Wednesday 5 May 1993
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Eloá Pimentel and Francine Niyonsaba.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Freak Me by Silk.
In UK Five Live (EP) by George Michael & Queen With Lisa Stansfield was in the top 5 hits.
Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Kenneth Branagh, 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 Coltrane in a Cadillac.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Flash or Bari-arm.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 May 1993 ?
- Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
- Euthymios the Wonderworker
- Barlaam of Serpukhov
- Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
- Eulogios the Confessor
- New Martyr Ephraim of Nea Makri
- Albania: Martyrs' Day.
- Great Martyr Irene
- Roly Poly of Georgia.
- Saint Aventinus (d. 1189)
- Ethiopia: Liberation Day (1941).
- International Midwives Day.
- Adrian of Monzensk
- South Korea: Children's Day.
- Guyana: Indian Immigration Day (1838).
- Council of Europe: Europe Day.
- International No Pants Day.
- Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea and Taiwan (2006): Buddha's Birthday.
- Japan: Tango no Sekku (Boy's Day) or Kodomo no hi (Children's Day).
- Mexico and (informally) the United States: Cinco de Mayo (1862).
- Eloá Pimentel: Brazilian 15-year-old girl victim of a kidnapping, hostage and murder.
- Francine Niyonsaba: Burundian runner.
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