Friday 8 October 1993
It was Friday, 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.
The Nightmare Before Christmas, directed by Henry Selick, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 8 October 1993 ?
- French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
- Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
- RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
- Molly C Quinn: American actress.
- Angus T Jones: American actor.
- Garbiñe Muguruza: Spanish tennis player.
- Darrell Wallace: Jr.
- Barbara Palvin: Model.
- Mark Dohner: Vine Star
- Garbine Muguruza: Tennis Player
- Angus Jones: TV Actor
- Molly Quinn: TV Actress
- Manke Nelis [Cornelis Pieters]: Singer (Aunt Saar), dies at 73.
- Howard Stern releases his 1st book Private Parts
- UN lifts remaining economic sanctions against South Africa
- David Miscavige announces the IRS has granted full tax exemption to the Church of Scientology International and affiliated churches and organizations ending the Church's 40-year battle with the IRS and resulting in religious recognition in the United States.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1993 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mariah Carey - Dreamlover
- UB40 - Can't Help Falling In Love
- Meat Loaf - I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)
- Tag Team - Whoomp! There It Is
- SWV - Right Here (Human Nature)
- Billy Joel - The River Of Dreams
- Janet Jackson - If
- Soul Asylum - Runaway Train
- Michael Jackson - Will You Be There
- Toni Braxton - Another Sad Love Song
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?