Monday February 08, 1993

US date format: 2/8/1993, UK date format: 8/2/1993

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 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 Michael Steiger and Samuel Krost. 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. Wittgenstein, directed by Derek Jarman, 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 Newlyweds. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cardiaxx or Deep Core.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
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Events

  • GM sues NBC, alleging that Dateline NBC program had rigged 2 car-truck crashes to show that 1973-87 GM pickups were prone to fires
  • Suchoi-24 crashes into Tupolev passenger flight, 134 die.
  • General Motors sues NBC after Dateline NBC allegedly rigs two crashes intended to demonstrate that some GM pickups can easily catch fire if hit in certain places. NBC settles the lawsuit the next day.
  • Lien Chan is named by Lee Teng-Hui to succeed Hau Pei-tsun as Premier of the Republic of China.
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Movies

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Wittgenstein

Wittgenstein

Directed by: Derek Jarman

Starring: Karl Johnson, Michael Gough, Tilda Swinton, John Quentin

Untamed Heart

Untamed Heart

Directed by: Tony Bill

Starring: Christian Slater, Marisa Tomei, Rosie Perez, Kyle Secor

Why Do They Call It Love When They Mean Sex?

Why Do They Call It Love When They Mean Sex?

Directed by: Manuel Gómez Pereira

Starring: Verónica Forqué, Jorge Sanz, Rosa Maria Sardà, Fernando Guillén

The Temp

The Temp

Directed by: Tom Holland

Starring: Timothy Hutton, Lara Flynn Boyle, Dwight Schultz, Oliver Platt

Blood In, Blood Out

Blood In, Blood Out

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

Starring: Damian Chapa, Jesse Borrego, Benjamin Bratt, Enrique Castillo

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Newlyweds

Newlyweds

Directed by: Edward Burns

Almost Home

Almost Home

Directed by: Tom Whitus

Motzki

Motzki

Para Elisa

Para Elisa

Directed by: Juanra Fernández

Celia

Celia

Directed by: Ann Turner

Days to next February 08

If February 08, 1993 is your birthday you're 27 years, 7 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 11 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller

The Bridges of Madison County

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The legendary love story, the bestselling hardcover novel of all time, and the major motion picture starring Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep. This is the story of Robert Kincaid, the photographer and free spirit searching for the covered bridges of …

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.

Degree Of Guilt by Richard North Patterson

Degree Of Guilt

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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.

The Wives Of Henry Viii by Antonia Fraser

The Wives Of Henry Viii

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The six-week New York Times bestselling history of the legendary six wives of Henry VIII--from an acclaimed biographer. "Admirably succeed(s) in bringing to life the six women who married England's ruler.

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cardiaxx

Cardiaxx

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Team 17

Breath of Fire

Breath of Fire

Platform: Super NES, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Capcom; NA Square Soft (SNES); NA Capcom (GBA); EU Ubisoft

Deep Core

Deep Core

Platform: Amiga, Amiga CD32

Genre: Science fiction, platform game

Publisher: ICE

Bubble Bobble Part 2

Bubble Bobble Part 2

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Taito America Corp.

Columns III

Columns III

Platform: Arcade, Sega Mega Drive, Virtual Console, Cloud (OnLive)

Genre: Retro/Puzzle

Publisher: JP Sega; NA Vic Tokai

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 08, 1993?

On February 08, 1993 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is February 08, 1993?

On February 08, 1993 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 08, 1993?

On February 08, 1993 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 08, 1993?

On February 08, 1993 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on February 08, 1993?

On February 08, 1993 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 08, 1993?

On February 08, 1993 several famous people were born including, Michael Steiger, Samuel Krost.

Which famous people died on February 08, 1993?

Famous people died on February 08, 1993 include, Casper van den Berg, Douglas Heyes, Eliot Janeway.

What was the number one song in February 08, 1993?

The number one song in the week of February 08, 1993 was I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston in US and No Limit by 2 Unlimited in UK.

What were the top hits on February 08, 1993?

The top hits on February 08, 1993 were I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston, A Whole New World by Peabo Bryson & Regina Bell, If I Ever Fall In Love by Shai in US and No Limit by 2 Unlimited, Little Bird / Love Song For A Vampire by Annie Lennox in UK.


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