Tuesday January 05, 1993

US date format: 1/5/1993, UK date format: 5/1/1993

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 5, 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 Franz Drameh and De'Anthony Thomas. In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston. Alive, directed by Frank Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while Red Square by Martin Cruz Smith was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gone to Seed. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alfred Chicken or CyberRace.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mungday (Discordianism)
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
  • The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.

Events

  • Price is Right model Janice Pennington sues CBS for show accident
  • The oil tanker MV Braer runs aground on the coast of the Shetland Islands, spilling 84,700 tons of crude oil.
  • In the USA, the state of Washington executes Westley Allan Dodd by hanging (the first legal hanging in America since 1965).
  • Reggie Jackson is elected to Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Movies

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Alive

Alive

Directed by: Frank Marshall

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Vincent Spano, Josh Hamilton, Bruce Ramsay

Country: United States of America

Sing si lip yan

Sing si lip yan

Directed by: Jing Wong

Starring: Jackie Chan, Richard Norton, Joey Wang, Kumiko Goto

Xin liu xing hu die jian

Xin liu xing hu die jian

Directed by: Michael Mak

Starring: Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Michelle Yeoh, Joey Wang, Elvis Tsui

Nowhere to Run

Nowhere to Run

Directed by: Robert Harmon

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Rosanna Arquette, Kieran Culkin, Ted Levine

Honor and Glory

Honor and Glory

Directed by: Godfrey Ho

Starring: Cynthia Rothrock, Donna Jason, John Miller, Chuck Jeffreys

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Gone to Seed

Gone to Seed

Celia

Celia

Directed by: Ann Turner

WWE Raw

WWE Raw

Metsolat

Metsolat

Taratata

Taratata

Days to next January 05

If January 05, 1993 is your birthday you're 27 years, 8 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 15 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Red Square by Martin Cruz Smith

Red Square

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Back from exile in the hellish reaches of the Soviet Union, homicide investigator Arkady Renko discovers that his country, his Moscow, even his job, are nearly dead.

Sabine'S Notebook by Nick Bantock

Sabine'S Notebook

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Griffin—Foolish man. You cannot turn me into a phantom because you are frightened. You do not dismiss a muse at a whim.

Dolores Claiborne by Stephen King

Dolores Claiborne

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Now available for the first time in a mass-market premium paperback edition—master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic #1 New York Times bestseller about a housekeeper with a long-hidden secret from her past...one

Women Who Run With The Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes

Women Who Run With The Wolves

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UPDATED, WITH NEW MATERIAL BY THE AUTHOR"WOMEN WHO RUN WITH THE WOLVES isn't just another book. It is a gift of profound insight, wisdom, and love.

The Pelican Brief by John Grisham

The Pelican Brief

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In suburban Georgetown, a killer’s Reeboks whisper on the floor of a posh home. In a seedy D.C. porno house, a patron is swiftly garroted to death.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Alfred Chicken

Alfred Chicken

Platform: Amiga, Amiga CD32, NES, Game Boy, Super NES

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Mindscape Group, Sunsoft

Blades of Vengeance

Blades of Vengeance

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Bloodstone: An Epic Dwarven Tale

Bloodstone: An Epic Dwarven Tale

Platform: DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Mindcraft Software, Inc.

CyberRace

CyberRace

Platform: DOS 5.0

Genre: Science fiction racing game

Publisher: Cyberdreams

Dungeon Master II: The Legend of Skullkeep

Dungeon Master II: The Legend of Skullkeep

Platform: Amiga, DOS, PC-9801, Mac OS, Sega CD

Genre: Role-playing video games

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment


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