Wednesday March 17, 1993, St. Patrick's Day

US date format: 3/17/1993, UK date format: 17/3/1993

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 Julia Winter and Alexa Dowd. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Informer by Snow. In UK Oh Carolina by Shaggy was in the top 5 hits. Kshatriya, directed by J.P. Dutta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while Along Came A Spider by James Patterson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Newlyweds. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blaster Master 2 or Deep Duck Trouble Starring Donald Duck.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
  • Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
  • St. Agricola
  • St. Joseph of Arimathea
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Events

  • 86 killed by bomb attack in Calcutta, India.
  • The PKK announces a unilateral ceasefire in Iraq.

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Famous Deaths

  • Helen Hayes: American actress who was on-stage from...
  • : Actor (Smokey & Hotwire Gang), dies at...
  • : Algerian Member of Parliament, murdered.

Movies

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Kshatriya

Kshatriya

Directed by: J.P. Dutta

Starring: Sunil Dutt, Rakhee Gulzar, Dharmendra, Vinod Khanna

Born Yesterday

Born Yesterday

Directed by: Luis Mandoki

Starring: Melanie Griffith, John Goodman, Don Johnson, Edward Herrmann

Hear No Evil

Hear No Evil

Directed by: Robert Greenwald

Starring: Marlee Matlin, D.B. Sweeney, Martin Sheen, John C. McGinley

Sweet Killing

Sweet Killing

Directed by: Eddy Matalon

Starring: Anthony Higgins, Leslie Hope, F. Murray Abraham, Michael Ironside

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III

Directed by: Stuart Gillard

Starring: Elias Koteas, Paige Turco, Stuart Wilson, Sab Shimono

TV Series

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Newlyweds

Newlyweds

Directed by: Edward Burns

Almost Home

Almost Home

Directed by: Tom Whitus

Motzki

Motzki

Para Elisa

Para Elisa

Directed by: Juanra Fernández

Celia

Celia

Directed by: Ann Turner

Days to next March 17

If March 17, 1993 is your birthday you're 27 years, 6 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 21 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Along Came A Spider by James Patterson

Along Came A Spider

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Along Came a Spider begins with the double kidnapping of the daughter of a famous Hollywood actress and the young son of the secretary of the Treasury.

Making The Mummies Dance by Thomas Hoving

Making The Mummies Dance

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A former Director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art reveals his bold and brash life at its pinnacle: the clandestine deals which secured blockbuster exhibitions for the museum and made him

To Green Angel Tower by Tad Williams

To Green Angel Tower

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A novel of vast scope, detail, and complexity, To Green Angel Tower is the momentous tour-de-force finale of a ground-breaking series.

Disney'S Aladdin by Don Ferguson

Disney'S Aladdin

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Full-color throughout.

All The Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy

All The Pretty Horses

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Now a major motion picture from Columbia Pictures starring Matt Damon, produced by Mike Nichols, and directed by Billy Bob Thornton.The

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Nolan Hook

Nolan Hook

Platform: Super NES Genesis Master System Game Gear

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: U.S. Gold Marvel Comics

ClayFighter

ClayFighter

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Super NES, Virtual Console

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

Blaster Master 2

Blaster Master 2

Platform: Sega Genesis

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Sunsoft

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

Deep Duck Trouble Starring Donald Duck

Deep Duck Trouble Starring Donald Duck

Platform: Sega Game Gear, Sega Master System

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Sega (re-released in USA by Majesco Entertainment)


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