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Saturday 31 July 1993

1993-07-31

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40. In UK Dreams by Gabrielle was in the top 5 hits. The Fugitive, directed by Andrew Davis, 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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Movies

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

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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Hocus Pocus

Directed by: Kenny Ortega

Starring: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy

Country: United States

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In the Line of Fire

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo

Country: United States

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The Firm

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gene Hackman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Monstervision

Starring: John Bloom, Wes Craven

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 July 1993 ?

Holidays:
  • St. John Columbini
  • Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
  • St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
  • St. Helen of Skofde
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Paul Henry: US Republicans Congressional leader, dies at 51.
  • Elmar Klos: Director (Obzalovany, Obchod na Korze), dies at 83.
  • Baudouin : Belgian royalty, the first born son of King Leopold III and Princess Astrid.
  • King Baudouin: I of Belgium (Born 1930).
Facts:
  • Allman Bros guitarist Dickey Betts arrested for shoving 2 cops
  • Inkatha-arm forces killed 49 ANC-followers in Johannesburg
  • Prince Ronald Ronnie Mutebi crowned King of Uganda
  • A federal judge sentences Los Angeles Police Department officers Stacey Koon and Laurence Powell to 30 months in prison for violating motorist Rodney King's civil rights.
  • The Japanese government issues the Kono Statement, acknowledging the comfort women's (sex slaves) deportation.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.181
  • Time: Missy & Tony Evers using rowboat to escape flood waters
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9391

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 7th Guest

Platform: PC, CD-i, Mac OS, iOS, OS X, Linux

Genre: Interactive movie, Puzzle adventure

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

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Ancients 1: Deathwatch

Ancients 1: Deathwatch

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Role playing game

Publisher: Farr-Ware (1991), Epic Games (1993)

Beyond Shadowgate

Platform: TurboGrafx CD

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Turbo Technologies Inc.

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Bloodstone: An Epic Dwarven Tale

Platform: DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Mindcraft Software, Inc.

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Break Time: The National Pool Tour

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Fujisankei

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