Sunday January 17, 1993

US date format: 1/17/1993, UK date format: 17/1/1993

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 17, 1993). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), 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 Frankie Cocozza . In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston. Stalingrad, directed by Joseph Vilsmaier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while The Te Of Piglet by Benjamin Hoff was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gone to Seed. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Capcom's MVP Football or Companions of Xanth.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
  • Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed

Events

  • Russian Irina Privalova cycles world record 300m indoor (35.45 seconds).
  • 14th ACE Cable Awards: HBO wins 32 awards.

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Movies

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Stalingrad

Stalingrad

Directed by: Joseph Vilsmaier

Starring: Dominique Horwitz, Thomas Kretschmann, Jochen Nickel, Sebastian Rudolph

Vent d'est

Vent d'est

Directed by: Robert Enrico

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Pierre Vaneck, Jean-François Balmer, Ludmila Mikaël

The Hit List

The Hit List

Directed by: William Webb

Starring: Jeff Fahey, Yancy Butler, James Coburn, Michael Beach

Aspen Extreme

Aspen Extreme

Directed by: Patrick Hasburgh

Starring: Paul Gross, Peter Berg, Finola Hughes, Teri Polo

Alive

Alive

Directed by: Frank Marshall

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Vincent Spano, Josh Hamilton, Bruce Ramsay

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on January 17, 1993

Sport Games on January 17, 1993


NFL

American Football
  • Buffalo Bills - Miami Dolphins : 29 - 10
  • Dallas Cowboys - San Francisco 49ers : 30 - 20
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TV Series

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Gone to Seed

Gone to Seed

Celia

Celia

Directed by: Ann Turner

Key West

Key West

Passioni

Passioni

Starring: Giorgio Albertazzi, Marina Giulia Cavalli, Giulia Boschi, Rodolfo Bigotti

Country: Italy

Wakakusa monogatari nan to Jô sensei

Wakakusa monogatari nan to Jô sensei

Days to next January 17

If January 17, 1993 is your birthday you're 27 years, 8 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 24 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Te Of Piglet by Benjamin Hoff

The Te Of Piglet

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The Te of Piglet . . . in which a good deal of Taoist wisdom is revealed through the character and actions of A.

Young Men & Fire by Norman Maclean

Young Men & Fire

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On August 5, 1949, a crew of fifteen of the United States Forest Service's elite airborne firefighters, the Smokejumpers, stepped into the sky above a remote forest fire in the Montana

The General'S Daughter by Nelson DeMille

The General'S Daughter

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Here is an intriguing and sophisticated murder mystery of an upstanding military officer - the base commander's daughter - who's been leading an unsavory double life.When

Mostly Harmless by Douglas Adams

Mostly Harmless

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Douglas Adams is back with the amazing, logic-defying, but-why-stop-now fifth novel in the Hitchhiker Trilogy. Here is the epic story of Random, who sets out on a transgalactic quest to find

Every Living Thing by James Herriot

Every Living Thing

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This fifth and final installment in James Herriot's heartwarming collection brings back familiar friends (including old favorites such as Tricki Woo) and introduces new ones, including Herriot's children Rosie and Jimmy

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Battletoads in Battlemaniacs

Battletoads in Battlemaniacs

Platform: Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Sega Master System

Genre: Beat 'em up, platformer, action

Publisher: NA Tradewest (SNES); EU Tradewest (SNES); AUS Nintendo (SNES); JP NCS (SNES); BR Tec Toy (SMS)

Breath of Fire

Breath of Fire

Platform: Super NES, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Capcom; NA Square Soft (SNES); NA Capcom (GBA); EU Ubisoft

Cyborg Justice

Cyborg Justice

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

Capcom's MVP Football

Capcom's MVP Football

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Traditional football simulation

Publisher: Capcom

Companions of Xanth

Companions of Xanth

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Legend Entertainment


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