Sunday 3 January 1993
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston.
Chaplin, directed by Richard Attenborough, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993
while Dolores Claiborne by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 3 January 1993 ?
- The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
- The Festival of Sleep Day
- In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
- Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
- Feast day of St Genevieve
- In astronomy the approximate date of Earth's perihelion.
Famous Birthdays:03 January
- Johnny Most: American sports announcer (Born 1923).
- Catskills on Broadway closes at Lunt-Fontanne NYC after 452 performances
- Christmas Carol closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 22 performances
- Lost in Yonkers closes at Richard Rodgers NYC after 780 performances
- Secret Garden closes at St. James Theater NYC after 706 performances
- Tommy Tune Tonite! closes at Gershwin NYC after 10 performances
- Junk bond King Michael Milkin is released from jail after 22 months
- In Moscow, George H. W. Bush and Boris Yeltsin sign the second Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START).
- The state of Washington executes Westley Allan Dodd by hanging (the first legal hanging in America since 1965).
- US$7.4 million is stolen from Brink's Armored Car Depot in Rochester, New York in the 5th largest robbery in U.S. history. Four men, Samuel Millar, Father Patrick Moloney, former Rochester Police officer Thomas O'Connor, and Charles McCormick, all of whom have ties to the Provisional Irish Republican Army, are accused.
- M/V ''Braer'', a Liberian oil tanker, runs aground off the Scottish island of Mainland, causing a massive oil spill.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1993 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Whitney Houston - I Will Always Love You
- Wreckx-N-Effect - Rump Shaker
- Shai - If I Ever Fall In Love
- Boyz II Men - In The Still Of The Nite (I'll Remember)
- Snap! - Rhythm Is A Dancer
- PM Dawn - I'd Die Without You
- Shanice - Saving Forever For You
- Bobby Brown - Good Enough
- TLC - What About Your Friends
- Mary J. Blige - Real Love
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