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Tuesday 18 May 1993

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jessica Watson and Kyle (musician). In that special week of May people in US were listening to That's The Way Love Goes by Janet Jackson. In UK Five Live (EP) by George Michael & Queen With Lisa Stansfield was in the top 5 hits. Hot Shots! Part Deux, directed by Jim Abrahams, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while Conduct Unbecoming by Randy Shilts was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Coltrane in a Cadillac. If you liked videogames you were probably playing DinoPark Tycoon or Star Fox.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Hot Shots! Part Deux

Directed by: Jim Abrahams

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Lloyd Bridges, Valeria Golino

Country: United States

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My Neighbor Totoro

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Hitoshi Takagi, Noriko Hidaka, Toshiyuki Amagasa

Country: United States

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Much Ado About Nothing

Directed by: Kenneth Branagh

Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Keanu Reeves

Country: United States

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Benny & Joon

Directed by: Jeremiah Chechik

Starring: Johnny Depp, Mary Stuart Masterson, Aidan Quinn

Country: United States

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This Boy's Life

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

Starring: Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio, Ellen Barkin

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends

Starring: Niamh Cusack, Enn Reitel, Mary Jane Bowe, Jenny Moore

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Homicide: Life on the Street

Written by: Paul Attanasio

Starring: Richard Belzer, Clark Johnson, Yaphet Kotto, Kyle Secor

Country: United States

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The Ark

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Air Combat

Starring: Monte Markham

Country: United States

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Sister Wendy's Odyssey

Starring: Wendy Beckett

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 May 1993 ?

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Famous Deaths:
  • Italian police arrest Mafia boss Benedetto "Nitto" Santapaola.
  • EU - riots in N?rrebro, Copenhagen caused by the approval of the four Danish exceptions in the Maastricht Treaty referendum. Police opened fire against civilians for the first time since World War II and injured 11 demonstrators. In total 113 bullets are fired.

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

  • Time: Anguish Over Bosnia. Photomontage: Clinton by Steve Liss for TIME; Johnson from UPI
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9381
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.170


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

Conduct Unbecoming

By: Randy Shilts

"A sober, thoroughly researched and engrossingly readable history on the subject. [Shilts'] chronicle is excellent military history, closely woven with an entrhalling analysis of the changing definitions of sexuality and personal

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A Season In Purgatory

By: Dominick Dunne

They were the family with everything. Money. Influence. Glamour. Power. The power to halt a police investigation in its tracks. The power to spin a story, concoct a lie, and believe

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Charms For The Easy Life

By: Kaye Gibbons

A family without men, the Birches live gloriously offbeat lives in the lush, green backwoods of North Carolina. Radiant, headstrong Sophia and her shy, brilliant daughter, Margaret, possess powerful charms to

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A World Waiting To Be Born

By: M. Scott Peck

Just as The Road Less Traveled provided hope and guidance for individuals seeking growth, this major new work by M. Scott Peck, M.D., offers a needed prescription for our deeply ailing society.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Settlers

Platform: Amiga, PC-DOS, MS-DOS, Mac OS, Nintendo DS, Microsoft Windows, OS X, iOS, Symbian, Android

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Ubisoft

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Alfred Chicken

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

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Mindscape Group, Sunsoft

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DinoPark Tycoon

DinoPark Tycoon

Platform: Computer Operating Systems - DOS (Windows 95, Windows 98), Macintosh System 7 Video Game Consoles - 3DO Interactive Multiplayer

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: MECC

F1 Pole Position 2

F1 Pole Position 2

Platform: Super NES[1]

Genre: Formula One racing

Star Fox

Platform: Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Nintendo 64, GameCube, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U

Genre: Rail/Scrolling shooter action-adventure game

Publisher: Nintendo

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