Musings of a Museum Fanatic: 30 things that happened in 1994

10.14.2019

30 things that happened in 1994

When I say 1994 I think of 4th grade. Of being in love with Devon Sawa and turtleneck tops with stirrup leggings. 1994 was a fun year. There was so much that was happening outside of my little elementary school world! It was clearly the year of the passionate ballad and a year for some great TV. What do you remember most about 1994?


Kurt Cobain commits suicide

Forest Gump

Tonya Harding wins the national Figure Skating championship title but is stripped of her title following the attack on her rival Nancy Kerrigan.

MLB Players Association begin 232 day strike causing 1994 season to be cancelled



My So Called Life starts it's short life but becomes a cult classic

Channel Tunnel opened on May 6th between England and France

Wonderbra was invented

Pulp Fiction

Lisa Marie Presley marries Michael Jackson



Lisa 'Left Eye' Lopes set fire to her boyfriend Andre Rison's tennis shoes. The fire spread throughout the mansion they shared and burned it to the ground.

We all are on the edge of our seats watching E.R.

Yahoo and Amazon are founded

OJ Simpson flees police in his white ford bronco



Winter Olympic Games are held in Lillehammer, Norway

Nelson Mandela became South Africa's first black president on May 10, 1994

The Lion King

Friends makes it's debut



Actor O. J. Simpson, was arrested after a police chase on two counts of murder after the June 1994 deaths of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and a waiter, Ronald Lyle Goldman.

Little Giants

John Candy dies

Nintendo releases the Play Station



D2: The Mighty Ducks

Michael Jordan makes his short lived baseball career debut with the Chicago White Sox May 4, 1994

Following the April assassination of President Habyarimana. Over only about 100 days between 500,000 and 1,000,000 Tutsi and Hutu were killed in the Rwandan genocide.

Whitewater scandal investigation begins

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