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Friday 5 February 1993

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Aleksandr Ilyin . In that special week of February people in US were listening to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston. In UK No Limit by 2 Unlimited was in the top 5 hits. Groundhog Day, directed by Harold Ramis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while Truman by David McCullough was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kirdaar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Capcom's MVP Football or Cliffhanger.
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 ?

Homicide: Life on the Street

Written by: Paul Attanasio

Starring: Richard Belzer, Clark Johnson, Yaphet Kotto, Kyle Secor

Country: United States

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The Ark

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Air Combat

Starring: Monte Markham

Country: United States

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Sister Wendy's Odyssey

Starring: Wendy Beckett

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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X-Men

Written by: Mark Edward Edens, Sidney Iwanter, Eric Lewald

Starring: Cathal J. Dodd, George Buza, Norm Spencer, Cedric Smith

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Dead Alive

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Timothy Balme, Diana Pealver, Elizabeth Moody

Country: United States

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Groundhog Day

Directed by: Harold Ramis

Starring: Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott

Country: United States

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Blood In, Blood Out

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

Starring: Damian Chapa, Jesse Borrego, Benjamin Bratt

Country: United States

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Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey

Directed by: Duwayne Dunham

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Sally Field, Don Alder

Country: United States

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Alive

Directed by: Frank Marshall

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Vincent Spano, Josh Hamilton

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 February 1993 ?

Holidays:
  • Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
  • Saint Bertolf
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Joseph L Mankiewicz: US writer/director/producer (All about Eve), dies at age 83 (born 1909).
  • Tip Tipping [Tim]: American actor and stuntman, dies in sky-diving accident at age 34 (born 1958).
  • Sean Flanagan: Irish Gaelic footballer and politician (Born 1922).
  • Marcel Leger: Quebec politician (Born 1930).
Facts:
  • U.S. President Bill Clinton signs the Family and Medical Leave Act.
  • Grenade explodes in Sarajevo, killing 63 and injuring 160.
  • R James Woolsey becomes 16th director of US Central Intelligence Agency.
  • Belgium becomes a federal monarchy rather than a unitary kingdom.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 1993?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.156
  • Life: Princess Diane And Prince Charles
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Zoe Baird -- Feb. 1, 1993

Books

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

Truman

By: David McCullough

The Pulitzer Prize–winning biography of Harry S. Truman, whose presidency included momentous events from the atomic bombing of Japan to the outbreak of the Cold War and the Korean War, told

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Devil'S Waltz

By: Jonathan Kellerman

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In one of the most frightening and challenging cases of his career, Dr. Alex Delaware must confront a strange medical mystery involving a child.

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Degree Of Guilt

By: Richard North Patterson

TV journalist Mary Carelli admits that she shot and killed Mark Ransom, one of the world's most famous authors. She claims it was self-defense.

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Terminal

By: Robin Cook

At a prestigious Florida medical center, brain cancer patients are treated with a one-hundred-percent success rate. Sean Murphy, a young medical student, finds it hard to believe.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Flash Hiders

Flash Hiders

Platform: PC-Engine Super CD-ROM²

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Right Stuff

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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Capcom's MVP Football

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Traditional football simulation

Publisher: Capcom

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Cliffhanger

Platform: Amiga, Genesis/Mega Drive, Sega CD, SNES, NES, Game Boy, Game Gear

Genre: Action, Platformer

Publisher: Sony Imagesoft, Psygnosis

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FIFA (video game series)

FIFA (video game series)

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Nokia N-gage, Sega 32X, Sega Mega-CD/Sega CD, Master System, Sega Game Gear, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Sega Saturn, GameCube, Gizmondo, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStatio

Genre: Sports, simulation

Publisher: Electronic Arts


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