Saturday October 23, 1993

US date format: 10/23/1993, UK date format: 23/10/1993

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 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. Famous people born on this day include Taylor Spreitler and Fabinho (footballer born 1993). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Dreamlover by Mariah Carey. In UK Boom! Shake The Room by Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince was in the top 5 hits. Daughter of Darkness, directed by Kai-Ming Lai, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while Reengineering The Corporation by Michael Hammer and James Champy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching La petite vie. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Boxing Legends of the Ring Chavez II Final Knockout or Dual Orb.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • 7 killed by IRA-bomb attack in Belfast
  • Paramilitia kills 22 demonstrators at Bijbihara Kashmir
  • Tor Blue Jays beat Philadelphia Phillies, 4 games to 2, in 89th World Series
  • Shankill Road bombing: A Provisional IRA bomb prematurely detonates in the Shankill area of Belfast, killing the bomber and nine civilians.

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Movies

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Daughter of Darkness

Daughter of Darkness

Directed by: Kai-Ming Lai

Starring: Yuk-kwan Chan, Lily Chung, Daisy, Biu Gam

Fatal Instinct

Fatal Instinct

Directed by: Carl Reiner

Starring: Armand Assante, Sherilyn Fenn, Kate Nelligan, Sean Young

Me and the Kid

Me and the Kid

Directed by: Dan Curtis

Starring: Danny Aiello, Alex Zuckerman, Joe Pantoliano, Cathy Moriarty

Fearless

Fearless

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Isabella Rossellini, Rosie Perez, Tom Hulce

Judgment Night

Judgment Night

Directed by: Stephen Hopkins

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Cuba Gooding Jr., Denis Leary, Stephen Dorff

Sport Games on October 23, 1993

Sport Games on October 23, 1993


Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Ein Frankfurt - Bayern Munich : 2 - 2
  • FC Koln - Dortmund : 2 - 0
  • Freiburg - Leverkusen : 1 - 0
  • Kaiserslautern - Duisburg : 2 - 0
  • Karlsruhe - Stuttgart : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of October 23, 1993

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Uerdingen : 0 - 0
  • CZ Jena - Hansa Rostock : 0 - 0
  • Hannover - Mannheim : 1 - 1
  • Mainz - Wolfsburg : 1 - 2
  • Munich 1860 - F Koln : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of October 23, 1993

Le Championnat

Football (France)
  • Bordeaux - Angers : 1 - 0
  • Cannes - Paris SG : 0 - 1
  • Le Havre - Lens : 1 - 1
  • Lille - Montpellier : 0 - 0
  • Marseille - Sochaux : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of October 23, 1993

Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnsley - Southend : 1 - 3
  • Derby - Crystal Palace : 3 - 1
  • Grimsby - Charlton : 0 - 1
  • Notts County - Portsmouth : 1 - 1
  • Oxford - Luton : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of October 23, 1993

TV Series

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La petite vie

La petite vie

Starring: Claude Meunier, Serge Thériault, Marc Messier, Diane Lavallée

Country: Canada

Cracker

Cracker

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Directed by: Charles McDougall

Starring: Robbie Coltrane, Geraldine Somerville, Kieran O'Brien, Lorcan Cranitch

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Against the Grain

Against the Grain

Directed by: Elias Mael

It Had to Be You

It Had to Be You

Directed by: Sasha Gordon

The X-Files

The X-Files

Written by:

Starring: Gillian Anderson, David Duchovny, Mitch Pileggi

Country: United States of America

Days to next October 23

If October 23, 1993 is your birthday you're 26 years, 11 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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.

Lasher by Anne Rice

Lasher

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"SEDUCTIVE MAGIC...SPELLBINDING...Rice stages her scenes in a wide variety of times and locales, tapping deeply into the richest veins of mythology and history."--San

Care Of The Soul by Thomas Moore

Care Of The Soul

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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

Vanished by Danielle Steel

Vanished

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Vanished tells the story of a man and woman faced with an almost unthinkable tragedy—the mysterious abduction of their son. In the late 1930s, in the shadow of the Lindbergh kidnapping, and as war looms in Europe, Marielle Patterson shares …

A Dangerous Fortune by Ken Follett

A Dangerous Fortune

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In 1866, tragedy strikes the exclusive Windfield School when a young student drowns in a mysterious accident. His death and its aftermath initiate a spiraling circle of treachery that will span

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Boxing Legends of the Ring Chavez II Final Knockout

Boxing Legends of the Ring Chavez II Final Knockout

Platform: Mega Drive/Genesis Super NES

Genre: Fighting Sports

Publisher: Electro Brain

Dual Orb

Dual Orb

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: I'Max Corp.

Clash of Steel

Clash of Steel

Platform: DOS

Genre: Strategy game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations

The Chaos Engine

The Chaos Engine

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Amiga CD32, MS-DOS, RISC OS, Sega Mega Drive, Super NES, Mobile phone, Windows, OS X, Linux

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Renegade Software

Dennis the Menace

Dennis the Menace

Platform: Amiga Game Boy Super NES

Genre: 2D Platformer, Action

Publisher: Ocean Software

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On October 23, 1993 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is October 23, 1993?

On October 23, 1993 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on October 23, 1993?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on October 23, 1993?

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

Which famous people are born on October 23, 1993?

On October 23, 1993 several famous people were born including, Taylor Spreitler, Fabinho (footballer born 1993), Josh Ruffels.

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

The number one song in the week of October 23, 1993 was Dreamlover by Mariah Carey in US and Boom! Shake The Room by Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince in UK.

What were the top hits on October 23, 1993?

The top hits on October 23, 1993 were Dreamlover by Mariah Carey, Just Kickin' It by Xscape, I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) by Meat Loaf in US and Boom! Shake The Room by Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince, Relight My Fire by Take That featuring Lulu, I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) by Meat Loaf in UK.


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