What Happened on March 8, 1994

Historical Events

People's Choice Awards

20th People's Choice Awards: Tom Cruise & Julia Roberts win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Tim Allen & Roseanne Arnold win (TV)

  • B737 collides with Ilyushin-86 in New Delhi, at least 8 killed
  • Train accident at Pinetown, Natal, kills 47
  • US Defense Department announces smoking ban in workplaces
1994 History

Famous Deaths

  • John Ewart, Australian radio, stage, and screen actor (The Muddle-Headed Wombat.; The Picture Show Man), dies of throat cancer at 65
  • Joop C Swart, publisher/founder (World Press Photo), dies at 69
  • Knut Haukelid, Norway/US resistance fighter (Rjukan 1943), dies at 82

About March 8, 1994

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Sign - Ace Of Base
  • UK #1 Song: Without You - Mariah Carey