Monday April 19, 1993

US date format: 4/19/1993, UK date format: 19/4/1993

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 19, 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 Matteo Manassero and Sebastian de Souza. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Informer by Snow. In UK Young At Heart by The Bluebells was in the top 5 hits. The Main Event, directed by Howard Zieff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while Where There'S Smoke by Sandra Brown was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Calling the Shots. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blob or Deep Core.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
  • Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
  • Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
  • Bicycle Day.
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Events

  • Branch Davidians in Waco Texas commit suicide after 51 day siege
  • A 51-day stand-off at the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas, ends with a fire and shooting that kills 76 people, including leader David Koresh.
  • Fire in psychiatric institute in South Korea kills 40.

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Movies

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The Main Event

The Main Event

Directed by: Howard Zieff

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, Paul Sand, Whitman Mayo

Benny & Joon

Benny & Joon

Directed by: Jeremiah S. Chechik

Starring: Johnny Depp, Mary Stuart Masterson, Aidan Quinn, Julianne Moore

Country: United States of America

Indian Summer

Indian Summer

Directed by: Mike Binder

Starring: Alan Arkin, Matt Craven, Diane Lane, Bill Paxton

Louis, enfant roi

Louis, enfant roi

Directed by: Roger Planchon

Starring: Carmen Maura, Maxime Mansion, Paolo Graziosi, Jocelyn Quivrin

Boiling Point

Boiling Point

Directed by: James B. Harris

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Dennis Hopper, Lolita Davidovich, Viggo Mortensen

TV Series

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Calling the Shots

Calling the Shots

Directed by: Griffin Loch

Eden

Eden

Directed by: Megan Griffiths

Good Advice

Good Advice

Directed by: Steve Rash

Newlyweds

Newlyweds

Directed by: Edward Burns

Almost Home

Almost Home

Directed by: Tom Whitus

Days to next April 19

If April 19, 1993 is your birthday you're 27 years, 5 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 29 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Where There'S Smoke by Sandra Brown

Where There'S Smoke

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#1 New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown stuns readers with the breathtaking tale of a powerful oil company and the incredible lengths they'll go to keep their secrets hidden .

Forward The Foundation by Isaac Asimov

Forward The Foundation

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A stunning testament to his creative genius. Forward The Foundation is a the saga's dramatic climax -- the story Asimov fans have been waiting for.

Official And Confidential by Anthony Summers

Official And Confidential

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Presidents yearned to fire him, but were daunted by his storehouse of damaging secrets. Public officials and private citizens lived in fear of his illegal surveillance and harassment tactics.

Disney'S Aladdin by Don Ferguson

Disney'S Aladdin

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Full-color throughout.

Healing And The Mind by Bill Moyers

Healing And The Mind

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At last, the paperback edition of the monumental best-seller (almost half a million copies in print!) that has changed the way Americans think about sickness and health -- the companion volume to the landmark PBS

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Blob

Blob

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Platform Puzzle

Publisher: Core Design

Deep Core

Deep Core

Platform: Amiga, Amiga CD32

Genre: Science fiction, platform game

Publisher: ICE

Claymates

Claymates

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Interplay

Darius Force

Darius Force

Platform: Super Famicom/NES

Genre: Horizontal scrolling shooter

Publisher: Taito

The Ancient Art of War in the Skies

The Ancient Art of War in the Skies

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: MicroProse


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