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

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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?
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Ladybird Ladybird

Ladybird Ladybird

Release year: 1994

Directed by: Ken Loach

Starring: Crissy Rock, Vladimir Vega, Sandie Lavelle, Mauricio Venegas



Release year: 1994

Directed by: Ole Bornedal

Starring: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Sofie Gråbøl, Kim Bodnia, Lotte Andersen



Release year: 1994

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Starring: Emmanuelle Béart, François Cluzet, Nathalie Cardone, André Wilms

The Last Seduction

The Last Seduction

Release year: 1994

Directed by: John Dahl

Starring: Linda Fiorentino, Peter Berg, Bill Pullman, Michael Raysses

The Ref

The Ref

Release year: 1994

Directed by: Ted Demme

Starring: Denis Leary, Judy Davis, Kevin Spacey, Robert J. Steinmiller Jr.


Which were the most popular books released in February 1994?
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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.

Rama Revealed by Arthur C. Clarke and Gentry Lee

Rama Revealed


A group of humans are trapped on the huge spaceship Rama III, which is hurtling through interstellar spaces. They struggle to survive in a hostile environment.

Without Remorse by Tom Clancy

Without Remorse


Clancy shows how a man of ordinary character crossed the line between justice and morality in order to become the CIA Legend Mr. Clark.

The Hidden Life Of Dogs by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

The Hidden Life Of Dogs


Elizabeth Marshall Thomas, an anthropologist, revealed the nature of pack dynamics to readers long before Dog Whisperer. This led to a new understanding of dogs' needs and desires. In

Fatal Cure by Robin Cook

Fatal Cure


The most pressing issue in America today is public health care. Robin Cook, the best-selling author of medical suspense confronts this topic with an all-too possible scenario