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Friday 16 July 1993

1993-07-16

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Weak by SWV. In UK Dreams by Gabrielle was in the top 5 hits. Hocus Pocus, directed by Kenny Ortega, 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..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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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The Firm

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gene Hackman

Country: United States

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Dennis the Menace

Directed by: Nick Castle

Starring: Walter Matthau, Mason Gamble, Joan Plowright

Country: United States

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Sleepless in Seattle

Directed by: Nora Ephron

Starring: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Ross Malinger

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 July 1993 ?

Holidays:
  • Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
  • Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • President Lissouba calls emergency rule in Congo-Brazzaville
  • San Francisco outfielder Darren Lewis sets record of 267 consecutive errorless games
  • The Slackware operating system is first released.
  • July 17 ampndash In Estonia, the majority Russian cities of Narva and Sillamäe organize illegal referendums on quotterritorial autonomyquot to protest new citizenship laws.
  • Japanese general election, 1993: The loss of majority of the Liberal Democratic Party results in a coalition taking power.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.179
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Janet Reno -- July 12, 1993
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9389

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 ?

Accele Brid

Accele Brid

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Action Shooter

Publisher: Tomy

Bonk 3: Bonk's Big Adventure

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, TurboDuo, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network

Genre: 2D side scrolling platform game

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA NEC Home Electronics

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Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Doom

Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Doom

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up/role-playing video game

Publisher: Capcom

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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Star Wars Arcade

Platform: Arcade, Sega 32X

Genre: Action, Space simulation

Publisher: Sega

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