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Tuesday 12 January 1993

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Zayn Malik and Blake Steven. In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston. Alive, directed by Frank Marshall, 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. On TV people were watching Passioni. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Champions World Class Soccer or Crime Patrol.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1993 or at January 12 across the years.

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Alive

Directed by: Frank Marshall

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Vincent Spano, Josh Hamilton

Country: United States

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Body of Evidence

Directed by: Uli Edel

Starring: Madonna, Willem Dafoe, Joe Mantegna

Country: United States

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Chaplin

Directed by: Richard Attenborough

Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Geraldine Chaplin, Paul Rhys

Country: United States

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Scent of a Woman

Directed by: Martin Brest

Starring: Al Pacino, Chris O'Donnell, James Rebhorn

Country: United States

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Forever Young

Directed by: Steve Miner

Starring: Mel Gibson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Elijah Wood

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Ark

Country: United Kingdom

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Alphabet Castle

Starring: Joanne Campbell, Stephen Cannon

Country: United Kingdom

The Extraordinary

Starring: Christopher Chacon, Roger Moore, Telly Savalas

Country: United States

Air Combat

Starring: Monte Markham

Country: United States

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Sister Wendy's Odyssey

Starring: Wendy Beckett

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 January 1993 ?

Holidays:
  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Carles Mira: Spanish director (Que Nos Quiten Lo Bailao), dies at 45.
Facts:
  • MTV hostess Martha Quinn marries longtime boyfriend Jordan Tarlow

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Books

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

Dolores Claiborne

By: Stephen King

Dolores Claiborne has a story to tell. But it is not quite what the police had expected. Dolores Claiborne has a confession to make ...She will take her time.

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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

"Astounding...Fast-moving, Intriguing...James Michener is back in huge, familiar form with MEXICO."LOS ANGELES DAILY NEWSHere is the story of an American journalist who travels to Mexico to report on the upcoming duel between two great matadors, but who is ultimately swept ...

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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 ?

Burning Rival

Burning Rival

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Sega

Capcom's MVP Football

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Traditional football simulation

Publisher: Capcom

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Champions World Class Soccer

Platform: Sega Genesis Super NES

Genre: Traditional soccer simulation

Publisher: Flying Edge Acclaim

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Crime Patrol

Platform: Arcade, CD-i, 3DO, Sega CD, Laserdisc, DVD Video

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: American Laser Games

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Star Wars: X-Wing

Platform: DOS, Macintosh, Windows 9x and XP, 7, 8, 10 (through gog.com), Linux (through gog.com)

Genre: Space simulation

Publisher: LucasArts, Disney Interactive Studios (since 2012)

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