Friday 24 December 1993, Christmas Eve
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include HomelesPenguin and Mariya Nishiuchi.
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 Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck or Final Fight 2.
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Which were the important events of 24 December 1993 ?
- December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
- It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
- In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
- The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
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- Alexander Mackendrick, British/US director (Lady Killers, Whiskey Galore!), dies at age 81.
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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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