1994 in the Philippines
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1994 in the Philippines details events of note that happened in the Philippines in the year 1994.
- President: Fidel Ramos (Lakas)
- Vice President: Joseph Estrada (NPC)
- Senate President: Edgardo Angara
- House Speaker: Jose de Venecia, Jr.
- Chief Justice: Andres Narvasa
- Philippine Congress: 9th Congress of the Philippines
- March 29 – The Philippines gets connected to the Internet. The Philippine Network Foundation (PHNet) connected the country to Sprint in the United States via a 64 kbit/s link.
- May 21 – Miss Universe 1994, the 43rd Miss Universe pageant, was held in Manila. Outgoing Miss Universe Dayanara Torres of Puerto Rico crowned the pageant winner, Sushmita Sen of India.
- June 22 – A scandal broke out during the 1994 Manila Film Festival's Awards Night held in Manila Ramada Hotel, the case in which both the Best Actress and Best Actor awards were mistakenly given.
- November 15 – Mindoro earthquake (Magnitude: 7.1 Mw)
- December 11 – A small bomb explodes on Philippine Airlines Flight 434, killing a Japanese businessman. The bombing was a field test done by Ramzi Yousef to test explosives that would have been used in Project Bojinka.
- October 2–16 – The Philippines participated in the 1994 Asian Games held in Hiroshima, Japan from October 2 to October 16, 1994. Ranked 14th with 3 gold medals, 2 silver medals and 8 bronze medals with a total of 13 over-all medals.
- Kousoku Sentai Turboranger on IBC-13 – June 25; Saturday 6:00pm
- Chikyuu Sentai Fiveman on IBC-13 – June 25; Saturday 6:30pm
- Sailor Moon on ABC-5 (now on TV5) – July 2; Saturday 6:00pm
- Yaiba on ABC-5 (now on TV5) – July 3; Sunday 6:30pm
- Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future – July 3; Sunday 6:00pm
- UAAP – UAAP Season 57 on New Vision 9 (later RPN-9 and now CNN Philippines) – July 9
- NCAA – NCAA Season 70 on PTV-4 – June 25
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- January 6
- MJ Cayabyab, actor and singer
- Catriona Gray, Miss Universe 2018
- January 7 – Jessica Marasigan, member of Girltrends and Miss Philippines Water 2017
- January 11 – Ritz Azul, actress
- January 15 - Vince Gamad, actor
- March 10 – Ma. Anneth Soledad Mirano, poet
- March 21 – Jeron Teng, basketball player
- April 7 – Jasmine Curtis-Smith, actress
- April 16 – Angelica Jane Yap, actress and model
- April 23 – Miko Manguba, actor and member of Top One Project (T.O.P.)
- April 27 – Elmo Magalona, actor and singer
- May 17 – Julie Anne San Jose, actress and singer
- June 4 – Al John Viloria, model and medical student
- June 13 – Hopia Legaspi, actress
- June 16 – Mica Dyan Borja, host and beauty queen
- June 21 – Mika Aereen Reyes, volleyball player
- July 9 – Donnalyn Bartolome, actress and singer
- July 30 – Isabella de Leon, actress and singer
- August 3 – Sarah Carlos, actress and courtside reporter of NCAA on ABS-CBN Sports and studied at San Beda College.
- August 14 – Kim Rodriguez, actress
- August 16 – Tippy Dos Santos, actress and singer
- August 23 – Mark Neumann, actor
- September 6 – Klarisse de Guzman, singer
- September 9 – Ganiel Krishnan, beauty queen and courtside reporter
- September 20 – Daisuke Sato , football player
- September 21 – Mara Alberto, actress, dancer, singer, and host
- September 22 – Avery Paraiso, actor
- November 2 – Denise Barbacena, singer and actress
- November 17 – Emmanuelle Vera, actress and singer
- November 20 – Kristofer Martin, actor
- November 23 – Monica Cuenco, actress and singer
- November 26:
- December 7 – Myrtle Sarrosa, actress and former courtside reporter of National Collegiate Athletic Association on ABS-CBN Sports + Action
- December 14 – Joshua Dionisio, actor
- December 29 – Kristel Fulgar, actress
- January 28 – Betty Go Belmonte, Filipina journalist and newspaper publisher (b. 1933)
- April 7 – Cesar Legaspi, art director, National Artist of the Philippines (b. 1917)
- September 6 – Louie Beltran, journalist and columnist (b. 1936)
- November 15 – Leandro Locsin, architect, National Artist of the Philippines (b. 1928)
- Miguel A. L. Paraz: Developing a Viable Framework for Commercial Internet Operations in the Asia-Pacific Region: The Philippine Experience. ISOC, INET 1997
- Jim Ayson (29 February 2012). "The Philippine Internet turns 18: Is anyone still counting". GMA News. Retrieved 28 March 2014.
- Jose Bimbo F. Santos (20 March 2014). "20PHNET - Philippine Internet connection turns 20 years old this month". InterAksyon.com. Archived from the original on 2014-03-28. Retrieved 28 March 2014.
- "Filipino Actress Steals The Show". The Chicago Tribune. June 27, 1994. Retrieved January 16, 2018.
- "Balik-Tanaw: Naaalala Mo Pa Ba ang 1994 Manila Film Festival Fiasco? (In Filipino)". Definitely Filipino. May 24, 2013. Retrieved January 16, 2018.
- "Take It, Take It! Scandals in Pinoy Awards". Pinoy Exchange. June 27, 2014. Retrieved January 16, 2018.
- 1994 Asian Games medal tally Archived 2009-02-15 at the Wayback Machine
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