Thursday June 17, 1993

US date format: 6/17/1993, UK date format: 17/6/1993

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 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 Darius Benson and Jean Froget. In that special week of June people in US were listening to That's The Way Love Goes by Janet Jackson. In UK (I Can't Help) Falling In Love With You by UB40 was in the top 5 hits. Sleepless in Seattle, directed by Nora Ephron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while Remembering Denny by Calvin Trillin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Face the Music. If you liked videogames you were probably playing A Dinosaur's Tale or Fury of the Furries.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.

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Movies

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Sleepless in Seattle

Sleepless in Seattle

Directed by: Nora Ephron

Starring: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Ross Malinger, Rita Wilson

Country: United States of America

The Firm

The Firm

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gene Hackman, Hal Holbrook

Country: United States of America

Sir

Sir

Directed by: Mahesh Bhatt

Starring: Naseeruddin Shah, Pooja Bhatt, Atul Agnihotri, Paresh Rawal

House of Cards

House of Cards

Directed by: Michael Lessac

Starring: Kathleen Turner, Tommy Lee Jones, Asha Menina, Shiloh Strong

Dennis the Menace

Dennis the Menace

Directed by: Nick Castle

Starring: Walter Matthau, Mason Gamble, Joan Plowright, Christopher Lloyd

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Face the Music

Face the Music

Directed by: Carol Wiseman

Labor in Power

Labor in Power

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Salto postale

Calling the Shots

Calling the Shots

Directed by: Griffin Loch

Eden

Eden

Directed by: Megan Griffiths

Days to next June 17

If June 17, 1993 is your birthday you're 27 years, 3 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Pleading Guilty by Scott Turow

Pleading Guilty

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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.

A World Waiting To Be Born by M. Scott Peck

A World Waiting To Be Born

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Just as The Road Less Traveled provided hope and guidance for individuals seeking growth, this major new work by M. Scott Peck, M.D., offers a needed prescription for our deeply ailing society.

The Red Horseman by Stephen Coonts

The Red Horseman

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The thriller from New York Times bestselling author Stephen Coonts—now available as an ebookWhen the Soviet Union collapses, thousands of nuclear warheads go unaccounted for, and it’ll take someone of Jake Grafton’s talents

Remembering Denny by Calvin Trillin

Remembering Denny

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A reissue of Calvin Trillin's memoir of his relationship with a brilliant but tragic Yale classmate that is also a rumination on social change in the 1950s and 1960sRemembering Denny is

Like Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

Like Water For Chocolate

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Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in tum-of-the-century Mexico became a best-selling phenomenon with its winning blend of poignant romance and bittersweet wit.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dragon's Lair III: The Curse of Mordread

Dragon's Lair III: The Curse of Mordread

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Publisher: ReadySoft Incorporated

Battletoads & Double Dragon

Battletoads & Double Dragon

Platform: NES, Mega Drive/Genesis, Super NES, Game Boy

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: NA Tradewest; EU Nintendo (NES)

A Dinosaur's Tale

A Dinosaur's Tale

Platform: Sega Genesis

Genre: Action

Publisher: Hi Tech Expressions

Fury of the Furries

Fury of the Furries

Platform: Amiga, CD32, PC (DOS), Macintosh

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mindscape

Pac-Attack

Pac-Attack

Platform: Genesis, Super NES, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, Game Gear, CD-i, iOS

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Namco


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