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Wednesday 4 August 1993

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Meghan Rienks and Mason Noise. 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 Campaign II or Battletoads in Battlemaniacs.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 August 1993 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
  • El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
  • Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
  • Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
  • St. Luanus/Lugid
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 04 August
Famous Deaths:
  • Kenny Drew: US / Danish jazz pianist (Moonlight Desert), dies at 64.
  • Bernard Barrow: American actor and educator (d. 1993).
Facts:
  • Angolese air force bombs Huambo
  • Tony Gwynn gets 6 hits, 4th time in 1993 a Padre gets 5 or more hits
  • A federal judge sentences Los Angeles Police Department officers Stacey Koon and Laurence Powell to 30 months in prison for violating motorist Rodney King's civil rights.

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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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After All These Years

By: Susan Isaacs

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.

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Thinking Out Loud

By: Anna Quindlen

"A splendid collection...Eloquent, powerful, compassionate and droll. There is considerable variety in the subjects she addresses....Compelling."THE CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALERThinking out loud is what Anna Quindlen does best.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Break Time: The National Pool Tour

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Fujisankei

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Campaign II

Platform: MS-DOS, Commodore Amiga

Genre: Wargame, Vehicle simulation

Publisher: Empire Interactive

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Exhaust Heat II F1 ROC II: Race of Champions

Exhaust Heat II F1 ROC II: Race of Champions

Platform: Super Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Racing

Publisher: SETA

Aero the Acro-Bat

Platform: Sega Genesis Super Nintendo Game Boy Advance

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sunsoft (GEN, SNES) Metro 3D/Zoo Digital (GBA)

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Battletoads in Battlemaniacs

Platform: Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Sega Master System

Genre: Beat 'em up, platformer, action

Publisher: NA Tradewest (SNES); EU Tradewest (SNES); AUS Nintendo (SNES); JP NCS (SNES); BR Tec Toy (SMS)

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