Saturday October 16, 1993

US date format: 10/16/1993, UK date format: 16/10/1993

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Caroline Garcia and Jared Cohen. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Dreamlover by Mariah Carey. In UK Boom! Shake The Room by Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince was in the top 5 hits. Me and the Kid, directed by Dan Curtis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while The Hidden Life Of Dogs by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching La petite vie. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cardiaxx or Flash Hiders.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Events

  • General Omar al-Bashir appointed Sudan President
  • IRA bomb attack on fish and chips restaurant in Belfast, 10 killed
  • Anti-Nazi riot breaks out in Welling in Kent, after police stop protesters approaching the British National Party headquarters.

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Movies

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Me and the Kid

Me and the Kid

Directed by: Dan Curtis

Starring: Danny Aiello, Alex Zuckerman, Joe Pantoliano, Cathy Moriarty

Fearless

Fearless

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Isabella Rossellini, Rosie Perez, Tom Hulce

Judgment Night

Judgment Night

Directed by: Stephen Hopkins

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Cuba Gooding Jr., Denis Leary, Stephen Dorff

Mazeppa

Mazeppa

Directed by: Bartabas

Starring: Miguel Bosé, Bartabas, Brigitte Marty, Eva Schakmundes

Mr. Wonderful

Mr. Wonderful

Directed by: Anthony Minghella

Starring: Matt Dillon, Annabella Sciorra, Mary-Louise Parker, William Hurt

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Sport Games on October 16, 1993

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Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - M'Gladbach : 3 - 1
  • Dortmund - Hamburg : 2 - 1
  • Dresden - Karlsruhe : 1 - 1
  • Duisburg - Ein Frankfurt : 1 - 0
  • Freiburg - Werder Bremen : 0 - 0
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Chemnitz - RW Essen : 2 - 1
  • F Koln - Saarbrucken : 7 - 4
  • Hertha - Hannover : 0 - 0
  • Homburg - Stuttgarter K : 3 - 2
  • Mannheim - Mainz : 1 - 0
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Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Angers - St Etienne : 1 - 1
  • Auxerre - Monaco : 4 - 0
  • Caen - Bordeaux : 1 - 0
  • Lens - Cannes : 2 - 1
  • Lyon - Le Havre : 1 - 1
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Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Birmingham - Watford : 1 - 0
  • Bolton - Millwall : 4 - 0
  • Bristol City - Barnsley : 0 - 2
  • Charlton - Leicester : 2 - 1
  • Luton - Notts County : 1 - 0
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TV Series

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La petite vie

La petite vie

Starring: Claude Meunier, Serge Thériault, Marc Messier, Diane Lavallée

Country: Canada

Cracker

Cracker

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Directed by: Charles McDougall

Starring: Robbie Coltrane, Geraldine Somerville, Kieran O'Brien, Lorcan Cranitch

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Against the Grain

Against the Grain

Directed by: Elias Mael

It Had to Be You

It Had to Be You

Directed by: Sasha Gordon

The X-Files

The X-Files

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Starring: Gillian Anderson, David Duchovny, Mitch Pileggi

Country: United States of America

Days to next October 16

If October 16, 1993 is your birthday you're 26 years, 11 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 27 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Hidden Life Of Dogs by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

The Hidden Life Of Dogs

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Long before the Dog Whisperer, anthropologist Elizabeth Marshall Thomas revealed to readers the nature of pack dynamics, leading to a completely new understanding of dogs and their desires. In

Vanished by Danielle Steel

Vanished

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Vanished tells the story of a man and woman faced with an almost unthinkable tragedy—the mysterious abduction of their son. In the late 1930s, in the shadow of the Lindbergh kidnapping, and as war looms in Europe, Marielle Patterson shares …

Like Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

Like Water For Chocolate

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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.

Women Who Run With The Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes

Women Who Run With The Wolves

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UPDATED, WITH NEW MATERIAL BY THE AUTHOR"WOMEN WHO RUN WITH THE WOLVES isn't just another book. It is a gift of profound insight, wisdom, and love.

Case Closed by Gerald Posner

Case Closed

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The assassination of John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963, continues to inspire interest ranging from well-meaning speculation to bizarre conspiracy theories and controversial filmmaking.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cardiaxx

Cardiaxx

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Team 17

Deep Core

Deep Core

Platform: Amiga, Amiga CD32

Genre: Science fiction, platform game

Publisher: ICE

Flash Hiders

Flash Hiders

Platform: PC-Engine Super CD-ROM²

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Right Stuff

F1 Pole Position 2

F1 Pole Position 2

Platform: Super NES[1]

Genre: Formula One racing

Blue Force

Blue Force

Platform: DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Tsunami Games


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