What Happened on October 31, 1994

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 jam band Phish performs The Beatles "White Album" as a musical costume during a show at the Glens Falls Civic Center in Glens Falls, New York.

Sports History

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 (The Final Cut)

Famous Deaths

  • John Wyndham Pope-Hennessy, English art historian and director of British Museum (1974-76), dies at 80
  • Jole Silvani [Niobe Quaiatti], Italian actress (La citta' Delle), dies
  • Lester Sill, American pioneer music publisher (Leiber and Stoller; Lee Hazlewood), and record label executive (Philles Records; Colpix; Colgems), dies at 76
  • William John Readings, literary theorist, dies at 34
1994 Highlights

About October 31, 1994

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 28 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: October Bank Holiday (Ireland)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I'll Make Love To You - Boyz II Men
  • UK #1 Song: Baby Come Back - Pato Banton