Thursday 21 October 1993
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kane Brown and Louriza Tronco.
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 The Ancient Art of War in the Skies or Champions World Class Soccer.
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Which were the important events of 21 October 1993 ?
- Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
- French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
- R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
- Trafalgar Day ? celebrated throughout much of the British Empire in the 19th and early 20th Century.
- Also see October 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day of the Nacho ? celebrated in the United States and Mexico since the early 1990s.
- Diwali in India (2006)
Famous Birthdays:21 October
- Assad Saftawi: Palestinian co-founder of al-Fatah, murdered at 58.
- Irving Torgoff: US baseball player (Detroit Tigers), dies at 75.
- Sam Zolotow: US theater critic (NY Times), dies at 94.
- Scott Heiser: US photographer (Interview), dies at 44.
- Melchior Ndadaye: Burundian banker and politician 4th President of Burundi (d. 1993).
- Twilight of the Golds opens at Booth Theater NYC for 29 performances
- Gary Kasparov defeats Nigel Short for chess championship
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1993 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mariah Carey - Dreamlover
- Xscape - Just Kickin' It
- Meat Loaf - I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)
- Ace Of Base - All That She Wants
- Billy Joel - The River Of Dreams
- SWV - Right Here (Human Nature)
- Tag Team - Whoomp! There It Is
- Zhane - Hey Mr. D.J.
- Janet Jackson - If
- Tony! Toni! Tone! - Anniversary
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