What Happened on July 13, 1994

Historical Events

Murder of Interest

Former NFL running back, broadcaster and actor O.J. Simpson (charged with murder) gives hair samples for testing

Sports History

Tonya Harding's ex-husband Jeff Gillooly sentenced to 2 years in prison for attack on American Olympic figure skater Nancy Kerrigan

Famous Birthdays

  • Ridge Canipe, American actor (Walk the Line; A Single Man; Music Within), born in Laguna Beach, California
Born in 1994

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Payton, American pizza magnate (The Chicago Pizza Pie Factory), dies at 50
  • Eddie Boyd, American blues piano player, singer, and songwriter ("Five Long Years"), dies at 79
  • Jimmie Reese, American baseball infielder and coach (LA Angels Hall of Fame), dies of aspiration pneumonia and respiratory failure at 92

About July 13, 1994

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Swear - All-4-One
  • UK #1 Song: Love Is All Around - Wet Wet Wet