1994: On This Year

1994

1994 (MCMXCIV in Roman Numerals) was the year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1994th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations.

Is 1994 a year special to you? If so you may like to discover what 1994 was famous for, who won the Oscars and the Nobel Prizes in 1994, who was Time's Person of the Year in 1994, which books, music and movies were top of the charts in 1994, what Chinese zodiac sign is associated to 1994, what babynames were most popular that year, what was the World population on that year and what happend in 1994.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about 1994 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

history

What was 1994 known for ?

  • 1994 was marked by the Rwandan genocide, which began on April 7th in Kigali. The tragic slaughter of Tutsi by the Hutu government would go on for 100 days, ending on July 4th.
  • On a more positive note, Nelson Mandela is president on April 27th during the South Africa’s first multiracial elections. U.S. President Bill Clinton and Russian President Boris Yeltsin signed the Kremlin Accords on January 14th, de-escalating the tension inherited from the Cold War.
  • In Europe, Finland voters decided to join the European Union on April 16th and, on May 6th, the Channel Tunnel between France and the U.K. was completed after seven years of labor.
  • In the arts, Spielberg’s Schindler’s List won seven Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director. On February 1st, U.S. punk rock group Green Day released Dookie, which would eventually sell over 20 million copies worldwide and on the same day, Edvard Munch’s famous painting “The Scream” is stolen in Oslo, only to be returned in May of that year.
  • Music icon Kurt Cobain of Nirvana is found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound on April 8th and, on a lighter note, Disney’s The Lion King, the highest-grossing hand-drawn animated feature of all time, is released on June 15th.
  • A few months later, the famous sitcom Friends premiered on NBC. In sports, the New York Rangers win the Stanley Cup on June 14th, defeating the Vancouver Canucks, which sparks a riot in the city of Vancouver. This occurs a few days before NFL star O.J. Simpson is arrested for murder.
  • In science and technology, Apple released the first PowerPC-equipped personal computers, which represented a huge leap in processing power. Notable births in 1994 include Canadian singer Justin Bieber and American actress Dakota Fanning.

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Oscar

1994: Oscar Winners of the Year

In 1994, during the 67th Academy Awards Cerimony, held on 27/03/1995 the following movies, actors, actresses and directors were awarded with the Oscar in 6 categories honoring the films released in 1994:

What movie won the Best Picture Oscar in 1994?

The Oscar for Best Movie went to Forrest Gump, directed by Robert Zemeckis, starring Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Sally Field produced in the United States of America.

Who won the Best Director Oscar in 1994?

The Oscar for Best Director went to Robert Zemeckis, for the movie Forrest Gump, starring Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Sally Field produced in the United States of America.

Who won the Best Actor Oscar in 1994?

The Oscar for Best Actor went to Tom Hanks, for the movie Forrest Gump, starring Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Sally Field produced in the United States of America.

Who won the Best Actress Oscar in 1994?

The Oscar for Best Actress went to Jessica Lange, for the movie Blue Sky, starring Jessica Lange, Tommy Lee Jones, Powers Boothe, Carrie Snodgress produced in the .

Who won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar in 1994?

The Oscar for Best Supporting Actor went to Martin Landau, for the movie Ed Wood, starring Johnny Depp, Martin Landau, Sarah Jessica Parker, Patricia Arquette produced in the United States of America.

Who won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar in 1994?

The Oscar for Best Supporting Actress went to Dianne Wiest, for the movie Bullets over Broadway, starring produced in the .
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1994: Who was Time's Person of the Year?


Pope John Paul II
In 1994, Pope John Paul II was named by TIME magazine as Person of the Year. Pope of the Roman Catholic Church from 1978 to 2005.

1994: What were the most popular books published that year?

The most popular and best selling books in 1994 were:

Politically Correct Bedtime Stories by James Finn Garner

Politically Correct Bedtime Stories

By:

14 timeless fairy tales are reworked and updated to make them relevant for modern times. This collection is guaranteed to bring out laughter and reflection.

The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami

The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

By:

The novel follows a young man named Toru Okada as he searches for his wife's missing cat, which leads him to uncover the buried secrets of World War II and encounter a diverse cast of characters, including a psychic prostitute, …

Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech

Walk Two Moons

By:

Sal entertains her grandparents with the outrageous story of Phoebe, her disappearing mother, and the lunatic, while her own story of a 13-year-old girl's wish to be reunited with her missing mother unfolds. In her award-winning style, Sharon Creech intricately …

The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller

The Bridges of Madison County

By:

This is the legendary love story that became the best-selling hardcover novel and the main motion picture starring Clint Eastwood & Meryl Streep. This is the story about Robert Kincaid, a photographer and free spirit who searches for Madison County's …

The Chamber by John Grisham

The Chamber

By:

The corridors of Chicago's most prestigious law firm. Twenty-six year-old Adam Hall is poised for a remarkable legal career. He is now willing to risk it all for a murderer and impossible case.

Dog chinese zodiac sign

1994: What was the Chinese Zodiac sign associated with the year 1994?


