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Sunday 17 October 1993

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Witney Carson . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Dreamlover by Mariah Carey. In UK Boom! Shake The Room by Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince was in the top 5 hits. The Nightmare Before Christmas, directed by Henry Selick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while The Bridges Of Madison County by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching La petite vie. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Color a Dinosaur or Champions World Class Soccer.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Strange But True?

Starring: Michael Aspel

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Cracker

Written by: Jimmy McGovern

Starring: Robbie Coltrane, Geraldine Somerville, Kieran O'Brien, Lorcan Cranitch

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Exosquad

Written by: Jeff Segal

Starring: Robby Benson, Ken Camroux, Garry Chalk, Garrison Christiohn

Country: United States

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Cro

Starring: Max Casella, Ruth Buzzi, Jim Cummings, April Ortiz

Country: United States

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Beakman's World

Written by: Jok R. Church

Starring: Paul Zaloom, Mark Ritts, Eliza Schneider, Alanna Ubach

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Directed by: Henry Selick

Starring: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara

Country: United States

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Demolition Man

Directed by: Marco Brambilla

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Wesley Snipes, Sandra Bullock

Country: United States

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Naked

Directed by: Mike Leigh

Starring: David Thewlis, Lesley Sharp, Katrin Cartlidge

Country: United States

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The Piano

Directed by: Jane Campion

Starring: Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel, Sam Neill

Country: United States

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Rudy

Directed by: David Anspaugh

Starring: Sean Astin, Jon Favreau, Ned Beatty

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 October 1993 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.192
  • Time: Computer photomontage by Dan McCoy/Rainbow; Additional photography by T. J. Florian
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9402

Books

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

Mixed Blessings

By: Danielle Steel

After the wedding of Diana Goode and Andrew Douglas, Diana teases that they will make a baby on their honeymoon. But long afterward, she is still not pregnant. As

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Dolores Claiborne

By: Stephen King

Now available for the first time in a mass-market premium paperback edition—master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic #1 New York Times bestseller about a housekeeper with a long-hidden secret from her past...one

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Mexico

By: James A. Michener

Pulitzer Prize–winning author James A. Michener, whose novels hurtle from the far reaches of history to the dark corners of the world, paints an intoxicating portrait of a land whose past and present are as turbulent, fascinating, and colorful as ...

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The Pelican Brief

By: John Grisham

In suburban Georgetown, a killer’s Reeboks whisper on the floor of a posh home. In a seedy D.C. porno house, a patron is swiftly garroted to death.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Color a Dinosaur

Platform: NES

Genre: Drawing and creativity

Publisher: Virgin Games

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El-Fish

Platform: MS-DOS, Macintosh

Genre: Life simulation game

Publisher: Maxis

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Albert Odyssey

Platform: Super Famicom/SNES, Satellaview, Virtual Console

Genre: Tactical role-playing game

Publisher: Sunsoft

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Burning Rival

Burning Rival

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Sega

Champions World Class Soccer

Platform: Sega Genesis Super NES

Genre: Traditional soccer simulation

Publisher: Flying Edge Acclaim

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