What Happened on July 6, 1994

Historical Events

Film Release

"Forrest Gump", directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, and Gary Sinise, is released (Academy Awards Best Picture 1995)

  • CFL American expansion Shreveport Pirates lose game, 40-10 at the Ottawa Rough Riders; fold 1995
  • Irina Privalova runs 100m European Record (10.77)
  • Lerou Burrell runs world record 100m (9.85)

Famous Birthdays

  • Rebecca Rosso and Camilla Rosso, British actresses

Famous Deaths

  • Cameron Mitchell, American actor (The High Chaparral), dies of lung cancer at 75
  • Geoffrey McQueen, TV writer, dies at 46
1994 Highlights

About July 6, 1994

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 6 months and 30 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