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Chronicle 1994 - South Africa - the end of apartheid

In South Africa the struggle of blacks had led to victory. The constitution, which came into force on April 27, sealed the end of apartheid and granted all people, regardless of their skin color and race, equality and the right to vote. A few days later it wasNelson Mandela elected the first black president of South Africa. Three years earlier he had been released from prison, which he had been in since 1964, because of his struggle for the rights of black citizens. In 1993 he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. In sub-Saharan Africa, the tribal struggles of the Tutsi and Hutu made headlines. In this genocide, known in history as the Nyarubuye massacre, the Hutus murdered around a million Tutsis. The sport was overshadowed by a tragic event right at the beginning of the year. Ulrike Meier, the two-time Super-G world champion, fell on January 29 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen on the Kandahar downhill run and died of her injuries. Thousands of viewers in front of the screens had to witness the accident live. And the racing driver found himself at Formula 1 in Imola, Italy Roland Ratzenberger during training and the three-time world champion Ayrton Senna during the race. On the other hand, the film adaptation of the Holocaust drama “Schindler's List” bySteven Spielberg. The film received seven Academy Awards.
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Most in demand ... Germany 1994

Who was Federal Chancellor in 1994?
Helmut Kohl was Federal Chancellor in 1994
Who was Federal President in 1994?
Richard von Weizsäcker was Federal President until June 30, 1994
Roman Herzog was Federal President from July 1, 1994
Who was President of the United States in 1994?
1990 wasBill Clinton american president
Who was the German champion in 1994?
TheFC Bayern Munich became German champion in 1994
Who was the soccer world champion in 1994?
Brazil became world champion in 1994 in Los Angeles
Who was the Formula 1 World Champion in 1994?
Michael sSchumacher was Formula 1 World Champion with Benetton-Ford in 1994
Who won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1994?
Norway won with Secret Garden and "Nocturne"Eurovision Song Contest 1994
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Prices 1995

Petrol price 1995 - Normal 1.45 DM - Super 1.82 DM - Diesel 1.70 DM
1995 gold award - $ 387.00 / oz
Heating oil price 1995 - DM 0.32
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Major Events & Headlines 1994


January 1994

January 1st
In Barcelona, ​​Spain, the historic “Gran Teatre del Liceu” opera house was destroyed by fire.
January 2nd
Members of the banned Kurdish Workers' Party PKK attacked a bus in southeastern Turkey. They shot eight inmates.
January 3rd
After taking off in the direction of Moscow, a Tupolev Tu-154 of the Russian airline Baikal-Air crashed due to engine problems. All 125 people who were on board were killed in the accident. In addition, one person died on the ground in the crash.
All events in January 1994

February 1994

February 1st
The Ecuadorian politician and lawyer José Ayala Lasso (* 1932) and UN Ambassador to Ecuador became the first UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.
February 2
The Prime Minister of Turkey, Tansu Ciller (* 1946) and her counterpart from Pakistan, Benazir Bhutto (* 1953), came to the Bosnian capital Sarajevo for a short visit in solidarity with the Bosnian Muslims.
3 February
The US space shuttle "Discovery" took off from the Kennedy Space Center for the space shuttle mission STS-60. For the first time, Sergej Konstantinowitsch Krikaljow (* 1958) was also a Russian spaceman on board. .
All events in February 1994

Books 1994

March 1994

1st March
Between Germany Hungary a cultural agreement was concluded.
2nd March
The Federal Cabinet decided that the Transrapid maglev train between Hamburg and Berlin would be used for the first time.
3 March
The options for accepting a constitutional complaint were restricted by the Federal Constitutional Court (BVG). In future, there would have to be “fundamental constitutional significance” for the constitutional judges to take action.
All events in March 1994

April 1994

April 1st
Hungary applied to join the European Union as a new member.
2nd of April
By 2004, the chairman of the far-right Liberal Democratic Party of Russia, Vladimir Zhirinovsky (* 1946) was confirmed in his office.
3rd of April
After three final victories over the Düsseldorfer EG, the EC Hedos Munich became German ice hockey champions for the first time.
All events in April 1994

Top 10 Charts 1994

Mariah Carey - Without you
Ace Of Base - The Sign
Wet Wet Wet - Love Is All Around
East 17 - It's Alright
DJ BoBo - Everybody
Bruce Springsteen - Streets Of Philadelphia
All-4-One - I Swear
Lucilectric - girl
Whigfield - Saturday Night
Marusha - Somewhere Over The Rainbow
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May 1994

