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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1994?


Events

  • 01 Oct 1994 Boon completes his 19th Test century (114 vs. Pakistan, Karachi)
  • 02 Oct 1994 Show Boat, opens at Gershwin Theater, New York City
  • 03 Oct 1994 Fernando Henrique Cardoso elected President of Brazil
  • 04 Oct 1994 7.9 earthquake strikes Koerilen, flood kills 18+
  • 05 Oct 1994 28th Country Music Association Award
  • 06 Oct 1994 Ben Mokoena becomes 1st black Mayor of Middelburg South Africa
  • 07 Oct 1994 Faud Guliyev appointed Premier of Azerbijan
  • 09 Oct 1994 Austrian parliamentary election (23% extreme-right)
  • 10 Oct 1994 MPAA chief Jack Valenti holds meeting to determine new movie ratings
  • 11 Oct 1994 Russian ruble decreases to 3,926 rubles per dollar
  • 12 Oct 1994 Contact with Venus orbitter Magellan broken
  • 13 Oct 1994 Earliest start of Sheffield Shield season (Queensland vs. Tasmania)
  • 14 Oct 1994 Nobel Prize awarded to Yasser Arafat, Yitzhak Rabin and Shimon Peres
  • 15 Oct 1994 Botswana President Ketumile Masires BDP wins parliamentary election
  • 16 Oct 1994 Raul Julia, actor (Addams Family), suffers a stroke
  • 19 Oct 1994 Palestinian bomb attack on bus in Tel Aviv, kills 22
  • 20 Oct 1994 In Coleman, Michigan, USA a meteorite penetrates the roof of a house.
  • 21 Oct 1994 Hana bridge is Seoul Korea crashes, 32+ die
  • 22 Oct 1994 Philadelphia, Here I Come closes at Criterion NYC after 52 performances
  • 23 Oct 1994 3rd Solheim Cup: US beats Europe, 13-7 at Greenbrier, West Virginia
  • 24 Oct 1994 Bomb attack on opposition in Sri Lanka, 55+ killed
  • 25 Oct 1994 Susan Smith claims her 2 kids were carjack (she actually killed them)
  • 26 Oct 1994 Jordan and Israel sign a peace treaty
  • 27 Oct 1994 The U.S. prison population tops 1 million for the first time in American history.
  • 28 Oct 1994 Japanese space probe Sakigake passes Earth for 3rd time
  • 29 Oct 1994 Antonov AN-12 having an accident at Ust-Ilimsk Kaluga, 21 killed
  • 30 Oct 1994 Leftist coalition wins Marcedonia parliamentary election
  • 31 Oct 1994 American Eagle ATR-72 crash down at Gary, Indiana: 68 killed

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Interstellar

Interstellar

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Mackenzie Foy

Country: United States of America

Dosti

Dosti

Directed by: Satyen Bose

Starring: Sudhir Kumar, Sushil Kumar, Sanjay Khan, Baby Farida

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold

Country: United States of America

A Woman Under the Influence

A Woman Under the Influence

Directed by: John Cassavetes

Starring: Gena Rowlands, Peter Falk, Fred Draper, Lady Rowlands

Country: United States of America

Laura

Laura

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb, Vincent Price

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in October 1994?
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One True Thing by Anna Quindlen

One True Thing

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “[Anna Quindlen] writes passionately . . . painstakingly uncovering all the intensity, suspicion and primitive love that bonds mothers and daughters.”—The Boston Globe Ellen Gulden is enjoying her career as a successful magazine writer in …

Baseball by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns

Baseball

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The acclaimed nationwide best seller and companion volume to Ken Burns’s grand-slam PBS documentary—updated and expanded to coincide with the broadcast of a new, two-part Tenth Inning that lokos back on

Mutant Message Down Under by Marlo Morgan

Mutant Message Down Under

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Mutant Message Down Under is the fictional account of an American woman's spiritual odyssey through outback Australia. An underground bestseller in its original self-published edition, Marlo Morgan's powerful tale of challenge

Nothing Lasts Forever by Sidney Sheldon

Nothing Lasts Forever

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Three young doctors-their hopes, their dreams, their unexpected desires... Dr. Paige Taylor: She swore it was euthanasia, but when Paige inherited a million dollars from a patient, the D.A.

The Last Bus To Albuquerque by Gerrie Ferris

The Last Bus To Albuquerque

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A New York Times bestseller, this commemorative edition includes more than sixty of Lewis' previously uncollected columns and rare photographs.