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Thursday 22 April 1993

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Ryu Hwa-young . In that special week of April people in US were listening to Informer by Snow. In UK Young At Heart by The Bluebells was in the top 5 hits. Benny & Joon, directed by Jeremiah Chechik, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while Official And Confidential by Anthony Summers was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Persones humanes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Final Fight 2 or FIFA International Soccer.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Benny & Joon

Directed by: Jeremiah Chechik

Starring: Johnny Depp, Mary Stuart Masterson, Aidan Quinn

Country: United States

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This Boy's Life

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

Starring: Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio, Ellen Barkin

Country: United States

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The Sandlot

Directed by: David Mickey Evans

Starring: Tom Guiry, Mike Vitar, Patrick Renna

Country: United States

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Fire in the Sky

Directed by: Robert Lieberman

Starring: D.B. Sweeney, Robert Patrick, Craig Sheffer

Country: United States

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Falling Down

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Michael Douglas, Robert Duvall, Barbara Hershey

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends

Starring: Niamh Cusack, Enn Reitel, Mary Jane Bowe, Jenny Moore

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Homicide: Life on the Street

Written by: Paul Attanasio

Starring: Richard Belzer, Clark Johnson, Yaphet Kotto, Kyle Secor

Country: United States

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The Ark

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Air Combat

Starring: Monte Markham

Country: United States

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Sister Wendy's Odyssey

Starring: Wendy Beckett

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 April 1993 ?

  • Saints Soter and Caius
  • Saint Leonidas (died 202)
  • Brazil - Discovery Day.
  • Saint Theodorus (d. 613)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Mark Koenig: baseball shortstop (New York Yankees), dies at age 88.
  • Andries Treurnicht: founder South Africa Conservative Party, dies at age 72.
  • Cesar Chavez: US farm worker (United Farm Workers), dies at age 66.
  • Candid Camera creator Allen Funt suffers a stroke at 78
  • Holocaust Memorial Museum dedicated in Washington, DC.
  • Seattle Mariner Chris Basio no-hits Boston Red Sox.
  • The web browser Mosaic version 1.0 is released.
  • Version 1.0 of the Mosaic web browser is released.

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What news were making the headlines those days in April 1993?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Los Angeles -- Apr. 19, 1993
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9377
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.166


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Official And Confidential

By: Anthony Summers

Presidents yearned to fire him, but were daunted by his storehouse of damaging secrets. Public officials and private citizens lived in fear of his illegal surveillance and harassment tactics.

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A World Waiting To Be Born

By: M. Scott Peck

Just as The Road Less Traveled provided hope and guidance for individuals seeking growth, this major new work by M. Scott Peck, M.D., offers a needed prescription for our deeply ailing society.

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Healing And The Mind

By: Bill Moyers

At last, the paperback edition of the monumental best-seller (almost half a million copies in print!) that has changed the way Americans think about sickness and health -- the companion volume to the landmark PBS

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The Te Of Piglet

By: Benjamin Hoff

The Te of Piglet . . . in which a good deal of Taoist wisdom is revealed through the character and actions of A.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Battle Lode Runner

Platform: PC Engine, Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Platform, Puzzle

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Blue Force

Platform: DOS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Tsunami Games

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Final Fight 2

Platform: Super Famicom/SNES, Virtual Console

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

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Citadel 2

Citadel 2

Platform: BBC Micro

Genre: Platform game, Puzzle game

Publisher: Superior Software

FIFA International Soccer

Platform: 3DO, Commodore Amiga, MS-DOS, Nintendo Game Boy, Sega Game Gear, Sega Mega Drive, Sega CD, Sega Master System, Super Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Sports video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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