Monday August 23, 1993

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

The day of the week was Monday, under the astrological sign of Virgo (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on August 23, 1993).

The number one song in US was Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40. Living On My Own by Freddie Mercury was #1 song in the UK.

Three Colors: Blue, directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1993 while Like Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Politically Incorrect. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Doom or Barbie: Super Model.

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.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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August 23, 1993 Events

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Historical 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

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August 23, 1993 Famous Deaths


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Movies

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Three Colors: Blue

Three Colors: Blue

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Krzysztof Kieslowski

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

Country: United States of America

The Untouchables

The Untouchables

Release year: 1993

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

Release year: 1993

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

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

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

Country: United States of America

Kalifornia

Kalifornia

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Dominic Sena

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

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 23, 1993?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Can't Help Falling In Love
  2. - Whoomp! There It Is
  3. - Dreamloveryoutube
  4. - Lately
  5. - Runaway Train

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Living On My Own
  2. - The Key, The Secret
  3. - Mr Vain
  4. - It Keeps Rainin' (Tears From My Eyes)
  5. - Pray

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Right Here (Human Nature)/Downtown
  2. - Another Sad Love Song
  3. - Lately
  4. - If
  5. - Lose Control/Girl U For Me

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Mi Tierra
  2. - Ayer
  3. - Ella Es
  4. - No Debes Jugar
  5. - Lastima Que Seas Ajena
Sport Games on August 23, 1993

Sport Games on August 23, 1993


Premier League

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

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Politically Incorrect

Politically Incorrect

Release year: 1993

Face the Music

Face the Music

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Carol Wiseman

Labor in Power

Labor in Power

Release year: 1993

Missing Persons

Missing Persons

Release year: 1993

Country: United States of America

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Like Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

Like Water For Chocolate

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This tale of family life in Mexico's tum-of the-century was earthy, magical and charming. It is a bestseller because of its unique blend of bittersweet wit and poignant romance.

Care Of The Soul by Thomas Moore

Care Of The Soul

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This special edition of Thomas Moore’s bestselling Care of the Soul celebrates twenty-five years. It also includes a new introduction from the author. Readers are offered a radical approach to thinking in this innovative edition.

After All These Years by Susan Isaacs

After All These Years

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Rosie Meyers is pleasantly surprised to learn that Richie, her new-rich husband, has decided to leave her for a sophisticated, size-six MBA.

The Client by John Grisham

The Client

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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 …

Listening To Prozac by Peter D. Kramer

Listening To Prozac

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Prozac was first introduced in 1987 and has been prescribed to almost five million Americans. What is Prozac exactly? Is it a medication?

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Doom

Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Doom

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up/role-playing video game

Publisher: Capcom

Barbie: Super Model

Barbie: Super Model

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Super NES, DOS

Genre: Educational action

Publisher: Hi Tech Expressions

Star Wars Arcade

Star Wars Arcade

Platform: Arcade, Sega 32X

Genre: Action, Space simulation

Publisher: Sega

Crime Patrol

Crime Patrol

Platform: Arcade, CD-i, 3DO, Sega CD, Laserdisc, DVD Video

Genre: Light gun shooter

Publisher: American Laser Games

A-Rank Thunder Tanjouhen

A-Rank Thunder Tanjouhen

Platform: Mega-CD

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Telenet

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.