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Monday 13 December 1993

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Alexandra Tavernier and Ryan Cassata. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Again by Janet Jackson. In UK Mr Blobby by Mr Blobby was in the top 5 hits. What's Eating Gilbert Grape, directed by Lasse Hallstrm, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while Slow Waltz In Cedar Bend by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Adventures of Pete & Pete. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bio Menace or The C.H.A.O.S. Continuum.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

The Adventures of Pete & Pete

Written by: Will McRobb, Chris Viscardi

Starring: Michael C. Maronna, Danny Tamberelli, Judy Grafe, Alison Fanelli

Country: United States

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Life in the Freezer

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Starring: Renan Barao, Bethe Correia, Jessamyn Duke, Anthony Johnson

Country: United States

The Wartime Kitchen and Garden

Starring: Harry Dodson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Strange But True?

Starring: Michael Aspel

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

What's Eating Gilbert Grape

Directed by: Lasse Hallstrm

Starring: Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Juliette Lewis

Country: United States

Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

Directed by: Bill Duke

Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Kathy Najimy, Maggie Smith

Country: United States

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Schindler's List

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley

Country: United States

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A Perfect World

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Kevin Costner, Clint Eastwood, Laura Dern

Country: United States

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Mrs. Doubtfire

Directed by: Chris Columbus

Starring: Robin Williams, Sally Field, Pierce Brosnan

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 December 1993 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
  • Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
  • In the Irish calendar the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following the Feast of Saint Lucy were observed as Quarter tense.
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Facts:
  • Dow Jones hits record 3764.43
  • Fire in textile factory in Fuzjou China, 60 killed.
  • A U-2 spyplane crashes on a local training flight at Beale Air Force Base in California; US Air Force pilot Captain Richard Schneider is killed.
  • Space shuttle STS-61 (Endeavour 5) lands.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1993?

  • Time: The Big Three. On cover: (L-R) Chrysler's Bob Eaton, Ford's Alex Trotman and GM's Jack Smith.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9411
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.200

Books

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

Mixed Blessings

By: Danielle Steel

After the wedding of Diana Goode and Andrew Douglas, Diana teases that they will make a baby on their honeymoon. But long afterward, she is still not pregnant. As

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Dolores Claiborne

By: Stephen King

Now available for the first time in a mass-market premium paperback edition—master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic #1 New York Times bestseller about a housekeeper with a long-hidden secret from her past...one

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Mexico

By: James A. Michener

Pulitzer Prize–winning author James A. Michener, whose novels hurtle from the far reaches of history to the dark corners of the world, paints an intoxicating portrait of a land whose past and present are as turbulent, fascinating, and colorful as ...

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The Pelican Brief

By: John Grisham

In suburban Georgetown, a killer’s Reeboks whisper on the floor of a posh home. In a seedy D.C. porno house, a patron is swiftly garroted to death.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bio Menace

Bio Menace

Platform: DOS

Genre: Run and gun/platformer

Publisher: Apogee Software

BloodNet

Platform: Amiga, DOS

Genre: Adventure game, role-playing video game

Publisher: MicroProse

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The C.H.A.O.S. Continuum

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Sci-fi Adventure

Publisher: Creative Multimedia Corporation

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Cosmology of Kyoto

Cosmology of Kyoto

Platform: Mac OS, Microsoft Windows,[3] MS-DOS

Genre: Adventure game[5] Visual novel[4] Horror[6] Educational

Publisher: Yano Electric

Dune II

Platform: Amiga, MS-DOS, RISC OS, Genesis/Mega Drive

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

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