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Friday 6 August 1993

1993-08-06

It was Friday, 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 Secret Garden, directed by Agnieszka Holland, 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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Secret Garden

Directed by: Agnieszka Holland

Starring: Kate Maberly, Maggie Smith, Heydon Prowse

Country: United States

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The Fugitive

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Starring: Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward

Country: United States

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Robin Hood: Men in Tights

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Cary Elwes, Richard Lewis, Roger Rees

Country: United States

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Hocus Pocus

Directed by: Kenny Ortega

Starring: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy

Country: United States

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In the Line of Fire

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

An Exchange of Fire

Starring: Frank Finlay, James Fleet, Juliette Caton, Caroline Langrishe

Country: United Kingdom

Danger Theatre

Written by: Mike Scott, Robert Wolterstorff, Penelope Spheeris

Starring: Diedrich Bader, Robert Vaughn, Adam West, Billy Morrissette

Country: United States

Coltrane in a Cadillac

Starring: Robbie Coltrane

Country: United Kingdom

The Riff Raff Element

Starring: Pippa Guard, Richard Hope, Celia Imrie

Country: United Kingdom

Monstervision

Starring: John Bloom, Wes Craven

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 August 1993 ?

Holidays:
  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
  • St. Pastor
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Facts:
  • Japan Hosokawa government begins
  • Pope John Paul II publishes Veritatis splendor encyclical
  • Heavy rains and debris kill 72 in the Kagoshima and Aira areas of Kyushu, Japan.

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What news were making the headlines those days in August 1993?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.182
  • Time: Inset: Photograph by Bob Talbot.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9392

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Dolores Claiborne

By: Stephen King

Now available for the first time in a mass-market premium paperback edition—master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic #1 New York Times bestseller about a housekeeper with a long-hidden secret from her past...one

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Mixed Blessings

By: Danielle Steel

After the wedding of Diana Goode and Andrew Douglas, Diana teases that they will make a baby on their honeymoon. But long afterward, she is still not pregnant. As

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Mexico

By: James A. Michener

Pulitzer Prize–winning author James A. Michener, whose novels hurtle from the far reaches of history to the dark corners of the world, paints an intoxicating portrait of a land whose past and present are as turbulent, fascinating, and colorful as ...

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The Pelican Brief

By: John Grisham

In suburban Georgetown a killer's Reeboks whisper on the front floor of a posh home... In a seedy D.C. porno house a patron is swiftly garroted to death... The next day America learns that two of its Supreme Court justices ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bio Menace

Bio Menace

Platform: DOS

Genre: Run and gun/platformer

Publisher: Apogee Software

Chester Cheetah: Wild Wild Quest

Chester Cheetah: Wild Wild Quest

Platform: Super NES, Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Kaneko

Dolucky no Kusayakiu

Dolucky no Kusayakiu

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Traditional baseball simulation

Publisher: Imagineer

Dragon's Revenge

Platform: Sega Genesis

Genre: Pinball

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Star Fox

Platform: Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Nintendo 64, GameCube, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U

Genre: Rail/Scrolling shooter action-adventure game

Publisher: Nintendo

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