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 - ´┐Żne (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

 Mahmud Abouhalima. No photo credit given
Mahmud Abouhalima. No photo credit given

Magazine

 Entertainment Weekly: no.190
Entertainment Weekly: no.190

Magazine

 Pearl Jam
Pearl Jam

Magazine

 Esquire Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover
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Books

The Bridges of Madison County - Robert James Waller

The Bridges of Madison County - Robert James Waller

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Books

The Client - John Grisham

The Client - John Grisham

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Books

Slow Waltz in Cedar Bend - Robert James Waller

Slow Waltz in Cedar Bend - Robert James Waller

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Books

Without Remorse - Tom Clanc

Without Remorse - Tom Clanc

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Right Guard Deodorant w/ Chuck Norris, Defense (1993)Right Guard Deodorant w/ Chuck Norris, Defense (1993)
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Tell the world why Wednesday, 6 October 1993 is such a special date for you!