December 1994 calendar

December 1994

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in December 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 December 1994: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1994?


  • 01 Dec 1994 Cindy Crawford and Richard Gere announce they are seperating
  • 02 Dec 1994 Cobb premieres
  • 04 Dec 1994 83rd Davis Cup: Sweden beats Russia in Moscow (4-1).
  • 06 Dec 1994 Maltese Falcon auctioned for US$398,590.
  • 07 Dec 1994 5th Billboard Music Awards
  • 08 Dec 1994 Darryl Strawberry indicted on tax evasion charges
  • 09 Dec 1994 Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders resigns after masturbation comments
  • 10 Dec 1994 Nobel Prize awarded to Yitzhak Rabin, Shimon Peres, and Yasser Arafat.
  • 11 Dec 1994 First Chechen War: Russian President Boris Yeltsin orders Russian troops into Chechnya.
  • 13 Dec 1994 American Eagle commuter plane crashes in North Carolina, killing 15.
  • 14 Dec 1994 A Learjet piloted by Richard Anderson and Brad Sexton misses an elementary school and crashes into an apartment complex in Fresno, California, killing both pilots and injuring several apartment residents.
  • 15 Dec 1994 Tuna Christmas opens at Booth Theater NYC for 20 performances
  • 16 Dec 1994 Davy Jones (Monkees), charged with DWI
  • 18 Dec 1994 Comedy Tonight opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • 19 Dec 1994 The Whitewater scandal investigation begins in Washington, DC.
  • 20 Dec 1994 Dean Rusk, US Secretary of State (1961-69), dies at age 85.
  • 21 Dec 1994 A homemade bomb goes off on the #4 train on Fulton Street in New York City.
  • 22 Dec 1994 Christmas Carol opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 18 performances
  • 23 Dec 1994 Baseball owners impose salary cap, fiercely opposed by players.
  • 25 Dec 1994 Comedy Tonight closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 8 performances
  • 26 Dec 1994 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.
  • 28 Dec 1994 Tammy Wynette admitted to the hospital with bile duct infection
  • 29 Dec 1994 B737-400 flies into a mountain at Edremit East Turkey, 54 killed.
  • 31 Dec 1994 1st snowless December in Baltimore Maryland
  • 03 Dec 1994 Taiwan holds its first full local elections; James Soong elected as the first and only directly elected Governor of Taiwan, Chen Shui-bian became the first directly elected Mayor of Taipei, Wu Den-yih became the first directly elected Mayor of Kaohsiung.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in December 1994?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - On Bended Kneeyoutube
  2. - Here Comes The Hotstepper
  3. - Another Night
  4. - I'll Make Love To You
  5. - Always

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Stay Another Day
  2. - Twist And Shout
  3. - Think Twice
  4. - All I Want For Christmas Is You
  5. - Things Can Only Get Better


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in December 1994?

The Lottery Winner by Mary Higgins Clark

The Lottery Winner


Continue the story with Weep No More My Lady. Five short stories, including "Plumbing for Willy” and "Death on the Cape," tell the tale of a former cleaner and her sometimes confused mate.

Wings by Danielle Steel



Cassie O'Malley, a child, would hide in her house at the edge of the family's farmland airstrip just outside Chicago to see the planes shimmering in the moonlight.

The Gift by Danielle Steel

The Gift


A young woman dressed in a summer dress walks off a Chicago-bound bus and into a small town in the middle of midwestern Illinois on a June day. She doesn't plan to stay.

A Cup Of Christmas Tea by Tom Hegg

A Cup Of Christmas Tea


This is the story of a young man who reluctantly visits an elderly aunt during Christmastime. And the unexpected joy that it brings. More than 1.5

The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller

The Bridges of Madison County


This is the legendary love story that became the best-selling hardcover novel and the main motion picture starring Clint Eastwood & Meryl Streep. This is the story about Robert Kincaid, a photographer and free spirit who searches for Madison County's …