Sunday May 16, 1993

US date format: 5/16/1993, UK date format: 16/5/1993

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 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 IU (singer) and IU . In that special week of May people in US were listening to That's The Way Love Goes by Janet Jackson. In UK Five Live (EP) by George Michael & Queen With Lisa Stansfield was in the top 5 hits. Faraway, So Close!, directed by Wim Wenders, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while The Last Command by Timothy Zahn was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Salto postale. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Ball Z Side Story: Plan to Eradicate the Saiyans or Doom.
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Holidays

  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
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Events

  • 3 Men on a Horse closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 40 performances
  • Wilder, Wilder, Wilder closes at Circle in the Square Theater NYC after 30 performances
  • Judd Nelson pleads no contest to kicking Kim Evans in the head
  • Farmer Sugeng finds 1.2 million-year-old Pithecanthropus IX skull.

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Faraway, So Close!

Faraway, So Close!

Directed by: Wim Wenders

Starring: Otto Sander, Bruno Ganz, Peter Falk, Horst Buchholz

Hot Shots! Part Deux

Hot Shots! Part Deux

Directed by: Jim Abrahams

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Lloyd Bridges, Valeria Golino, Richard Crenna

Country: United States of America

Cliffhanger

Cliffhanger

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow, Michael Rooker, Janine Turner

Country: United States of America

Sliver

Sliver

Directed by: Phillip Noyce

Starring: Sharon Stone, William Baldwin, Tom Berenger, Polly Walker

Naked

Naked

Directed by: Mike Leigh

Starring: David Thewlis, Lesley Sharp, Katrin Cartlidge, Greg Cruttwell

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Salto postale

Salto postale

Calling the Shots

Calling the Shots

Directed by: Griffin Loch

Eden

Eden

Directed by: Megan Griffiths

Good Advice

Good Advice

Directed by: Steve Rash

How the West Was Lost

How the West Was Lost

Days to next May 16

If May 16, 1993 is your birthday you're 27 years, 4 months, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 20 days.
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Books

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The Last Command by Timothy Zahn

The Last Command

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The embattled Republic reels from the attacks of Grand Admiral Thrawn, who has marshaled the remnants of the Imperial forces and driven the Rebels back with an abominable technology recovered from

Charms For The Easy Life by Kaye Gibbons

Charms For The Easy Life

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A family without men, the Birches live gloriously offbeat lives in the lush, green backwoods of North Carolina. Radiant, headstrong Sophia and her shy, brilliant daughter, Margaret, possess powerful charms to

The Client by John Grisham

The Client

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In a weedy lot on the outskirts of Memphis, two boys watch a shiny Lincoln pull up to the curb...Eleven-year-old Mark Sway and his younger brother were sharing a forbidden cigarette when a chance encounter with a suicidal lawyer left …

Perfect by Judith McNaught

Perfect

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A rootless foster child, Julie Mathison had blossomed under the love showered upon her by her adoptive family. Now a lovely and vivacious young woman, she was a respected teacher in

The Te Of Piglet by Benjamin Hoff

The Te Of Piglet

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The Te of Piglet . . . in which a good deal of Taoist wisdom is revealed through the character and actions of A.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dino Dini's Goal

Dino Dini's Goal

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS, Mega Drive/Genesis, Super NES

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Virgin Games

Blob

Blob

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Platform Puzzle

Publisher: Core Design

Dragon Ball Z Side Story: Plan to Eradicate the Saiyans

Dragon Ball Z Side Story: Plan to Eradicate the Saiyans

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action, fantasy

Publisher: Bandai

Exhaust Heat II F1 ROC II: Race of Champions

Exhaust Heat II F1 ROC II: Race of Champions

Platform: Super Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Racing

Publisher: SETA

Doom

Doom

Platform: MS-DOS, Sega 32X, Atari Jaguar, SNES, PlayStation, 3DO, Sega Saturn, Acorn Archimedes, Game Boy Advance, Xbox 360

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: GT Interactive


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