According to the Chinese Zodiac and Astrology 1994 was the Year of the Dog.

Discover Zodiac Sign Characteristics and Personality Traits of people born under the Dog sign.

Nobel Prize

1994: Nobel Prize Winners of the Year


1994: Who won the Nobel Peace Prize ?

In 1994 the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to:
  • Shimon Peres

1994: Who won the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences ?

In 1994 the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences was awarded to:
  • John Forbes Nash Jr.
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1994: What were the most popular baby names in the USA that year ?

The 3 most popular baby names in 1994 were Michael, Christopher and Matthew for boys and Jessica, Ashley and Emily for girls according to the US Census Bureau historical records.

1994: What were the Top #10 male names given to baby boys that year?

The Top # 10 male names given to baby boys in 1994 in the USA according to the US Census Bureau historical records were:

  • Michael
  • Christopher
  • Matthew
  • Joshua
  • Tyler
  • Brandon
  • Jacob
  • Daniel
  • Nicholas
  • Andrew

1994: What were the Top #10 female names given to baby girls that year?

The Top # 10 female names given to baby girls in 1994 in the USA according to the US Census Bureau historical records were:

  • Jessica
  • Ashley
  • Emily
  • Samantha
  • Sarah
  • Taylor
  • Brittany
  • Amanda
  • Elizabeth
  • Megan

vinyl songs

1994: What was the number 1 song in the USA that year?

The number 1 song in the USA in 1994, i.e. the best selling and most popular song of tha year, was The Sign by Ace Of Base

1994: What was the music chart in the USA that year?

The Music Chart in the USA in 1994 with the top 10 most popular songs, was:

  1. The Sign by Ace Of Base
  2. I'll Make Love To You by Boyz II Men
  3. I Swear by All-4-One
  4. Stay by Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories
  5. The Power Of Love by Celine Dion
  6. Don't Turn Around by Ace Of Base
  7. All I Wanna Do by Sheryl Crow
  8. Without You by Mariah Carey
  9. Another Night by Real McCoy
  10. Wild Night by John Mellencamp

1994: What was the number 1 song in the UK that year?

The number 1 song in the UK in 1994, i.e. the best selling and most popular song of tha year, was Love Is All Around by Wet Wet Wet

1994: What was the music chart in the UK that year?

The Music Chart in the UK in 1994 with the top 10 most popular songs, was:

  1. Love Is All Around by Wet Wet Wet
  2. Baby Come Back by Pato Banton
  3. Always by Bon Jovi
  4. Things Can Only Get Better by D:Ream
  5. Come On You Reds by Manchester United Football Squad
  6. Saturday Night by Whigfield
  7. Compliments On Your Kiss by Red Dragon With Brian & Tony Gold
  8. Doop by Doop
  9. Streets Of Philadelphia by Bruce Springsteen
  10. The Sign by Ace Of Base

1994: What were the most popular movies that year ?

The most popular movies and box office hits in 1994 were:

Forrest Gump

Release year: 1994

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Sally Field

Country: United States of America

Speed

Release year: 1994

Directed by: Jan de Bont

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper, Sandra Bullock, Joe Morton

Country: United States of America

True Lies

Release year: 1994

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Arnold, Bill Paxton

Country: United States of America

Four Weddings and a Funeral

Release year: 1994

Directed by: Mike Newell

Starring: Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell, James Fleet, Simon Callow

Country: United States of America

The Mask

Release year: 1994

Directed by: Chuck Russell

Starring: Jim Carrey, Cameron Diaz, Peter Riegert, Peter Greene

Country: United States of America

world population

1994: What was the world population that year?

The world population in 1994 was 5,663,150,427 people according to data by United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. This figure includes both urban and rural populations. The urban population at that time accounted for 44.0% of the total population, which is roughly 2.5 billion individuals.The annual population change in 1994 was an increase of +81.5 million people, representing a percentage increase of +1.46% over the previous year.The average population density in 1994 was 24 persons per square mile (or 38 persons per square kilometer).

history

What happened in 1994?

Here's what happened in 1994:

