Tuesday January 19, 1993

US date format: 1/19/1993, UK date format: 19/1/1993

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 19, 1993). The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican), 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 João Mário (Portuguese footballer) and Elly Awesome. In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston. Matinee, directed by Joe Dante, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while The Pelican Brief by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Para Elisa. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blue Hawk or Combat Air Patrol.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Confederate Heroes Day in Texas.
  • Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy ? Julian Calendar Theophany (Epiphany).
  • St. Mark of Ephesus feast day .
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of Sult�n (Sovereignty) ? First day of the 17th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
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Events

  • STS-54 (Endeavour) lands
  • Robert M Gates ends term as 15th director of US Central Intelligence Agency.
  • Oakland Athletics unveil new elephant logo.
  • Iraq refuses to allow UNSCOM inspectors to use its own aircraft to fly into Iraq, and begins military operations in the demilitarized zone between Iraq and Kuwait, and the northern Iraqi no-fly zones. U.S. forces fire approximately 40 Tomahawk cruise missiles at Baghdad factories linked to Iraq's illegal nuclear weapons program. Iraq then informs UNSCOM that it will be able to resume its flights.
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Movies

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Matinee

Matinee

Directed by: Joe Dante

Starring: John Goodman, Cathy Moriarty, Simon Fenton, Omri Katz

Silent Tongue

Silent Tongue

Directed by: Sam Shepard

Starring: Alan Bates, Richard Harris, River Phoenix, Dermot Mulroney

Stalingrad

Stalingrad

Directed by: Joseph Vilsmaier

Starring: Dominique Horwitz, Thomas Kretschmann, Jochen Nickel, Sebastian Rudolph

Vent d'est

Vent d'est

Directed by: Robert Enrico

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Pierre Vaneck, Jean-François Balmer, Ludmila Mikaël

The Hit List

The Hit List

Directed by: William Webb

Starring: Jeff Fahey, Yancy Butler, James Coburn, Michael Beach

TV Series

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Para Elisa

Para Elisa

Directed by: Juanra Fernández

Gone to Seed

Gone to Seed

Celia

Celia

Directed by: Ann Turner

Chef!

Chef!

The Irresponsible Captain Tylor

The Irresponsible Captain Tylor

Days to next January 19

If January 19, 1993 is your birthday you're 27 years, 8 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 27 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Pelican Brief by John Grisham

The Pelican Brief

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In suburban Georgetown, a killer’s Reeboks whisper on the floor of a posh home. In a seedy D.C. porno house, a patron is swiftly garroted to death.

Griffin & Sabine by Nick Bantock

Griffin & Sabine

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Imbued with all the magic and mystery of the Griffin & Sabine trilogy, this handsomely designed address book incorporates Nick bantock's exquisite artwork and writing and will reawaken in all of us the excitement and wonder of meaningful correspondence.

The Silent Passage by Gail Sheehy

The Silent Passage

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Gail Sheehy's landmark bestseller has become the bible for women concerned about menopause. Since The Silent Passage was originally published in the early 1990s, Gail Sheehy, a member of the board

Liberation Management by Tom Peters

Liberation Management

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In the new economy, hierarchical business structures are being consigned to the shredder and replaced with flexible, fast-responding, ad hoc groups of brainworkers.

Dolores Claiborne by Stephen King

Dolores Claiborne

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Now available for the first time in a mass-market premium paperback edition—master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic #1 New York Times bestseller about a housekeeper with a long-hidden secret from her past...one

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

F-1 Sensation Formula 1 Sensation

F-1 Sensation Formula 1 Sensation

Platform: NES

Genre: Racing

Blue Hawk

Blue Hawk

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Dooyoong

Combat Air Patrol

Combat Air Patrol

Platform: Amiga, PC

Genre: Flight simulator

Castlevania Chronicles

Castlevania Chronicles

Platform: X68000 PlayStation PlayStation Network

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami

Blake Stone: Aliens of Gold

Blake Stone: Aliens of Gold

Platform: DOS

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Apogee Software


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