Friday January 08, 1993

US date format: 1/8/1993, UK date format: 8/1/1993

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 8, 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 Brooke Greenberg and Giovanni Galbieri. 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 Dino Dini's Goal or Alone in the Dark 2.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.

Events

  • Elvis Presley Commemorative Postage Stamp goes on sale
  • NBC offers Tonight Show to David Letterman
  • Chicago Bulls' player Michael Jordan scores his 20,000th career point.

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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 08

If January 08, 1993 is your birthday you're 27 years, 8 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 10 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?

Dino Dini's Goal

Dino Dini's Goal

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS, Mega Drive/Genesis, Super NES

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Virgin Games

Cyborg 009

Cyborg 009

Platform: Mega CD

Genre: Science fiction, Action, Adventure

Publisher: Telenet Japan

Battle Rush: Build Up Robot Tournament

Battle Rush: Build Up Robot Tournament

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: B-AI

Battle Lode Runner

Battle Lode Runner

Platform: PC Engine, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Platform, Puzzle

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Alone in the Dark 2

Alone in the Dark 2

Platform: DOS, PC-98, FM Towns, Mac OS, 3DO, Sega Saturn, PlayStation

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: EU Infogrames Entertainment, SA; NA Interplay Entertainment; JP Arrow Micro-Techs Corp (PC-98, FM Towns); JP Electronic Arts Victor (3DO, SS, PS)

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On January 08, 1993 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is January 08, 1993?

On January 08, 1993 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on January 08, 1993?

On January 08, 1993 the US President was George H. W. Bush (Republican).

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

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

Who was the Pope on January 08, 1993?

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

Which famous people are born on January 08, 1993?

On January 08, 1993 several famous people were born including, Brooke Greenberg, Giovanni Galbieri, Sophie Pascoe.

Which famous people died on January 08, 1993?

Famous people died on January 08, 1993 include, Theo Bruins, Hakija Turajlic, Asif Nawaz.

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

The number one song in the week of January 08, 1993 was I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston in US and Exterminate! by Snap! featuring Niki Harris in UK.

What were the top hits on January 08, 1993?

The top hits on January 08, 1993 were I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston, Rump Shaker by Wreckx-N-Effect, If I Ever Fall In Love by Shai in US and Exterminate! by Snap! featuring Niki Harris, Could It Be Magic by Take That in UK.


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