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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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The Monster

The Monster

Release year: 1994

Directed by: Roberto Benigni

Starring: Roberto Benigni, Michel Blanc, Nicoletta Braschi, Dominique Lavanant

Stargate

Stargate

Release year: 1994

Directed by: Roland Emmerich

Starring: Kurt Russell, James Spader, Jaye Davidson, Viveca Lindfors

Country: United States of America

Don Juan DeMarco

Don Juan DeMarco

Release year: 1994

Directed by: Jeremy Leven

Starring: Johnny Depp, Marlon Brando, Faye Dunaway, Géraldine Pailhas

Country: United States of America

The War

The War

Release year: 1994

Directed by: Jon Avnet

Starring: Elijah Wood, Kevin Costner, Mare Winningham, Lexi Randall

Oleanna

Oleanna

Release year: 1994

Directed by: David Mamet

Starring: William H. Macy, Debra Eisenstadt, Diego Pineda, Scott Zigler

Books

Which were the most popular books released in October 1994?
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Brothers And Sisters by Bebe Moore Campbell

Brothers And Sisters

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"This book is about succeeding—and surviving—even being happy, in a society where every card seems stacked against you. If this is a fair world, Bebe Moore Campbell will be remembered as

Motherless Daughters by Hope Edelman

Motherless Daughters

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Ask any woman whose mother has died, and she will tell you that she is irrevocably altered, as deeply changed by her mother's death as she was by her mother's life.

The Hot Zone by Richard Preston

The Hot Zone

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The bestselling landmark account of the first emergence of the Ebola virus. A highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest suddenly appears in the suburbs of Washington, D.C.

Politically Correct Bedtime Stories by James Finn Garner

Politically Correct Bedtime Stories

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In a collection guaranteed to provoke both laughter and thought, 14 timeless fairy tales are revisited and reworked to become relevant fables for more modern times.

Debt of Honor by Tom Clanc

Debt of Honor

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New World Order doesn't mean peace. (H, Putnam)