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Saturday 16 October 1993

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jared Cohen and Scot Williams. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Dreamlover by Mariah Carey. In UK Boom! Shake The Room by Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince was in the top 5 hits. The Nightmare Before Christmas, directed by Henry Selick, 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 La petite vie. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bugs Bunny Rabbit Rampage or Super Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Directed by: Henry Selick

Starring: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara

Country: United States

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Demolition Man

Directed by: Marco Brambilla

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Wesley Snipes, Sandra Bullock

Country: United States

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Naked

Directed by: Mike Leigh

Starring: David Thewlis, Lesley Sharp, Katrin Cartlidge

Country: United States

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The Piano

Directed by: Jane Campion

Starring: Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel, Sam Neill

Country: United States

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Rudy

Directed by: David Anspaugh

Starring: Sean Astin, Jon Favreau, Ned Beatty

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Strange But True?

Starring: Michael Aspel

Country: United Kingdom

Cracker

Written by: Jimmy McGovern

Starring: Robbie Coltrane, Geraldine Somerville, Kieran O'Brien, Lorcan Cranitch

Country: United Kingdom

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Exosquad

Written by: Jeff Segal

Starring: Robby Benson, Ken Camroux, Garry Chalk, Garrison Christiohn

Country: United States

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Cro

Starring: Max Casella, Ruth Buzzi, Jim Cummings, April Ortiz

Country: United States

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Beakman's World

Written by: Jok R. Church

Starring: Paul Zaloom, Mark Ritts, Eliza Schneider, Alanna Ubach

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 October 1993 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Jared Cohen: American noted family, the son of "CBS This Morning" anchor Paula Zahn and her real estate investor husband, Richard.
  • Scot Williams: American noted family, son of Houston's offensive tackle David Williams who played for the Oilers at the time of his birth.
  • Jovit Baldivino: Filipino singer and actor.
  • Caroline Garcia: French tennis player.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • General Omar al-Bashir appointed Sudan President
  • IRA bomb attack on fish and chips restaurant in Belfast, 10 killed
  • Anti-Nazi riot breaks out in Welling in Kent, after police stop protesters approaching the British National Party headquarters.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.192
  • Time: Computer photomontage by Dan McCoy/Rainbow; Additional photography by T. J. Florian
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9402

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

"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 floor of a posh home. In a seedy D.C. porno house, a patron is swiftly garroted to death.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bugs Bunny Rabbit Rampage

Bugs Bunny Rabbit Rampage

Platform: Super Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Action

Publisher: Sunsoft

Crash 'n Burn

Platform: 3DO

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Crystal Dynamics

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Deep Core

Deep Core

Platform: Amiga, Amiga CD32

Genre: Science fiction, platform game

Publisher: ICE

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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Super Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: JVC, later re-released by THQ (SNES) LucasArts (Virtual Console)

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