Sunday August 01, 1993

US date format: 8/1/1993, UK date format: 1/8/1993

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 1, 1993). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Leon Thomas III and Leon Thomas. 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. Gumrah, directed by Mahesh Bhatt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while Race Matters by Cornel West was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Politically Incorrect. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The C.H.A.O.S. Continuum or Deep Duck Trouble Starring Donald Duck.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
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Events

  • In the Summer House opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 25 performances
  • She Loves Me closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 61 performances
  • Reggie Jackson enshrined in Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York
  • Walter Koenig, Checkov of Star Trek, suffers a heart attack
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Movies

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Gumrah

Gumrah

Directed by: Mahesh Bhatt

Starring: Sanjay Dutt, Sridevi, Anupam Kher, Rahul Roy

American Kickboxer 2

American Kickboxer 2

Directed by: Jenö Hodi

Starring: Dale Cook, Evan Lurie, Kathy Shower, David Graf

The Fugitive

The Fugitive

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Starring: Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward, Julianne Moore

Country: United States of America

Robin Hood: Men in Tights

Robin Hood: Men in Tights

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Cary Elwes, Richard Lewis, Roger Rees, Amy Yasbeck

Country: United States of America

Rising Sun

Rising Sun

Directed by: Philip Kaufman

Starring: Sean Connery, Wesley Snipes, Harvey Keitel, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

Sport Games on August 01, 1993

Sport Games on August 01, 1993


Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Cannes - Marseille : 2 - 1
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TV Series

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Politically Incorrect

Politically Incorrect

Face the Music

Face the Music

Directed by: Carol Wiseman

Labor in Power

Labor in Power

Everything You Need to Know

Everything You Need to Know

Yazlikçilar

Yazlikçilar

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Race Matters by Cornel West

Race Matters

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With a new introduction, the groundbreaking classic Race Matters affirms its position as the bestselling, most influential, and most original articulation of the urgent issues in America?s

Women Who Run With The Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes

Women Who Run With The Wolves

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UPDATED, WITH NEW MATERIAL BY THE AUTHOR"WOMEN WHO RUN WITH THE WOLVES isn't just another book. It is a gift of profound insight, wisdom, and love.

Embraced By The Light by Betty J. Eadie with Curtis Taylor

Embraced By The Light

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Embraced by the Light is an Eadie and Taylor book in which Betty Eadie narrates her near-death experience and the events that followed.

After All These Years by Susan Isaacs

After All These Years

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The day after her lavish wedding anniversary bash, Rosie Meyers gets a big surprise: her nouveau riche husband, Richie, is leaving her for a sultry, sophisticated, size-six MBA.

The Scorpio Illusion by Robert Ludlum

The Scorpio Illusion

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Don’t ever begin a Ludlum novel if you have to go to work the next day.”—Chicago

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Nolan Hook

Nolan Hook

Platform: Super NES Genesis Master System Game Gear

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: U.S. Gold Marvel Comics

Dragon's Revenge

Dragon's Revenge

Platform: Sega Genesis

Genre: Pinball

The C.H.A.O.S. Continuum

The C.H.A.O.S. Continuum

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Sci-fi Adventure

Publisher: Creative Multimedia Corporation

Star Wars Arcade

Star Wars Arcade

Platform: Arcade, Sega 32X

Genre: Action, Space simulation

Publisher: Sega

Deep Duck Trouble Starring Donald Duck

Deep Duck Trouble Starring Donald Duck

Platform: Sega Game Gear, Sega Master System

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Sega (re-released in USA by Majesco Entertainment)


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