It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Hero by Mariah Carey.
In UK Mr Blobby by Mr Blobby was in the top 5 hits.
What's Eating Gilbert Grape, directed by Lasse Hallstrm, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in December 1993 ?
- In the Name of the Father
directed by Jim Sheridan
starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Alison Crosbie
directed by George P. Cosmatos
starring: Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Sam Elliott
directed by Jonathan Demme
starring: Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Roberta Maxwell
- What's Eating Gilbert Grape
directed by Lasse Hallstrm
starring: Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Juliette Lewis
- Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit
directed by Bill Duke
starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Kathy Najimy, Maggie Smith
Which were the important events of Tuesday, 21 December 1993 ?
Famous People died
- Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
- R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
- Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
: British general (Rangoon), dies at age 100.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1993 ?
Gun Violence. Gun photograph for TIME by Dennis Chalkin; background from Nassau County Police-Gamma
Entertainment Weekly: no.201
Playboy Magazine cover
Sports Illustrated: no.9412
The Bridges of Madison County - Robert James Waller
The Client - John Grisham
Slow Waltz in Cedar Bend - Robert James Waller
Without Remorse - Tom Clanc
Cool Runnings (1993)
Oliver Peoples Eyewear Sterling Bowl Bowlers (1993)
Nuclear Energy Helps Keep his Town Clean (1993)
Tell the world why Tuesday, 21 December 1993 is such a special date for you!