  • Jan 1, 1994: Flying Karamzov Brothers closes at Helen Hayes NYC after 50 performances
  • Jan 2, 1994: Abe Lincoln in Illinois closes at Beaumont NYC after 40 performances
  • Jan 3, 1994: An Aeroflot Tupolev TU-154 crashes and explodes after takeoff from Irkutsk, Russia, killing 125 people including one on the ground.
  • Jan 4, 1994: 10th largest wrestling crowd (58,000-Tokyo Dome).
  • Jan 5, 1994: Zhong Weiju swims world record 25m pool record
  • Jan 6, 1994: Government Inspector opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 37 performances
  • Jan 7, 1994: US female Figure Skating championship won by Tonya Harding.
  • Jan 8, 1994: Russian manned space craft TM-18, launches into orbit
  • Jan 9, 1994: 14th United Negro College Fund raises $11,000,000
  • Jan 10, 1994: Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan agree to abolish trade tariffs.
  • Jan 11, 1994: Hyderabad score 6 for 944 against Andhra Pradesh in Ranji Trophy.
  • Jan 12, 1994: Steve Carlton of the Philadelphia Phillies is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
  • Jan 13, 1994: Italian government of Ciampi resigns.
  • Jan 14, 1994: Kathleen Kinmont files for divorce from Lorenzo Lamas
  • Jan 15, 1994: Hague motorist with 0.51 percent alcohol in blood, breaks Dutch record (0.47 percent).
  • Jan 16, 1994: Scott skates world record 1000m (1:12.54).
  • Jan 17, 1994: 6.6 Earthquake hits Los Angeles killing 60, $30B in damage
  • Jan 18, 1994: The Cando event, a possible bolide impact in Cando, Spain. Witnesses claim to have seen a fireball in the sky lasting for almost one minute.
  • Jan 19, 1994: Record cold temperatures hit the eastern United States. The coldest temperature ever measured in Indiana state history, -36 degrees F (-38 degrees C), is recorded in New Whiteland. The coldest temperature ever measured in Ohio state history, -20 degrees F (-29 degrees C), is recorded in Cleveland.
  • Jan 20, 1994: In South Carolina, Shannon Faulkner becomes the first female cadet to attend The Citadel, but soon drops out.
  • Jan 21, 1994: Dow Jones Industrial Average passes 3900 (record 3,914.20).
  • Jan 22, 1994: East beats West 9-8 in 45th NHL All Star Game at Madison Square Garden in New York City
  • Jan 23, 1994: Bernie Kosar is second quarterback to throw touchdown passes in AFC and NFC Championship games.
  • Jan 24, 1994: Dow Jones closes above 3,900 for first time (3,914.48).
  • Jan 25, 1994: Accused of molesting a 13-year-old boy, Michael Jackson settles a civil lawsuit out of court.
  • Jan 27, 1994: Carlos Reina succeeds President Callejas in Honduras.
  • Jan 28, 1994: Actress Lorraine Bracco (39) weds actor Edward James Olmos (46)
  • Jan 30, 1994: Super Bowl XXVIII: Dallas Cowboys beat Buffalo Bills, 30-13 in Atlanta Super Bowl MVP: Emmitt Smith, Dallas, RB
  • Jan 31, 1994: Barcelona opera theater Gran Teatro del Liceo burns down
  • Feb 1, 1994: Irina Privalova runs world record 50 metre indoor (6.03 seconds).
  • Feb 3, 1994: Les Miserables, opens at Kallang Theatre, Singapore
  • Feb 4, 1994: 10th Soap Opera Digest Awards - Days of Our Live wins
  • Feb 5, 1994: Where On Earth Is Carmen San Diego, debuts on Fox TV
  • Feb 6, 1994: Government Inspector closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 37 performances
  • Feb 7, 1994: Howard Stern stops a would-be jumper on the George Washington Bridge
  • Feb 8, 1994: Jack Nicholson uses a golf club to attack a car
  • Feb 9, 1994: Edvard Munch's painting ampquotThe Screamampquot is stolen in Oslo (and is recovered on May 7).
  • Feb 11, 1994: Sorrell Booke, American actor (Mayor Boss Hogg - Dukes of Hazzard), dies at age 64 (born 1930).
  • Feb 12, 1994: 17th Winter Olympic games opens in Lillehammer, Norway
  • Feb 13, 1994: 44th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 127-118 at Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Feb 14, 1994: Alexander Golubev skates Olympics record 500 metre (36.33).
  • Feb 15, 1994: US asks Aristide to adopt a peace plan from Haiti.
  • Feb 16, 1994: 6.5 earthquake strikes SE Sumatra, kills 200
  • Feb 17, 1994: Randy Shilts, American journalist (And the band played on), dies of AIDS at age 41 (born 1951).
  • Feb 18, 1994: Actor Joe Pantoliano (41) weds model Nancy Sheppard
  • Feb 20, 1994: Pope John Paul II demands juristic discrimination of homosexuals.
  • Feb 22, 1994: Les Miserables, opens at Chunichi Theatre, Nagoya
  • Feb 23, 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.
  • Feb 24, 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.
