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Wednesday 17 February 1993

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include AJ Perez and Marc Marquez. In that special week of February people in US were listening to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston. In UK No Limit by 2 Unlimited was in the top 5 hits. Army of Darkness, directed by Sam Raimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while The Bridges Of Madison County by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kirdaar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Capcom's MVP Football or NBA Jam.
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 ?

Homicide: Life on the Street

Written by: Paul Attanasio

Starring: Richard Belzer, Clark Johnson, Yaphet Kotto, Kyle Secor

Country: United States

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The Ark

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Alphabet Castle

Starring: Joanne Campbell, Stephen Cannon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Air Combat

Starring: Monte Markham

Country: United States

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The Extraordinary

Starring: Christopher Chacon, Roger Moore, Telly Savalas

Country: United States

Movies

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

Army of Darkness

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Bruce Campbell, Embeth Davidtz, Marcus Gilbert

Country: United States

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Groundhog Day

Directed by: Harold Ramis

Starring: Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott

Country: United States

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Dead Alive

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Timothy Balme, Diana Pealver, Elizabeth Moody

Country: United States

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Blood In, Blood Out

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

Starring: Damian Chapa, Jesse Borrego, Benjamin Bratt

Country: United States

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Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey

Directed by: Duwayne Dunham

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Sally Field, Don Alder

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 February 1993 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Evermodus
  • Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
  • Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day.
  • Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Haitian ferry boat capsize in storm, killing approximately 1,215 out of 1,500 passengers.
  • Mark Foster swims world record 50 metre free style (21.60 seconds).
  • A ferry sinks in Haiti, killing approximately 1,215 out of 1,500 passengers.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Illustration by Joe Lertola.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9368
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.157

Books

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

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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Capcom's MVP Football

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Traditional football simulation

Publisher: Capcom

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Crime Patrol 2: Drug Wars

Crime Patrol 2: Drug Wars

Platform: Arcade, 3DO, CD-i, DVD, Laserdisc

Publisher: American Laser Games, Digital Leisure

Final Lap R

Final Lap R

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Namco

Blood Warrior

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Kaneko

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NBA Jam

Platform: Various (see table)

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Midway, Acclaim, Electronic Arts

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