What Happened on April 5, 1994

Historical Events

Music History

"Jackie Mason Politically Incorrect" opens at Golden Theater, NYC; runs for 347 performances

  • Miami Heat beat NY Knicks ending 15 game NBA winning streak

Famous Deaths

  • Andre Victor Tchelistcheff, "the dean of American winemaking", Russian-born American winemaker (Beaulieu wines, Napa Valley, dies at 92 [1]
  • Aubrey Joseph Watson Sr., bishop, dies at 65

Kurt CobainKurt Cobain (1967-1994)

American grunge rocker (Nirvana - "Smells Like Teen Spirit"), commits suicide at 27 by shooting himself in the head with a shotgun

  • Marlon Riggs, American writer/director/producer (Ethnic notions), dies at 37
  • Roy Smeck, guitarist/banjoist, dies at 94
1994 Highlights

About April 5, 1994

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bump N' Grind - R. Kelly
  • UK #1 Song: Everything Changes - Take That