Thursday August 19, 1993

US date format: 8/19/1993, UK date format: 19/8/1993

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 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 Dominic DeAngelis and Maia Mitchell. In that special week of August people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. The Thing Called Love, directed by Peter Bogdanovich, 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 Politically Incorrect. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Beat Head or Dolucky no Kusayakiu.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
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Events

  • 34th Walker Cup: US, 19-5
  • Actress Kim Basinger weds actor Alec Baldwin
  • Dow Jones hits record high of 3612.13
  • George Tiller, abortion doctor, shot in his arms by Rachelle Shannon
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Movies

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Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

Country: United States of America

The Fugitive

The Fugitive

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Starring: Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward, Julianne Moore

Country: United States of America

Menace II Society

Menace II Society

Directed by: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes

Starring: Tyrin Turner, Larenz Tate, June Kyoto Lu, Toshi Toda

Country: United States of America

Raining Stones

Raining Stones

Directed by: Ken Loach

Starring: Bruce Jones, Julie Brown, Gemma Phoenix, Ricky Tomlinson

Searching for Bobby Fischer

Searching for Bobby Fischer

Directed by: Steven Zaillian

Starring: Joe Mantegna, Ben Kingsley, Max Pomeranc, Joan Allen

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 19, 1993?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Lately
  2. - Right Here (Human Nature)/Downtown
  3. - Another Sad Love Song
  4. - Lose Control/Girl U For Me
  5. - Check Yo Self

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Mi Tierra
  2. - Ayer
  3. - No Debes Jugar
  4. - Ella Es
  5. - Coronita De Flores

TV Series

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Politically Incorrect

Politically Incorrect

Labor in Power

Labor in Power

Face the Music

Face the Music

Directed by: Carol Wiseman

Monday Night Football

Monday Night Football

Comics

Comics

Days to next August 19

If August 19, 1993 is your birthday you're 27 years, 3 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 26 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Reengineering The Corporation by Michael Hammer and James Champy

Reengineering The Corporation

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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.

Honor Among Thieves by Jeffrey Archer

Honor Among Thieves

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Spring 1994, Washington, D.C. - While the Clinton Administration grapples with its domestic policies, a sinister plot is being masterminded six thousand miles away in Baghdad.

Embraced By The Light by Betty J. Eadie with Curtis Taylor

Embraced By The Light

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Embraced by the Light is an Eadie and Taylor book in which Betty Eadie narrates her near-death experience and the events that followed.

Days Of Grace by Arthur Ashe and Arnold Rampersad

Days Of Grace

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"Touching and courageous...All of it--the man, the life, the book--is rare and beautiful."COSMOPOLITANDAYS OF GRACE is an inspiring memoir of a remarkable man who was the true embodiment of courage, elegance,

The Shining Ones by David Eddings

The Shining Ones

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Book Two of The Tamuli. The New York Times Bestseller!Years ago, the Child-Goddess Aphrael had hidden Bhelliom, the Stone of Power, at the bottom of the sea.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Beat Head

Beat Head

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Atari Games

Exhaust Heat II F1 ROC II: Race of Champions

Exhaust Heat II F1 ROC II: Race of Champions

Platform: Super Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Racing

Publisher: SETA

Dolucky no Kusayakiu

Dolucky no Kusayakiu

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Traditional baseball simulation

Publisher: Imagineer

Dennis the Menace

Dennis the Menace

Platform: Amiga Game Boy Super NES

Genre: 2D Platformer, Action

Publisher: Ocean Software

Castlevania Chronicles

Castlevania Chronicles

Platform: X68000 PlayStation PlayStation Network

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 19, 1993?

On August 19, 1993 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is August 19, 1993?

On August 19, 1993 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 19, 1993?

On August 19, 1993 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 19, 1993?

On August 19, 1993 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 19, 1993?

On August 19, 1993 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 19, 1993?

On August 19, 1993 several famous people were born including, Dominic DeAngelis, Maia Mitchell.

Which famous people died on August 19, 1993?

Famous people died on August 19, 1993 include, Jean King, Lucinda Ballard.

What was the number one song in August 19, 1993?

The number one song in the week of August 19, 1993 was Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40 in US and Living On My Own by Freddie Mercury in UK.

What were the top hits on August 19, 1993?

The top hits on August 19, 1993 were Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40, Whoomp! There It Is by Tag Team, I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) by The Proclaimers in US and Living On My Own by Freddie Mercury, The Key, The Secret by Urban Cookie Collective, Mr Vain by Culture Beat in UK.


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