104 - 107
  • Seattle SuperSonics - Denver Nuggets : 96 - 105
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NFL

American Football
  • Detroit Lions - Miami Dolphins : 20 - 27
See all American Football game results of December 25, 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

Magazine Covers

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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?

The Death and Return of Superman

The Death and Return of Superman

Platform: Super NES, Genesis

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sunsoft

Down the World: Mervil's Ambition

Down the World: Mervil's Ambition

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: ASCII

Biker Mice From Mars

Biker Mice From Mars

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Konami

Arcade Pool

Arcade Pool

Platform: Amiga, Amiga CD32, MS-DOS

Genre: Sports simulation – pool

Publisher: Team17

Super Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

Super Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

Platform: Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy, Game Gear

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: NA JVC, later re-released by THQ (SNES); JP/EU JVC (SNES); NA/EU Black Pearl Software (GB/GG)


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