Sunday October 17, 1993

US date format: 10/17/1993, UK date format: 17/10/1993

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on October 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 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. Me and the Kid, directed by Dan Curtis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while The Hidden Life Of Dogs by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching La petite vie. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck or Eternal Champions.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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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
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Movies

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Three Colors: Blue

Three Colors: Blue

Directed by: Krzysztof Kieslowski

Starring: Juliette Binoche, Zbigniew Zamachowski, Julie Delpy, Benoît Régent

Country: United States of America

The Nightmare Before Christmas

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Directed by: Henry Selick

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

Country: United States of America

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The Untouchables

The Untouchables

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Robert De Niro, Charles Martin Smith

Country: United States of America

True Romance

True Romance

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Christian Slater, Patricia Arquette, Dennis Hopper, Val Kilmer

Country: United States of America

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The Fugitive

The Fugitive

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Starring: Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward, Julianne Moore

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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Sport Games on October 17, 1993

Sport Games on October 17, 1993


NFL

American Football
  • Cleveland Browns - Cincinnati Bengals : 28 - 17
  • Houston Oilers - New England Patriots : 28 - 14
  • Kansas City Chiefs - San Diego Chargers : 17 - 14
  • New Orleans Saints - Pittsburgh Steelers : 14 - 37
  • Philadelphia Eagles - New York Giants : 10 - 21
See all American Football game results of October 17, 1993

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Cagliari - Napoli : 1 - 2
  • Cremonese - Parma : 0 - 0
  • Foggia - Milan : 1 - 1
  • Inter - Torino : 0 - 0
  • Juventus - Atalanta : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of October 17, 1993

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Ath Bilbao - Osasuna : 1 - 2
  • Ath Madrid - Sociedad : 1 - 2
  • La Coruna - Barcelona : 1 - 0
  • Lerida - Sp Gijon : 1 - 1
  • Logrones - Valencia : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of October 17, 1993

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Sochaux - Nantes : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of October 17, 1993

TV Series

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The X-Files

The X-Files

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Starring: Gillian Anderson, David Duchovny, Mitch Pileggi

Country: United States of America

Cracker

Cracker

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Directed by: Charles McDougall

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

La petite vie

La petite vie

Starring: Claude Meunier, Serge Thériault, Marc Messier, Diane Lavallée

Country: Canada

Legends of the Hidden Temple

Legends of the Hidden Temple

Starring: Kirk Fogg, Dee Bradley Baker

Country: United States of America

It Had to Be You

It Had to Be You

Directed by: Sasha Gordon

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Hidden Life Of Dogs by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

The Hidden Life Of Dogs

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Long before the Dog Whisperer, anthropologist Elizabeth Marshall Thomas revealed to readers the nature of pack dynamics, leading to a completely new understanding of dogs and their desires. In

Vanished by Danielle Steel

Vanished

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Vanished tells the story of a man and woman faced with an almost unthinkable tragedy—the mysterious abduction of their son. In the late 1930s, in the shadow of the Lindbergh kidnapping, and as war looms in Europe, Marielle Patterson shares …

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.

Women Who Run With The Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes

Women Who Run With The Wolves

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UPDATED, WITH NEW MATERIAL BY THE AUTHOR"WOMEN WHO RUN WITH THE WOLVES isn't just another book. It is a gift of profound insight, wisdom, and love.

Case Closed by Gerald Posner

Case Closed

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The assassination of John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963, continues to inspire interest ranging from well-meaning speculation to bizarre conspiracy theories and controversial filmmaking.

Videogames

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Dragon's Lair III: The Curse of Mordread

Dragon's Lair III: The Curse of Mordread

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Publisher: ReadySoft Incorporated

Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck

Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck

Platform: Amiga, Amiga CD32, Sega Game Gear, Sega Mega-CD, Sega Master System, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Platform game, Side-scrolling game

Publisher: Core Design

Alfred Chicken

Alfred Chicken

Platform: Amiga, Amiga CD32, NES, Game Boy, Super NES

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Mindscape Group, Sunsoft

Dragon's Earth

Dragon's Earth

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Human Entertainment

Eternal Champions

Eternal Champions

Platform: Sega Genesis

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Sega

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 17, 1993?

On October 17, 1993 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is October 17, 1993?

On October 17, 1993 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 17, 1993?

On October 17, 1993 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 17, 1993?

On October 17, 1993 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 17, 1993?

On October 17, 1993 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 17, 1993?

On October 17, 1993 several famous people were born including, Witney Carson.

Which famous people died on October 17, 1993?

Famous people died on October 17, 1993 include, Frank J Del Giudice, Wim van Dooren, Helmut Gollwitzer.

What was the number one song in October 17, 1993?

The number one song in the week of October 17, 1993 was Dreamlover by Mariah Carey in US and Boom! Shake The Room by Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince in UK.

What were the top hits on October 17, 1993?

The top hits on October 17, 1993 were Dreamlover by Mariah Carey, Right Here (Human Nature) by SWV, The River Of Dreams by Billy Joel in US and Boom! Shake The Room by Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince, Relight My Fire by Take That featuring Lulu, I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) by Meat Loaf in UK.