Thursday January 21, 1993

US date format: 1/21/1993, UK date format: 21/1/1993

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It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 21, 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 Cris Cab and John Cofie. 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 NBA Jam or Cannon Fodder.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1993 or at January 21 across the years.

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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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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • National Hugging Day
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
  • Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
  • UN Arms Day

Events

  • Nigerian singer Fela Kuti arrested on suspicion of murder

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

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

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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?

Eco Fighters

Eco Fighters

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Capcom

NBA Jam

NBA Jam

Platform: Various (see table)

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Midway, Acclaim, Electronic Arts

Blades of Vengeance

Blades of Vengeance

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Cannon Fodder

Cannon Fodder

Platform: Amiga, Amiga CD32,[2] Atari ST,[3] DOS,[4] Acorn Archimedes,[5] 3DO,[6] Atari Jaguar,[6] Sega Mega Drive/Genesis,[1] SNES,[1] Game Boy Color

Genre: Action, strategy, shoot 'em up

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

Dungeon Master II: The Legend of Skullkeep

Dungeon Master II: The Legend of Skullkeep

Platform: Amiga, DOS, PC-9801, Mac OS, Sega CD

Genre: Role-playing video games

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment


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