Sunday 31 October 1993, Halloween
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Patrick Barnes and Nadine Lustre.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Dreamlover by Mariah Carey.
In UK I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) by Meat Loaf 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 The Wartime Kitchen and Garden.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beat Head or ESPN Baseball Tonight.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 31 October 1993 ?
- October 31st is Nevada Day
- Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
- Wikipedia - Wikipedia:Tim Starling Day
- Cornwall - Allantide
- October 31st is Halloween; also see Samhain (an approximate date)
- St. Wolfgang
- St Urban
- St. Quentin
- St. Notburga
- St. Bega
- Paganism and Celts - Samhain
- St. Arnulf
- Also see October 31 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - October 31 is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Antoninus
Famous Birthdays:31 October
- Adriaan Venema: Dutch journalist / art dealer, commits suicide at 52.
- Edwin A Walker: US Maj-Gen, dies of lung cancer at 84.
- Federico Fellini: Italian film maker, a screenwriter and director of top Italian films, known by many as the master of cinema.
- River Phoenix: American actor who had an impressive resume of films by the time he reached his 20s.
- Wonderful Tennessee closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 9 performances
- 25 people killed during Ghana-Ivory Coast soccer match
- Germany unemployment hits country record of 3.5 million
- Rapper Tupac Shakur charged with aggravated assault
- US wins Nichirei International LPGA Golf Tournament
- Actor River Phoenix dies of a drug overdose outside of the Viper Room in Hollywood.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1993 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mariah Carey - Dreamlover
- Meat Loaf - I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)
- Ace Of Base - All That She Wants
- Xscape - Just Kickin' It
- Billy Joel - The River Of Dreams
- Zhane - Hey Mr. D.J.
- Tag Team - Whoomp! There It Is
- SWV - Right Here (Human Nature)
- Janet Jackson - Again
- Tony! Toni! Tone! - Anniversary
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