Wednesday 17 November 1993
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Taylor Gold .
In that special week of November people in US were listening to I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) by Meat Loaf.
In UK I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) by Meat Loaf was in the top 5 hits.
A Perfect World, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993
while Slow Waltz In Cedar Bend by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Life in the Freezer.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blue Force or Flash Hiders.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
- Life Day
- International Students Day
- R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
- Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Grand Night For Singing opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 52 performances
- Antonov AN-124 flies in South Iran against mountain: 17 killed
- US House of Representatives approve Nafta
- US Congress votes for NAFTA.
- November 22 ampndash The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) passes the legislative houses in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
- In a status referendum, Puerto Rico residents vote with a slim margin to maintain Commonwealth status.
- In South Africa, 21 political parties approve a new constitution.
- The first meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation opens in Seattle.
- Savings and loan crisis: The United States Senate Ethics Committee issues a stern censure of California senator Alan Cranston for his dealings with savings-and-loan executive Charles Keating.
- An Avioimpex Yakovlev Yak-42D crashes into Mount Trojani near Ohrid, Macedonia. The aircraft was on a flight from Geneva, Switzerland to Skopje, but had been diverted to Ohrid due to poor weather conditions at the Skopje airport. All 8 crew members and 115 of the 116 passengers are killed.
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