Wednesday August 31, 1994

US date format: 8/31/1994, UK date format: 31/8/1994

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 31, 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 Mo Stack and Jeffrey Chang. 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 Seventh Gate by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My So-Called Life. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Citadel of the Dead or Captain Tsubasa 5: Hasha no Shōgō Campione.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
  • Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
  • Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
  • Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
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Events

  • Last Russian soldiers leave Estonia and Latvia
  • Northern Ireland Sinn Fein proclaims ceases-fire
  • Pentium computer beats world chess champ Gari Kasparov

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Movies

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The Shawshank Redemption

The Shawshank Redemption

Directed by: Frank Darabont

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

Country: United States of America

Bandit Queen

Bandit Queen

Directed by: Shekhar Kapur

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

Bullets Over Broadway

Bullets Over Broadway

Directed by: Woody Allen

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

Heavenly Creatures

Heavenly Creatures

Directed by: Peter Jackson

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

Country: United States of America

Terminal Velocity

Terminal Velocity

Directed by: Deran Sarafian

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

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Sport Games on August 31, 1994

Sport Games on August 31, 1994


Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • F Koln - Saarbrucken : 4 - 0
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Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Bastia - Paris SG : 1 - 2
  • Le Havre - Bordeaux : 1 - 1
  • Lens - St Etienne : 0 - 0
  • Lyon - Caen : 1 - 0
  • Metz - Lille : 1 - 1
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Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Derby - Middlesbrough : 0 - 1
  • West Brom - Swindon : 0 - 0
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Division 2

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Brighton - York : 1 - 0
  • Bristol Rvs - Blackpool : 0 - 0
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TV Series

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My So-Called Life

My So-Called Life

Directed by: Scott Winant

Hagedorns Tochter

Hagedorns Tochter

The Human Animal

The Human Animal

Directed by: Clive Bromhall

Starring: Desmond Morris

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Small Talk

Small Talk

Directed by: Nicole Solomon

Body Heat

Body Heat

Directed by: Lawrence Kasdan

Days to next August 31

If August 31, 1994 is your birthday you're 26 years, 1 month, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 5 days.
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Books

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Debt Of Honor by Tom Clancy

Debt Of Honor

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Razio Yamata is one of Japan's most influential industrialists, and part of a relatively small group of authority who wield tremendous authority in the Pacific Rim's economic powerhouse.He

Return of the Mummy by R.L. Stine

Return of the Mummy

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Get Goosebumps with the startling repackage of a best selling classic. Now with bonus materials!After last year's scary adventure, Gabe's a little nervous about being back in Egypt.

The Hidden City by David Eddings

The Hidden City

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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.

Politically Correct Bedtime Stories by James Finn Garner

Politically Correct Bedtime Stories

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In a collection guaranteed to provoke both laughter and thought, 14 timeless fairy tales are revisited and reworked to become relevant fables for more modern times.

Motherless Daughters by Hope Edelman

Motherless Daughters

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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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Citadel of the Dead

Citadel of the Dead

Platform: Macintosh

Aoki Densetsu Shoot!

Aoki Densetsu Shoot!

Platform: Super Famicom Game Boy

Genre: Traditional soccer simulation

Publisher: Super Famicom: KSS Game Boy: Banpresto

Date Kimiko no Virtual Tennis

Date Kimiko no Virtual Tennis

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Traditional ladies' tennis simulation

Publisher: B-AI

Cyberwar

Cyberwar

Platform: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Action, Puzzle

Publisher: Interplay

Captain Tsubasa 5: Hasha no Shōgō Campione

Captain Tsubasa 5: Hasha no Shōgō Campione

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Traditional soccer simulation

Publisher: Tecmo

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 31, 1994?

On August 31, 1994 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is August 31, 1994?

On August 31, 1994 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on August 31, 1994?

On August 31, 1994 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 31, 1994?

On August 31, 1994 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 31, 1994?

On August 31, 1994 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 31, 1994?

On August 31, 1994 several famous people were born including, Mo Stack, Jeffrey Chang, Alex Harris.

Which famous people died on August 31, 1994?

Famous people died on August 31, 1994 include, Artur Balsam, Barbara Hammer Avedon, Norman "Doc" Jones.

What was the number one song in August 31, 1994?

The number one song in the week of August 31, 1994 was I'll Make Love To You by Boyz II Men in US and Love Is All Around by Wet Wet Wet in UK.

What were the top hits on August 31, 1994?

The top hits on August 31, 1994 were I'll Make Love To You by Boyz II Men, Stay by Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories, Wild Night by John Mellencamp in US and Love Is All Around by Wet Wet Wet, Saturday Night by Whigfield, The Rhythm Of The Night by Corona in UK.


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