Sunday 5 December 1993
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) by Meat Loaf.
In UK Mr Blobby by Mr Blobby was in the top 5 hits.
Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit, directed by Bill Duke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993
while Slow Waltz In Cedar Bend by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books.
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- Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
- Day of the Ninja
- Austria - Krampus
- Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
- Roman festivals - Faunalia celebrated in honor of Faunus (according to Horace, Odes 3.18)
- Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK - Saint Nicholas Eve (whom Dutch speakers call Sinterklaas, which became in other languages Santa Claus)
Famous Birthdays:05 December
- Doug Hopkins: American guitarist and songwriter (Gin Blossoms) (Born 1961).
- Alexandre Trauber: Hungarian/French set designer (Harem), dies at age 87.
- Arthur Staal: Dutch architect (Shell Tower Amsterdam), dies at age 86.
- Douglas Hopkins: American guitarist and songwriter (Gin Blossoms), dies of gun shot at age 32 (born 1961).
- Timon of Athens closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 37 performances
- Melissa Mcnamara / Mike Sopringer wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
- Newhart actor William Sanderson (47) weds Sharon Wix (39)
- 82nd Davis Cup: Germany beats Australia in Dusseldorf (4-1).
- Astronauts begin repair of Hubble telescope in space.
- Rafael Caldera elected President of Venezuela.
- The mayor of Wien (Vienna), Helmut Zilk, is wounded by a letter bomb.
- Colin Ferguson opens fire with his Ruger 9nbspmm pistol on a Long Island Rail Road train, killing 6 and injuring 19.
- The 32-member Transitional Executive Committee holds its first meeting in Cape Town, marking the first meeting of an official government body in South Africa with Black members.
- President of Côte d'Ivoire Félix Houphouët-Boigny dies at 83, the oldest African head of state. He is succeeded 3 days later by Henri Konan Bédié.
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