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Wednesday 18 August 1993

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Maia Mitchell and Willie Cauley-Stein. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40. In UK Living On My Own by Freddie Mercury was in the top 5 hits. The Secret Garden, directed by Agnieszka Holland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while Reengineering The Corporation by Michael Hammer and James Champy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching An Exchange of Fire. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blue Force or Super Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.
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 months ?

An Exchange of Fire

Starring: Frank Finlay, James Fleet, Juliette Caton, Caroline Langrishe

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Danger Theatre

Written by: Mike Scott, Robert Wolterstorff, Penelope Spheeris

Starring: Diedrich Bader, Robert Vaughn, Adam West, Billy Morrissette

Country: United States

I Love My Family

Starring: Xingyu Wen, Dandan Song, Lixin Yang, Ling Guan

Country: China

Coltrane in a Cadillac

Starring: Robbie Coltrane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Persones humanes

Written by: Miquel Calçada

Starring: Miquel Calçada, Quim Monzó, Xavier Soler, Jaume Santacana

Country: Spain

Movies

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

The Secret Garden

Directed by: Agnieszka Holland

Starring: Kate Maberly, Maggie Smith, Heydon Prowse

Country: United States

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The Fugitive

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Starring: Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward

Country: United States

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Robin Hood: Men in Tights

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Cary Elwes, Richard Lewis, Roger Rees

Country: United States

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Hocus Pocus

Directed by: Kenny Ortega

Starring: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy

Country: United States

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In the Line of Fire

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 August 1993 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
  • Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Alf Bold: German festival programmer, dies of AIDS at 47.
Facts:
  • Historical Kapelbrug in Luzern Switz, destroyed by fire

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Sport Games on 18 August 1993

Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Nott'm Forest - Derby : 1 - 1
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Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Blackburn - Norwich : 2 - 3
  • Coventry - Newcastle : 2 - 1
  • Man United - Sheffield United : 3 - 0
  • QPR - Liverpool : 1 - 3
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Overturning Reaganomics -- Aug. 16, 1993
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9394
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.183

Books

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

Reengineering The Corporation

By: Michael Hammer and James Champy

The most successful business book of the last decade, Reengineering the Corporation is the pioneering work on the most important topic in business today: achieving dramatic performance improvements.

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Pigs In Heaven

By: Barbara Kingsolver

Picking up where her modern classic The Bean Trees left off, Barbara Kingsolver’s bestselling Pigs in Heaven continues the tale of Turtle and Taylor Greer, a Native American girl and her

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Streets Of Laredo

By: Larry McMurtry

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author Larry McMurtry comes the sequel and final book in the Lonesome Dove tetralogy. An exhilarating tale of legend and heroism, Streets of Laredo is classic Texas

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Like Water For Chocolate

By: Laura Esquivel

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.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Body Blows

Platform: Amiga, CDTV, DOS

Genre: Versus fighting game

Publisher: Team17

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Dino Dini's Goal

Dino Dini's Goal

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS, Mega Drive/Genesis, Super NES

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Virgin Games

Blue Force

Platform: DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Tsunami Games

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Aladdin

Platform: SNES, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action Platformer

Publisher: Capcom

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Super Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: JVC, later re-released by THQ (SNES) LucasArts (Virtual Console)

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