Thursday September 16, 1993

US date format: 9/16/1993, UK date format: 16/9/1993

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Metro Boomin and Sam Byram. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Dreamlover by Mariah Carey. In UK Mr Vain by Culture Beat was in the top 5 hits. The Bride with White Hair, directed by Ronny Yu, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while Streets Of Laredo by Larry McMurtry was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching It Had to Be You. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Duke Nukem II or Ancients 1: Deathwatch.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
  • Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
  • In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
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Events

  • Minn Twins Dave Winfield, is 19th to get 3,000 hits
  • Singer Karen Akers (48) weds businessman Kevin Powers (41)

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Movies

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The Bride with White Hair

The Bride with White Hair

Directed by: Ronny Yu

Starring: Brigitte Lin, Leslie Cheung, Francis Ng, Elaine Lui

The Advocate

The Advocate

Directed by: Leslie Megahey

Starring: Colin Firth, Amina Annabi, Jim Carter, Donald Pleasence

The Good Son

The Good Son

Directed by: Joseph Ruben

Starring: Macaulay Culkin, Elijah Wood, Wendy Crewson, David Morse

The Program

The Program

Directed by: David S. Ward

Starring: James Caan, Halle Berry, Omar Epps, Craig Sheffer

Rudy

Rudy

Directed by: David Anspaugh

Starring: Sean Astin, Jon Favreau, Ned Beatty, Greta Lind

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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TV Series

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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

Legends of the Hidden Temple

Legends of the Hidden Temple

Starring: Kirk Fogg, Dee Bradley Baker

Country: United States of America

Politically Incorrect

Politically Incorrect

Face the Music

Face the Music

Directed by: Carol Wiseman

Days to next September 16

If September 16, 1993 is your birthday you're 27 years, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 17 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Streets Of Laredo by Larry McMurtry

Streets Of Laredo

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From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author Larry McMurtry comes the sequel and final book in the Lonesome Dove tetralogy. An exhilarating tale of legend and heroism, Streets of Laredo is classic Texas

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.

Listening To Prozac by Peter D. Kramer

Listening To Prozac

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Since it was introduced in 1987, Prozac has been prescribed to nearly five million Americans. But what is Prozac? A medication or a mental steroid?

The Client by John Grisham

The Client

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In a weedy lot on the outskirts of Memphis, two boys watch a shiny Lincoln pull up to the curb...Eleven-year-old Mark Sway and his younger brother were sharing a forbidden cigarette when a chance encounter with a suicidal lawyer left …

The Fifties by David Halberstam

The Fifties

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The Fifties is a sweeping social, political, economic, and cultural history of the ten years that Halberstam regards as seminal in determining what our nation is today.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Duke Nukem II

Duke Nukem II

Platform: MS-DOS, Game Boy Color, iOS, Microsoft Windows, OS X

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Apogee Software (MS-DOS) GT Interactive Software (GBC) Interceptor Entertainment (iOS)

Alone in the Dark 2

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)

Ancients 1: Deathwatch

Ancients 1: Deathwatch

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Role playing game

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

Dennis the Menace

Dennis the Menace

Platform: Amiga Game Boy Super NES

Genre: 2D Platformer, Action

Publisher: Ocean Software

Deep Duck Trouble Starring Donald Duck

Deep Duck Trouble Starring Donald Duck

Platform: Sega Game Gear, Sega Master System

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Sega (re-released in USA by Majesco Entertainment)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on September 16, 1993?

On September 16, 1993 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is September 16, 1993?

On September 16, 1993 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on September 16, 1993?

On September 16, 1993 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on September 16, 1993?

On September 16, 1993 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on September 16, 1993?

On September 16, 1993 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on September 16, 1993?

On September 16, 1993 several famous people were born including, Metro Boomin, Sam Byram.

Which famous people died on September 16, 1993?

Famous people died on September 16, 1993 include, Johanna F Zandstra-Giezen, Willie Mosconi, Rok Petrovic.

What was the number one song in September 16, 1993?

The number one song in the week of September 16, 1993 was Dreamlover by Mariah Carey in US and Mr Vain by Culture Beat in UK.

What were the top hits on September 16, 1993?

The top hits on September 16, 1993 were Dreamlover by Mariah Carey, Whoomp! There It Is by Tag Team, Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40 in US and Mr Vain by Culture Beat, Boom! Shake The Room by Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince, It Keeps Rainin' (Tears From My Eyes) by Bitty McLean in UK.


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