Sunday 1 August 1993
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40.
In UK Living On My Own by Freddie Mercury was in the top 5 hits.
The Fugitive, directed by Andrew Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993
while The Bridges Of Madison County by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books.
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- Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
- Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
- St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
- Angola - Armed Forces Day
- Switzerland - National Day
- Benin - National Day
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Kam�l (Perfection) - First day of the eighth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Sts. Faith, Hope, and Charity (sisters).
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Ethelwolf
- Yorkshire, United Kingdom - Yorkshire Day
- People's Republic of China - Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Liberation Army
- Lughnasadh - L� L�nasa, the traditional first day of Autumn in Ireland.
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the liberation of Haile Selassie from slavery
- Nicaragua - Fiesta Day
- Lammas - Neopagan festival of Lammas
- Lebanon - Army's Day (Eid al-Jaysh)
- World Scout Day - anniversary of the first day of the Brownsea Island Camp in 1907, where Robert Baden-Powell began scouting.
- Democratic Republic of Congo - Parent's Day
Famous Birthdays:01 August
- Anatoli Koretski: Russian major General, murdered.
- Ewing Kaufman: Founder / owner (KC Royals), dies of lung cancer at 76.
- Lea Verschuuren-Smulders: Dut Author (Kleutertje Luister), dies at 72.
- Viktor Polyanitshko: Governor of Kaukasus, murdered.
- Alfred Manessier: Non-figurative French painter, stained glass artist, and tapestry designer, part of the new Paris Schooland the Salon de Mai.
- In the Summer House opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 25 performances
- She Loves Me closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 61 performances
- Reggie Jackson enshrined in Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York
- Walter Koenig, Checkov of Star Trek, suffers a heart attack
- Riverboat gambling is launched in Mississippi state.
- The Great Flood of 1993 comes to a peak.
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