Friday July 16, 1993

US date format: 7/16/1993, UK date format: 16/7/1993

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Lucie Bourdeu and Billy Ward. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Weak by SWV. In UK Dreams by Gabrielle was in the top 5 hits. Poetic Justice, directed by John Singleton, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while Hill Towns by Anne Rivers Siddons was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Face the Music. If you liked videogames you were probably playing FIFA (video game series) or Blades of Vengeance.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
  • Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Events

  • President Lissouba calls emergency rule in Congo-Brazzaville
  • San Francisco outfielder Darren Lewis sets record of 267 consecutive errorless games
  • The Slackware operating system is first released.
  • July 17 ampndash In Estonia, the majority Russian cities of Narva and Sillamäe organize illegal referendums on quotterritorial autonomyquot to protest new citizenship laws.
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Movies

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Poetic Justice

Poetic Justice

Directed by: John Singleton

Starring: Janet Jackson, Tupac Shakur, Regina King, Joe Torry

Another Stakeout

Another Stakeout

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Emilio Estevez, Rosie O'Donnell, Dennis Farina

Hocus Pocus

Hocus Pocus

Directed by: Kenny Ortega

Starring: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy, Omri Katz

Country: United States of America

In the Line of Fire

In the Line of Fire

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo, Dylan McDermott

Country: United States of America

Rookie of the Year

Rookie of the Year

Directed by: Daniel Stern

Starring: Thomas Ian Nicholas, Gary Busey, Albert Hall, Amy Morton

TV Series

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Face the Music

Face the Music

Directed by: Carol Wiseman

Labor in Power

Labor in Power

Salto postale

Salto postale

Calling the Shots

Calling the Shots

Directed by: Griffin Loch

Naked City

Naked City

Days to next July 16

If July 16, 1993 is your birthday you're 27 years, 2 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 16 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Hill Towns by Anne Rivers Siddons

Hill Towns

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Hill Towns is a classic novel of remarkable emotional power, insight, and sensitivity from Anne Rivers Siddons, whose books live on the New York Times bestseller list and in the hearts

Pleading Guilty by Scott Turow

Pleading Guilty

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Returning to the now-renowned locale of Kindle County, Scott Turow gives us Mack Malloy, ex-cop, not-quite-ex-drunk, and partner-on-the-wane in one of the country's most high-powered law firms.

Pigs In Heaven by Barbara Kingsolver

Pigs In Heaven

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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

Homeland by John Jakes

Homeland

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In Homeland, internationally acclaimed bestselling author John Jakes brings to life an epic saga of the American immigrant experience in this story of a family dynasty in turmoil at the dawn

Race Matters by Cornel West

Race Matters

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With a new introduction, the groundbreaking classic Race Matters affirms its position as the bestselling, most influential, and most original articulation of the urgent issues in America?s

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

FIFA (video game series)

FIFA (video game series)

Platform: Amiga, DOS, Nokia N-gage, Sega 32X, Sega Mega-CD/Sega CD, Master System, Sega Game Gear, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Sega Saturn, GameCube, Gizmondo, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStatio

Genre: Sports, simulation

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck

Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck

Platform: Amiga, Amiga CD32, Sega Game Gear, Sega Mega-CD, Sega Master System, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Platform game, Side-scrolling game

Publisher: Core Design

Alfred Chicken

Alfred Chicken

Platform: Amiga, Amiga CD32, NES, Game Boy, Super NES

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Mindscape Group, Sunsoft

Blades of Vengeance

Blades of Vengeance

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Dark Sun: Shattered Lands

Dark Sun: Shattered Lands

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 16, 1993?

On July 16, 1993 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is July 16, 1993?

On July 16, 1993 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on July 16, 1993?

On July 16, 1993 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 16, 1993?

On July 16, 1993 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on July 16, 1993?

On July 16, 1993 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 16, 1993?

On July 16, 1993 several famous people were born including, Lucie Bourdeu, Billy Ward.

What was the number one song in July 16, 1993?

The number one song in the week of July 16, 1993 was Weak by SWV in US and Dreams by Gabrielle in UK.

What were the top hits on July 16, 1993?

The top hits on July 16, 1993 were Weak by SWV, Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40, Whoomp! There It Is by Tag Team in US and Dreams by Gabrielle, What Is Love by Haddaway, Pray by Take That in UK.


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