Saturday 9 January 1993
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ashley Argota and Mégane Durel-Zoubida.
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 Truman by David McCullough was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Ark.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castlevania: Rondo of Blood or Star Wars Arcade.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 9 January 1993 ?
- Balloon Ascension Day
- Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
- 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
- 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
- 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
- Eastern Orthodox - Feast of Saint Theophan the Recluse.
- Roman Catholic - Feast of Saint Adrian
- Stepfather's Day
- Ashley Argota: TV Actress.
- Mégane Durel-Zoubida: French-Algerian progeria sufferer, or rapid aging disease.
- Takima Miyamoto: Japanese noted family, daughter of Kayo Miyamoto, a radio and TV reporter.
- Marcus Perez: Vine Star.
- Katarina Johnson-Thompson: English long jumper and heptathlete.
- Kevin Korjus: Estonian race car driver.
- Franziska van Almsick swims world record 100 metre free style (53.33).
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1993 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Whitney Houston - I Will Always Love You
- Wreckx-N-Effect - Rump Shaker
- Shai - If I Ever Fall In Love
- Boyz II Men - In The Still Of The Nite (I'll Remember)
- PM Dawn - I'd Die Without You
- Snap! - Rhythm Is A Dancer
- Shanice - Saving Forever For You
- Bobby Brown - Good Enough
- TLC - What About Your Friends
- Mary J. Blige - Real Love
Search For Your Ancestors
Sport Games on 9 January 1993
- Buffalo Bills - Pittsburgh Steelers : 24 - 3
- San Diego Chargers - Miami Dolphins : 0 - 31
- Washington Redskins - San Francisco 49ers : 13 - 20
Make this date unforgettable
Genealogy: find out your family heritage
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?