Sunday 8 August 1993
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Desmond English and Thomas Rawls.
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 Secret Garden, directed by Agnieszka Holland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993
while The Bridges Of Madison County by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching An Exchange of Fire.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Breath of Fire or Dashin' Desperadoes.
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Which were the important events of 8 August 1993 ?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
- St. Smaragdus (and companions)
- St. Largus
- St. Cyriacus
- Desmond English: Vine Star.
- Thomas Rawls: Football Player.
- Jen Selter: Model.
- Ben Breedlove: American blogger (d. 2011).
- Jessie Rogers: Brazilian-American porn actress.
- California State senator Tom Hayden (54) weds actress Barbara Williams (40)
- Tropical storm Bret ravages Venezuela, about 100 killed
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