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..
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 20, 1993?
- 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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- 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.
- Bernard Delfgaauw: Philosopher (Johnson murderer!), dies at...
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 20, 1993?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Jodeci - Lately
- SWV - Right Here (Human Nature)/Downtown
- Toni Braxton - Another Sad Love Song
- Silk - Lose Control/Girl U For Me
- Ice Cube Featuring Das EFX - Check Yo Self
- Janet Jackson - If
- U.N.V. - Something's Goin' On
- Tag Team - Whoomp! (There It Is)
- Tony Toni Tone - If I Had No Loot
- II D Extreme - Cry No More
Sport Games on August 20, 1993
- Cambuur - NAC Breda : 1 - 3
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 20If 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.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?