Friday August 20, 1993

US date format: 8/20/1993, UK date format: 20/8/1993

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 20, 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 Lilshortysgs and Brianna and Brittany McConnell. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40. In UK Living On My Own by Freddie Mercury 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 Battle Rush: Build Up Robot Tournament or B.O.B..
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
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Events

  • Colin Jackson runs world record 110m hurdles (12.91)
  • Howard Stern is fired from WLUP-AM, Chicago
  • Mother Teresa hospitalized with malaria
  • After rounds of secret negotiations in Norway, the Oslo Peace Accords are signed, followed by a public ceremony in Washington, D.C. the following month.

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Movies

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The Thing Called Love

The Thing Called Love

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: River Phoenix, Samantha Mathis, Dermot Mulroney, Sandra Bullock

Needful Things

Needful Things

Directed by: Fraser C. Heston

Starring: Max von Sydow, Ed Harris, Bonnie Bedelia, Amanda Plummer

Father Hood

Father Hood

Directed by: Darrell Roodt

Starring: Patrick Swayze, Halle Berry, Sabrina Lloyd, Brian Bonsall

Son of the Pink Panther

Son of the Pink Panther

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Roberto Benigni, Herbert Lom, Claudia Cardinale, Shabana Azmi

Manhattan Murder Mystery

Manhattan Murder Mystery

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Jerry Adler, Lynn Cohen

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Music charts

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Sport Games on August 20, 1993

Sport Games on August 20, 1993


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Football (Netherlands)
  • Cambuur - NAC Breda : 1 - 3
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TV Series

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Politically Incorrect

Politically Incorrect

Face the Music

Face the Music

Directed by: Carol Wiseman

Labor in Power

Labor in Power

The Adventures of Brisco County Jr.

The Adventures of Brisco County Jr.

Mr Don & Mr George

Mr Don & Mr George

Days to next August 20

If August 20, 1993 is your birthday you're 27 years, 1 month, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 27 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?

BloodNet

BloodNet

Platform: Amiga, DOS

Genre: Adventure game, role-playing video game

Publisher: MicroProse

Battle Rush: Build Up Robot Tournament

Battle Rush: Build Up Robot Tournament

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: B-AI

B.O.B.

B.O.B.

Platform: Super NES, Genesis, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Run and gun, Platform

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Capcom's MVP Football

Capcom's MVP Football

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Traditional football simulation

Publisher: Capcom

Blake Stone: Aliens of Gold

Blake Stone: Aliens of Gold

Platform: DOS

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Apogee Software


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