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Friday 13 August 1993

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Freya Mavor and Yoon Bomi. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40. In UK Living On My Own by Freddie Mercury was in the top 5 hits. The Secret Garden, directed by Agnieszka Holland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while Embraced By The Light by Betty J. Eadie with Curtis Taylor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching An Exchange of Fire. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dino Dini's Goal or Dragon's Earth.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Secret Garden

Directed by: Agnieszka Holland

Starring: Kate Maberly, Maggie Smith, Heydon Prowse

Country: United States

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The Fugitive

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Starring: Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward

Country: United States

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Robin Hood: Men in Tights

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Cary Elwes, Richard Lewis, Roger Rees

Country: United States

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Hocus Pocus

Directed by: Kenny Ortega

Starring: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy

Country: United States

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In the Line of Fire

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

An Exchange of Fire

Starring: Frank Finlay, James Fleet, Juliette Caton, Caroline Langrishe

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Danger Theatre

Written by: Mike Scott, Robert Wolterstorff, Penelope Spheeris

Starring: Diedrich Bader, Robert Vaughn, Adam West, Billy Morrissette

Country: United States

I Love My Family

Starring: Xingyu Wen, Dandan Song, Lixin Yang, Ling Guan

Country: China

Coltrane in a Cadillac

Starring: Robbie Coltrane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Persones humanes

Written by: Miquel Calçada

Starring: Miquel Calçada, Quim Monzó, Xavier Soler, Jaume Santacana

Country: Spain

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 August 1993 ?

  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
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  • Blue Jay Rickey Henderson pays Turner Ward $25,000 for his #24
  • Hotel in Nakhon Ratchasima Thailand, collapses, 114 killed
  • US Court of Appeals rules Congress must save all E-Mail

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Embraced By The Light

By: Betty J. Eadie with Curtis Taylor

Embraced by the Light is an Eadie and Taylor book in which Betty Eadie narrates her near-death experience and the events that followed.

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Mama Makes Up Her Mind

By: Bailey White

Welcome to the unique world of Bailey White. Her aunt Belle may take you to see her bellowing pet alligator. Her uncle Jimbuddy may appall you with his knack for losing

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The Scorpio Illusion

By: Robert Ludlum

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Don’t ever begin a Ludlum novel if you have to go to work the next day.”—Chicago

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Girl, Interrupted

By: Susanna Kaysen

In 1967, after a session with a psychiatrist she'd never seen before, eighteen-year-old Susanna Kaysen was put in a taxi and sent to McLean Hospital.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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

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The Flash

Platform: Sega Master System Game Boy

Genre: Action Platform

Publisher: Sega (Master System) THQ (Game Boy)

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Castlevania Chronicles

Platform: X68000 PlayStation PlayStation Network

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami

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Dino Dini's Goal

Dino Dini's Goal

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS, Mega Drive/Genesis, Super NES

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Virgin Games

Dragon's Earth

Dragon's Earth

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Human Entertainment

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