Monday December 26, 1994
US date format: 12/26/1994, UK date format: 26/12/1994
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 26, 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 Samantha Boscarino and Daquan Staples.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to On Bended Knee by Boyz II Men.
In UK Think Twice by Celine Dion was in the top 5 hits.
Naked Jane, directed by Linda Kandel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994
while Wings by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Jazbaat.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Date Kimiko no Virtual Tennis or Darkstalkers: The Night Warriors.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 26, 1994?
- The first day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- First day of Kwanzaa
- Boxing Day in the Commonwealth of Nations.
- Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
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- Four Armed Islamic Group hijackers seize control of Air France Flight 8969. When the plane lands at Marseille, a French Gendarmerie assault team boards the aircraft and kills the perpetrators.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 26, 1994?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- TLC - Creep
- BLACKstreet - Before I Let You Go
- Boyz II Men - On Bended Knee
- Barry White - Practice What You Preach
- Brandy - I Wanna Be Down
- Ini Kamoze - Here Comes The Hotstepper (From "Ready To Wear")
- Brownstone - If You Love Me
- Mary J. Blige - Be Happy
- Toni Braxton - I Belong To You/How Many Ways
- Changing Faces - Foolin' Around
Sport Games on December 26, 1994
- Boston Celtics - Cleveland Cavaliers : 102 - 123
- Dallas Mavericks - Phoenix Suns : 113 - 139
- Houston Rockets - Miami Heat : 101 - 88
- Los Angeles Clippers - Minnesota Timberwolves : 81 - 82
- New Jersey Nets - Milwaukee Bucks : 97 - 101
- San Francisco 49ers - Minnesota Vikings : 14 - 21
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Barnsley - Grimsby : 4 - 1
- Charlton - Southend : 3 - 1
- Notts County - Millwall : 0 - 1
- Oldham - Wolves : 4 - 1
- Reading - Luton : 0 - 0
Division 2Football (United Kingdom)
- Birmingham - Cambridge : 1 - 1
- Brentford - Leyton Orient : 3 - 0
- Bristol Rvs - Bournemouth : 2 - 1
- Crewe - Chester : 2 - 1
- Hull - Huddersfield : 1 - 0
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