Tuesday January 12, 1993

US date format: 1/12/1993, UK date format: 12/1/1993

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 12, 1993). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), 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 Zayn Malik and DO (Exo-K). In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston. Stalingrad, directed by Joseph Vilsmaier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while The Te Of Piglet by Benjamin Hoff was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gone to Seed. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Star Fox or Annet Futatabi.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day

Events

  • MTV hostess Martha Quinn marries longtime boyfriend Jordan Tarlow

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Movies

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Stalingrad

Stalingrad

Directed by: Joseph Vilsmaier

Starring: Dominique Horwitz, Thomas Kretschmann, Jochen Nickel, Sebastian Rudolph

Vent d'est

Vent d'est

Directed by: Robert Enrico

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Pierre Vaneck, Jean-François Balmer, Ludmila Mikaël

The Hit List

The Hit List

Directed by: William Webb

Starring: Jeff Fahey, Yancy Butler, James Coburn, Michael Beach

Aspen Extreme

Aspen Extreme

Directed by: Patrick Hasburgh

Starring: Paul Gross, Peter Berg, Finola Hughes, Teri Polo

Alive

Alive

Directed by: Frank Marshall

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Vincent Spano, Josh Hamilton, Bruce Ramsay

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Gone to Seed

Gone to Seed

Celia

Celia

Directed by: Ann Turner

Key West

Key West

Passioni

Passioni

Starring: Giorgio Albertazzi, Marina Giulia Cavalli, Giulia Boschi, Rodolfo Bigotti

Country: Italy

Wakakusa monogatari nan to Jô sensei

Wakakusa monogatari nan to Jô sensei

Days to next January 12

If January 12, 1993 is your birthday you're 27 years, 8 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 17 days.
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Books

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The Te Of Piglet by Benjamin Hoff

The Te Of Piglet

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The Te of Piglet . . . in which a good deal of Taoist wisdom is revealed through the character and actions of A.

Young Men & Fire by Norman Maclean

Young Men & Fire

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On August 5, 1949, a crew of fifteen of the United States Forest Service's elite airborne firefighters, the Smokejumpers, stepped into the sky above a remote forest fire in the Montana

The General'S Daughter by Nelson DeMille

The General'S Daughter

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Here is an intriguing and sophisticated murder mystery of an upstanding military officer - the base commander's daughter - who's been leading an unsavory double life.When

Mostly Harmless by Douglas Adams

Mostly Harmless

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Douglas Adams is back with the amazing, logic-defying, but-why-stop-now fifth novel in the Hitchhiker Trilogy. Here is the epic story of Random, who sets out on a transgalactic quest to find

Every Living Thing by James Herriot

Every Living Thing

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This fifth and final installment in James Herriot's heartwarming collection brings back familiar friends (including old favorites such as Tricki Woo) and introduces new ones, including Herriot's children Rosie and Jimmy

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Crayon Shin-Chan: Ora to Poi Poi

Crayon Shin-Chan: Ora to Poi Poi

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action Puzzle

Publisher: Bandai

Star Fox

Star Fox

Platform: Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Nintendo 64, GameCube, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U

Genre: Rail/Scrolling shooter action-adventure game

Publisher: Nintendo

Dare to Dream

Dare to Dream

Platform: Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Epic MegaGames

Annet Futatabi

Annet Futatabi

Platform: Sega Mega-CD

Genre: side scrolling beat-em-up

Publisher: Wolf Team

Dungeon Hack

Dungeon Hack

Platform: DOS, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc


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