What Happened on August 5, 1994

Historical Events

  • Antonov-12 crashes at Boda, Eastern Siberia, 47 killed
  • British rocker Billy Idol admitted to the hospital after drug overdose

Famous Deaths

  • Amy Sacks, American TV producer (ABC sports, Disney), dies of Lupus at 39
  • Audrey Langford, English singing teacher, dies at 82
  • Clive Robertson Caldwell, British fighter pilot, dies at 84
  • Terry Hibbitt, English footballer, dies at 47

About August 5, 1994

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Stay (I Missed You) (From "Reality Bites") - Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories
  • UK #1 Song: Love Is All Around - Wet Wet Wet