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Monday 16 August 1993

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Emily Trebec and Sam Bashor. 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 Reengineering The Corporation by Michael Hammer and James Champy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching An Exchange of Fire. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Batsugun or Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers 2.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

An Exchange of Fire

Starring: Frank Finlay, James Fleet, Juliette Caton, Caroline Langrishe

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Danger Theatre

Written by: Mike Scott, Robert Wolterstorff, Penelope Spheeris

Starring: Diedrich Bader, Robert Vaughn, Adam West, Billy Morrissette

Country: United States

I Love My Family

Starring: Xingyu Wen, Dandan Song, Lixin Yang, Ling Guan

Country: China

Coltrane in a Cadillac

Starring: Robbie Coltrane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Persones humanes

Written by: Miquel Calçada

Starring: Miquel Calçada, Quim Monzó, Xavier Soler, Jaume Santacana

Country: Spain

Movies

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

The Secret Garden

Directed by: Agnieszka Holland

Starring: Kate Maberly, Maggie Smith, Heydon Prowse

Country: United States

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The Fugitive

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Starring: Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward

Country: United States

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Robin Hood: Men in Tights

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Cary Elwes, Richard Lewis, Roger Rees

Country: United States

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Hocus Pocus

Directed by: Kenny Ortega

Starring: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy

Country: United States

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In the Line of Fire

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo

Country: United States

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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
Famous Birthdays:
  • Emily Trebec: American noted family, the daughter of 53-year-old game-show host Alex Trebec and his businesswoman wife, Jean, 28.
  • Sam Bashor: YouTube Star.
  • Cameron Monaghan: American actor.
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Sport Games on 16 August 1993

Premier League
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  • Tottenham - Arsenal : 0 - 1
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1993?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Overturning Reaganomics -- Aug. 16, 1993
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9394
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.183

Books

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

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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Mama Makes Up Her Mind

By: Bailey White

Welcome to the unique world of Bailey White. Her aunt Belle may take you to see her bellowing pet alligator. Her uncle Jimbuddy may appall you with his knack for losing

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Pigs In Heaven

By: Barbara Kingsolver

Picking up where her modern classic The Bean Trees left off, Barbara Kingsolver’s bestselling Pigs in Heaven continues the tale of Turtle and Taylor Greer, a Native American girl and her

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Embraced By The Light

By: Betty J. Eadie with Curtis Taylor

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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Batsugun

Batsugun

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn

Genre: Manic shooter

Publisher: JP/NA Taito; JP Banpresto (SS); EU Toaplan

Blood Warrior

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Kaneko

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Virtua Fighter

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn, 32X, Microsoft Windows, Mega Drive, Game Gear, Master System, Game.com, R-Zone, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, GameCube, PlayStation 3, Virtual Console, Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Sega

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Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers 2

Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers 2

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Capcom

Emeraldia

Emeraldia

Platform: Arcade, Virtual Console

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Namco


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