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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 (Democratic). 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 Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Politically Incorrect. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Edo no Kiba or F1 Pole Position 2.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Thing Called Love

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: River Phoenix, Samantha Mathis, Dermot Mulroney, Sandra Bullock

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Needful Things

Directed by: Fraser C. Heston

Starring: Max von Sydow, Ed Harris, Bonnie Bedelia, Amanda Plummer

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Father Hood

Directed by: Darrell Roodt

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Halle Berry, Sabrina Lloyd, Brian Bonsall

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Son of the Pink Panther

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Roberto Benigni, Herbert Lom, Claudia Cardinale, Shabana Azmi

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Manhattan Murder Mystery

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Jerry Adler, Lynn Cohen

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Politically Incorrect

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Face the Music

Directed by: Carol Wiseman

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Labor in Power

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The Adventures of Brisco County Jr.

Mr Don & Mr George

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 1993 ?

Holidays:
  • 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
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Sport Games on 16 August 1993

Premier League
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  • Tottenham - Arsenal : 0 - 1
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Planetary positions on August 16, 1993 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1993 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Gloria Estefan - Mi Tierra
  2. Ayer - Luis Miguel
  3. No Debes Jugar - Selena
  4. Ella Es - Los Fantasmas del Caribe
  5. Coronita De Flores - Juan Luis Guerra 440
  6. Primera Vez - Ricardo Arjona
  7. Vicente Fernandez - Lastima Que Seas Ajena
  8. Ricky Martin - Me Amaras
  9. Cuando Se Acaba El Amor - Guillermo Davila
  10. Un Corazon Hecho Pedazos - Ednita Nazario
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Freddie Mercury - Living On My Own
  2. Urban Cookie Collective - The Key, The Secret
  3. Culture Beat - Mr Vain
  4. It Keeps Rainin' (Tears From My Eyes) - Bitty McLean
  5. Take That - Pray

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Girl, Interrupted

By: Susanna Kaysen

In 1967, after a session with a psychiatrist she'd never seen before, eighteen-year-old Susanna Kaysen was put in a taxi and sent to McLean Hospital.

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Reengineering The Corporation

By: Michael Hammer and James Champy

The most successful business book of the last decade, Reengineering the Corporation is the pioneering work on the most important topic in business today: achieving dramatic performance improvements.

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The Fifties

By: David Halberstam

The Fifties is a sweeping social, political, economic, and cultural history of the ten years that Halberstam regards as seminal in determining what our nation is today.

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Listening To Prozac

By: Peter D. Kramer

Since it was introduced in 1987, Prozac has been prescribed to nearly five million Americans. But what is Prozac? A medication or a mental steroid?

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Final Fight 2

Final Fight 2

Platform: Super Famicom/SNES, Virtual Console

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

Blue Hawk

Blue Hawk

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Dooyoong

Edo no Kiba

Edo no Kiba

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Side-scrolling cyberpunk action

Publisher: Micro World

F1 Pole Position 2

F1 Pole Position 2

Platform: Super NES[1]

Genre: Formula One racing

Darius Force

Darius Force

Platform: Super Famicom/NES

Genre: Horizontal scrolling shooter

Publisher: Taito

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

South Central

Format: VHS release

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FernGully: The Last Rainforest

Studio: FOX

Format: VHS re-release

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Untamed Heart

Studio: MGM Home Video

Format: VHS release

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The Great Muppet Caper

Studio: Fox

Format: VHS re-release for Disney

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The Adventures of Huck Finn

Studio: Disney

Format: VHS release

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