What Happened on April 30, 1994

Historical Events

  • 39th Eurovision Song Contest: Paul Harrington and Charlie McGettigan for Ireland wins singing "Rock 'n' Roll Kids" in Dublin

Famous Weddings


Brazilian soccer great Pelé (53) weds psychologist Assiria Seixas Lemos (36); divorce in 2008

Famous Deaths

  • Ferdinando Scarfiotti, Italian set designer (Last Emperor), dies at 53
  • Geoffrey Roberts, English wine merchant (championed Australian and Californian wines), dies at 46
  • Richard Scarry, American children's book writer and illustrator (What Do People Do All Day?), dies at 74
  • Roland Ratzenberger, Austrian race car driver, dies in crash at 31
1994 Highlights

About April 30, 1994

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bump N' Grind - R. Kelly
  • UK #1 Song: The Most Beautiful Girl in the World - Prince