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Monday 16 August 1993

1993-08-16

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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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Secret Garden

Directed by: Agnieszka Holland

Starring: Kate Maberly, Maggie Smith, Heydon Prowse

Country: United States

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The Fugitive

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Starring: Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward

Country: United States

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Robin Hood: Men in Tights

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Cary Elwes, Richard Lewis, Roger Rees

Country: United States

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Hocus Pocus

Directed by: Kenny Ortega

Starring: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy

Country: United States

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In the Line of Fire

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

An Exchange of Fire

Starring: Frank Finlay, James Fleet, Juliette Caton, Caroline Langrishe

Country: United Kingdom

Danger Theatre

Written by: Mike Scott, Robert Wolterstorff, Penelope Spheeris

Starring: Diedrich Bader, Robert Vaughn, Adam West, Billy Morrissette

Country: United States

Coltrane in a Cadillac

Starring: Robbie Coltrane

Country: United Kingdom

The Riff Raff Element

Starring: Pippa Guard, Richard Hope, Celia Imrie

Country: United Kingdom

Monstervision

Starring: John Bloom, Wes Craven

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 1993 ?

Holidays:
  • 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
Famous Birthdays:
  • 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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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Overturning Reaganomics -- Aug. 16, 1993
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9394
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.183

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 ?

Abandoned Places 2

Abandoned Places 2

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: International Computer Entertainment

Battleship

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System Sega Game Gear Phillips CD-i

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Mindscape

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Chi Chi's Pro Challenge Golf Top Pro Golf 2

Chi Chi's Pro Challenge Golf Top Pro Golf 2

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Traditional golf simulation

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

Clash of Steel

Platform: DOS

Genre: Strategy game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations

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Dungeon Hack

Platform: DOS, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc

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