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Saturday 23 October 1993

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). 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. The Nightmare Before Christmas, directed by Henry Selick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while The Hidden Life Of Dogs by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching La petite vie. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon's Lair III: The Curse of Mordread or El-Fish.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Directed by: Henry Selick

Starring: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara

Country: United States

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Demolition Man

Directed by: Marco Brambilla

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Wesley Snipes, Sandra Bullock

Country: United States

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Cool Runnings

Directed by: Jon Turteltaub

Starring: John Candy, Leon, Doug E. Doug

Country: United States

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Directed by: David Anspaugh

Starring: Sean Astin, Jon Favreau, Ned Beatty

Country: United States

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Directed by: Mike Leigh

Starring: David Thewlis, Lesley Sharp, Katrin Cartlidge

Country: United States

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TV Series

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


Written by: Jimmy McGovern

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Starring: Max Casella, Ruth Buzzi, Jim Cummings, April Ortiz

Country: United States

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Written by: Jeff Segal

Starring: Robby Benson, Ken Camroux, Garry Chalk, Garrison Christiohn

Country: United States

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Beakman's World

Written by: Jok R. Church

Starring: Paul Zaloom, Mark Ritts, Eliza Schneider, Alanna Ubach

Country: United States

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Case Closed

Starring: Mike Matthews, Brian Patrick Mulligan, Susie Ross

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 October 1993 ?

  • 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)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
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  • 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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Sport Games on 23 October 1993

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Ein Frankfurt - Bayern Munich : 2 - 2
  • FC Koln - Dortmund : 2 - 0
  • Freiburg - Leverkusen : 1 - 0
  • Kaiserslautern - Duisburg : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of 23 October 1993
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Uerdingen : 0 - 0
  • CZ Jena - Hansa Rostock : 0 - 0
  • Hannover - Mannheim : 1 - 1
  • Mainz - Wolfsburg : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of 23 October 1993
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Bordeaux - Angers : 1 - 0
  • Cannes - Paris SG : 0 - 1
  • Le Havre - Lens : 1 - 1
  • Lille - Montpellier : 0 - 0
See all Football game results of 23 October 1993
Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnsley - Southend : 1 - 3
  • Derby - Crystal Palace : 3 - 1
  • Grimsby - Charlton : 0 - 1
  • Notts County - Portsmouth : 1 - 1
See all Football game results of 23 October 1993

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.193
  • Time: Hostage U.S. Army officer Michael Durant in Somalia
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9403


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

The Hidden Life Of Dogs

By: Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

Long before the Dog Whisperer, anthropologist Elizabeth Marshall Thomas revealed to readers the nature of pack dynamics, leading to a completely new understanding of dogs and their desires. In

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Griffin & Sabine

By: Nick Bantock

A love story for the ages, the tale of Griffin and Sabine is an international sensation that spent over 100 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and continues to

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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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Pot Of Gold

By: Judith Michael

Book by Michael, Judith

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alone in the Dark 2

Platform: DOS, PC-98, FM Towns, Mac OS, 3DO, Sega Saturn, PlayStation

Genre: Survival horror

Publisher: EU Infogrames Entertainment, SA; NA Interplay Entertainment; JP Arrow Micro-Techs Corp (PC-98, FM Towns); JP Electronic Arts Victor (3DO, SS, PS)

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Clash of Steel

Platform: DOS

Genre: Strategy game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations

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Platform: Amiga

Genre: Platform Puzzle

Publisher: Core Design

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Dragon's Lair III: The Curse of Mordread

Dragon's Lair III: The Curse of Mordread

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, DOS

Publisher: ReadySoft Incorporated


Platform: MS-DOS, Macintosh

Genre: Life simulation game

Publisher: Maxis

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