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Friday 15 January 1993

1993-01-15

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). 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.
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Old Newspapers

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 15 January 1993 ?

Holidays:
  • Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
  • Jallikattu in South India.
  • United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
  • North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
  • Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Huub H Jacobse: Dutch Member of Parliament (VVD), dies at age 68.
  • Henry Iba: American basketball player and coach (d. 1993).
  • Ken Cory: Dies of AIDS at 51.
Facts:
  • 7.5 earthquake strikes Northern Japan, 2 die
  • Soap opera Santa Barbara final show on NBC TV
  • Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) signed.
  • IBM announces a $4.97 billion loss for 1992, the largest single-year corporate loss in United States history to date.
  • Iraq disarmament crisis: Iraq refuses to allow UNSCOM inspectors to use its own aircraft to fly into Iraq, and begins military operations in the demilitarized zone between Iraq and Kuwait, and the northern Iraqi no-fly zones. U.S. forces fire approximately 40 Tomahawk cruise missiles at Baghdad factories linked to Iraq's illegal nuclear weapons program. Iraq then informs UNSCOM that it will be able to resume its flights.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.153
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10375
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Problems of Megacities -- Jan. 11, 1993

Books

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

Dolores Claiborne

By: Stephen King

Now available for the first time in a mass-market premium paperback edition—master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic #1 New York Times bestseller about a housekeeper with a long-hidden secret from her past...one

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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

Pulitzer Prize–winning author James A. Michener, whose novels hurtle from the far reaches of history to the dark corners of the world, paints an intoxicating portrait of a land whose past and present are as turbulent, fascinating, and colorful as ...

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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 ?

Dune II

Platform: Amiga, MS-DOS, RISC OS, Genesis/Mega Drive

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

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ActRaiser 2

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: EU Ubisoft; JP/NA Enix

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Brutal Sports Football

Brutal Sports Football

Platform: Amiga Atari Jaguar MS-DOS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Cyborg Justice

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

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The Excellent Dizzy Collection

The Excellent Dizzy Collection

Platform: Sega Master System, Sega Game Gear

Genre: Action game, Puzzle Game, Adventure game

Publisher: Codemasters


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