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Thursday 21 October 1993

1993-10-21

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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.
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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 months ?

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 21 October 1993 ?

Holidays:
  • 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.
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Facts:
  • Twilight of the Golds opens at Booth Theater NYC for 29 performances
  • Gary Kasparov defeats Nigel Short for chess championship

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Hostage U.S. Army officer Michael Durant in Somalia
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9403
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.192

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 ?

The Ancient Art of War in the Skies

The Ancient Art of War in the Skies

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: MicroProse

3rd Super Robot Wars

Platform: Super Famicom Sony PlayStation

Genre: Tactical role-playing

Publisher: Banpresto

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Bram Stoker's Dracula

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action platformer

Publisher: Sony Imagesoft

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Champions World Class Soccer

Platform: Sega Genesis Super NES

Genre: Traditional soccer simulation

Publisher: Flying Edge Acclaim

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Final Fight 2

Platform: Super Famicom/SNES, Virtual Console

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

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