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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1994?


Events

  • 01 Mar 1994 Walter Kent, US composer (I'll Be Home for Christmas), dies at age 82.
  • 02 Mar 1994 Branch Davidian cult leader David Koresh promises to surrender if taped statement is broadcast; it is, but he doesn't.
  • 03 Mar 1994 Damn Yankees opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 510 performances
  • 04 Mar 1994 4 Arab terrorist founded guilty of bombing the World Trade Center
  • 05 Mar 1994 Singer Grace Slick arrested for pointing a gun at a cop
  • 06 Mar 1994 Colin Jackson runs world record 60 metre hurdles indoor (7.30 seconds).
  • 07 Mar 1994 David Platt appointed captain of English football team.
  • 08 Mar 1994 Radio host Jack Spector suffers a fatal heart attack while broadcasting popular music on WHLI in Garden City, Long Island, New York, USA.
  • 10 Mar 1994 Charles Bukowski, German/US writer (Barfly, Hollywood), dies at age 73.
  • 11 Mar 1994 Eduardo Frei succeeds Patricio Aylwin as President of Chile.
  • 12 Mar 1994 The Church of England ordains its first female priests.
  • 13 Mar 1994 Cuba Godding Jr (26) weds Sara Kapfer (26)
  • 14 Mar 1994 Soyuz TM-21 launches with V Dezyurov, G Strekalov and N Thagard.
  • 15 Mar 1994 8th Soul Train Music Awards: Toni Braxton, Whitney Houston win.
  • 16 Mar 1994 In Portland, Oregon, Tonya Harding pleads guilty to conspiracy to hinder prosecution for trying to cover-up an attack on figure skating rival Nancy Kerrigan. She is fined $100,000 and banned from the sport.
  • 17 Mar 1994 Little More Magic opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 30 performances
  • 18 Mar 1994 Zsa Zsa Gabor files for bankruptcy.
  • 19 Mar 1994 2500 kilograms of cocaine intercepted in Zeewolde, Netherlands.
  • 20 Mar 1994 Cyrano - The Musical closes at Neil Simon NYC after 137 performances
  • 21 Mar 1994 Dudley Moore arrested for hitting girlfriend
  • 22 Mar 1994 South African Government/African National Congress take power in Ciskei homeland.
  • 23 Mar 1994 Howard Stern formally announces his Libertarian run for New York Governor
  • 24 Mar 1994 Carousel opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 322 performances
  • 25 Mar 1994 Yasunori Miyabe skates world record 1000 metre (1:12.37).
  • 26 Mar 1994 Talk show hostess Ricki Lake weds Rob Sussman
  • 27 Mar 1994 Church in Piedmont Alabama collapses in tornado, 19 killed
  • 28 Mar 1994 Armed Zulus demonstrate in Johannesburg, over 53 killed
  • 29 Mar 1994 Serbs and Croats signed a cease-fire to end the war in Croatia
  • 30 Mar 1994 Albert Goldman, American rock biographer (Elvis Presley, John Lennon), dies at age 66.
  • 31 Mar 1994 James Farentino pleads no contest to stalking ex-girl Tina Sinatra
  • 04 Mar 1994 Space Shuttle program: the Space Shuttle is launched on STS-62.
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Music charts

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

  1. - The Power Of Love
  2. - The Sign
  3. - Bump N' Grindyoutube
  4. - Whatta Man
  5. - Without You

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Without You
  2. - The Most Beautiful Girl In The World
  3. - Doop
  4. - Everything Changes
  5. - The Sign

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 1994?

The Cat Who Came To Breakfast by Lilian Jackson Braun

The Cat Who Came To Breakfast

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Qwilleran and his cats visit an island that has many names. Qwill calls it Breakfast Island. But to the natives it's Providence Island.

Like Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

Like Water For Chocolate

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This tale of family life in Mexico's tum-of the-century was earthy, magical and charming. It is a bestseller because of its unique blend of bittersweet wit and poignant romance.

Second Nature by Alice Hoffman

Second Nature

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Second Nature is the New York Times bestseller of The Dovekeepers. It tells Robin Moore's story about a suburban woman who finds her free spirit in a stranger.

Rama Revealed by Arthur C. Clarke and Gentry Lee

Rama Revealed

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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.

Makes Me Wanna Holler by Nathan McCall

Makes Me Wanna Holler

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An African-American journalist examines the complex problems facing black youths through an insider's view. He recalls his troubled childhood and how he was able to overcome his past while in prison.