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Sunday 29 August 1993

1993-08-29

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40. In UK Living On My Own by Freddie Mercury was in the top 5 hits. Three Colors: Blue, directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while Without Remorse by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Three Colors: Blue

Directed by: Krzysztof Kieslowski

Starring: Juliette Binoche, Zbigniew Zamachowski, Julie Delpy

Country: United States

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Kalifornia

Directed by: Dominic Sena

Starring: Brad Pitt, Juliette Lewis, Kathy Larson

Country: United States

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The Secret Garden

Directed by: Agnieszka Holland

Starring: Kate Maberly, Maggie Smith, Heydon Prowse

Country: United States

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The Fugitive

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Starring: Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward

Country: United States

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Robin Hood: Men in Tights

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Cary Elwes, Richard Lewis, Roger Rees

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

A Passion for Angling

Starring: Bernard Cribbins

Country: United Kingdom

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An Exchange of Fire

Starring: Frank Finlay, James Fleet, Juliette Caton, Caroline Langrishe

Country: United Kingdom

Danger Theatre

Written by: Mike Scott, Robert Wolterstorff, Penelope Spheeris

Starring: Diedrich Bader, Robert Vaughn, Adam West, Billy Morrissette

Country: United States

Coltrane in a Cadillac

Starring: Robbie Coltrane

Country: United Kingdom

The Riff Raff Element

Starring: Pippa Guard, Richard Hope, Celia Imrie

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 August 1993 ?

Holidays:
  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
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Facts:
  • 21st du Maurier Golf Classic: Brandie Burton
  • 93rd US Golf Amateur Championship won by John Harris
  • Actress Elke Sommer (52) weds Wolf Walther (46)
  • Actress Marlee Matlin (28) weds Kevin Grandalski (28)

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.185186
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: America the Violent -- Aug. 23, 1993
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9395

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 ?

Abandoned Places 2

Abandoned Places 2

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: International Computer Entertainment

Action Pachio

Action Pachio

Platform: Super Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Coconuts Japan

Crystal Crazy

Platform: Mac OS

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Casady & Greene

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Dungeon Hack

Platform: DOS, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc

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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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