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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1994?


Events

  • 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 (31)
  • 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

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Woman in the Dunes

Woman in the Dunes

Directed by: Hiroshi Teshigahara

Starring: Eiji Okada, Kyôko Kishida, Hiroko Itô, Kôji Mitsui

Country: United States of America

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Directed by: Michel Gondry

Starring: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Tom Wilkinson, Gerry Robert Byrne

Country: United States of America

Wheels of Destiny

Wheels of Destiny

Directed by: Alan James

Starring: Ken Maynard, Dorothy Dix, Philo McCullough, Frank Rice

Before Sunset

Before Sunset

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Vernon Dobtcheff, Louise Lemoine Torrès

Country: United States of America

It Happened One Night

It Happened One Night

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly, Roscoe Karns

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in February 1994?
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The Hope by Herman Wouk

The Hope

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Like no other novelist at work today, Herman Wouk has managed to capture the sweep of history in novels rich in character and alive with drama.

Like Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

Like Water For Chocolate

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Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in tum-of-the-century Mexico became a best-selling phenomenon with its winning blend of poignant romance and bittersweet wit.

Jedi Search by Kevin J. Anderson

Jedi Search

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As the war between the Republic and the scattered remnants of the Empire continues, two children--the Jedi twins--will come into their powers in a universe on the brink of vast changes and challenges. In

Soul Mates by Thomas Moore

Soul Mates

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This companion volume to Care of the Soul offers more of Thomas Moore's inspiring wisdom and empathy as it expands on his ideas about life, love, and the mysteries of human

The Hidden Life Of Dogs by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

The Hidden Life Of Dogs

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Long before the Dog Whisperer, anthropologist Elizabeth Marshall Thomas revealed to readers the nature of pack dynamics, leading to a completely new understanding of dogs and their desires. In