Monday December 13, 1993

US date format: 12/13/1993, UK date format: 13/12/1993

We've performed the most in-depth research possible on December 13, 1993, here's what our experts found out: it was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac on December 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 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. Grumpy Old Men, directed by Donald Petrie, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1993 while Wouldn'T Take Nothing For My Journey Now by Maya Angelou was one of the best selling book. On TV people were watching Please Save My Earth. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boxing Legends of the Ring Chavez II Final Knockout or Abandoned Places 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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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
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Events

  • 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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Movies

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Grumpy Old Men

Grumpy Old Men

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Ann-Margret, Burgess Meredith

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American Yakuza

American Yakuza

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Frank A. Cappello

Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Ryo Ishibashi, Michael Nouri, Franklyn Ajaye

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

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Music charts

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Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Cerca De Ti
  2. - Por Una Lagrima
  3. - Algo Mas Que Amor
  4. - Con Los Anos Que Me Quedan
  5. - El Amor No Se Puede Olvidar
Sport Games on December 13, 1993

Sport Games on December 13, 1993


NBA

American Basketball
  • Miami Heat - New Jersey Nets : 105 - 110
  • Milwaukee Bucks - Phoenix Suns : 104 - 112
  • Philadelphia 76ers - Boston Celtics : 107 - 112
  • San Antonio Spurs - Utah Jazz : 87 - 102
See all Basketball game results of December 13, 1993

NFL

American Football
  • Pittsburgh Steelers - Miami Dolphins : 21 - 20
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Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Norwich - Leeds : 2 - 1
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TV Series

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Please Save My Earth

Please Save My Earth

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Kazuo Yamazaki

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Books

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Wouldn'T Take Nothing For My Journey Now by Maya Angelou

Wouldn'T Take Nothing For My Journey Now

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Maya Angelou, one of the best-loved authors of our time, shares the wisdom of a remarkable life in this best-selling spiritual classic.

The Robber Bride by Margaret Atwood

The Robber Bride

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Margaret Atwood's The Robber Bride is inspired by "The Robber Bridegroom," a wonderfully grisly tale from the Brothers Grimm in which an evil groom lures three maidens into his lair and

Decider by Dick Francis

Decider

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A smash hit novel now in trade?from ?a rare and magical talent? who never writes the same story twice.?(San Diego Union-Tribune)In Decider, inheriting a small share in a successful racetrack means

Nightmares & Dreamscapes by Stephen King

Nightmares & Dreamscapes

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The classic short story collection from #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King!A wrong turn on a lonely road lands a wayward couple in Rock and Roll Heaven, Oregon, where there’s no escaping the free nightly concert….A

Like Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

Like Water For Chocolate

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Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in tum-of-the-century Mexico became a best-selling phenomenon with its winning blend of poignant romance and bittersweet wit.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Boxing Legends of the Ring Chavez II Final Knockout

Boxing Legends of the Ring Chavez II Final Knockout

Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis Super NES

Genre: Fighting Sports

Publisher: Electro Brain

Abandoned Places 2

Abandoned Places 2

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: International Computer Entertainment

Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck

Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck

Platform: Amiga, Amiga CD32, Sega Game Gear, Sega Mega-CD, Sega Master System, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Platform game, Side-scrolling game

Publisher: Core Design

Aladdin

Aladdin

Platform: SNES, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action Platformer

Publisher: Capcom

The Excellent Dizzy Collection

The Excellent Dizzy Collection

Platform: Sega Master System, Sega Game Gear

Genre: Action game, Puzzle Game, Adventure game

Publisher: Codemasters

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 13, 1993?

On December 13, 1993 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is December 13, 1993?

On December 13, 1993 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 13, 1993?

On December 13, 1993 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 13, 1993?

On December 13, 1993 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 13, 1993?

On December 13, 1993 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 13, 1993?

On December 13, 1993 several famous people were born including, Alexandra Tavernier, Ryan Cassata, Cam Fairfax.

Which famous people died on December 13, 1993?

Famous people died on December 13, 1993 include, Charles JB Jonckheere.

What was the number one song in December 13, 1993?

The number one song in the week of December 13, 1993 was Again by Janet Jackson in US and Mr Blobby by Mr Blobby in UK.

What were the top hits on December 13, 1993?

The top hits on December 13, 1993 were Again by Janet Jackson, All That She Wants by Ace Of Base, Hero by Mariah Carey 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.