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Wednesday 17 March 1993, St. Patrick's Day

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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. Fire in the Sky, directed by Robert Lieberman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while To Green Angel Tower by Tad Williams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching I, Lovett. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cannon Fodder or Eternal Champions.
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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Air Combat

Starring: Monte Markham

Country: United States

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Sister Wendy's Odyssey

Starring: Wendy Beckett

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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X-Men

Written by: Mark Edward Edens, Sidney Iwanter, Eric Lewald

Starring: Cathal J. Dodd, George Buza, Norm Spencer, Cedric Smith

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Fire in the Sky

Directed by: Robert Lieberman

Starring: D.B. Sweeney, Robert Patrick, Craig Sheffer

Country: United States

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Falling Down

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Michael Douglas, Robert Duvall, Barbara Hershey

Country: United States

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Army of Darkness

Directed by: Sam Raimi

Starring: Bruce Campbell, Embeth Davidtz, Marcus Gilbert

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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Groundhog Day

Directed by: Harold Ramis

Starring: Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 March 1993 ?

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
  • Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Skip Young: Actor (Smokey & Hotwire Gang), dies at 62.
  • Laadi Flici: Algerian Member of Parliament, murdered.
  • Helen Hayes: American actress who was on-stage from age five; being a player in child and juvenile roles that led to adult fame that continued to grow throughout her life.
Facts:
  • 86 killed by bomb attack in Calcutta, India.
  • The PKK announces a unilateral ceasefire in Iraq.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: In the Name of God.' Computer-altered images: David Koresh from Nine Network Australia; Sheik Omar
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9372
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.161

Books

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

To Green Angel Tower

By: Tad Williams

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

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Care Of The Soul

By: Thomas Moore

In this special twenty-fifth anniversary edition of Thomas Moore’s bestselling Care of the Soul, which includes a new introduction by the author, readers are presented with a revolutionary approach to thinking

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The Te Of Piglet

By: Benjamin Hoff

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

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Griffin & Sabine

By: Nick Bantock

A love story for the ages, the tale of Griffin and Sabine is an international sensation that spent over 100 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and continues to

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Action Pachio

Action Pachio

Platform: Super Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Coconuts Japan

Batsugun

Batsugun

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn

Genre: Manic shooter

Publisher: JP/NA Taito; JP Banpresto (SS); EU Toaplan

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

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Eternal Champions

Platform: Sega Genesis

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Sega

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F-117 Night Storm

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Flight simulation

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