Saturday December 18, 1993

US date format: 12/18/1993, UK date format: 18/12/1993

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 18, 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 Ali Spagnola and Riria . In that special week of December people in US were listening to Again by Janet Jackson. In UK Mr Blobby by Mr Blobby was in the top 5 hits. Grumpy Old Men, directed by Donald Petrie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while Wouldn'T Take Nothing For My Journey Now by Maya Angelou was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Please Save My Earth. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Day of the Tentacle or Alcahest.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
  • R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
  • Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
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Events

  • Kevin Scott skates world record 1000 metre (1:12.54).
  • The United Nations General Assembly votes unanimously to appoint a UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.
  • The first corrected images from the Hubble Telescope are taken.

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Movies

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Grumpy Old Men

Grumpy Old Men

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Ann-Margret, Burgess Meredith

American Yakuza

American Yakuza

Directed by: Frank A. Cappello

Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Ryo Ishibashi, Michael Nouri, Franklyn Ajaye

In the Name of the Father

In the Name of the Father

Directed by: Jim Sheridan

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Alison Crosbie, Philip King

Country: United States of America

Philadelphia

Philadelphia

Directed by: Jonathan Demme

Starring: Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Roberta Maxwell, Buzz Kilman

Country: United States of America

Wrestling Ernest Hemingway

Wrestling Ernest Hemingway

Directed by: Randa Haines

Starring: Robert Duvall, Richard Harris, Shirley MacLaine, Sandra Bullock

Sport Games on December 18, 1993

Sport Games on December 18, 1993


NBA

American Basketball
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Detroit Pistons : 92 - 98
  • Dallas Mavericks - Houston Rockets : 93 - 104
  • Denver Nuggets - Atlanta Hawks : 96 - 102
  • Golden State Warriors - Seattle SuperSonics : 111 - 126
  • Los Angeles Clippers - Phoenix Suns : 109 - 116
See all Basketball game results of December 18, 1993

NFL

American Football
  • Dallas Cowboys - New York Jets : 28 - 7
  • Denver Broncos - Chicago Bears : 13 - 3
See all American Football game results of December 18, 1993

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Angers - Auxerre : 2 - 2
  • Caen - Martigues : 4 - 1
  • Lille - Cannes : 1 - 0
  • Marseille - Nantes : 3 - 1
  • Metz - Lyon : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of December 18, 1993

Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Birmingham - Charlton : 1 - 0
  • Bolton - Grimsby : 1 - 1
  • Bristol City - Wolves : 2 - 1
  • Middlesbrough - Notts County : 3 - 0
  • Portsmouth - Oxford : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of December 18, 1993

TV Series

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Please Save My Earth

Please Save My Earth

Directed by: Kazuo Yamazaki

A Woman's Guide to Adultery

A Woman's Guide to Adultery

Second Chances

Second Chances

Directed by: James Fargo

Life in the Freezer

Life in the Freezer

Starring: David Attenborough

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

Days to next December 18

If December 18, 1993 is your birthday you're 26 years, 9 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 25 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Wouldn'T Take Nothing For My Journey Now by Maya Angelou

Wouldn'T Take Nothing For My Journey Now

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Maya Angelou, one of the best-loved authors of our time, shares the wisdom of a remarkable life in this best-selling spiritual classic.

The Robber Bride by Margaret Atwood

The Robber Bride

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Margaret Atwood's The Robber Bride is inspired by "The Robber Bridegroom," a wonderfully grisly tale from the Brothers Grimm in which an evil groom lures three maidens into his lair and

Decider by Dick Francis

Decider

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A smash hit novel now in trade?from ?a rare and magical talent? who never writes the same story twice.?(San Diego Union-Tribune)In Decider, inheriting a small share in a successful racetrack means

Nightmares & Dreamscapes by Stephen King

Nightmares & Dreamscapes

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The classic short story collection from #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King!A wrong turn on a lonely road lands a wayward couple in Rock and Roll Heaven, Oregon, where there’s no escaping the free nightly concert….A

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bing Bing! Bingo

Bing Bing! Bingo

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Bingo board game

Publisher: KSS

Day of the Tentacle

Day of the Tentacle

Platform: MS-DOS, Mac OS, Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: LucasArts; Double Fine Productions (Remastered)

Alcahest

Alcahest

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Action

Publisher: Square

Pac-Attack

Pac-Attack

Platform: Genesis, Super NES, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, Game Gear, CD-i, iOS

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Namco

Bill Walsh College Football

Bill Walsh College Football

Platform: Super NES, Sega Genesis, Sega CD

Genre: Sports American football

Publisher: Electronic Arts


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