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Sunday 16 May 1993

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include IU (singer) and Lee Ji-eun. 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. Hot Shots! Part Deux, directed by Jim Abrahams, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while Charms For The Easy Life by Kaye Gibbons was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Coltrane in a Cadillac. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyborg Justice or Dare to Dream.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Hot Shots! Part Deux

Directed by: Jim Abrahams

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Lloyd Bridges, Valeria Golino

Country: United States

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My Neighbor Totoro

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Hitoshi Takagi, Noriko Hidaka, Toshiyuki Amagasa

Country: United States

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Much Ado About Nothing

Directed by: Kenneth Branagh

Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Keanu Reeves

Country: United States

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Benny & Joon

Directed by: Jeremiah Chechik

Starring: Johnny Depp, Mary Stuart Masterson, Aidan Quinn

Country: United States

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This Boy's Life

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

Starring: Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio, Ellen Barkin

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends

Starring: Niamh Cusack, Enn Reitel, Mary Jane Bowe, Jenny Moore

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Homicide: Life on the Street

Written by: Paul Attanasio

Starring: Richard Belzer, Clark Johnson, Yaphet Kotto, Kyle Secor

Country: United States

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The Ark

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Air Combat

Starring: Monte Markham

Country: United States

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Sister Wendy's Odyssey

Starring: Wendy Beckett

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 May 1993 ?

  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
  • Saint Simon Stock
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Marv Johnson: US soul singer ("You Got What it Takes"), dies at age 54.
  • 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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What news were making the headlines those days in May 1993?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.170
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Hillary Rodham Clinton -- May 10, 1993
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9380


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

Charms For The Easy Life

By: Kaye Gibbons

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

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Culture Of Complaint

By: Robert Hughes

The best-selling author of The Shock of the New, The Fatal Shore, and Barcelona here delivers a withering polemic aimed at the heart of recent American politics and culture.

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Remembering Denny

By: Calvin Trillin

A reissue of Calvin Trillin's memoir of his relationship with a brilliant but tragic Yale classmate that is also a rumination on social change in the 1950s and 1960sRemembering Denny is

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Healing And The Mind

By: Bill Moyers

At last, the paperback edition of the monumental best-seller (almost half a million copies in print!) that has changed the way Americans think about sickness and health -- the companion volume to the landmark PBS

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ancients 1: Deathwatch

Ancients 1: Deathwatch

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Role playing game

Publisher: Farr-Ware (1991), Epic Games (1993)

Clash of Steel

Platform: DOS

Genre: Strategy game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations

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Cyborg Justice

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

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Dare to Dream

Platform: Windows

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Epic MegaGames

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Double Switch

Platform: Sega Mega-CD, Saturn, PC

Genre: Adventure, interactive movie

Publisher: Sega (Sega Mega-CD) Digital Pictures (Saturn & PC)

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