Friday December 10, 1993

US date format: 12/10/1993, UK date format: 10/12/1993

The day of the week was Friday, under the astrological sign of Sagittarius (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on December 10, 1993).

Famous birthdays on this day include Alicia von Rittberg and Adrien Thomasson.

The number one song in US was Again by Janet Jackson. Mr Blobby by Mr Blobby was #1 song in the UK.

In the Name of the Father, directed by Jim Sheridan, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1993 while Without Remorse by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Please Save My Earth. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Final Lap R or Cyber Sled.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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December 10, 1993 Events

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Historical Events

  • Dow Jones hits record 3740.67
  • id Software releases the Doom game for MS-DOS to the public, via the ftp site on the University of Wisconsin's computer system. The game's name was inspired by a scene in the movie The Color of Money.
  • Chilean presidential election, 1993: Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle is elected with 58% of the vote.
  • A variety of Soviet space program paraphernalia are put to auction in Sotheby's New York, and sell for a total of US$6.8M. One of the items is Lunokhod 1 and its spacecraft Luna 17 they sell for $68,500.

See also

What happened on December 10 in history? Find out the list of December 10th major events

What was 1993 famous for? Discover everything about 1993

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December 10, 1993 Famous Birthdays


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If December 10, 1993 is your birthday you are 29 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on December 10.

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December 10, 1993 Famous Deaths


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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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In the Name of the Father

In the Name of the Father

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Alison Crosbie, Philip King

Country: United States of America

Philadelphia

Philadelphia

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

Starring: Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Roberta Maxwell, Buzz Kilman

Country: United States of America

Wrestling Ernest Hemingway

Wrestling Ernest Hemingway

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Randa Haines

Starring: Robert Duvall, Richard Harris, Shirley MacLaine, Sandra Bullock

Tadipaar

Tadipaar

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Mahesh Bhatt

Starring: Mithun Chakraborty, Pooja Bhatt, Anupam Kher, Avtar Gill

Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Bill Duke

Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Kathy Najimy, Maggie Smith, Barnard Hughes

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

What was the number one song on December 10, 1993? Which were the top hits on December 10, 1993?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Againyoutube
  2. - I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)
  3. - All That She Wants
  4. - Heroyoutube
  5. - Shoop

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Mr Blobby
  2. - I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)
  3. - Babe
  4. - True Love
  5. - For Whom The Bell Tolls

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Gangsta Lean
  2. - Can We Talk
  3. - Shoop
  4. - Breathe Again
  5. - Never Keeping Secrets

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Por Una Lagrima
  2. - Cerca De Ti
  3. - Con Los Anos Que Me Quedan
  4. - Algo Mas Que Amor
  5. - El Amor No Se Puede Olvidar
Sport Games on December 10, 1993

Sport Games on December 10, 1993


NBA

American Basketball
  • Boston Celtics - Orlando Magic : 102 - 117
  • Chicago Bulls - New Jersey Nets : 109 - 105
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Minnesota Timberwolves : 108 - 109
  • Los Angeles Lakers - Portland Trail Blazers : 99 - 117
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Detroit Pistons : 90 - 88
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Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Lens - Lille : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of December 10, 1993

Eredivisie

Football (Netherlands)
  • Cambuur - Twente : 1 - 1
  • Roda JC - Feyenoord : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of December 10, 1993

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Please Save My Earth

Please Save My Earth

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Kazuo Yamazaki

A Woman's Guide to Adultery

A Woman's Guide to Adultery

Release year: 1993

Second Chances

Second Chances

Release year: 1993

Directed by: James Fargo

Life in the Freezer

Life in the Freezer

Release year: 1993

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

La petite vie

La petite vie

Release year: 1993

Starring: Claude Meunier, Serge Thériault, Marc Messier, Diane Lavallée

Country: Canada

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Without Remorse by Tom Clancy

Without Remorse

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Clancy shows how a man of ordinary character crossed the line between justice and morality in order to become the CIA Legend Mr. Clark.

Seinlanguage by Jerry Seinfeld

Seinlanguage

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Seinfeld. The Emmy Award-winning TV show, which has been viewed by more than 33 million people, is a Thursday night tradition. Jerry Seinfeld still has a distinct personality, even though the show is over.

A Dangerous Fortune by Ken Follett

A Dangerous Fortune

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The Windfield School is struck by tragedy in 1866 when a student drowns in an unidentified accident. His death and the aftermath of it set off a spiraling circle that would span decades.

Like Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

Like Water For Chocolate

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This tale of family life in Mexico's tum-of the-century was earthy, magical and charming. It is a bestseller because of its unique blend of bittersweet wit and poignant romance.

The Client by John Grisham

The Client

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In a weedy lot on the outskirts of Memphis, two boys watch a shiny Lincoln pull up to the curb...Eleven-year-old Mark Sway and his younger brother were sharing a forbidden cigarette when a chance encounter with a suicidal lawyer left …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Final Lap R

Final Lap R

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Namco

Cyber Sled

Cyber Sled

Platform: Arcade, PlayStation

Genre: Third-person shooter Vehicle combat

Publisher: Namco

Space Hulk

Space Hulk

Platform: MS-DOS 3.3 or higher, Amiga, PC-98

Genre: Real-time tactical first-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Aerobiz Supersonic

Aerobiz Supersonic

Platform: Super NES Genesis

Genre: Business simulation

Publisher: Koei

Betrayal at Krondor

Betrayal at Krondor

Platform: DOS

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 10, 1993?

On December 10, 1993 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is December 10, 1993?

On December 10, 1993 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 10, 1993?

On December 10, 1993 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 10, 1993?

On December 10, 1993 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 10, 1993?

On December 10, 1993 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 10, 1993?

On December 10, 1993 several famous people were born including, Alicia von Rittberg, Adrien Thomasson, JoeySalads .

Which famous people died on December 10, 1993?

Famous people died on December 10, 1993 include, Maroun Bagdadi.

What was the number one song in December 10, 1993?

The number one song in the week of December 10, 1993 was Again by Janet Jackson in US and Mr Blobby by Mr Blobby in UK.

What were the top hits on December 10, 1993?

The top hits on December 10, 1993 were Again by Janet Jackson, I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) by Meat Loaf, All That She Wants by Ace Of Base in US and Mr Blobby by Mr Blobby, I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) by Meat Loaf, Babe by Take That in UK.