Monday August 16, 1993
US date format: 8/16/1993, UK date format: 16/8/1993
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 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 Cameron Monaghan and Emily Trebec.
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 Thing Called Love, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993
while Women Who Run With The Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Politically Incorrect.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing California Games 2 or Crime Patrol.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 16, 1993?
- RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
- USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
- Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
- Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 16, 1993?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Jodeci - Lately
- SWV - Right Here (Human Nature)/Downtown
- Toni Braxton - Another Sad Love Song
- Silk - Lose Control/Girl U For Me
- Ice Cube Featuring Das EFX - Check Yo Self
- Janet Jackson - If
- U.N.V. - Something's Goin' On
- Tag Team - Whoomp! (There It Is)
- Tony Toni Tone - If I Had No Loot
- II D Extreme - Cry No More
Sport Games on August 16, 1993
Premier LeagueUK Soccer
- Tottenham - Arsenal : 0 - 1
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 16If August 16, 1993 is your birthday you're 26 years, 11 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?