Friday January 01, 1993, NewYear’s Day

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

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 1, 1993). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), 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 Mattie Foxx and Christopher McCrory. Head Over Heels, directed by Mark S Waters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 On TV people were watching Celia. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Burning Rival or Super Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 01, 1993?


Events

  • Czechoslovakia separates into Czech Republic (Bohemia) and Slovakia
  • Harry Connick Jr arrested at a New York airport for gun possession
  • Dissolution of Czechoslovakia: Czechoslovakia is divided into the Slovak Republic and the Czech Republic.
  • A single market within the European Community is introduced.
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Movies

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Head Over Heels

Head Over Heels

Directed by: Mark S Waters

Arizona Dream

Arizona Dream

Directed by: Emir Kusturica

Starring: Johnny Depp, Jerry Lewis, Faye Dunaway, Lili Taylor

Trouble Bound

Trouble Bound

Directed by: Jeffrey Reiner

Starring: Michael Madsen, Patricia Arquette, Sal Jenco, Darren Epton

Leprechaun

Leprechaun

Directed by: Mark Jones

Starring: Warwick Davis, Jennifer Aniston, Ken Olandt, Mark Holton

Une journée chez ma mère

Une journée chez ma mère

Directed by: Dominique Cheminal

Starring: Charlotte de Turckheim, Hélène Vincent, Claire Nadeau, Lorella Cravotta

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Celia

Celia

Directed by: Ann Turner

Gone to Seed

Gone to Seed

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

ZZZap!

ZZZap!

The Return of the Psammead

The Return of the Psammead

Days to next January 01

If January 01, 1993 is your birthday you're 27 years, 8 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 6 days.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1992?

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Burning Rival

Burning Rival

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Sega

F-1 Sensation Formula 1 Sensation

F-1 Sensation Formula 1 Sensation

Platform: NES

Genre: Racing

Championship Pool

Championship Pool

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

Genre: Sports simulation – pool

Publisher: Mindscape

Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck

Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck

Platform: Amiga, Amiga CD32, Sega Game Gear, Sega Mega-CD, Sega Master System, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Platform game, Side-scrolling game

Publisher: Core Design

Super Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Super Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: JVC, later re-released by THQ (SNES) LucasArts (Virtual Console)


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