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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 25, 1994?
- 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.
- Comedy Tonight closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 8 performances
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 25, 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 25, 1994
- New York Knicks - Chicago Bulls : 104 - 107
- Seattle SuperSonics - Denver Nuggets : 96 - 105
- Detroit Lions - Miami Dolphins : 20 - 27
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?