  • Feb 25, 1994: Israeli extremist Baruch Goldstein massacres 30 Palestinians in Hebron
  • Feb 26, 1994: Actor Dolph Lundgren (34) weds Anette Qviberg in Stockholm
  • Feb 27, 1994: 17th Winter Olympic games closes in Lillehammer, Norway
  • Feb 28, 1994: 100 agents raid Branch Davidian compound at Waco, Texas
  • Mar 1, 1994: Walter Kent, US composer (I'll Be Home for Christmas), dies at age 82.
  • Mar 2, 1994: Branch Davidian cult leader David Koresh promises to surrender if taped statement is broadcast; it is, but he doesn't.
  • Mar 3, 1994: Damn Yankees opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 510 performances
  • Mar 4, 1994: 4 Arab terrorist founded guilty of bombing the World Trade Center
  • Mar 5, 1994: Singer Grace Slick arrested for pointing a gun at a cop
  • Mar 6, 1994: Colin Jackson runs world record 60 metre hurdles indoor (7.30 seconds).
  • Mar 7, 1994: David Platt appointed captain of English football team.
  • Mar 8, 1994: Radio host Jack Spector suffers a fatal heart attack while broadcasting popular music on WHLI in Garden City, Long Island, New York, USA.
  • Mar 10, 1994: Charles Bukowski, German/US writer (Barfly, Hollywood), dies at age 73.
  • Mar 11, 1994: Eduardo Frei succeeds Patricio Aylwin as President of Chile.
  • Mar 12, 1994: The Church of England ordains its first female priests.
  • Mar 13, 1994: Cuba Godding Jr (26) weds Sara Kapfer (26)
  • Mar 14, 1994: Soyuz TM-21 launches with V Dezyurov, G Strekalov and N Thagard.
  • Mar 15, 1994: 8th Soul Train Music Awards: Toni Braxton, Whitney Houston win.
  • Mar 16, 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.
  • Mar 17, 1994: Little More Magic opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 30 performances
  • Mar 18, 1994: Zsa Zsa Gabor files for bankruptcy.
  • Mar 19, 1994: 2500 kilograms of cocaine intercepted in Zeewolde, Netherlands.
  • Mar 20, 1994: Cyrano - The Musical closes at Neil Simon NYC after 137 performances
  • Mar 21, 1994: Dudley Moore arrested for hitting girlfriend
  • Mar 22, 1994: South African Government/African National Congress take power in Ciskei homeland.
  • Mar 23, 1994: Howard Stern formally announces his Libertarian run for New York Governor
  • Mar 24, 1994: Carousel opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 322 performances
  • Mar 25, 1994: Yasunori Miyabe skates world record 1000 metre (1:12.37).
  • Mar 26, 1994: Talk show hostess Ricki Lake weds Rob Sussman
  • Mar 27, 1994: Church in Piedmont Alabama collapses in tornado, 19 killed
  • Mar 28, 1994: Armed Zulus demonstrate in Johannesburg, over 53 killed
  • Mar 29, 1994: Serbs and Croats signed a cease-fire to end the war in Croatia
  • Mar 30, 1994: Albert Goldman, American rock biographer (Elvis Presley, John Lennon), dies at age 66.
  • Mar 31, 1994: James Farentino pleads no contest to stalking ex-girl Tina Sinatra
  • Apr 1, 1994: Bob Feller Statue on Indians Plaza, dedicated.
  • Apr 3, 1994: 13th NCAA Women Basketball Championship: North Carolina beats Louisiana Tech 60-59.
  • Apr 4, 1994: Cubs Karl Tuffy Rhodes, hit 3 HRs in 1993 hits 3 HRs on opening
  • Apr 5, 1994: Jackie Mason Politically Incorrect opens at Golden NYC for 347 performances
  • Apr 6, 1994: Chuck Jones found guilty of breaking into Marla Maples home
  • Apr 7, 1994: Medea opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 82 performances
  • Apr 8, 1994: Darryl Strawberry enters Betty Ford clinic
  • Apr 9, 1994: Singer Wayne Newton (52) weds attorney Kathleen McCrone
  • Apr 10, 1994: Les Miserables, opens at Hiten Theatre, Osaka
  • Apr 14, 1994: Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley announces plans to divorce
  • Apr 15, 1994: Robert F Kennedy Jr (21 days after his divorce) weds Mary Richardson
  • Apr 16, 1994: Circus performers Marissa Young (24) and Matt Richardson (21) wed
  • Apr 17, 1994: Little More Magic closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 30 performances
  • Apr 18, 1994: Beauty & the Beast opens at Palace Theater, New York City
  • Apr 19, 1994: 15th Emmy Sports Award presentation
  • Apr 20, 1994: American Telephone & Telegraph changes its company name to AT&T Corporation.
  • Apr 21, 1994: Picnic opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • Apr 22, 1994: Ice skater Tonya Harding sues ex-husband Jeff Gillooly for $42,500
  • Apr 23, 1994: Army shoots to death 23-40 fishermen in Gonaives, Haiti.
  • Apr 24, 1994: Broken Glass opens at Booth Theater NYC for 73 performances