1st of May
The Brazilian Formula 1 driver Ayrton Senna (1960-1994) succumbed to his injuries as a result of a serious accident at the San Marino Grand Prix. Senna was born in Sao Paulo on March 21, 1960.
2.May
The majority of the federal executive committee of the FDP was in favor of continuing the coalition with the CDU / CSU after the federal elections.
May 3
In the Netherlands, the ruling coalition of Christian Democrats and Social Democrats lost their absolute majority in the parliamentary elections.
All events in May 1994

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June 1994

June 1st
Signed in Brussels Kyrgyzstan the NATO partner agreement for peace, "Partnership for Peace" (PfP).
2th of June
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Java claimed at least 277 lives.
3rd of June
In Panama, the US began the withdrawal of troops that had been agreed in 1977. It is expected to be completed by the US armed forces by the end of 1999.
All events in June 1994

Top 5 cinema charts 1994

The Lion King
Forrest Gump
the moved man
The Flintstones
Schindlers List
The film year 1994

July 1994

July 1
Roman Herzog (* 1934) took office as the first elected Federal President for the reunified Germany after being sworn in in the Reichstag building.
2nd July
The collective bargaining dispute that started on April 7 at the Post was settled with a compromise. The social acquis on staff should be respected.
3rd of July
The seven-month wage dispute was successfully brought to an end by the Bundesverband Druck and IG Metall. The approximately 250,000 employees in the printing industry received 2 percent more wages and salaries in 1994 and 1995.
All events in July 1994

August 1994

August 1st
Private job placement without regional restrictions was permitted under the new Employment Promotion Act. With this the previous monopoly of the Federal Employment Agency was abolished.
August 2nd
In a television interview, Federal Chancellor Helmut Kohl (* 1930) suggested setting up a German relief corps for disaster relief operations. There should also be able to do community service.
3rd August
Five French people were killed in a bomb attack by Muslim extremists on a French housing estate in Algiers.
All events in August 1994

September 1994

September 1
The CDU / CSU parliamentary group presented a thesis aimed at creating a “core Europe” from Germany, France and the Benelux countries.
September 2nd
In Bulgaria, Prime Minister Lyuben Berov (1925-2006) resigned from his post.
September 3
The German footballer Jürgen Klinsmann (* 1964) was voted "Footballer of the Year" by the sports journalists of the Federal Republic with 211 out of 772 votes.
All events in September 1994

Top 5 Bundesliga 1993/94

1. FC Bayern Munich
1.FC Kaiserslautern
Borussia Monchengladbach
Bayer 04 Leverkusen
Eintracht Frankfurt
The sporting year 1994

October 1994

October 1
In the Pacific island nation of Kiribati, Teburoro Tito (* 1953) became the country's president.
October 2nd
In the British tabloid press, officer James Hewitt (* 1958) revealed details of his relationship with Princess Diana (1961-1997), whose former riding instructor he had been. The romance with the princess, who was separated from her husband, the British heir to the throne Prince Charles (* 1948), had lasted five years.
October 3
In Brazil, the social democratic politician Fernando Henrique Cardoso (* 1931), who was oriented towards the market economy, won the presidential elections.
All events in October 1994

November 1994

1st of November
Not far from the city of Driedorf (Hesse), the police arrested two hostage gangsters who had broken out.
November 2
Heavy downpours caused flooding in Upper Egypt. More than 550 people lost their lives as a result of the storm.
November 3rd
A total solar eclipse was observed in the South American countries Bolivia, Paraguay and Brazil.
All events in November 1994

December 1994

December 1
In the French capital Paris, UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali (* 1922) called for an emergency to be declared on the subject of AIDS.
2. December
For the first time in Germany, Frankfurt am Main a fixer room set up for heroin addicts.
3rd of December
The federal assembly of Bündnis90 / Greens elected Jürgen Trittin (* 1954) and Krista Sager (* 1963) as their new board spokesmen.
All events in December 1994
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Most popular first names in 1994

Maiden names:
Laura, Anna, Lisa, Lena, Julia, Marie, Annika, Jacqueline, Sarah, Vanessa, Jenny, Jana, Franziska
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Nobel Prize 1994 Nobel Prize Winner

Nobel Prize in Physics: Bertram N. Brockhouse and Clifford Shull
Nobel Prize in Chemistry: George A. Olah
Nobel Prize Medicine: Alfred G. Gilman and Martin Rodbell
Nobel Prize Literature: Kenzaburo Oe
Nobel Peace Prize: Yasser Arafat, Shimon Peres and Yitzhak Rabin
Economics: Reinhard Selten, John F. Nash, John Harsanyi