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February 9th, 1994...

Today is Wednesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"All for Love"
by Bryan Adams / Rod Stewart / Sting

In the UK:
"Things Can Only Get Better"
by D:Ream
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Tough on Crime

(TIME Cover: February the 7th, 1994)

 Famous people born on the 9th of February:

1404 - Constantine XI, last Byzantine Emperor (d. 1453)
1533 - Shimazu Yoshihisa, Japanese samurai (d. 1611)
1773 - William Henry Harrison, President of the United States (d. 1841)
1830 - Abd-ul-Aziz, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1876)
1910 - Jacques Monod, French biochemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1976)
1945 - Mia Farrow, American actress
1963 - Brian Greene, American physicist

 The Nobel Peace Prize 1994

Yitzhak Rabin

with Yasser Arafat and Shimon Peres, for their efforts to create peace in the Middle East

Prime Minister of Israel

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1994 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1994

Forrest Gump
directed by Robert Zemeckis
with Tom Hanks (Forrest Gump) and Gary Sinise (Lieutenant Dan)

Designed in 1994

The Salsa lounge seating
by Paul aferiat and Peter Stamberg

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Nirvana / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 674, January 27, 1994



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