  • Apr 25, 1994: King Azlan Shah of Malaysia resigns
  • Apr 26, 1994: 1st multi-racial election in South Africa begins [3 days] Dr Nomaza Paintin in New Zealand is 1st black South African to vote
  • Apr 27, 1994: Inspector Calls opens at Royale Theater NYC for 454 performances
  • Apr 28, 1994: 1st multi-racial election in South Africa ends [3 days]
  • Apr 29, 1994: Israel and Palestinian Liberation Organization sign economic accord.
  • Apr 30, 1994: Soccer great Pele (53) weds psychologist Assiria Seixas Lemos
  • May 1, 1994: My Fair Lady closes at Virginia Theater NYC after 165 performances
  • May 2, 1994: Michael Bolton found plagurized Isley Bros Love is Wonderful Thing
  • May 3, 1994: 29th Academy of Country Music Awards: Garth Brooks wins.
  • May 4, 1994: Courtney Love cleared of drug charges
  • May 5, 1994: Sally Marrand Her Escorts opens at Helen Hayes NYC for 50 performances
  • May 6, 1994: Chunnel linking England and France officially opens
  • May 7, 1994: Edvard Munchs painting The Scream recovered 3 months after stolen
  • May 8, 1994: Rise & Fall of Little Voice closes at Neil Simon NYC after 9 performances
  • May 9, 1994: Passion opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 280 performances
  • May 10, 1994: Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public opens at Lunt-Font NYC for 16 per
  • May 11, 1994: Naked Gun 33 1 / 3: The Final Insult, released in France
  • May 12, 1994: WIBC Bowling Queens won by Anne Marie Duggan.
  • May 13, 1994: Indians, begin a 18 home game hoome win streak at Jacobs Field
  • May 14, 1994: Mayflower Madame Sydney Biddle Barrows (42) weds Darnay Hoffman
  • May 16, 1994: Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Orlando Florida on WTKS 104.1 FM
  • May 17, 1994: Malawi holds its first multi-party elections.
  • May 18, 1994: Israel withdraws from the Gaza Strip
  • May 19, 1994: Final Episode of LA Law after 8 year run
  • May 20, 1994: Bobcat Goldthwait charged with misdemeanors for fire on Tonight Show
  • May 21, 1994: Best Little Whorehouse closes at Lunt-Fontanne NYC after 16 performances
  • May 22, 1994: Elaine Crosby wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open.
  • May 23, 1994: Star Trek The Next Generation, finale airs this week in syndication
  • May 24, 1994: Poison singer Bret Michaels gets into a car crash
  • May 25, 1994: Emmy 21st Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci not nominated
  • May 27, 1994: Final broadcast of Arsenio Hall talk show
  • May 28, 1994: Cafe American, last airs on NBC-TV
  • May 29, 1994: Joseph & the Amazing closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 223 performances
  • May 30, 1994: Ezra Taft Benson, US minister of Agriculture/leader of Mormon Church (1985-94), dies at age 94.
  • May 31, 1994: Padres scores 13 in 2nd vs. Pirates
  • Jun 1, 1994: FX Channel, Cable Network, debuts
  • Jun 2, 1994: 67th National Spelling Bee: Ned Andrews wins spelling antediluvian
  • Jun 3, 1994: 5.9 earthquake / floods SE Java
  • Jun 4, 1994: Haile Gebre Selassie runs world record 5 km
  • Jun 5, 1994: 64th French Mens Tennis: S Bruguera beats A Berasategui
  • Jun 6, 1994: 28th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson and Ray Stevens
  • Jun 8, 1994: 7.8 earthquake strikes North Bolivia
  • Jun 9, 1994: Hudsucker Proxy, premieres in Germany
  • Jun 10, 1994: Biggest European clock ever (9100 kg / (237) 2.5 m) at Aarle-Rixtel
  • Jun 11, 1994: 126th Belmont: Pat Day aboard Tabasco Cat wins in 2:26.8
  • Jun 12, 1994: 48th Tony Awards: Angels in America: Perestroika and Passion win
  • Jun 13, 1994: Chicago Cub 2nd baseman Ryne Sandberg, retires due to poor play, he forfeits $15.7 million of his $25 million contract
  • Jun 14, 1994: Stanley Cup: New York Rangers beat Vancouver Canucks, 4 games to 3
  • Jun 15, 1994: New York Giants cut quarterback Phil Simms
  • Jun 16, 1994: Martin Brodeur becomes 1st Devil to win Calder Trophy
  • Jun 17, 1994: 1994 World Cup soccer match begin, Germany vs. Bolivia in Chicago
  • Jun 18, 1994: Aleksander Popov swims world record 100m free style
  • Jun 19, 1994: Sally Marrand Her Escorts closes at Helen Hayes NYC after 50 performances
  • Jun 20, 1994: Bomb attack on Islamic temple in Mashad Iran
  • Jun 21, 1994: Steffi Graf becomes 1st defending tennis champ to lose in 1st round of a major tournament
  • Jun 22, 1994: 48th NBA Championship: Houston Rockets beat the New York Knicks, 4 games to 3
  • Jun 23, 1994: South Africa reclaims its seat in UN
