May 1994 calendar

May 1994

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 1994?


  • 01 May 1994 My Fair Lady closes at Virginia Theater NYC after 165 performances
  • 02 May 1994 Michael Bolton found plagurized Isley Bros Love is Wonderful Thing
  • 03 May 1994 29th Academy of Country Music Awards: Garth Brooks wins.
  • 04 May 1994 Courtney Love cleared of drug charges
  • 05 May 1994 Sally Marrand Her Escorts opens at Helen Hayes NYC for 50 performances
  • 06 May 1994 Chunnel linking England and France officially opens
  • 07 May 1994 Edvard Munchs painting The Scream recovered 3 months after stolen
  • 08 May 1994 Rise & Fall of Little Voice closes at Neil Simon NYC after 9 performances
  • 09 May 1994 Passion opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 280 performances
  • 10 May 1994 Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public opens at Lunt-Font NYC for 16 per
  • 11 May 1994 Naked Gun 33 1 / 3: The Final Insult, released in France
  • 12 May 1994 WIBC Bowling Queens won by Anne Marie Duggan.
  • 13 May 1994 Indians, begin a 18 home game hoome win streak at Jacobs Field
  • 14 May 1994 Mayflower Madame Sydney Biddle Barrows (42) weds Darnay Hoffman
  • 16 May 1994 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Orlando Florida on WTKS 104.1 FM
  • 17 May 1994 Malawi holds its first multi-party elections.
  • 18 May 1994 Israel withdraws from the Gaza Strip
  • 19 May 1994 Final Episode of LA Law after 8 year run
  • 20 May 1994 Bobcat Goldthwait charged with misdemeanors for fire on Tonight Show
  • 21 May 1994 Best Little Whorehouse closes at Lunt-Fontanne NYC after 16 performances
  • 22 May 1994 Elaine Crosby wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open.
  • 23 May 1994 Star Trek The Next Generation, finale airs this week in syndication
  • 24 May 1994 Poison singer Bret Michaels gets into a car crash
  • 25 May 1994 Emmy 21st Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci not nominated
  • 27 May 1994 Final broadcast of Arsenio Hall talk show
  • 28 May 1994 Cafe American, last airs on NBC-TV
  • 29 May 1994 Joseph & the Amazing closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 223 performances
  • 30 May 1994 Ezra Taft Benson, US minister of Agriculture/leader of Mormon Church (1985-94), dies at age 94.
  • 31 May 1994 Padres scores 13 in 2nd vs. Pirates
  • 06 May 1994 Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and French President François Mitterrand officiate at the opening of the Channel Tunnel.
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Music charts

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

  1. - Bump N' Grindyoutube
  2. - The Sign
  3. - I Swearyoutube
  4. - I'll Remember
  5. - The Most Beautiful Girl In The World

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Come On You Reds
  2. - Inside
  3. - Around The World
  4. - The Real Thing
  5. - Love Is All Around


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in May 1994?

How We Die by Sherwin B. Nuland

How We Die


New Edition: A new chapter addresses contemporary issues in end of life care. Sherwin Nuland's How We Die is a bestselling book that has won the National Book Award. It is now the definitive text about perhaps

The Stand by Stephen King

The Stand


Stephen King's vision of a post-apocalyptic world in which the plague has destroyed all life and everyone is caught up in a conflict between good and bad remains riveting and plausible. A

The Day After Tomorrow by Allan Folsom

The Day After Tomorrow


"A page-turning whopper." Entertainment Weekly. The novel that took the nation by storm now available in paperback. Allan Folsom has created a global conspiracy of apocalyptic dimensions. It interconnects three compelling and intricate stories that span five decades and two …

Wouldn'T Take Nothing For My Journey Now by Maya Angelou

Wouldn'T Take Nothing For My Journey Now


Maya Angelou is one of the most beloved authors of our times. She shares the wisdom of her remarkable life in this best selling spiritual classic.

Embraced By The Light by Betty J. Eadie with Curtis Taylor

Embraced By The Light


Embraced By the Light by Eadie and Taylor is a book in which Betty Eadie recounts her near-death experience and subsequent events.