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..
Which were the important events of October 16, 1993?
- 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.
- John Bowles: President (Rexall Drugs), dies at 76.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 16, 1993?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mariah Carey - Dreamlover
- SWV - Right Here (Human Nature)
- Billy Joel - The River Of Dreams
- Tag Team - Whoomp! There It Is
- Xscape - Just Kickin' It
- Meat Loaf - I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)
- Janet Jackson - If
- Ace Of Base - All That She Wants
- Toni Braxton - Another Sad Love Song
- Zhane - Hey Mr. D.J.
Top #5 songs in the UK
Sport Games on October 16, 1993
Bundesliga 1Football (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
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Chemnitz - RW Essen : 2 - 1
- F Koln - Saarbrucken : 7 - 4
- Hertha - Hannover : 0 - 0
- Homburg - Stuttgarter K : 3 - 2
- Mannheim - Mainz : 1 - 0
Le ChampionnatFootball (France)
- Angers - St Etienne : 1 - 1
- Auxerre - Monaco : 4 - 0
- Caen - Bordeaux : 1 - 0
- Lens - Cannes : 2 - 1
- Lyon - Le Havre : 1 - 1
Division 1Football (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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Days to next October 16If 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.
What news were making the headlines those days in October 1993?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?