April 5, 1994: Nirvana Frontman Kurt Cobain Dies At Home In Seattle, Washington.
On April 8, 1994, Kurt Cobain, the lead singer and guitarist of the grunge band Nirvana, was found dead at his home in Seattle, Washington. Forensic analysis at the time, determined he had died by suicide three days earlier on April 5. The official ruling of suicide has been disputed by numerous sources.
April 6, 1994: Assassination of Juvénal Habyarimana and Cyprien Ntaryamira
On the evening of 6 April 1994, the airplane carrying Rwandan president Juvénal Habyarimana and Burundian president Cyprien Ntaryamira, both Hutu, was shot down with surface-to-air missiles as it prepared to land in Kigali, Rwanda. The assassination set in motion two of the bloodiest events of the late 20th century: the Rwandan genocide and the First Congo War.
U.K. Music Charts
Number 1 Single
Number 1 Album
Bjork: MTV Unplugged
U.K. Number One Film
Directed by Dominic Sena
- Brad Pitt
- Juliette Lewis
- David Duchovny
- Michelle Forbes
A journalist duo go on a tour of serial killer murder sites with two companions, unaware that one of them is a serial killer himself.
Highlight: The X-Files: Shapes
(April 1, 1994, U.S.)
Mulder and Scully travel to a Native American reservation to investigate the death of a man who was mistaken for a wild animal and may have been the legendary Manitou, a man who can shape-shift into a beast.
- Diagnosis Murder: Guardian Angel (April 1, 1994, U.S.)
- Pie in the Sky: Once A Copper (April 3, 1994, U.K.)
- Sherlock Holmes: The Mazarin Stone (April 4, 1994, U.K.)
- Full House: Be Your Own Best Friend (April 5, 1994, U.S.)
Final Fantasy VI
Super Nintendo. Squaresoft. April 2, 1994 (Jap)
|April 1, 1994||Leeds||1-1||Newcastle|
|April 2, 1994||Arsenal||1-1||Swindon Town|
|April 2, 1994||Blackburn||2-0||Manchester United|
|April 2, 1994||Chelsea||2-0||Southampton|
|April 2, 1994||Coventry||1-2||Wimbledon|
|April 2, 1994||Liverpool||1-2||Sheffield United|
|April 2, 1994||Manchester City||3-0||Aston Villa|
|April 2, 1994||Norwich||1-2||Tottenham|
|April 2, 1994||Oldham||4-1||QPR|
|April 2, 1994||Sheffield Wednesday||5-1||Everton|
|April 2, 1994||West Ham||2-1||Ipswich|
|April 4, 1994||Aston Villa||0-0||Norwich|
|April 4, 1994||Everton||0-3||Blackburn|
|April 4, 1994||Ipswich||0-2||Coventry|
|April 4, 1994||Manchester United||3-2||Oldham|
|April 4, 1994||Newcastle||0-0||Chelsea|
|April 4, 1994||QPR||0-4||Leeds|
|April 4, 1994||Sheffield United||1-1||Arsenal|
|April 4, 1994||Southampton||0-1||Manchester City|
|April 4, 1994||Swindon Town||0-1||Sheffield Wednesday|
|April 4, 1994||Tottenham||1-4||West Ham|
Monthly FIFA Ranking from 15 March 1994 (Top 10)
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