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Tuesday 17 August 1993

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jay Bucks and Cinta Laura. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40. In UK Living On My Own by Freddie Mercury was in the top 5 hits. The Secret Garden, directed by Agnieszka Holland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while Pleading Guilty by Scott Turow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching An Exchange of Fire. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Ball Z Side Story: Plan to Eradicate the Saiyans or Breath of Fire.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

An Exchange of Fire

Starring: Frank Finlay, James Fleet, Juliette Caton, Caroline Langrishe

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Danger Theatre

Written by: Mike Scott, Robert Wolterstorff, Penelope Spheeris

Starring: Diedrich Bader, Robert Vaughn, Adam West, Billy Morrissette

Country: United States

I Love My Family

Starring: Xingyu Wen, Dandan Song, Lixin Yang, Ling Guan

Country: China

Coltrane in a Cadillac

Starring: Robbie Coltrane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Persones humanes

Written by: Miquel Calçada

Starring: Miquel Calçada, Quim Monzó, Xavier Soler, Jaume Santacana

Country: Spain

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Secret Garden

Directed by: Agnieszka Holland

Starring: Kate Maberly, Maggie Smith, Heydon Prowse

Country: United States

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The Fugitive

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Starring: Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward

Country: United States

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Robin Hood: Men in Tights

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Cary Elwes, Richard Lewis, Roger Rees

Country: United States

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Hocus Pocus

Directed by: Kenny Ortega

Starring: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy

Country: United States

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In the Line of Fire

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 August 1993 ?

Holidays:
  • Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
  • Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
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Facts:
  • For the first time, the public is allowed inside Buckingham Palace.

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Sport Games on 17 August 1993

Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Peterboro - Barnsley : 4 - 1
  • Portsmouth - Charlton : 1 - 2
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Everton - Man City : 1 - 0
  • Ipswich - Southampton : 1 - 0
  • Leeds - West Ham : 1 - 0
  • Wimbledon - Chelsea : 1 - 1
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Overturning Reaganomics -- Aug. 16, 1993
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9394
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.183

Books

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

Pleading Guilty

By: Scott Turow

Returning to the now-renowned locale of Kindle County, Scott Turow gives us Mack Malloy, ex-cop, not-quite-ex-drunk, and partner-on-the-wane in one of the country's most high-powered law firms.

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The Fifties

By: David Halberstam

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.

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Women Who Run With The Wolves

By: Clarissa Pinkola Estes

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.

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Embraced By The Light

By: Betty J. Eadie with Curtis Taylor

Embraced by the Light is an Eadie and Taylor book in which Betty Eadie narrates her near-death experience and the events that followed.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Day of the Tentacle

Platform: MS-DOS, Mac OS, Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: LucasArts; Double Fine Productions (Remastered)

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Dragon Ball Z Side Story: Plan to Eradicate the Saiyans

Dragon Ball Z Side Story: Plan to Eradicate the Saiyans

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action, fantasy

Publisher: Bandai

Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Doom

Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Doom

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up/role-playing video game

Publisher: Capcom

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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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


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