Tuesday August 30, 1994

US date format: 8/30/1994, UK date format: 30/8/1994

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 30, 1994). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Kwon So-hyun and Heo Young-ji. 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. The Shawshank Redemption, directed by Frank Darabont, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994 while The Hidden City by David Eddings was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My So-Called Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alien Legacy or Pac-Man 2: The New Adventures.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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The Shawshank Redemption

Directed by: Frank Darabont

Starring: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler

Country: United States of America

Bandit Queen

Directed by: Shekhar Kapur

Starring: Seema Biswas, Nirmal Pandey, Rajesh Vivek, Raghuvir Yadav

Bullets Over Broadway

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: John Cusack, Dianne Wiest, Jennifer Tilly, Chazz Palminteri

Heavenly Creatures

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Melanie Lynskey, Kate Winslet, Sarah Peirse, Diana Kent

Country: United States of America

Terminal Velocity

Directed by: Deran Sarafian

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Nastassja Kinski, James Gandolfini, Christopher McDonald

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 30, 1994?


    Holidays

  • International Day of the Disappeared
  • Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
  • Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day

    Events

  • Gund Arena in Cleveland opens
Sport Games on August 30, 1994

Sport Games on August 30, 1994


TV Series

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

My So-Called Life

Directed by: Scott Winant

Hagedorns Tochter

The Human Animal

Directed by: Clive Bromhall

Starring: Desmond Morris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Small Talk

Directed by: Nicole Solomon

Body Heat

Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1994?

Books

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

The Hidden City

By: David Eddings

The Pandion Knight Sparhawk had bested the massed forces of the God Cyrgon upon the field of battle. But victory turned to ashes when the foul God's minions kidnapped Sparhawk's wife, the beautiful Queen Ehlana.

The Kennedy Women

By: Laurence Leamer

"A FRESH AND UNVARNISHED PORTRAIT OF A FASCINATING, TALENTED, AND DEEPLY FLAWED FAMILY."—Boston HeraldLaurence Leamer was granted unheralded access to private Kennedy papers, and he interviewed family and old friends, many

Motherless Daughters

By: Hope Edelman

Ask any woman whose mother has died, and she will tell you that she is irrevocably altered, as deeply changed by her mother's death as she was by her mother's life.

A Son Of The Circus

By: John Irving

"A SON OF THE CIRCUS IS COMIC GENIUS....GET READY FOR IRVING'S MOST RAUCOUS NOVEL TO DATE."--The Boston Globe"Dr. Farrokh Daruwalla, reared in Bombay by maverick foes of tradition, educated in Vienna,

The Tribe Of Tiger

By: Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

From the plains of Africa to her very own backyard, noted author and anthropologist Elizabeth Marshall Thomas explores the world of cats, both large and small in this classic bestseller.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Aggressors of Dark Kombat

Platform: Arcade, Neo Geo, Neo Geo CD, PlayStation 2

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: ADK

Dark Kingdom

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Telenet Japan

Pac-Man 2: The New Adventures

Platform: SNES, Sega Genesis, Virtual Console (Wii U)

Genre: Adventure/Puzzle

Publisher: Namco

Alien Breed: Tower Assault

Platform: Amiga 1200/Amiga 4000, Amiga CD32, MS-DOS

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Team17

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Simulation, Real-time strategy, Science Fiction

Publisher: Sierra On-Line


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