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Saturday 8 May 1993

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Allaray Roo and Luke Christopher. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Freak Me by Silk. In UK Five Live (EP) by George Michael & Queen With Lisa Stansfield was in the top 5 hits. Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Kenneth Branagh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while I'll Be Seeing You by Mary Higgins Clark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Coltrane in a Cadillac. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Breath of Fire or DuckTales 2.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends

Starring: Niamh Cusack, Enn Reitel, Mary Jane Bowe, Jenny Moore

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Homicide: Life on the Street

Written by: Paul Attanasio

Starring: Richard Belzer, Clark Johnson, Yaphet Kotto, Kyle Secor

Country: United States

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The Ark

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Air Combat

Starring: Monte Markham

Country: United States

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Sister Wendy's Odyssey

Starring: Wendy Beckett

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

My Neighbor Totoro

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Hitoshi Takagi, Noriko Hidaka, Toshiyuki Amagasa

Country: United States

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Much Ado About Nothing

Directed by: Kenneth Branagh

Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Keanu Reeves

Country: United States

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Benny & Joon

Directed by: Jeremiah Chechik

Starring: Johnny Depp, Mary Stuart Masterson, Aidan Quinn

Country: United States

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This Boy's Life

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

Starring: Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio, Ellen Barkin

Country: United States

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The Sandlot

Directed by: David Mickey Evans

Starring: Tom Guiry, Mike Vitar, Patrick Renna

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 May 1993 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Parents' Day in South Korea
  • Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
  • VE Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 16 year old Keron Thomas disguises himself as a motorman and takes NYC subway train and 2,000 passengers on a 3 hour ride
  • Lennox Lewis beats Tony Tucker in 12 rounds for heavyweight boxing title.
  • ABC Masters Bowling Tournament won by Phil Ware.
  • Sixteen-year old Keron Thomas disguises himself as a motorman and takes New York City subway train and 2,000 passengers on a three hour ride.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1993?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.169
  • Time: The Siege at Waco. Photomontage: Explosion of Waco compound for TIME by Shelly Katz-Black Star; Davi
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9379

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

I'll Be Seeing You

By: Mary Higgins Clark

From the “Queen of Suspense” Mary Higgins Clark, a gripping and twisting mystery featuring a television news reporter who finds herself drawn into a terrifying web of treachery, where nothing is as it seems and the truth may be too ...

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Healing And The Mind

By: Bill Moyers

At last, the paperback edition of the monumental best-seller (almost half a million copies in print!) that has changed the way Americans think about sickness and health -- the companion volume to the landmark PBS

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Whispers

By: Belva Plain

Robert and Lynn Ferguson are a picture-perfect couple with two beautiful daughters and a lovely home in an exclusive Connecticut community. Robert is on the fast track of a major corporation.

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For Love

By: Sue Miller

With insight and intelligence, Sue Miller explores the intricates of family and loveLottie Gardner, her brother, Cameron, and their childhood friend Elizabeth have all come together in their hometown of Cambridge,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Breath of Fire

Platform: Super NES, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Role-playing

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

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Curses

Platform: Z-machine

Genre: Interactive Fiction, Aventure

Publisher: Self published

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DuckTales 2

Platform: NES, Game Boy

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Capcom

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Fantasy Empires

Platform: DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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Tetris 2

Platform: Game Boy, NES, Super NES

Genre: Tetris

Publisher: Nintendo

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