Tuesday August 17, 1993

US date format: 8/17/1993, UK date format: 17/8/1993

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 17, 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 Sarah Sjöström 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 Thing Called Love, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while Reengineering The Corporation by Michael Hammer and James Champy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Politically Incorrect. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beyond Shadowgate or Dual Orb.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
  • Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes

Events

  • For the first time, the public is allowed inside Buckingham Palace.

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Movies

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The Thing Called Love

The Thing Called Love

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: River Phoenix, Samantha Mathis, Dermot Mulroney, Sandra Bullock

Needful Things

Needful Things

Directed by: Fraser C. Heston

Starring: Max von Sydow, Ed Harris, Bonnie Bedelia, Amanda Plummer

Father Hood

Father Hood

Directed by: Darrell Roodt

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Halle Berry, Sabrina Lloyd, Brian Bonsall

Son of the Pink Panther

Son of the Pink Panther

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Roberto Benigni, Herbert Lom, Claudia Cardinale, Shabana Azmi

Manhattan Murder Mystery

Manhattan Murder Mystery

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Jerry Adler, Lynn Cohen

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Music charts

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Sport Games on August 17, 1993

Sport Games on August 17, 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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Politically Incorrect

Politically Incorrect

Face the Music

Face the Music

Directed by: Carol Wiseman

Labor in Power

Labor in Power

The Adventures of Brisco County Jr.

The Adventures of Brisco County Jr.

Mr Don & Mr George

Mr Don & Mr George

Days to next August 17

If August 17, 1993 is your birthday you're 27 years, 1 month, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 18 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Reengineering The Corporation by Michael Hammer and James Champy

Reengineering The Corporation

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The most successful business book of the last decade, Reengineering the Corporation is the pioneering work on the most important topic in business today: achieving dramatic performance improvements.

Honor Among Thieves by Jeffrey Archer

Honor Among Thieves

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Spring 1994, Washington, D.C. - While the Clinton Administration grapples with its domestic policies, a sinister plot is being masterminded six thousand miles away in Baghdad.

Embraced By The Light by Betty J. Eadie with Curtis Taylor

Embraced By The Light

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

Days Of Grace by Arthur Ashe and Arnold Rampersad

Days Of Grace

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"Touching and courageous...All of it--the man, the life, the book--is rare and beautiful."COSMOPOLITANDAYS OF GRACE is an inspiring memoir of a remarkable man who was the true embodiment of courage, elegance,

The Shining Ones by David Eddings

The Shining Ones

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Book Two of The Tamuli. The New York Times Bestseller!Years ago, the Child-Goddess Aphrael had hidden Bhelliom, the Stone of Power, at the bottom of the sea.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Emeraldia

Emeraldia

Platform: Arcade, Virtual Console

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Namco

Star Fox

Star Fox

Platform: Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Nintendo 64, GameCube, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U

Genre: Rail/Scrolling shooter action-adventure game

Publisher: Nintendo

Beyond Shadowgate

Beyond Shadowgate

Platform: TurboGrafx CD

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Turbo Technologies Inc.

Dual Orb

Dual Orb

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: I'Max Corp.

Cannon Fodder

Cannon Fodder

Platform: Amiga, Amiga CD32,[2] Atari ST,[3] DOS,[4] Acorn Archimedes,[5] 3DO,[6] Atari Jaguar,[6] Sega Mega Drive/Genesis,[1] SNES,[1] Game Boy Color

Genre: Action, strategy, shoot 'em up

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 17, 1993?

On August 17, 1993 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is August 17, 1993?

On August 17, 1993 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 17, 1993?

On August 17, 1993 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 17, 1993?

On August 17, 1993 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 17, 1993?

On August 17, 1993 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 17, 1993?

On August 17, 1993 several famous people were born including, Sarah Sjöström, Jay Bucks, Cinta Laura.

Which famous people died on August 17, 1993?

Famous people died on August 17, 1993 include, Robert C Maynard, Max de Metz, Feng Kang.

What was the number one song in August 17, 1993?

The number one song in the week of August 17, 1993 was Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40 in US and Living On My Own by Freddie Mercury in UK.

What were the top hits on August 17, 1993?

The top hits on August 17, 1993 were Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40, Whoomp! There It Is by Tag Team, I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) by The Proclaimers in US and Living On My Own by Freddie Mercury, The Key, The Secret by Urban Cookie Collective, Mr Vain by Culture Beat in UK.


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