Friday August 13, 1993
US date format: 8/13/1993, UK date format: 13/8/1993
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 13, 1993). 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.
Famous people born on this day include Freya Mavor and Johnny Gaudreau.
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.
Manhattan Murder Mystery, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993
while Hill Towns by Anne Rivers Siddons was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Politically Incorrect.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dogfight - 80 Years of Aerial Warfare or Bubsy in Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 13, 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)
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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
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 13, 1993?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Jodeci - Lately
- SWV - Right Here (Human Nature)/Downtown
- Ice Cube Featuring Das EFX - Check Yo Self
- Silk - Lose Control/Girl U For Me
- U.N.V. - Something's Goin' On
- Tag Team - Whoomp! (There It Is)
- Toni Braxton - Another Sad Love Song
- II D Extreme - Cry No More
- Tony Toni Tone - If I Had No Loot
- Janet Jackson - If
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 13If August 13, 1993 is your birthday you're 26 years, 11 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?