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Monday 23 August 1993

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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. The Untouchables, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while The Client by John Grisham was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Politically Incorrect. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blaster Master 2 or Cadillacs and Dinosaurs.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Untouchables

Directed by: Brian De Palma

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

Country: United States

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Dazed and Confused

Directed by: Richard Linklater

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

Country: United States

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Kalifornia

Directed by: Dominic Sena

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

Country: United States

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The Thing Called Love

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: River Phoenix, Samantha Mathis, Dermot Mulroney, Sandra Bullock

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Needful Things

Directed by: Fraser C. Heston

Starring: Max von Sydow, Ed Harris, Bonnie Bedelia, Amanda Plummer

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TV Series

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

Politically Incorrect

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Face the Music

Directed by: Carol Wiseman

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Labor in Power

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Family Passions

Starring: Andrew Jackson, Donald Burda

Country: Germany

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 August 1993 ?

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
  • Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
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Facts:
  • 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

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Sport Games on 23 August 1993

Premier League
UK Soccer
  • Aston Villa - Man United : 1 - 2
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Books

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

The Client

By: John Grisham

In a weedy lot on the outskirts of Memphis, two boys watch a shiny Lincoln pull up to the curb...Eleven-year-old Mark Sway and his younger brother were sharing a forbidden cigarette when a chance encounter with a suicidal lawyer left ...

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Honor Among Thieves

By: Jeffrey Archer

Spring 1994, Washington, D.C. - While the Clinton Administration grapples with its domestic policies, a sinister plot is being masterminded six thousand miles away in Baghdad.

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The Fifties

By: David Halberstam

The Fifties is a sweeping social, political, economic, and cultural history of the ten years that Halberstam regards as seminal in determining what our nation is today.

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The Night Manager

By: John le Carré

"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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Champions World Class Soccer

Platform: Sega Genesis Super NES

Genre: Traditional soccer simulation

Publisher: Flying Edge Acclaim

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Blaster Master 2

Blaster Master 2

Platform: Sega Genesis

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Sunsoft

Abandoned Places 2

Abandoned Places 2

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: International Computer Entertainment

Cadillacs and Dinosaurs

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

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Day of the Tentacle

Platform: MS-DOS, Mac OS, Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: LucasArts; Double Fine Productions (Remastered)

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Diggstown

Format: VHS release

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Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot

Format: VHS release

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Final Analysis

Studio: Warner Bros

Format: VHS release

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Frenchman's Creek

Studio: Paramount

Format: Special Edition VHS release

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Ernest Saves Christmas

Format: VHS release

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