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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 21, 1993?
- 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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- Twilight of the Golds opens at Booth Theater NYC for 29 performances
- Gary Kasparov defeats Nigel Short for chess championship
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 21, 1993?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mariah Carey - Dreamlover
- Xscape - Just Kickin' It
- Meat Loaf - I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)
- Ace Of Base - All That She Wants
- Billy Joel - The River Of Dreams
- SWV - Right Here (Human Nature)
- Tag Team - Whoomp! There It Is
- Zhane - Hey Mr. D.J.
- Janet Jackson - If
- Tony! Toni! Tone! - Anniversary
Top #5 songs in the UK
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 21If 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.
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?