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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 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.

But much more happened on August 1994: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1994?


Events

  • 01 Aug 1994 The Rolling Stones begin Voodoo Lounge world tour
  • 02 Aug 1994 Congressional hearings begin on White Water
  • 03 Aug 1994 1st Jordanian plane to fly over Israeli airspace (King Hussein pilot)
  • 04 Aug 1994 Dwingeloo 1, near milky way system, discovered
  • 05 Aug 1994 Antonov-12 crash down at Boda, East-Siberia, 47 killed
  • 06 Aug 1994 Algerian Moslem fundamentalists threaten school / Universities
  • 07 Aug 1994 Hedda Gabler closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 33 performances
  • 09 Aug 1994 Phil Rizzuto Hall of Fame Night
  • 10 Aug 1994 Last British troops leave Hong Kong (been there since September 1841)
  • 11 Aug 1994 Joao B Nino Vieira elected President of Guinee-Bissau
  • 12 Aug 1994 1st NFL game on Fox network (exhibition - SF vs. Denver)
  • 13 Aug 1994 Train crash in Tbilisi Georgia, 24 killed
  • 14 Aug 1994 76th PGA Championship: Nick Price shoots a 269 at Southern Hills Tulsa
  • 15 Aug 1994 S African President Nelson Mandela receives Anne Frank Penning
  • 16 Aug 1994 Shauna Gambill, 17, of California, crowned 12th Miss Teen USA
  • 17 Aug 1994 Lesotho King Letsie II fires Premier Ntsu Mokhehle
  • 18 Aug 1994 5.6 earthquake in Algeria, kills 171
  • 20 Aug 1994 Archbishop Quarracino wants all homosexuals to leave Argentina
  • 21 Aug 1994 Ernesto Zedillo wins Mexican presidential election
  • 22 Aug 1994 DNA testing links OJ Simpson to murder of Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman
  • 23 Aug 1994 Eugene Bullard, The only black pilot in World War I, is posthumously commissioned as Second Lieutenant in the United States Air Force.
  • 24 Aug 1994 Israel and PLO initialed accord giving autonomy to Palestinians in West Bank in education, health, taxation, social welfare and tourism
  • 27 Aug 1994 Laughter on the 23rd Floor closes at R Rodgers NYC after 320 performances
  • 28 Aug 1994 1st Japanese gay pride parade
  • 30 Aug 1994 Gund Arena in Cleveland opens
  • 31 Aug 1994 Last Russian soldiers leave Estonia and Latvia

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Third Man

The Third Man

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Trevor Howard

Country: United States of America

The Secret in Their Eyes

The Secret in Their Eyes

Directed by: Juan José Campanella

Starring: Ricardo Darín, Soledad Villamil, Pablo Rago, Carla Quevedo

Country: United States of America

White Heat

White Heat

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: James Cagney, Virginia Mayo, Edmond O'Brien, Margaret Wycherly

Country: United States of America

Life of Brian

Life of Brian

Directed by: Terry Jones

Starring: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam

Country: United States of America

Boot Polish

Boot Polish

Directed by: Prakash Arora

Starring: Kumari Naaz, Rattan Kumar, David Abraham, Chand Burke

Books

Which were the most popular books released in August 1994?
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The Client by John Grisham

The Client

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In a weedy lot on the outskirts of Memphis, two boys watch a shiny Lincoln pull up to the curb...Eleven-year-old Mark Sway and his younger brother were sharing a forbidden cigarette when a chance encounter with a suicidal lawyer left …

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

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Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and …

The Book Of Virtues by William J. Bennett

The Book Of Virtues

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Responsibility. Courage. Compassion. Honesty. Friendship. Persistence. Faith. Everyone recognizes these traits as essentials of good character. In order for our children to develop such traits, we have to offer them examples

The Day After Tomorrow by Allan Folsom

The Day After Tomorrow

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"A page-turning whopper."-- Entertainment Weekly.The novel that took the nation by storm is now in paperback. Allan Folsom has created an international conspiracy of apocalyptic dimensions that interconnects three intricate and compelling stories spanning two continents and five decades.

Dixie City Jam by James Lee Burke

Dixie City Jam

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As a child he was frightened by the stories...It's out there, under the salt of the Gulf of Mexico, off the Louisiana coast--a buried Nazi submarine.