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..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
- Cool Runnings
directed by Jon Turteltaub
starring: John Candy, Leon, Doug E. Doug
- A Bronx Tale
directed by Robert De Niro
starring: Robert De Niro, Chazz Palminteri, Lillo Brancato
directed by David Anspaugh
starring: Sean Astin, Jon Favreau, Ned Beatty
- The Piano
directed by Jane Campion
starring: Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel, Sam Neill
directed by Mike Leigh
starring: David Thewlis, Lesley Sharp, Katrin Cartlidge
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Which were the important events of Wednesday, 06 October 1993 ?
- 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
Famous People died
Agnes de Mille
- Sydney Australia Stock Market index above 2000, for 1st time
: US dancer / choreographer (Oklahoma!), dies at 88
: American ''lawn chair'' pilot (Born 1949)
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1993 ?
What news were making the headlines those days in October 1993 ?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
The Bridges of Madison County
by Robert James Waller
If you've ever experienced the one true love of your life, a love that for some reason could never be, you will understand why readers all over the world were so moved by this small, unknown first novel that they made it a publishing phenomenon and #1 bestseller. [...]
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
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. [...]
Tell the world why Wednesday, 6 October 1993 is such a special date for you!