Monday August 23, 1993

US date format: 8/23/1993, UK date format: 23/8/1993

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 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. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40. In UK Living On My Own by Freddie Mercury was in the top 5 hits. Three Colors: Blue, directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while Race Matters by Cornel West was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Politically Incorrect. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cool Spot or Ancients 1: Deathwatch.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
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Events

  • Fred McGriff and David Justice are 6th to hit back-to-back HRs twice in same game
  • New York Dow Jones index reaches record high of 3,638.96 points

Famous Deaths

Movies

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Three Colors: Blue

Three Colors: Blue

Directed by: Krzysztof Kieslowski

Starring: Juliette Binoche, Zbigniew Zamachowski, Julie Delpy, Benoît Régent

Country: United States of America

The Untouchables

The Untouchables

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Robert De Niro, Charles Martin Smith

Country: United States of America

Dazed and Confused

Dazed and Confused

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Jason London, Wiley Wiggins, Matthew McConaughey, Rory Cochrane

Country: United States of America

The Age of Innocence

The Age of Innocence

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Michelle Pfeiffer, Winona Ryder, Linda Faye Farkas

Country: United States of America

Kalifornia

Kalifornia

Directed by: Dominic Sena

Starring: Brad Pitt, Juliette Lewis, Kathy Larson, David Milford

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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Sport Games on August 23, 1993

Sport Games on August 23, 1993


Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Aston Villa - Man United : 1 - 2
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TV Series

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Politically Incorrect

Politically Incorrect

Face the Music

Face the Music

Directed by: Carol Wiseman

Labor in Power

Labor in Power

Family Passions

Family Passions

Starring: Andrew Jackson, Donald Burda

Country: Germany

Mighty Max

Mighty Max

Days to next August 23

If August 23, 1993 is your birthday you're 27 years, 1 month, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Race Matters by Cornel West

Race Matters

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With a new introduction, the groundbreaking classic Race Matters affirms its position as the bestselling, most influential, and most original articulation of the urgent issues in America?s

Like Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

Like Water For Chocolate

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Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in tum-of-the-century Mexico became a best-selling phenomenon with its winning blend of poignant romance and bittersweet wit.

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.

After All These Years by Susan Isaacs

After All These Years

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The day after her lavish wedding anniversary bash, Rosie Meyers gets a big surprise: her nouveau riche husband, Richie, is leaving her for a sultry, sophisticated, size-six MBA.

The Night Manager by John le Carré

The Night Manager

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"A beautifully polished, utterly knowing and palpitating book."TIMEEnter the new world of post Cold War espionage. Penetrate the secret world of ruthless arms dealers and drug smugglers who have risen to

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

B.O.B.

B.O.B.

Platform: Super NES, Genesis, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Run and gun, Platform

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Cool Spot

Cool Spot

Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis, Sega Master System, Game Gear, Amiga, Super NES, Game Boy, DOS

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Virgin Interactive

Ancients 1: Deathwatch

Ancients 1: Deathwatch

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Role playing game

Publisher: Farr-Ware (1991), Epic Games (1993)

Pac-Attack

Pac-Attack

Platform: Genesis, Super NES, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, Game Gear, CD-i, iOS

Genre: Puzzle game

Publisher: Namco

Batman: The Animated Series

Batman: The Animated Series

Platform: Game Boy

Genre: Action

Publisher: Konami

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On August 23, 1993 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is August 23, 1993?

On August 23, 1993 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on August 23, 1993?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on August 23, 1993?

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

Which famous people died on August 23, 1993?

Famous people died on August 23, 1993 include, Charles Scorsese, Edwina Lewis, Victorine Hefting.

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

The number one song in the week of August 23, 1993 was Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40 in US and Living On My Own by Freddie Mercury in UK.

What were the top hits on August 23, 1993?

The top hits on August 23, 1993 were Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40, Whoomp! There It Is by Tag Team, Dreamlover by Mariah Carey in US and Living On My Own by Freddie Mercury, The Key, The Secret by Urban Cookie Collective, Mr Vain by Culture Beat in UK.


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