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Old 23-10-2014, 11:16 PM   #694
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The Greatest Hits is a greatest hits compilation released by Australian rock band INXS in 1994. The compilation was a chart success in Australia, peaking at #2 and in the UK, where it reached #3. It only managed to reach #112 on the US Billboard 200; however, it was eventually certified platinum..Released 31 October 1994..

September–October – Iraq disarmament crisis: Iraq threatens to stop cooperating with UNSCOM inspectors and begins to once again deploy troops near its border with Kuwait.. In response, the U.S. begins to deploy troops to Kuwait...

Manchester rockers Oasis found their success on their debut album, Definitely Maybe, which shot to number No. 1 on its first week out in September\ Russia and the People's Republic of China agree to de-target their nuclear weapons against each other/6 -José Cura wins the Operalia – International Plácido Domingo Opera Singer Competition-Bad Religion release their 8th studio album (and proper major-label debut) Stranger than Fiction.. This proved to be the last to feature founding guitarist/songwriter Brett Gurewitz for seven years, until his return. Gurewitz would be replaced by former Minor Threat / Dag Nasty / Junkyard guitarist Brian Baker, who turned down a touring job for R.E.M. at this time, and eventually becomes a permanent member of Bad Religion/8 – Richard A. Morse, lead male vocalist of RAM, narrowly escapes a kidnapping by armed men during the band's live performance at the Hotel Oloffson in Port-au-Prince, Haiti; the attempted kidnapping was provoked by the performance of "Fèy", a RAM single banned nationwide by the military authorities - "Philadelphia, Here I Come" opens at Criterion NYC for 52 perfs- Last US, British & French troops leave West Berlin - MTV awards feature newlyweds Jackson & Presley - Man shoots another man on IRT #4 train at Grand Central Station\12- Cessna crashes in White House front yard/ 15 - A 1957 audio tape of John Lennon performing with The Quarrymen on the same night he met Paul McCartney fetches £78,500 at a Sotheby's auction in London - "Sound of Motown," premieres in Rotterdam\16 – Danish tour guide Louise Jensen is abducted, raped and murdered by 3 British soldiers in Cyprus-Britain lifts the broadcasting ban imposed on Sinn Féin and paramilitary groups from Northern Ireland-In the night of 16 September 94, Jensen and her Cypriot boyfriend were riding a motorbike when they were hit by a jeep driven by the drunk soldiers Ford, Fowler, and Pernell-A month prior to the killing Ford was accused of having smashed a beer glass in the head of a tourist, injuring him seriously-Fowler was considered a poor soldier with several disciplinaries and fights-Pernell was accused of having attacked a woman when he was stationed at the Falkland Islands- Fire Dept puts out smokey electrical fire in White House/18 - Sweden social-democratic SPD wins parliamentary election\28 – The car ferry MS Estonia sinks in the Baltic Sea, killing 852 people– José Francisco Ruiz Massieu, Mexican politician, is assassinated on orders of Raúl Salinas de Gortari- "Cats" 5,000th Broadway performance (joins Chorus Line & Oh! Calcutta!)- "Ed Wood" premieres/29 - House votes to end lobbyists buying meals & entertainment for Congress- Pointer Sisters receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame - 1st phase of OJ Simpson murder trial jury selection ends (304 chosen)\30 - Space shuttle STS-68 (Endeavour 7), launches into orbit...

The Strangest Party (These Are The Times)" is a single by Australian band INXS..also featured in the movie Drop Zone.. Released 25 October 1994..

MS Estonia, previously Viking Sally (1980–1990), Silja Star (−1991), and Wasa King (−1993), was a cruise ferry built in 1979/80 at the German shipyard Meyer Werft in Papenburg. The ship sank in 1994 in the Baltic Sea in one of the worst maritime disasters of the 20th century.. It is the deadliest shipwreck disaster to have occurred in the Baltic Sea in peacetime, costing 852 lives..Originally the ship was conceived as a sister ship to Diana II, built in 1979 by the same shipyard for Rederi AB Slite, the 3rd partner in Viking Line...

October 4 – In Switzerland, 23 members of the Order of the Solar Temple cult are found dead, a day after 25 of their fellow cultists are similarly discovered in Morin-Heights, Quebec\11 - Korn, a nu metal band from Bakersfield, California, launches its self-titled debut album Korn, peaking at number 72 on the Billboard 200 and launching the nu metal sound- Russian ruble decreases to 3,926 rubles per dollar/12 - Jimmy Page and Robert Plant: No Quarter (Unledded) premieres on MTV. The "unplugged" concert special featuring the two former Led Zeppelin bandmates was filmed to accompany the release of the album of the same name - Contact with Venus orbitter Magellan broken- Iranian Fokker F28 explode between Isfahan & Teheran: 66 killed\19 - 160 killed in fighting in Tsjetsjenie (Chechnya) - Palestinian bomb attack on bus in Tel Aviv, kills 22\20– Cash-for-questions affair: The Guardian newspaper reports that two Conservative MPs, Neil Hamilton and Tim Smith, took bribes from Harrods chief Mohamed Al-Fayed to ask questions in the House of Commons/21 - Hana bridge is Seoul Korea crashes, 32+ die - North Korea signs pact to end their nuclear projects\24 - Bomb attack on opposition in Sri Lanka, 55+ killed/25 - Susan Smith claims her 2 kids were carjack (she actually killed them)\28- Japanese space probe Sakigake passes Earth for 3rd time/29 - Antonov AN-12 having an accident at Ust-Ilimsk Kaluga, 21 killed\31 – The Duke of Edinburgh attends a ceremony in Israel where his late mother, Princess Alice of Battenberg is honoured as "Righteous among the Nations" for sheltering Jewish families from the Nazis in Athens, during World War II.-American Eagle Flight 4184 ATR 72 crashes in Roselawn, Indiana, after circling in icy weather, killing 64 passengers..Soon after, they were cleared to descend to 8,000 ft (2,400 m).. After this descent the pilots were ordered to make another hold. During the descent, a warning sound indicating an overspeed warning due to the extended flaps was heard in the cockpit.. After the pilot took action by retracting the flaps, a strange noise was heard on the cockpit voice recorder, followed by an uncommanded roll excursion which disengaged the autopilot.. Control was lost and all aboard were killed..The two flight attendants were Amanda Holberg, 23, and Sandi Modaff, 27..Fatalities 68 (all)...

Atlantic Records (Atlantic Recording Corporation) is an American record label best known for its numerous recordings of rhythm and blues, rock and roll, jazz, and hip hop-The label also has a number of deals with previously independent labels such as Must Destroy and VP Records..An identical bow construction had also been used in Diana II... is a conspiracy, that's what it is..One... big... damn conspiracy! And everyone's in on it, including her!.One in particular.. It's got a long rock wall with a big oak tree at the north end...

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