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.
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Historical Events

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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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Movies

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The Thing Called Love

The Thing Called Love

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

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

Needful Things

Needful Things

Directed by: Fraser C. Heston

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

Father Hood

Father Hood

Directed by: Darrell Roodt

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

Son of the Pink Panther

Son of the Pink Panther

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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

Manhattan Murder Mystery

Manhattan Murder Mystery

Directed by: Woody Allen

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

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Music charts

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Sport Games on August 16, 1993

Sport Games on August 16, 1993


Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Tottenham - Arsenal : 0 - 1
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TV Series

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Politically Incorrect

Politically Incorrect

Face the Music

Face the Music

Directed by: Carol Wiseman

Labor in Power

Labor in Power

The Adventures of Brisco County Jr.

The Adventures of Brisco County Jr.

Mr Don & Mr George

Mr Don & Mr George

Days to next August 16

If 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.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Reengineering The Corporation by Michael Hammer and James Champy

Reengineering The Corporation

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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.

Honor Among Thieves by Jeffrey Archer

Honor Among Thieves

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Spring 1994, Washington, D.C. - While the Clinton Administration grapples with its domestic policies, a sinister plot is being masterminded six thousand miles away in Baghdad.

Embraced By The Light by Betty J. Eadie with Curtis Taylor

Embraced By The Light

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Embraced by the Light is an Eadie and Taylor book in which Betty Eadie narrates her near-death experience and the events that followed.

Days Of Grace by Arthur Ashe and Arnold Rampersad

Days Of Grace

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"Touching and courageous...All of it--the man, the life, the book--is rare and beautiful."COSMOPOLITANDAYS OF GRACE is an inspiring memoir of a remarkable man who was the true embodiment of courage, elegance,

The Shining Ones by David Eddings

The Shining Ones

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Book Two of The Tamuli. The New York Times Bestseller!Years ago, the Child-Goddess Aphrael had hidden Bhelliom, the Stone of Power, at the bottom of the sea.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Escape from Monster Manor

Escape from Monster Manor

Platform: 3DO Interactive Multiplayer

Genre: Horror, first-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

California Games 2

California Games 2

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, Sega Master System, SNES, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Epyx

Crime Patrol

Crime Patrol

Platform: Arcade, CD-i, 3DO, Sega CD, Laserdisc, DVD Video

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: American Laser Games

Blue Force

Blue Force

Platform: DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Tsunami Games

Castlevania Chronicles

Castlevania Chronicles

Platform: X68000 PlayStation PlayStation Network

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami


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