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Sunday 1 August 1993

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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. The Fugitive, directed by Andrew Davis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while Pigs In Heaven by Barbara Kingsolver was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching An Exchange of Fire. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battletoads & Double Dragon or The 7th Saga.
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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 of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Danger Theatre

Written by: Mike Scott, Robert Wolterstorff, Penelope Spheeris

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

Country: United States

I Love My Family

Starring: Xingyu Wen, Dandan Song, Lixin Yang, Ling Guan

Country: China

Coltrane in a Cadillac

Starring: Robbie Coltrane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Persones humanes

Written by: Miquel Calçada

Starring: Miquel Calçada, Quim Monzó, Xavier Soler, Jaume Santacana

Country: Spain

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 August 1993 ?

Holidays:
  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
  • Switzerland - National Day
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 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
  • Riverboat gambling is launched in Mississippi state.

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Sport Games on 1 August 1993

Le Championnat
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  • Cannes - Marseille : 2 - 1
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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Pigs In Heaven

By: Barbara Kingsolver

Picking up where her modern classic The Bean Trees left off, Barbara Kingsolver’s bestselling Pigs in Heaven continues the tale of Turtle and Taylor Greer, a Native American girl and her

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Pleading Guilty

By: Scott Turow

Returning to the now-renowned locale of Kindle County, Scott Turow gives us Mack Malloy, ex-cop, not-quite-ex-drunk, and partner-on-the-wane in one of the country's most high-powered law firms.

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Secret Ceremonies

By: Deborah Laake

A member of the Mormon Church describes the voodoo-like rituals and behaviors revealed to her on her wedding day and the male dominance, strange teachings, and divine revelations characteristic

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Like Water For Chocolate

By: Laura Esquivel

Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in tum-of-the-century Mexico became a best-selling phenomenon with its winning blend of poignant romance and bittersweet wit.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Double Switch

Platform: Sega Mega-CD, Saturn, PC

Genre: Adventure, interactive movie

Publisher: Sega (Sega Mega-CD) Digital Pictures (Saturn & PC)

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The Flash

Platform: Sega Master System Game Boy

Genre: Action Platform

Publisher: Sega (Master System) THQ (Game Boy)

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Battletoads & Double Dragon

Platform: NES, Mega Drive/Genesis, Super NES, Game Boy

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: NA Tradewest; EU Nintendo (NES)

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The 7th Saga

Platform: SNES

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Enix

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Beyond Shadowgate

Platform: TurboGrafx CD

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Turbo Technologies Inc.

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