Monday 16 August 1993
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40.
In UK Living On My Own by Freddie Mercury was in the top 5 hits.
The Secret Garden, directed by Agnieszka Holland, 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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Which were the important events of 16 August 1993 ?
- RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
- USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
- Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
- Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
- Sam Bashor: YouTube Star.
- Cameron Monaghan: American actor.
- Emily Trebec: American noted family, the daughter of 53-year-old game-show host Alex Trebec and his businesswoman wife, Jean, 28.
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