February 1994 calendar

February 1994

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1994?


  • 01 Feb 1994 Irina Privalova runs world record 50 metre indoor (6.03 seconds).
  • 03 Feb 1994 Les Miserables, opens at Kallang Theatre, Singapore
  • 04 Feb 1994 10th Soap Opera Digest Awards - Days of Our Live wins
  • 05 Feb 1994 Where On Earth Is Carmen San Diego, debuts on Fox TV
  • 06 Feb 1994 Government Inspector closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 37 performances
  • 07 Feb 1994 Howard Stern stops a would-be jumper on the George Washington Bridge
  • 08 Feb 1994 Jack Nicholson uses a golf club to attack a car
  • 09 Feb 1994 Edvard Munch's painting ampquotThe Screamampquot is stolen in Oslo (and is recovered on May 7).
  • 11 Feb 1994 Sorrell Booke, American actor (Mayor Boss Hogg - Dukes of Hazzard), dies at age 64 (born 1930).
  • 12 Feb 1994 17th Winter Olympic games opens in Lillehammer, Norway
  • 13 Feb 1994 44th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 127-118 at Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • 14 Feb 1994 Alexander Golubev skates Olympics record 500 metre (36.33).
  • 15 Feb 1994 US asks Aristide to adopt a peace plan from Haiti.
  • 16 Feb 1994 6.5 earthquake strikes SE Sumatra, kills 200
  • 17 Feb 1994 Randy Shilts, American journalist (And the band played on), dies of AIDS at age 41 (born 1951).
  • 18 Feb 1994 Actor Joe Pantoliano (41) weds model Nancy Sheppard
  • 20 Feb 1994 Pope John Paul II demands juristic discrimination of homosexuals.
  • 22 Feb 1994 Les Miserables, opens at Chunichi Theatre, Nagoya
  • 23 Feb 1994 A US District Court rules that Microsoft violated patents held by Stac Electronics, in data compression used in Microsoft's DoubleSpace in DOS 6. Microsoft is ordered to remove or replace the technology, and pay US$120 million in damages. The court also finds that Stac illegally used access to Microsoft's trade secrets to make Stacker compatible with DOS 6.0. Microsoft is awarded US$13.6 million in damages.
  • 24 Feb 1994 In Gloucester, local police begin excavations at 25 Cromwell Street, the home of Fred West, a suspect in multiple murders. On February 28, he and his wife are arrested.
  • 25 Feb 1994 Israeli extremist Baruch Goldstein massacres 30 Palestinians in Hebron
  • 26 Feb 1994 Actor Dolph Lundgren (34) weds Anette Qviberg in Stockholm
  • 27 Feb 1994 17th Winter Olympic games closes in Lillehammer, Norway
  • 28 Feb 1994 100 agents raid Branch Davidian compound at Waco, Texas
  • 03 Feb 1994 Space Shuttle program: STS-60 is launched, carrying Sergei Krikalev, the first Russian cosmonaut to fly aboard the Shuttle.
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Music charts

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

  1. - All For Love
  2. - The Power Of Love
  3. - Heroyoutube
  4. - The Sign
  5. - Breathe Again

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Things Can Only Get Better
  2. - Without You
  3. - Breathe Again
  4. - Doop
  5. - The Sign


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in February 1994?

Soul Mates by Thomas Moore

Soul Mates


This companion volume to Care of the Soul contains more of Thomas Moore’s inspirational wisdom and empathy. It expands on his ideas regarding life, love and the mysteries of the human condition.

The Book Of Guys by Garrison Keillor

The Book Of Guys


Garrison Keillor says that "guys are in trouble today." "Years back, manhood was a chance for success and now it's a problem to overcome.

Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha by Roddy Doyle

Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha


Roddy Doyle, the author of the "BarrytownTrilogy" and a national bestseller, takes us to a new level in emotional richness through the story of Padraic, a ten-year old boy.

A Drinking Life by Pete Hamill

A Drinking Life


Pete Hamill, 20 years after his last drink, looks back at his childhood. He learned that alcohol was not something he should have done as a child in the Depression and World War II.

The Hope by Herman Wouk

The Hope


Herman Wouk is a novelist who has captured the history of our time like no other. His novels are rich in character and full of drama.