Friday 2 July 1993
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Vince Staples .
In that special week of July people in US were listening to That's The Way Love Goes by Janet Jackson.
In UK (I Can't Help) Falling In Love With You by UB40 was in the top 5 hits.
In the Line of Fire, directed by Wolfgang Petersen, 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.
On TV people were watching I Love My Family.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Epic Pinball or Nolan Hook.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 July 1993 ?
- Feast Day of St. John Regis
- Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
- Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
- Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
- Boat sinks at Bocaue Philippines, 325 die
- F-28 crashes at Sorong Irian Barat, 41 die
- Kansas Royals rename stadium Ewing Kaufman Stadium after founder
- Moslem fundamentalists in Sivas Turkey, set hotel on fire, kill 36
- New York Met Anthony Young loses a record 25th straight game (goes to 27)
- Pope John Paul II hospitalized for Cat Scan test
- Disney re-releases the film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to theaters in the USA. The film had been painstakingly restored and flaws were fixed by Eastman Kodak's Cinesite division over 18 weeks.
- 37 participants in an Alevi cultural and literary festival are killed when a mob of demonstrators set fire to their hotel in Sivas during a violent protest.
- An integrist mob sets fire to the hotel where ''The Satanic Verses'' translator Aziz Nesin resides in Sivas, Turkey, killing 37.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1993 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Janet Jackson - That's The Way Love Goes
- SWV - Weak
- H-Town - Knockin' Da Boots
- Tag Team - Whoomp! There It Is
- Rod Stewart - Have I Told You Lately (Live)
- Robin S - Show Me Love
- UB40 - Can't Help Falling In Love
- Dre Day - Dr. Dre
- Duran Duran - Come Undone
- Expose - I'll Never Get Over You (Getting Over Me)
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