Sunday 15 August 1993
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Danielle Morrow and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
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 The Bridges Of Madison County by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching An Exchange of Fire.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Breath of Fire or Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 August 1993 ?
- Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
- Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
- Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
- RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
- Acadie ? National Day
- Egypt ? Flooding of the Nile Day
- India ? Independence Day (from the United Kingdom, 1947)
- Korea ? Liberation Day
- Italy ? "Ferragosto", remembrance of an ancient Roman holiday in honor of Augustus (Feriae Augusti)
- Liechtenstein ? Liechtenstein Day
- Tuva ? Tuva Republic Day, Naadym
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Alipius
- St. Arnoul/Arnulphus
- St. MacCartin/Ard/Aed
- The Assumption of Mary - a holy day of obligation
- Ancient Latvia ? M?ras
- Danielle Morrow: TV Actress.
- Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain: Soccer Player.
- Olivia Sui: Vine Star.
- Clinton N'Jie: Cameroonian footballer.
- Robert W Kempner: German officer of justice in Prussia, dies at 93.
- Goodbye Girl closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 188 performances
- 75th PGA Championship: Paul Azinger shoots a 272 at Inverness Club, Ohio
- Cindy Schreyer wins LPGA Sun-Time Challenge Golf Tournament
- Nolan Ryan, 324th and final victory, Rangers 4, Indians 1
- Televangelist Robert Tilton announces he is divorcing Marte
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Sport Games on 15 August 1993
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Marseille - Paris SG : 1 - 0
Division 1Football (United Kingdom)
- Southend - Nott'm Forest : 1 - 1
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Norwich - Man United : 0 - 2
- Ajax - Waalwijk : 3 - 0
- Feyenoord - Cambuur : 1 - 0
- Groningen - PSV Eindhoven : 1 - 2
- Twente - VVV Venlo : 3 - 0
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