Monday 26 April 1993
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Freak Me by Silk.
In UK Young At Heart by The Bluebells was in the top 5 hits.
Benny & Joon, directed by Jeremiah Chechik, 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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Which were the important events of 26 April 1993 ?
- World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
- Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
- Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Tanzania - Union Day.
- Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
- Trudpert (Irish monk martyred in Germany in 607).
- Lucidius (4th century)
- Saint Cletus (Pope Anacletus) and Marcellinus (Popes and martyrs)
- Paschasius (d. 865)
- Richarius or Riquier (d. 643)
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Alda (d. 1309)
- Ryoma Takeuchi: Japanese actor and model.
- Shakespeare for My Father opens at Helen Hayes NYC for 266 performances
- STS-55 (Columbia) launches into orbit.
- Boeing 737 crashes at Aurangabad, kills 56.
- Oscar Luigi Scalfaro appoints Carlo Azeglio Ciampi Prime Minister of Italy.
- Eritrea: Eritrean independence was declared as a result of a referendum held with UN verification.
- Yemeni parliamentary election, 1993: The General People's Congress wins a plurality of 121 seats.
- All members of the Zambia national football team die in a plane crash off Libreville, Gabon in route to Dakar, Senegal.
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