Thursday October 21, 1993

US date format: 10/21/1993, UK date format: 21/10/1993

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Kane Brown and Louriza Tronco. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Dreamlover by Mariah Carey. In UK Boom! Shake The Room by Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince was in the top 5 hits. Daughter of Darkness, directed by Kai-Ming Lai, 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 La petite vie. If you liked videogames you were probably playing El-Fish or Accele Brid.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
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Events

  • Twilight of the Golds opens at Booth Theater NYC for 29 performances
  • Gary Kasparov defeats Nigel Short for chess championship

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Movies

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Daughter of Darkness

Daughter of Darkness

Directed by: Kai-Ming Lai

Starring: Yuk-kwan Chan, Lily Chung, Daisy, Biu Gam

Fatal Instinct

Fatal Instinct

Directed by: Carl Reiner

Starring: Armand Assante, Sherilyn Fenn, Kate Nelligan, Sean Young

Me and the Kid

Me and the Kid

Directed by: Dan Curtis

Starring: Danny Aiello, Alex Zuckerman, Joe Pantoliano, Cathy Moriarty

Fearless

Fearless

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Isabella Rossellini, Rosie Perez, Tom Hulce

Judgment Night

Judgment Night

Directed by: Stephen Hopkins

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Cuba Gooding Jr., Denis Leary, Stephen Dorff

TV Series

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La petite vie

La petite vie

Starring: Claude Meunier, Serge Thériault, Marc Messier, Diane Lavallée

Country: Canada

Cracker

Cracker

Written by:

Directed by: Charles McDougall

Starring: Robbie Coltrane, Geraldine Somerville, Kieran O'Brien, Lorcan Cranitch

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Against the Grain

Against the Grain

Directed by: Elias Mael

It Had to Be You

It Had to Be You

Directed by: Sasha Gordon

The X-Files

The X-Files

Written by:

Starring: Gillian Anderson, David Duchovny, Mitch Pileggi

Country: United States of America

Days to next October 21

If October 21, 1993 is your birthday you're 26 years, 11 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 25 days.
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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.

Lasher by Anne Rice

Lasher

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"SEDUCTIVE MAGIC...SPELLBINDING...Rice stages her scenes in a wide variety of times and locales, tapping deeply into the richest veins of mythology and history."--San

Care Of The Soul by Thomas Moore

Care Of The Soul

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In this special twenty-fifth anniversary edition of Thomas Moore’s bestselling Care of the Soul, which includes a new introduction by the author, readers are presented with a revolutionary approach to thinking

Vanished by Danielle Steel

Vanished

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Vanished tells the story of a man and woman faced with an almost unthinkable tragedy—the mysterious abduction of their son. In the late 1930s, in the shadow of the Lindbergh kidnapping, and as war looms in Europe, Marielle Patterson shares …

A Dangerous Fortune by Ken Follett

A Dangerous Fortune

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In 1866, tragedy strikes the exclusive Windfield School when a young student drowns in a mysterious accident. His death and its aftermath initiate a spiraling circle of treachery that will span

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Bari-arm

Bari-arm

Platform: Sega CD

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: JP Human Entertainment; NA Big Fun Games

Breath of Fire

Breath of Fire

Platform: Super NES, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Capcom; NA Square Soft (SNES); NA Capcom (GBA); EU Ubisoft

Star Wars: X-Wing

Star Wars: X-Wing

Platform: DOS, Macintosh, Windows 9x and XP, 7, 8, 10 (through gog.com), Linux (through gog.com)

Genre: Space simulation

Publisher: LucasArts, Disney Interactive Studios (since 2012)

El-Fish

El-Fish

Platform: MS-DOS, Macintosh

Genre: Life simulation game

Publisher: Maxis

Accele Brid

Accele Brid

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Action Shooter

Publisher: Tomy


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