Sunday August 08, 1993
US date format: 8/8/1993, UK date format: 8/8/1993
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 8, 1993). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), 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 Jessie Rogers and Sanja Vucic.
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.
Searching for Bobby Fischer, directed by Steven Zaillian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993
while After All These Years by Susan Isaacs was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Politically Incorrect.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blob or ActRaiser 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 08, 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
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- California State senator Tom Hayden (54) weds actress Barbara Williams (40)
- Tropical storm Bret ravages Venezuela, about 100 killed
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 08, 1993?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Ice Cube Featuring Das EFX - Check Yo Self
- Jodeci - Lately
- U.N.V. - Something's Goin' On
- Tag Team - Whoomp! (There It Is)
- Silk - Lose Control/Girl U For Me
- II D Extreme - Cry No More
- Toni Braxton - Another Sad Love Song
- SWV - Right Here (Human Nature)/Downtown
- Tony Toni Tone - If I Had No Loot
- Janet Jackson - If
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