  • Jun 24, 1994: 1st French all news TV (LCI) begins broadcasting
  • Jun 25, 1994: 1,500th goal in Soccer World Cup history scored by Caceres of Argentina
  • Jun 26, 1994: PLO-leader Yasser Arafat returns to Gaza after 27 years
  • Jun 27, 1994: 12th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Dave Stockton
  • Jun 28, 1994: New York Met Pitcher Dwight Gooden suspended for 60 days due to drug charges
  • Jun 29, 1994: Socialist, Tomiichi Murayama, elected Premier of Japan
  • Jun 30, 1994: Airbus A330 crash at Toulouse France
  • Jul 1, 1994: Roman Herzog sworn in as German President
  • Jul 2, 1994: 101st Wimbledon Womens Tennis: C Martinez beats Navratilova
  • Jul 3, 1994: 108th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: P Sampras beats G Ivanisevic
  • Jul 4, 1994: Russian manned space craft TM-18, lands
  • Jul 5, 1994: Boxer Buster Douglas comes out of a diabetic coma
  • Jul 6, 1994: Irina Privalova runs 100m European Record
  • Jul 7, 1994: Actress Diane Lane files for divorce from Christopher Lambert
  • Jul 8, 1994: Preliminary trial rules there is enough evidence to try OJ Simpson
  • Jul 9, 1994: 11,000th HR in New York Yankees history
  • Jul 10, 1994: Hedda Gabler opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 33 performances
  • Jul 11, 1994: Gary Kildall dies in a bar brawl, at age 52. He was an American microcomputer industry visionary and pioneer, most well-known for creating the CP/M operating system.
  • Jul 12, 1994: 65th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 7-8 at 3 Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh
  • Jul 13, 1994: Jeff Gillooly sentenced to 2 years for attack on Nancy Kerrigan
  • Jul 14, 1994: Gas explosion at old age home in Milan, 27 killed
  • Jul 15, 1994: Gyula Horn sworn in as Premier of Hungary
  • Jul 16, 1994: Sisters Rosensweig closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 556 performances
  • Jul 17, 1994: 123rd British Golf Open: Nick Price shoots a 268 at Turnberry Scotland
  • Jul 18, 1994: Bomb attack on Jewish center AMIA in Buenos Aires, 86 killed
  • Jul 19, 1994: 1st game ever cancelled at Seattle Kingdome
  • Jul 20, 1994: Major parts of Comet Shoemaker-Levy hit Jupiter
  • Jul 22, 1994: 23rd and last part of Comet Shoemaker-Levy hit Jupiter
  • Jul 23, 1994: All 40,000 ceiling tiles in Kingdome must be replaced
  • Jul 24, 1994: 32nd Tennis Federation Cup: Spain beats USA in Frankfurt Germany
  • Jul 25, 1994: Jordan and Israeli end 46 year state of war
  • Jul 26, 1994: Turkish air force bombs Kurds, struggle in Iraq, 70 killed
  • Jul 28, 1994: Baseball players decide to strike on August 12, 1994
  • Jul 29, 1994: 200,000 Moslems demand death to feminist Taslima Nasrin
  • Jul 31, 1994: 28th Curtis Cup: Draw, 9-9
  • Aug 1, 1994: The Rolling Stones begin Voodoo Lounge world tour
  • Aug 2, 1994: Congressional hearings begin on White Water
  • Aug 3, 1994: 1st Jordanian plane to fly over Israeli airspace
  • Aug 4, 1994: Dwingeloo 1, near milky way system, discovered
  • Aug 5, 1994: Antonov-12 crash down at Boda, East-Siberia, 47 killed
  • Aug 6, 1994: Algerian Moslem fundamentalists threaten school / Universities
  • Aug 7, 1994: Hedda Gabler closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 33 performances
  • Aug 9, 1994: Phil Rizzuto Hall of Fame Night
  • Aug 10, 1994: Last British troops leave Hong Kong
  • Aug 11, 1994: Joao B Nino Vieira elected President of Guinee-Bissau
  • Aug 12, 1994: 1st NFL game on Fox network
  • Aug 13, 1994: Train crash in Tbilisi Georgia, 24 killed
  • Aug 14, 1994: 76th PGA Championship: Nick Price shoots a 269 at Southern Hills Tulsa
  • Aug 15, 1994: S African President Nelson Mandela receives Anne Frank Penning
  • Aug 16, 1994: Shauna Gambill, 17, of California, crowned 12th Miss Teen USA
  • Aug 17, 1994: Lesotho King Letsie II fires Premier Ntsu Mokhehle
  • Aug 18, 1994: 5.6 earthquake in Algeria, kills 171
  • Aug 20, 1994: Archbishop Quarracino wants all homosexuals to leave Argentina
  • Aug 21, 1994: Ernesto Zedillo wins Mexican presidential election
  • Aug 22, 1994: DNA testing links OJ Simpson to murder of Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman
  • Aug 23, 1994: Eugene Bullard, the only African American pilot in World War I, is posthumously commissioned as Second Lieutenant in the United States Air Force.
  • Aug 24, 1994: Israel and PLO initialed accord giving autonomy to Palestinians in West Bank in education, health, taxation, social welfare and tourism
