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Friday 23 July 1993

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Joivan Wade and Steele Mellet. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40. In UK Dreams by Gabrielle was in the top 5 hits. Robin Hood: Men in Tights, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while Secret Ceremonies by Deborah Laake was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching An Exchange of Fire. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ball Jacks or Buzz Aldrin's Race Into Space.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

An Exchange of Fire

Starring: Frank Finlay, James Fleet, Juliette Caton, Caroline Langrishe

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Danger Theatre

Written by: Mike Scott, Robert Wolterstorff, Penelope Spheeris

Starring: Diedrich Bader, Robert Vaughn, Adam West, Billy Morrissette

Country: United States

I Love My Family

Starring: Xingyu Wen, Dandan Song, Lixin Yang, Ling Guan

Country: China

Coltrane in a Cadillac

Starring: Robbie Coltrane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Persones humanes

Written by: Miquel Calçada

Starring: Miquel Calçada, Quim Monzó, Xavier Soler, Jaume Santacana

Country: Spain

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Robin Hood: Men in Tights

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Cary Elwes, Richard Lewis, Roger Rees

Country: United States

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Hocus Pocus

Directed by: Kenny Ortega

Starring: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy

Country: United States

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In the Line of Fire

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo

Country: United States

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The Firm

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Gene Hackman

Country: United States

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Dennis the Menace

Directed by: Nick Castle

Starring: Walter Matthau, Mason Gamble, Joan Plowright

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 July 1993 ?

Holidays:
  • Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
  • St. Liborius
  • Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the birthday of Haile Selassie
  • Roman Empire - Neptunalia held in honor of Neptune
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • British Aerospace 147 crash at Yinchuan, 55 killed
  • Chinese B737 crash at Yinchuan, at least 66 killed
  • Chris Boardman bicycles world record 1 hour distance (52,270 km)
  • New York Yankee Mark Hutton is 1st Australian to be a starting pitcher, He beats Angels 5-2; Yanks, Red Sox, Blue Jays 3 way tie for 1st
  • James Jordan, father of basketball superstar Michael Jordan, is murdered in Lumberton, North Carolina.

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Sport Games on 23 July 1993

Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Nantes - Monaco : 1 - 0
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in July 1993?

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.180
  • Time: Jessica DeBoer. Computer-altered photograph for TIME by Michael L. Abramson
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9390

Books

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

Secret Ceremonies

By: Deborah Laake

A member of the Mormon Church describes the voodoo-like rituals and behaviors revealed to her on her wedding day and the male dominance, strange teachings, and divine revelations characteristic

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Pigs In Heaven

By: Barbara Kingsolver

Picking up where her modern classic The Bean Trees left off, Barbara Kingsolver’s bestselling Pigs in Heaven continues the tale of Turtle and Taylor Greer, a Native American girl and her

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Women Who Run With The Wolves

By: Clarissa Pinkola Estes

UPDATED, WITH NEW MATERIAL BY THE AUTHOR"WOMEN WHO RUN WITH THE WOLVES isn't just another book. It is a gift of profound insight, wisdom, and love.

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Care Of The Soul

By: Thomas Moore

In this special twenty-fifth anniversary edition of Thomas Moore’s bestselling Care of the Soul, which includes a new introduction by the author, readers are presented with a revolutionary approach to thinking

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ball Jacks

Platform: Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco

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Buzz Aldrin's Race Into Space

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Turn-based strategy, Construction and management simulation

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment

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Virtua Fighter

Platform: Arcade, Sega Saturn, 32X, Microsoft Windows, Mega Drive, Game Gear, Master System, Game.com, R-Zone, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, GameCube, PlayStation 3, Virtual Console, Xbox 360

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Sega

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Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Doom

Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Doom

Platform: Arcade

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

Publisher: Capcom

Fatal Fury Special

Platform: Arcade, Neo Geo, Neo-Geo CD, FM Towns, Game Gear, Mega-CD, SFC/SNES, TurboGrafx-CD, PlayStation 2, Virtual Console, X68000, Xbox Live Arcade, Android, iOS

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: SNK (Neo Geo) JVC Musical Industries (Mega-CD) Hudson Soft (TurboGrafx-CD) Magical Company (Sharp X68000)

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