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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 planets position on May 16, 1993). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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 Culture Of Complaint by Robert Hughes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Salto postale. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bubsy in Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind or Alone in the Dark 2.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Faraway, So Close!

Directed by: Wim Wenders

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

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Directed by: Renny Harlin

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

Country: United States

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Directed by: Phillip Noyce

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

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The Piano

Directed by: Jane Campion

Starring: Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel, Sam Neill, Anna Paquin

Country: United States

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Directed by: Mario Van Peebles

Starring: Mario Van Peebles, Stephen Baldwin, Charles Lane, Tommy 'Tiny' Lister

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TV Series

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Salto postale

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Calling the Shots

Directed by: Griffin Loch

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Directed by: Megan Griffiths

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Good Advice

Directed by: Steve Rash

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How the West Was Lost

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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.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 16, 1993 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1993 ?

Top #10 Latin songs
  1. Me Estoy Enamorando - La Mafia
  2. Muchacha Triste - Los Fantasmas del Caribe
  3. Lucero - Veleta
  4. Te Dejo Libre - Alvaro Torres
  5. Juan Luis Guerra 440 - Mal De Amor
  6. Gloria Trevi - Me Siento Tan Sola
  7. Eso Nomas - Jose Jose
  8. Ricardo Arjona - Mujeres
  9. Sentir - Jon Secada
  10. Mijares - Encadenado


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

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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I'll Be Seeing You

By: Mary Higgins Clark

From the “Queen of Suspense” Mary Higgins Clark, a gripping and twisting mystery featuring a television news reporter who finds herself drawn into a terrifying web of treachery, where nothing is as it seems and the truth may be too ...

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Like Water For Chocolate

By: Laura Esquivel

Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in tum-of-the-century Mexico became a best-selling phenomenon with its winning blend of poignant romance and bittersweet wit.

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The Te Of Piglet

By: Benjamin Hoff

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

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: Amiga

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Thalion Software

Blue Hawk

Blue Hawk

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Dooyoong

Bubsy in Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind

Bubsy in Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind

Platform: Sega Genesis, Super NES, Microsoft Windows

Publisher: Accolade, Retroism

FIFA International Soccer

Platform: 3DO, Commodore Amiga, MS-DOS, Nintendo Game Boy, Sega Game Gear, Sega Mega Drive, Sega CD, Sega Master System, Super Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Sports video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Alone in the Dark 2

Platform: DOS, PC-98, FM Towns, Mac OS, 3DO, Sega Saturn, PlayStation

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: EU Infogrames Entertainment, SA; NA Interplay Entertainment; JP Arrow Micro-Techs Corp (PC-98, FM Towns); JP Electronic Arts Victor (3DO, SS, PS)

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Home videos

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Where the Day Takes You

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Untamed Heart

Studio: MGM Home Video

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Death Becomes Her

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