Monday December 13, 1993

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

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart 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 movies released in 1993 while Wouldn'T Take Nothing For My Journey Now by Maya Angelou was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Please Save My Earth. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck or Pac-Attack.
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

Directed by: Donald Petrie

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

American Yakuza

American Yakuza

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

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Alison Crosbie, Philip King

Country: United States of America

Philadelphia

Philadelphia

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

Starring: Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Roberta Maxwell, Buzz Kilman

Country: United States of America

Wrestling Ernest Hemingway

Wrestling Ernest Hemingway

Directed by: Randa Haines

Starring: Robert Duvall, Richard Harris, Shirley MacLaine, Sandra Bullock

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
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NFL

American Football
  • Pittsburgh Steelers - Miami Dolphins : 21 - 20
See all American Football game results of December 13, 1993

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

Directed by: Kazuo Yamazaki

A Woman's Guide to Adultery

A Woman's Guide to Adultery

Second Chances

Second Chances

Directed by: James Fargo

Life in the Freezer

Life in the Freezer

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

La petite vie

La petite vie

Starring: Claude Meunier, Serge Thériault, Marc Messier, Diane Lavallée

Country: Canada

Days to next December 13

If December 13, 1993 is your birthday you're 26 years, 9 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 19 days.
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Magazine Covers

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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?

Buzz Aldrin's Race Into Space

Buzz Aldrin's Race Into Space

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Turn-based strategy, Construction and management simulation

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

Breath of Fire

Breath of Fire

Platform: Super NES, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Capcom; NA Square Soft (SNES); NA Capcom (GBA); EU Ubisoft

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

Pac-Attack

Pac-Attack

Platform: Genesis, Super NES, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, Game Gear, CD-i, iOS

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Namco


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