Thursday 23 December 1993
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ruriko Kojima .
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Hero by Mariah Carey.
In UK Mr Blobby by Mr Blobby was in the top 5 hits.
In the Name of the Father, directed by Jim Sheridan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993
while Slow Waltz In Cedar Bend by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Adventures of Pete & Pete.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Battletoads in Battlemaniacs or Fields of Glory.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 23 December 1993 ?
- Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
- Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
- Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
- R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
- Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
- Japan - The Emperor's Birthday - Birthday of Akihito, the current Emperor of Japan
- Roman festivals - Larentalia, a festival in honor of Larenta
- Ancient Latvia - Ziemassvetki held
- Ruriko Kojima: Japanese model and sportscaster.
- Gertrude "Trudi" Duby Blom: actress, shot to death at about age 92.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1993 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Mariah Carey - Hero
- Janet Jackson - Again
- Ace Of Base - All That She Wants
- Meat Loaf - I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)
- Bryan Adams - All For Love
- D.R.S. - Gangsta Lean
- Salt 'N Pepa - Shoop
- Toni Braxton - Breathe Again
- Snoop Doggy Dogg - What's My Name?
- Michael Bolton - Said I Loved You.. But I Lied
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Sport Games on 23 December 1993
- Atlanta Hawks - New York Knicks : 75 - 84
- Boston Celtics - Charlotte Hornets : 100 - 118
- Chicago Bulls - Detroit Pistons : 81 - 72
- Dallas Mavericks - Minnesota Timberwolves : 93 - 89
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