Wednesday January 26, 1994

US date format: 1/26/1994, UK date format: 26/1/1994

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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. In that special week of January people in US were listening to All For Love by Bryan Adams. In UK Twist And Shout by Chaka Demus & Pliers featuring Jack Radics & Taxi Gang was in the top 5 hits. The Legend of Drunken Master, directed by Chia-Liang Liu, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994 while Smilla'S Sense Of Snow by Peter Hoeg was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Marimar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Airlines or Breath of Fire II.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Saint Paula
  • Polycarp
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Movies

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The Legend of Drunken Master

The Legend of Drunken Master

Directed by: Chia-Liang Liu

Starring: Jackie Chan, Ho-Sung Pak, Lung Ti, Anita Mui

Country: United States of America

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Directed by: Stephan Elliott

Starring: Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce, Terence Stamp, Rebel Penfold-Russell

Country: United States of America

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

Directed by: Tom Shadyac

Starring: Jim Carrey, Courteney Cox, Sean Young, Tone Loc

Country: United States of America

Reality Bites

Reality Bites

Directed by: Ben Stiller

Starring: Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke, Janeane Garofalo, Steve Zahn

Country: United States of America

Threesome

Threesome

Directed by: Andrew Fleming

Starring: Lara Flynn Boyle, Josh Charles, Stephen Baldwin, Alexis Arquette

Sport Games on January 26, 1994

Sport Games on January 26, 1994


NBA

American Basketball
  • Dallas Mavericks - Philadelphia 76ers : 90 - 104
  • Detroit Pistons - Golden State Warriors : 92 - 108
  • Indiana Pacers - Los Angeles Lakers : 99 - 103
  • Miami Heat - Boston Celtics : 98 - 103
  • Orlando Magic - Charlotte Hornets : 145 - 120
See all Basketball game results of January 26, 1994

Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Bristol Rvs - Reading : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of January 26, 1994

Eredivisie

Football (Netherlands)
  • MVV Maastricht - Groningen : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of January 26, 1994

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Marimar

Marimar

The Day Today

The Day Today

Starring: Christopher Morris, Steve Coogan, Patrick Marber, Rebecca Front

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Life in the Freezer

Life in the Freezer

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Second Chances

Second Chances

Directed by: James Fargo

A Woman's Guide to Adultery

A Woman's Guide to Adultery

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Smilla'S Sense Of Snow by Peter Hoeg

Smilla'S Sense Of Snow

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She thinks more highly of snow and ice than she does of love. She lives in a world of numbers, science and memories--a dark, exotic stranger in a strange land. And

Like Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

Like Water For Chocolate

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Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in tum-of-the-century Mexico became a best-selling phenomenon with its winning blend of poignant romance and bittersweet wit.

The Hope by Herman Wouk

The Hope

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Like no other novelist at work today, Herman Wouk has managed to capture the sweep of history in novels rich in character and alive with drama.

Embraced By The Light by Betty J. Eadie with Curtis Taylor

Embraced By The Light

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Embraced by the Light is an Eadie and Taylor book in which Betty Eadie narrates her near-death experience and the events that followed.

Slow Waltz in Cedar Bend by Robert James Waller

Slow Waltz in Cedar Bend

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The author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller The Bridges of Madison County once again brings characters and situations with his special blend of lyricism and magic.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Captain Bible in Dome of Darkness

Captain Bible in Dome of Darkness

Platform: MS-DOS 3.3 or greater

Genre: Edutainment, Christian video game

Publisher: Bridgestone Multimedia Group

Airlines

Airlines

Platform: DOS

Genre: Simulation

Publisher: Take-Two Interactive

5 a Day Adventures

5 a Day Adventures

Platform: Microsoft Windows Mac OS

Genre: Education

Publisher: Dole Food Company

Breath of Fire II

Breath of Fire II

Platform: Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy Advance, Virtual Console

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP/NA Capcom; EU Laguna (SNES); EU Ubisoft (GBA)

Cosmic Carnage

Cosmic Carnage

Platform: Sega 32X

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Sega


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