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Tuesday 5 October 1993

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Wismichu . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Dreamlover by Mariah Carey. In UK Boom! Shake The Room by Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince was in the top 5 hits. The Nightmare Before Christmas, directed by Henry Selick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while Without Remorse by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching AHL Weekly. If you liked videogames you were probably playing F1 / Formula One or Tetris 2.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Directed by: Henry Selick

Starring: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara

Country: United States

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Demolition Man

Directed by: Marco Brambilla

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Wesley Snipes, Sandra Bullock

Country: United States

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Directed by: David Anspaugh

Starring: Sean Astin, Jon Favreau, Ned Beatty

Country: United States

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Directed by: Mike Leigh

Starring: David Thewlis, Lesley Sharp, Katrin Cartlidge

Country: United States

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Cool Runnings

Directed by: Jon Turteltaub

Starring: John Candy, Leon, Doug E. Doug

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?


Written by: Jimmy McGovern

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Starring: Max Casella, Ruth Buzzi, Jim Cummings, April Ortiz

Country: United States

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Written by: Jeff Segal

Starring: Robby Benson, Ken Camroux, Garry Chalk, Garrison Christiohn

Country: United States

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Beakman's World

Written by: Jok R. Church

Starring: Paul Zaloom, Mark Ritts, Eliza Schneider, Alanna Ubach

Country: United States

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Case Closed

Starring: Mike Matthews, Brian Patrick Mulligan, Susie Ross

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 October 1993 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Karl G Henize: Astronaut (STS 51-F), dies of heart failure at 66.
  • Jane Nigh: Actress (Big Town, Blue Blood, Rawhide), dies at about 67.
  • Pope John Paul II publishes encyclical Veritatis splendor

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Sport Games on 5 October 1993

Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Bordeaux - Montpellier : 1 - 1
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Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Luton - Bristol City : 0 - 2
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Without Remorse

By: Tom Clancy

Clancy shows how an ordinary man crossed the lines of justice and morality to become the CIA legend Mr. Clark.

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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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Women Who Run With The Wolves

By: Clarissa Pinkola Estes

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.

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Sacred Clowns

By: Tony Hillerman

During a kachina ceremony at the Tano Pueblo, the antics of a dancing koshare fill the air with tension. Moments later, the clown is found bludgeoned to death, in the same

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Sega CD

Genre: Adventure, strategy

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

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F1 / Formula One

Platform: Atari ST, Mega Drive/Genesis, Master System, Game Gear, Amiga

Genre: Racing (F1)

Publisher: Domark/Tengen

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Tetris 2

Platform: Game Boy, NES, Super NES

Genre: Tetris

Publisher: Nintendo

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Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System Sega Game Gear Phillips CD-i

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Mindscape

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Platform: Amiga CD32, Amiga 1200, Acorn Archimedes, DOS

Genre: Puzzle

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