Saturday May 15, 1993

US date format: 5/15/1993, UK date format: 15/5/1993

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 15, 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 Stefania Bivone and Mahfizur Sagor. In that special week of May people in US were listening to That's The Way Love Goes by Janet Jackson. In UK Five Live (EP) by George Michael & Queen With Lisa Stansfield was in the top 5 hits. Faraway, So Close!, directed by Wim Wenders, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while The Last Command by Timothy Zahn was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Salto postale. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battletoads in Battlemaniacs or The Excellent Dizzy Collection.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
  • Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
  • Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
  • International day of climate changes.
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Events

  • Jane Seymour and James Kesch, Marriage
  • 119th Preakness: Mike Smith aboard Prairie Bayou wins in 1:56.6.
  • Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas opens.
  • Montreal Expos retire their first number, #10 for Rusty Staub.
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Movies

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Faraway, So Close!

Faraway, So Close!

Directed by: Wim Wenders

Starring: Otto Sander, Bruno Ganz, Peter Falk, Horst Buchholz

Hot Shots! Part Deux

Hot Shots! Part Deux

Directed by: Jim Abrahams

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Lloyd Bridges, Valeria Golino, Richard Crenna

Country: United States of America

Cliffhanger

Cliffhanger

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow, Michael Rooker, Janine Turner

Country: United States of America

Sliver

Sliver

Directed by: Phillip Noyce

Starring: Sharon Stone, William Baldwin, Tom Berenger, Polly Walker

Naked

Naked

Directed by: Mike Leigh

Starring: David Thewlis, Lesley Sharp, Katrin Cartlidge, Greg Cruttwell

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Salto postale

Salto postale

Calling the Shots

Calling the Shots

Directed by: Griffin Loch

Eden

Eden

Directed by: Megan Griffiths

Good Advice

Good Advice

Directed by: Steve Rash

How the West Was Lost

How the West Was Lost

Days to next May 15

If May 15, 1993 is your birthday you're 27 years, 4 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 26 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Last Command by Timothy Zahn

The Last Command

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The embattled Republic reels from the attacks of Grand Admiral Thrawn, who has marshaled the remnants of the Imperial forces and driven the Rebels back with an abominable technology recovered from

Charms For The Easy Life by Kaye Gibbons

Charms For The Easy Life

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A family without men, the Birches live gloriously offbeat lives in the lush, green backwoods of North Carolina. Radiant, headstrong Sophia and her shy, brilliant daughter, Margaret, possess powerful charms to

The Client by John Grisham

The Client

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In a weedy lot on the outskirts of Memphis, two boys watch a shiny Lincoln pull up to the curb...Eleven-year-old Mark Sway and his younger brother were sharing a forbidden cigarette when a chance encounter with a suicidal lawyer left …

Perfect by Judith McNaught

Perfect

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A rootless foster child, Julie Mathison had blossomed under the love showered upon her by her adoptive family. Now a lovely and vivacious young woman, she was a respected teacher in

The Te Of Piglet by Benjamin Hoff

The Te Of Piglet

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The Te of Piglet . . . in which a good deal of Taoist wisdom is revealed through the character and actions of A.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Championship Pool

Championship Pool

Platform: NES, SNES, Game Boy, Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Sports simulation – pool

Publisher: Mindscape

Battletoads in Battlemaniacs

Battletoads in Battlemaniacs

Platform: Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Sega Master System

Genre: Beat 'em up, platformer, action

Publisher: NA Tradewest (SNES); EU Tradewest (SNES); AUS Nintendo (SNES); JP NCS (SNES); BR Tec Toy (SMS)

Exhaust Heat II F1 ROC II: Race of Champions

Exhaust Heat II F1 ROC II: Race of Champions

Platform: Super Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Racing

Publisher: SETA

The Chaos Engine

The Chaos Engine

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Amiga CD32, MS-DOS, RISC OS, Sega Mega Drive, Super NES, Mobile phone, Windows, OS X, Linux

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Renegade Software

The Excellent Dizzy Collection

The Excellent Dizzy Collection

Platform: Sega Master System, Sega Game Gear

Genre: Action game, Puzzle Game, Adventure game

Publisher: Codemasters


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