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Saturday 16 October 1993

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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. The Nightmare Before Christmas, directed by Henry Selick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while A Marriage Made In Heaven ... Or Too Tired For An Affair by Erma Bombeck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching La petite vie. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Breath of Fire or ClayFighter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Directed by: Henry Selick

Starring: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara

Country: United States

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Demolition Man

Directed by: Marco Brambilla

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Wesley Snipes, Sandra Bullock

Country: United States

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Cool Runnings

Directed by: Jon Turteltaub

Starring: John Candy, Leon, Doug E. Doug

Country: United States

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Directed by: David Anspaugh

Starring: Sean Astin, Jon Favreau, Ned Beatty

Country: United States

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Directed by: Mike Leigh

Starring: David Thewlis, Lesley Sharp, Katrin Cartlidge

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Written by: Jimmy McGovern

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Starring: Max Casella, Ruth Buzzi, Jim Cummings, April Ortiz

Country: United States

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Written by: Jeff Segal

Starring: Robby Benson, Ken Camroux, Garry Chalk, Garrison Christiohn

Country: United States

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Beakman's World

Written by: Jok R. Church

Starring: Paul Zaloom, Mark Ritts, Eliza Schneider, Alanna Ubach

Country: United States

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Case Closed

Starring: Mike Matthews, Brian Patrick Mulligan, Susie Ross

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 October 1993 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Caroline Garcia: French tennis player.
  • Jared Cohen: American noted family, the son of "CBS This Morning" anchor Paula Zahn and her real estate investor husband, Richard.
  • Scot Williams: American noted family, son of Houston's offensive tackle David Williams who played for the Oilers at the time of his birth.
  • Jovit Baldivino: Filipino singer and actor.
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Famous Deaths:
  • 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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Sport Games on 16 October 1993

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Bayern Munich - M'Gladbach : 3 - 1
  • Dortmund - Hamburg : 2 - 1
  • Dresden - Karlsruhe : 1 - 1
  • Duisburg - Ein Frankfurt : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 16 October 1993
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Chemnitz - RW Essen : 2 - 1
  • F Koln - Saarbrucken : 7 - 4
  • Hertha - Hannover : 0 - 0
  • Homburg - Stuttgarter K : 3 - 2
See all Football game results of 16 October 1993
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Angers - St Etienne : 1 - 1
  • Auxerre - Monaco : 4 - 0
  • Caen - Bordeaux : 1 - 0
  • Lens - Cannes : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 16 October 1993
Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Birmingham - Watford : 1 - 0
  • Bolton - Millwall : 4 - 0
  • Bristol City - Barnsley : 0 - 2
  • Charlton - Leicester : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of 16 October 1993

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What news were making the headlines those days in October 1993?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.192
  • Time: Computer photomontage by Dan McCoy/Rainbow; Additional photography by T. J. Florian
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9402


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

A Marriage Made In Heaven ... Or Too Tired For An Affair

By: Erma Bombeck

The author of Family: The Ties That Bind . . . and Gag! turns her eye on the institution of marriage, charting her own wedded bliss from ""Living on

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Pigs In Heaven

By: Barbara Kingsolver

Picking up where her modern classic The Bean Trees left off, Barbara Kingsolver’s bestselling Pigs in Heaven continues the tale of Turtle and Taylor Greer, a Native American girl and her

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The Bridges of Madison County

By: Robert James Waller

The legendary love story, the bestselling hardcover novel of all time, and the major motion picture starring Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep. This is the story of Robert Kincaid, the photographer and free spirit searching for the covered bridges of ...

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Care Of The Soul

By: Thomas Moore

In this special twenty-fifth anniversary edition of Thomas Moore’s bestselling Care of the Soul, which includes a new introduction by the author, readers are presented with a revolutionary approach to thinking

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Breath of Fire

Platform: Super NES, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Capcom; NA Square Soft (SNES); NA Capcom (GBA); EU Ubisoft

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DinoPark Tycoon

DinoPark Tycoon

Platform: Computer Operating Systems - DOS (Windows 95, Windows 98), Macintosh System 7 Video Game Consoles - 3DO Interactive Multiplayer

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: MECC

Dungeon Hack

Platform: DOS, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations Inc

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Super Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: JVC, later re-released by THQ (SNES) LucasArts (Virtual Console)

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Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Super NES, Virtual Console

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

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