Dateline: Events/Week of December 1, 1994 In News, Pop Culture, Tech, Celebrity, Entertainment & Fascinating Facts
In The News
Unemployment is down to 5.6% - the lowest jobless rate in 4 years.
Serbian nationalists renege on a public promise to release 400 U.N. troops held hostage as insurance against NATO air strikes.
Clash - As Republicans call for the withdrawal of U.N. peacekeepers in Bosnia, The Clinton Administration believes the moves would widen the conflict.
House Republicans elect Newt Gingrich as the speaker as a dispute rages over a commentary he made – that as much as one-fourth of the White House staff had used drugs before joining the Administration.
Orange County (CA) – home of Disneyland, becomes the largest municipality to file for Bankruptcy protection after bankers demand the county repay over a billion in loans to its investment pool.
Entertainment news – December 1, 1994
Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss who ran a ring of high-priced, prostitutes near Hollywood, is convicted on three counts of pandering.
Television news – December 1, 1994
New Cable Channel - the Game Show Network debuts this week.
Music news – December 1994
“Yo! MTV Raps” airs an edited version of the controversial “Natural Born Killaz” by Dr. Dre and Ice Cube. The video re-enacts the stabbings of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman and the shotgun deaths of Jose and Kitty Menendez.
Tupac Shakur leaves a New York hospital, hours after surgery for five gunshot wounds – in what police are calling a robbery attempt.
Top movies – December 1, 1994
The Santa Clause
Interview With The Vampire
A Low Down Dirty Shame
The Lion King
Trapped In Paradise
Miracle on 34th Street