  • Aug 27, 1994: Laughter on the 23rd Floor closes at R Rodgers NYC after 320 performances
  • Aug 28, 1994: 1st Japanese gay pride parade
  • Aug 30, 1994: Gund Arena in Cleveland opens
  • Aug 31, 1994: Last Russian soldiers leave Estonia and Latvia
  • Sep 2, 1994: Miguel Indurain bicycles world record time
  • Sep 3, 1994: Circulation of the Netherlands Telegraph / News of the Day reaches 800,000
  • Sep 4, 1994: Bulgarian government of Berov falls
  • Sep 5, 1994: Barb Mucha wins LPGA State Farm Rail Golf Classic
  • Sep 6, 1994: 11th MTV Awards: Aerosmith, Lisa Marie and Michael Jackson win
  • Sep 7, 1994: Jingyi Le / Ying Shan / Ying Le / Bin Lu swimming 4x100 freestyle
  • Sep 8, 1994: Philadelphia, Here I Come opens at Criterion NYC for 52 performances
  • Sep 9, 1994: Space shuttle STS 64 (Discovery 20), launches into orbit
  • Sep 10, 1994: 108th US Womens Tennis: Aranxta S Vicario beats Steffi Graf
  • Sep 11, 1994: 114th US Mens Tennis: Andre Agassi beats Michael Stich
  • Sep 12, 1994: Cessna crashes in White House front yard
  • Sep 13, 1994: George Burns, undergoes surgery to drain fluid from his brain
  • Sep 14, 1994: All 28 baseball owners vote to cancel rest of 1994 season
  • Sep 15, 1994: Sound of Motown, premieres in Rotterdam
  • Sep 16, 1994: Fire Department puts out smokey electrical fire in White House
  • Sep 17, 1994: Andy Waller out handled the ball for Mashonaland CD vs. Mash U24
  • Sep 18, 1994: 1st Presidents Golf Cup: US beats International team 20-12 at Robert Jones, Virginia
  • Sep 19, 1994: Swedish government of Bildt resigns
  • Sep 20, 1994: Space shuttle STS-64 (Discovery 20), lands
  • Sep 21, 1994: Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Ft Laud / Miami Florida
  • Sep 22, 1994: Rasmussen government in Denmark, resigns
  • Sep 23, 1994: Pinatubo volcano in Philippines erupts, kills at least 14
  • Sep 24, 1994: Parliamentary election in Ukraine
  • Sep 25, 1994: Oliver McCall TKOs Lennox Lewis in 2 for heavyweight boxing title
  • Sep 26, 1994: Estonia government of Laar flees
  • Sep 28, 1994: Baseball TV Miniseries last airs on PBS
  • Sep 29, 1994: 1st phase of OJ Simpson murder trial jury selection ends
  • Sep 30, 1994: NHL goes on strike
  • Oct 1, 1994: Boon completes his 19th Test century
  • Oct 2, 1994: Show Boat, opens at Gershwin Theater, New York City
  • Oct 3, 1994: Fernando Henrique Cardoso elected President of Brazil
  • Oct 4, 1994: 7.9 earthquake strikes Koerilen, flood kills 18+
  • Oct 5, 1994: 28th Country Music Association Award
  • Oct 6, 1994: Ben Mokoena becomes 1st black Mayor of Middelburg South Africa
  • Oct 7, 1994: Faud Guliyev appointed Premier of Azerbijan
  • Oct 9, 1994: Austrian parliamentary election
  • Oct 10, 1994: MPAA chief Jack Valenti holds meeting to determine new movie ratings
  • Oct 11, 1994: Russian ruble decreases to 3,926 rubles per dollar
  • Oct 12, 1994: Contact with Venus orbitter Magellan broken
  • Oct 13, 1994: Earliest start of Sheffield Shield season
  • Oct 14, 1994: Nobel Prize awarded to Yasser Arafat, Yitzhak Rabin and Shimon Peres
  • Oct 15, 1994: Botswana President Ketumile Masires BDP wins parliamentary election
  • Oct 16, 1994: Raul Julia, actor (Addams Family), suffers a stroke
  • Oct 19, 1994: Palestinian bomb attack on bus in Tel Aviv, kills 22
  • Oct 20, 1994: In Coleman, Michigan, USA a meteorite penetrates the roof of a house.
  • Oct 21, 1994: Hana bridge is Seoul Korea crashes, 32+ die
  • Oct 22, 1994: Philadelphia, Here I Come closes at Criterion NYC after 52 performances
  • Oct 23, 1994: 3rd Solheim Cup: US beats Europe, 13-7 at Greenbrier, West Virginia
  • Oct 24, 1994: Bomb attack on opposition in Sri Lanka, 55+ killed
  • Oct 25, 1994: Susan Smith claims her 2 kids were carjack
  • Oct 26, 1994: Jordan and Israel sign a peace treaty.
  • Oct 27, 1994: The U.S. prison population tops 1 million for the first time in American history.
  • Oct 28, 1994: Japanese space probe Sakigake passes Earth for 3rd time
  • Oct 29, 1994: Antonov AN-12 having an accident at Ust-Ilimsk Kaluga, 21 killed
  • Oct 30, 1994: Leftist coalition wins Marcedonia parliamentary election
  • Oct 31, 1994: American Eagle ATR-72 crash down at Gary, Indiana: 68 killed
  • Nov 1, 1994: Moslem fundamentalists in Mostaganem Algeria murder 5 children
  • Nov 2, 1994: Benzine explosion in Dronka Egypt, 400+ killed
  • Nov 3, 1994: Atlantis 13 launched
  • Nov 4, 1994: Soyuz TM-20 lands in Kazahkstan
