Friday October 08, 1993
US date format: 10/8/1993, UK date format: 8/10/1993
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Barbara Palvin and Molly Quinn.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Dreamlover by Mariah Carey.
In UK Boom! Shake The Room by Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince was in the top 5 hits.
Fearless, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993
while Wouldn'T Take Nothing For My Journey Now by Maya Angelou was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching La petite vie.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fatal Fury Special or Blake Stone: Aliens of Gold.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 08, 1993?
- French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
- Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
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- Howard Stern releases his 1st book Private Parts
- UN lifts remaining economic sanctions against South Africa
- David Miscavige announces the IRS has granted full tax exemption to the Church of Scientology International and affiliated churches and organizations ending the Church's 40-year battle with the IRS and resulting in religious recognition in the United States.
- Manke Nelis [Cornelis Pieters]: Singer (Aunt Saar), dies at 73.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 08, 1993?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mariah Carey - Dreamlover
- SWV - Right Here (Human Nature)
- Tag Team - Whoomp! There It Is
- Billy Joel - The River Of Dreams
- Janet Jackson - If
- UB40 - Can't Help Falling In Love
- Toni Braxton - Another Sad Love Song
- Michael Jackson - Will You Be There
- Meat Loaf - I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)
- Soul Asylum - Runaway Train
Top #5 songs in the UK
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 08If October 08, 1993 is your birthday you're 26 years, 11 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 15 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?