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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 Josh Ruffels. 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 Bridges Of Madison County by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching La petite vie. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cybermorph or ActRaiser 2.
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 ?

Strange But True?

Starring: Michael Aspel

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Cracker

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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Exosquad

Written by: Jeff Segal

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

Country: United States

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Cro

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

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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Movies

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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Naked

Directed by: Mike Leigh

Starring: David Thewlis, Lesley Sharp, Katrin Cartlidge

Country: United States

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The Piano

Directed by: Jane Campion

Starring: Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel, Sam Neill

Country: United States

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Rudy

Directed by: David Anspaugh

Starring: Sean Astin, Jon Favreau, Ned Beatty

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 October 1993 ?

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)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 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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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Mixed Blessings

By: Danielle Steel

After the wedding of Diana Goode and Andrew Douglas, Diana teases that they will make a baby on their honeymoon. But long afterward, she is still not pregnant. As

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Dolores Claiborne

By: Stephen King

Now available for the first time in a mass-market premium paperback edition—master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic #1 New York Times bestseller about a housekeeper with a long-hidden secret from her past...one

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Mexico

By: James A. Michener

Pulitzer Prize–winning author James A. Michener, whose novels hurtle from the far reaches of history to the dark corners of the world, paints an intoxicating portrait of a land whose past and present are as turbulent, fascinating, and colorful as ...

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The Pelican Brief

By: John Grisham

In suburban Georgetown, a killer’s Reeboks whisper on the floor of a posh home. In a seedy D.C. porno house, a patron is swiftly garroted to death.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cybermorph

Platform: Atari Jaguar

Genre: 3D shooter

Publisher: Atari Corporation

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ActRaiser 2

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: EU Ubisoft; JP/NA Enix

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Bloodstone: An Epic Dwarven Tale

Platform: DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Mindcraft Software, Inc.

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F-1 Sensation Formula 1 Sensation

F-1 Sensation Formula 1 Sensation

Platform: NES

Genre: Racing

Fatty Bear's Birthday Surprise

Platform: DOS, Windows, Mac, iOS, Google Play

Genre: Adventure

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