Wednesday January 20, 1993

US date format: 1/20/1993, UK date format: 20/1/1993

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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 Daniel Gonthier and Lorenzo Crisetig. 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 Battle Rush: Build Up Robot Tournament or Super Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
  • Saint Fabian
  • Euthymus
  • Desiderius
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Events

  • Adm Studeman, serves as acting Director of CIA
  • Bill Clinton inaugurated as 42nd President of the USA.
  • Market value of Microsoft reaches US$26.78 billion, above IBM at US$26.76 billion for the first time. Microsoft becomes the highest valued computer industry company, 14th among all public companies.
  • Catalina V�squez Villalpando's term as Treasurer of the US ends.

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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

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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 20

If January 20, 1993 is your birthday you're 27 years, 8 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 22 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?

3 Count Bout

3 Count Bout

Platform: Arcade Game, SNK Neo Geo, SNK Neo Geo CD

Genre: Fighting, Sports

Publisher: SNK

Championship Manager 93/94

Championship Manager 93/94

Platform: PC, Amiga

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Domark

Battle Rush: Build Up Robot Tournament

Battle Rush: Build Up Robot Tournament

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: B-AI

The C.H.A.O.S. Continuum

The C.H.A.O.S. Continuum

Platform: Windows, Macintosh

Genre: Sci-fi Adventure

Publisher: Creative Multimedia Corporation

Super Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Super Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: JVC, later re-released by THQ (SNES) LucasArts (Virtual Console)

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 20, 1993?

On January 20, 1993 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is January 20, 1993?

On January 20, 1993 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on January 20, 1993?

On January 20, 1993 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 20, 1993?

On January 20, 1993 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 20, 1993?

On January 20, 1993 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 20, 1993?

On January 20, 1993 several famous people were born including, Daniel Gonthier, Lorenzo Crisetig.

Which famous people died on January 20, 1993?

Famous people died on January 20, 1993 include, Audrey Hepburn, Joseph Anthony [Deuster], Mercer McCleod.

What was the number one song in January 20, 1993?

The number one song in the week of January 20, 1993 was I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston in US and Exterminate! by Snap! featuring Niki Harris in UK.

What were the top hits on January 20, 1993?

The top hits on January 20, 1993 were I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston, If I Ever Fall In Love by Shai, In The Still Of The Nite (I'll Remember) by Boyz II Men in US and Exterminate! by Snap! featuring Niki Harris, Could It Be Magic by Take That in UK.


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