Friday 17 September 1993
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Montel Williams and Alfie Deyes.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Dreamlover by Mariah Carey.
In UK Mr Vain by Culture Beat was in the top 5 hits.
Dazed and Confused, directed by Richard Linklater, 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 Exosquad.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Chester Cheetah: Wild Wild Quest or Championship Pool.
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- RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
- United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
- Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
- Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
- Angola - National Heroes' Day
- Montel Williams: American noted family, the first son of talk show host Montel Williams and his wife Grace.
- Alfie Deyes: YouTube Star.
- Raven Elyse: YouTube Star.
- Joshua Pieters: Cricket Player.
- Christian Nyby: American film and television director (Born 1913).
- Last Russian troops leave Poland.
- Russian troops withdraw from Poland.
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