Wednesday December 01, 1993

US date format: 12/1/1993, UK date format: 1/12/1993

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 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 Stuart Twins and Reena Pärnat. In that special week of December people in US were listening to I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) by Meat Loaf. In UK Mr Blobby by Mr Blobby was in the top 5 hits. Wayne's World 2, directed by Stephen Surjik, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while Further Along The Road Less Traveled by M. Scott Peck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Woman's Guide to Adultery. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Settlers or Tetris Battle Gaiden.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Iceland
  • Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
  • Feast day of St Eligius
  • Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
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Events

  • Northwest Airlink plane crashes in Minnesota, killing 18.
  • A train crash at Tattenham Corner railway station lead to the introduction of the current drugs and alcohol policy for railways in the UK.
  • ''STS-61'': NASA launches the Space Shuttle ''Endeavour'' on a mission to repair an optical flaw in the Hubble Space Telescope.
  • The September 6 merger between Renault and Volvo fails Volvo CEO Pehr G. Gyllenhammar resigns.

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Movies

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Wayne's World 2

Wayne's World 2

Directed by: Stephen Surjik

Starring: Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Christopher Walken, Tia Carrere

Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

Directed by: Bill Duke

Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Kathy Najimy, Maggie Smith, Barnard Hughes

Country: United States of America

Schindler's List

Schindler's List

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley, Caroline Goodall

Country: United States of America

Geronimo: An American Legend

Geronimo: An American Legend

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Jason Patric, Gene Hackman, Robert Duvall, Wes Studi

Yankee Zulu

Yankee Zulu

Directed by: Gray Hofmeyr

Starring: Leon Schuster, John Matshikiza, Wilson Dunster, Terri Treas

Sport Games on December 01, 1993

Sport Games on December 01, 1993


NBA

American Basketball
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - New Jersey Nets : 82 - 97
  • Dallas Mavericks - Los Angeles Lakers : 91 - 124
  • Indiana Pacers - Los Angeles Clippers : 120 - 100
  • Minnesota Timberwolves - Sacramento Kings : 111 - 101
  • Portland Trail Blazers - Orlando Magic : 106 - 114
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TV Series

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A Woman's Guide to Adultery

A Woman's Guide to Adultery

Second Chances

Second Chances

Directed by: James Fargo

Life in the Freezer

Life in the Freezer

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

La petite vie

La petite vie

Starring: Claude Meunier, Serge Thériault, Marc Messier, Diane Lavallée

Country: Canada

Cracker

Cracker

Written by:

Directed by: Charles McDougall

Starring: Robbie Coltrane, Geraldine Somerville, Kieran O'Brien, Lorcan Cranitch

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next December 01

If December 01, 1993 is your birthday you're 26 years, 9 months, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 3 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Golden Mean by Nick Bantock

The Golden Mean

By:

Sabine -- I was sure I understood. Yet you were not here when I returned and there was no sign that you ever had been here....

Decider by Dick Francis

Decider

By:

A smash hit novel now in trade?from ?a rare and magical talent? who never writes the same story twice.?(San Diego Union-Tribune)In Decider, inheriting a small share in a successful racetrack means

Lasher by Anne Rice

Lasher

By:

"SEDUCTIVE MAGIC...SPELLBINDING...Rice stages her scenes in a wide variety of times and locales, tapping deeply into the richest veins of mythology and history."--San

The Truce At Bakura by Kathy Tyers

The Truce At Bakura

By:

No sooner has Darth Vader's funeral pyre burned to ashes on Endor than the Alliance intercepts a call for help from a far-flung Imperial outpost. Bakura

Mr. Murder by Dean Koontz

Mr. Murder

By:

Martin Stillwater has a vivid imagination. It charms his loving wife, delights his two little daughters, and gives him all the inspiration he needs to write his highly successful mystery novels.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Duke Nukem II

Duke Nukem II

Platform: MS-DOS, Game Boy Color, iOS, Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Apogee Software (MS-DOS) GT Interactive Software (GBC) Interceptor Entertainment (iOS)

The Settlers

The Settlers

Platform: Amiga, PC-DOS, MS-DOS, Mac OS, Nintendo DS, Microsoft Windows, OS X, iOS, Symbian, Android

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Ubisoft

Bloodstone: An Epic Dwarven Tale

Bloodstone: An Epic Dwarven Tale

Platform: DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Mindcraft Software, Inc.

Tetris Battle Gaiden

Tetris Battle Gaiden

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Bullet Proof Software

Awesome Possum

Awesome Possum

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Tengen

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 01, 1993?

On December 01, 1993 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is December 01, 1993?

On December 01, 1993 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 01, 1993?

On December 01, 1993 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 01, 1993?

On December 01, 1993 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 01, 1993?

On December 01, 1993 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 01, 1993?

On December 01, 1993 several famous people were born including, Stuart Twins, Reena Pärnat.

What was the number one song in December 01, 1993?

The number one song in the week of December 01, 1993 was I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) by Meat Loaf in US and Mr Blobby by Mr Blobby in UK.

What were the top hits on December 01, 1993?

The top hits on December 01, 1993 were I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) by Meat Loaf, Again by Janet Jackson, All That She Wants by Ace Of Base in US and Mr Blobby by Mr Blobby, I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) by Meat Loaf, Babe by Take That in UK.


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