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Friday 17 December 1993

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Cailin Russo and Kiersey Clemons. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Again by Janet Jackson. In UK Mr Blobby by Mr Blobby was in the top 5 hits. Philadelphia, directed by Jonathan Demme, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while Slow Waltz In Cedar Bend by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Adventures of Pete & Pete. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blue Hawk or Brutal Sports Football.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

The Adventures of Pete & Pete

Written by: Will McRobb, Chris Viscardi

Starring: Michael C. Maronna, Danny Tamberelli, Judy Grafe, Alison Fanelli

Country: United States

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Life in the Freezer

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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UFC PPV Events

Starring: Renan Barao, Bethe Correia, Jessamyn Duke, Anthony Johnson

Country: United States

The Wartime Kitchen and Garden

Starring: Harry Dodson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Strange But True?

Starring: Michael Aspel

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Philadelphia

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

Starring: Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Roberta Maxwell

Country: United States

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What's Eating Gilbert Grape

Directed by: Lasse Hallstrm

Starring: Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Juliette Lewis

Country: United States

Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit

Directed by: Bill Duke

Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Kathy Najimy, Maggie Smith

Country: United States

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Schindler's List

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley

Country: United States

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A Perfect World

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Kevin Costner, Clint Eastwood, Laura Dern

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 December 1993 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Janet Margolin: US actress (Annie Hall), dies at age 50 of ovarian cancer.
Facts:
  • Kevin Scott skates world record 1000 m (1:12.54)
  • Northern Exposure star Barry Corbin falls off his horse
  • Tennis star Boris Becker (26) weds Barbara Feltus (27)
  • Bangladesh Muslims call for murder of feminist Taslima Nasrin.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.201
  • Time: The Big Three. On cover: (L-R) Chrysler's Bob Eaton, Ford's Alex Trotman and GM's Jack Smith.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9411

Books

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

Mixed Blessings

By: Danielle Steel

After the wedding of Diana Goode and Andrew Douglas, Diana teases that they will make a baby on their honeymoon. But long afterward, she is still not pregnant. As

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Dolores Claiborne

By: Stephen King

Now available for the first time in a mass-market premium paperback edition—master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic #1 New York Times bestseller about a housekeeper with a long-hidden secret from her past...one

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Mexico

By: James A. Michener

Pulitzer Prize–winning author James A. Michener, whose novels hurtle from the far reaches of history to the dark corners of the world, paints an intoxicating portrait of a land whose past and present are as turbulent, fascinating, and colorful as ...

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The Pelican Brief

By: John Grisham

In suburban Georgetown, a killer’s Reeboks whisper on the floor of a posh home. In a seedy D.C. porno house, a patron is swiftly garroted to death.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Betrayal at Krondor

Platform: DOS

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

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Blue Hawk

Blue Hawk

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Dooyoong

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)

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Alien 3: The Gun

Alien 3: The Gun

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Rail shooter

Publisher: Sega

Brutal Sports Football

Brutal Sports Football

Platform: Amiga Atari Jaguar MS-DOS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics


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