Friday 8 October 1993
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Angus T Jones and Molly C 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.
The Nightmare Before Christmas, directed by Henry Selick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993
while Case Closed by Gerald Posner was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching AHL Weekly.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fields of Glory or The Excellent Dizzy Collection.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 October 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
- RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
- Angus T Jones: American actor.
- Molly C Quinn: American actress.
- Barbara Palvin: Model.
- Mark Dohner: Vine Star.
- Garbine Muguruza: Tennis Player.
- Angus Jones: TV Actor
- Molly Quinn: TV Actress
- Garbiñe Muguruza: Spanish tennis player
- Darrell Wallace: Jr. American race car driver
- Manke Nelis [Cornelis Pieters]: Singer (Aunt Saar), dies at 73.
- 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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1993 ?
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
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