  • Nov 5, 1994: George Foreman KOs Michael Moorer in 10 for heavyweight boxing title
  • Nov 6, 1994: 25th NYC Marathon won by German Silva in 2:11:21
  • Nov 7, 1994: WXYC, the student radio station of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, provides the world's first internet radio broadcast.
  • Nov 8, 1994: Cleveland Cavaliers 1st game at Gund Arena, lose to Hous Rockets, 100-98
  • Nov 9, 1994: Chandrika Kumaratunga chosen 1st female President of Sri Lanka
  • Nov 11, 1994: Progress M-25 launched to space station Mir
  • Nov 13, 1994: Sweden agrees to join European Union
  • Nov 14, 1994: 1st trains for public run in Channel Tunnel under English Channel
  • Nov 15, 1994: Glass Menagerie opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 57 performances
  • Nov 16, 1994: A Federal judge issues a temporary restraining order, prohibiting the State of California from implementing Proposition 187, that would have denied most public services to illegal aliens.
  • Nov 17, 1994: Sunset Boulevard opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 977 performances
  • Nov 18, 1994: Star Trek VII - Generations, premieres
  • Nov 19, 1994: Aishwarya Rai, 21, of India, crowned 44th Miss World
  • Nov 20, 1994: Flying Karamzov Brothers... opens at Helen Hayes NYC for 50 performances
  • Nov 21, 1994: Nintendo releases the Donkey Kong Country video game for the Super NES in the US and Canada. Price is US$69.95. The game was developed by Rare in England.
  • Nov 27, 1994: 82nd CFL Grey Cup: British Columbia Lions defeat Baltimore Stallions, 26-23
  • Nov 28, 1994: Norway votes against joining European Union
  • Nov 29, 1994: Seoul, Korea, celebrated the 600th anniversary of its founding
  • Nov 30, 1994: Cruiser Achille Lauro destroyed by fire at Somalia, 4 die
  • Dec 1, 1994: Cindy Crawford and Richard Gere announce they are seperating
  • Dec 2, 1994: Cobb premieres
  • Dec 4, 1994: 83rd Davis Cup: Sweden beats Russia in Moscow (4-1).
  • Dec 6, 1994: Maltese Falcon auctioned for US$398,590.
  • Dec 7, 1994: 5th Billboard Music Awards
  • Dec 8, 1994: Darryl Strawberry indicted on tax evasion charges
  • Dec 9, 1994: Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders resigns after masturbation comments
  • Dec 10, 1994: Nobel Prize awarded to Yitzhak Rabin, Shimon Peres, and Yasser Arafat.
  • Dec 11, 1994: First Chechen War: Russian President Boris Yeltsin orders Russian troops into Chechnya.
  • Dec 13, 1994: American Eagle commuter plane crashes in North Carolina, killing 15.
  • Dec 14, 1994: A Learjet piloted by Richard Anderson and Brad Sexton misses an elementary school and crashes into an apartment complex in Fresno, California, killing both pilots and injuring several apartment residents.
  • Dec 15, 1994: Tuna Christmas opens at Booth Theater NYC for 20 performances
  • Dec 16, 1994: Davy Jones (Monkees), charged with DWI
  • Dec 18, 1994: Comedy Tonight opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • Dec 19, 1994: The Whitewater scandal investigation begins in Washington, DC.
  • Dec 20, 1994: Dean Rusk, US Secretary of State (1961-69), dies at age 85.
  • Dec 21, 1994: A homemade bomb goes off on the #4 train on Fulton Street in New York City.
  • Dec 22, 1994: Christmas Carol opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 18 performances
  • Dec 23, 1994: Baseball owners impose salary cap, fiercely opposed by players.
  • Dec 25, 1994: Comedy Tonight closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 8 performances
  • Dec 26, 1994: Four Armed Islamic Group hijackers seize control of Air France Flight 8969. When the plane lands at Marseille, a French Gendarmerie assault team boards the aircraft and kills the perpetrators.
  • Dec 28, 1994: Tammy Wynette admitted to the hospital with bile duct infection
  • Dec 29, 1994: B737-400 flies into a mountain at Edremit East Turkey, 54 killed.
  • Dec 31, 1994: 1st snowless December in Baltimore Maryland
  • Jan 3, 1994: Baikal Airlines Flight 130 crashes near Mamoney, Irkutsk, Russia, resulting in 125 deaths.

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What does the year 1994 refer to in the Gregorian calendar?

The year 1994 refers to a specific year in the Gregorian calendar, which is commonly used internationally. It is the 95th year of the 20th century and the 4th year of the 1990s decade. In the Gregorian calendar, it follows 1993 and precedes 1995.

calendars for year 1994

Can you show me the calendar for the year 1994?

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