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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1994?


Events

  • 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

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Movies

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The Godfather: Part II

The Godfather: Part II

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton

Country: United States of America

The Green Mile

The Green Mile

Directed by: Frank Darabont

Starring: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt

Country: United States of America

3 Idiots

3 Idiots

Directed by: Rajkumar Hirani

Starring: Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Mona Singh, Sharman Joshi

Country: United States of America

Swades

Swades

Directed by: Ashutosh Gowariker

Starring: Shah Rukh Khan, Gayatri Joshi, Kishori Ballal, Smit Sheth

The Last Laugh

The Last Laugh

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: Emil Jannings, Maly Delschaft, Max Hiller, Emilie Kurz

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in December 1994?
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The Lottery Winner by Mary Higgins Clark

The Lottery Winner

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Continuing the story that began with Weep No More, My Lady, five short tales, including ""Plumbing for Willy"" and ""Death on the Cape,"" follow the adventures of a former cleaning woman and her occasionally befuddled mate.

Crossing the Threshold of Hope by His Holiness John Paul II

Crossing the Threshold of Hope

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Crossing the Threshold of Hope by His Holiness John Paul II in Vietnamese.

The Warren Buffett Way by Robert G. Hagstrom Jr

The Warren Buffett Way

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"Simply the most important new stock book of the 1990s, to date. Buy it and read it." -Kenneth L. Fisher Forbes The runaway bestseller-updated with new material included for the

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 …

Dolly by Dolly Parton

Dolly

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The successful country singer reveals her life since leaving home at the age of eighteen to pursue a singing career, while discussing her personal philosophies, her marriage, her friendships,