What Happened on October 31, 1994

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Creep" single released by TLC – their 1st US No.1 (Billboard Song of the Year 1995)
  • American Eagle ATR-72 crash down at Gary, Indiana: 68 killed
  • American tennis star Venus Williams makes her professional debut as a 14 year old with a 6-3, 6-4 win over former NCAA champion and world No. 58 Shaun Stafford in the Bank of the West Classic in Oakland, California

Famous Birthdays

  • Spencer Achtymichuk, Canadian actor

Famous Deaths

  • John Wyndham Pope-Hennessy, English art historian, dies at 80
  • Jole Silvani, [Niobe Quaiatti], Italian actress (La citta' Delle), dies
  • Lester Sill, pioneer music publisher/record producer, dies at 76
  • William John Readings, literary theorist, dies at 34