It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Dreamlover by Mariah Carey. In UK Boom! Shake The Room by Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince was in the top 5 hits. Cool Runnings, directed by Jon Turteltaub, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 .
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

  • Cool RunningsCool Runnings
    directed by Jon Turteltaub
    starring: John Candy, Leon, Doug E. Doug
  • A Bronx TaleA Bronx Tale
    directed by Robert De Niro
    starring: Robert De Niro, Chazz Palminteri, Lillo Brancato
  • RudyRudy
    directed by David Anspaugh
    starring: Sean Astin, Jon Favreau, Ned Beatty
  • The PianoThe Piano
    directed by Jane Campion
    starring: Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel, Sam Neill
  • NakedNaked
    directed by Mike Leigh
    starring: David Thewlis, Lesley Sharp, Katrin Cartlidge
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Wednesday, 06 October 1993 ?


Holidays
  • Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
  • Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
  • U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
  • French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
  • Also see October 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Bruno, St Faith

Facts
  • Sydney Australia Stock Market index above 2000, for 1st time

Famous People died
Agnes de Mille: US dancer / choreographer (Oklahoma!), dies at 88
Larry Walters: American ''lawn chair'' pilot (Born 1949)
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Magazine Covers

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

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Books

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

The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller

The Bridges of Madison County

by Robert James Waller


The legendary love story, the bestselling hardcover novel of all time, and the major motion picture starring Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep. This is the story of Robert Kincaid, the photographer and free spirit searching for the covered bridges of Madison County, and Francesca Johnson, the farm wife waiting for fulfillment of a girlhood dream.

The Client by John Grisham

The Client

by John Grisham


In a weedy lot on the outskirts of Memphis, two  boys watch a shiny Lincoln pull up to the  curb...Eleven-year-old Mark Sway and his younger brother  were sharing a forbidden cigarette when a chance  encounter with a suicidal lawyer left Mark knowing  a bloody and explosive secret: the whereabouts of  the most sought-after dead body in America.

Slow Waltz in Cedar Bend by Robert James Waller

Slow Waltz in Cedar Bend

by Robert James Waller


The author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller The Bridges of Madison County once again brings characters and situations with his special blend of lyricism and magic.

Without Remorse by Tom Clanc

Without Remorse

by Tom Clanc


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Desert Mountain Club Homes Golf Course Arizona (1993)Desert Mountain Club Homes Golf Course Arizona (1993)
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The gods of wealth enter the home from everywhere, wealth, treasures and peace beckon (1993)The gods of wealth enter the home from everywhere, wealth, treasures and peace beckon (1993)
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Tell the world why Wednesday, 6 October 1993 is such a special date for you!