Friday April 23, 1993

US date format: 4/23/1993, UK date format: 23/4/1993

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 23, 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 Alexy Bosetti . 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. The Main Event, directed by Howard Zieff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while Where There'S Smoke by Sandra Brown was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Calling the Shots. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Final Fight 2 or Bonk 3: Bonk's Big Adventure.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Gerard (d.1138)
  • UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
  • Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
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Events

  • Eritrea votes to secede from Ethiopia.
  • Eritreans vote overwhelmingly for independence from Ethiopia in a United Nations-monitored referendum.

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Movies

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The Main Event

The Main Event

Directed by: Howard Zieff

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, Paul Sand, Whitman Mayo

Benny & Joon

Benny & Joon

Directed by: Jeremiah S. Chechik

Starring: Johnny Depp, Mary Stuart Masterson, Aidan Quinn, Julianne Moore

Country: United States of America

Indian Summer

Indian Summer

Directed by: Mike Binder

Starring: Alan Arkin, Matt Craven, Diane Lane, Bill Paxton

Louis, enfant roi

Louis, enfant roi

Directed by: Roger Planchon

Starring: Carmen Maura, Maxime Mansion, Paolo Graziosi, Jocelyn Quivrin

Boiling Point

Boiling Point

Directed by: James B. Harris

Starring: Wesley Snipes, Dennis Hopper, Lolita Davidovich, Viggo Mortensen

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TV Series

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Calling the Shots

Calling the Shots

Directed by: Griffin Loch

Eden

Eden

Directed by: Megan Griffiths

Good Advice

Good Advice

Directed by: Steve Rash

Newlyweds

Newlyweds

Directed by: Edward Burns

Almost Home

Almost Home

Directed by: Tom Whitus

Days to next April 23

If April 23, 1993 is your birthday you're 27 years, 5 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Where There'S Smoke by Sandra Brown

Where There'S Smoke

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#1 New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown stuns readers with the breathtaking tale of a powerful oil company and the incredible lengths they'll go to keep their secrets hidden .

Forward The Foundation by Isaac Asimov

Forward The Foundation

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A stunning testament to his creative genius. Forward The Foundation is a the saga's dramatic climax -- the story Asimov fans have been waiting for.

Official And Confidential by Anthony Summers

Official And Confidential

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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.

Disney'S Aladdin by Don Ferguson

Disney'S Aladdin

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Full-color throughout.

Healing And The Mind by Bill Moyers

Healing And The Mind

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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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Final Fight 2

Final Fight 2

Platform: Super Famicom/SNES, Virtual Console

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck

Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck

Platform: Amiga, Amiga CD32, Sega Game Gear, Sega Mega-CD, Sega Master System, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Platform game, Side-scrolling game

Publisher: Core Design

Bonk 3: Bonk's Big Adventure

Bonk 3: Bonk's Big Adventure

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, TurboDuo, Virtual Console, PlayStation Network

Genre: 2D side scrolling platform game

Publisher: JP Hudson Soft; NA NEC Home Electronics

Space Hulk

Space Hulk

Platform: MS-DOS 3.3 or higher, Amiga, PC-98

Genre: Real-time tactical first-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

DinoPark Tycoon

DinoPark Tycoon

Platform: Computer Operating Systems - DOS (Windows 95, Windows 98), Macintosh System 7 Video Game Consoles - 3DO Interactive Multiplayer

Genre: Business simulation game

Publisher: MECC

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 23, 1993?

On April 23, 1993 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is April 23, 1993?

On April 23, 1993 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on April 23, 1993?

On April 23, 1993 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 23, 1993?

On April 23, 1993 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 23, 1993?

On April 23, 1993 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 23, 1993?

On April 23, 1993 several famous people were born including, Alexy Bosetti.

Which famous people died on April 23, 1993?

Famous people died on April 23, 1993 include, Cesar Chavez, Bertus Aafjes, Lalith Athulathmudali.

What was the number one song in April 23, 1993?

The number one song in the week of April 23, 1993 was Informer by Snow in US and Young At Heart by The Bluebells in UK.

What were the top hits on April 23, 1993?

The top hits on April 23, 1993 were Informer by Snow, Freak Me by Silk, Nuthin' But A G Thang by Dr. Dre in US and Young At Heart by The Bluebells, Informer by Snow, Oh Carolina by Shaggy in UK.


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