Monday May 24, 1993

US date format: 5/24/1993, UK date format: 24/5/1993

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 24, 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 Christian DelGrosso and Oliver Davis. In that special week of May people in US were listening to That's The Way Love Goes by Janet Jackson. In UK Five Live (EP) by George Michael & Queen With Lisa Stansfield was in the top 5 hits. Ticks, directed by Tony Randel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while Culture Of Complaint by Robert Hughes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Salto postale. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Barbie: Super Model or The Excellent Dizzy Collection.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
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Events

  • Kim Basinger files for bankruptcy to avoid paying $7.4M settlement
  • Kurd rebellion kills 33 soldiers and five citizens in Turkey.
  • Eritrea achieves independence from Ethiopia after 30-year civil war.
  • At the COMDEX show, Microsoft formally launches the Windows NT operating system. Initial version is 3.1. Price is US$495, or US$295 as an upgrade from a previous Windows operating system. The software comprises over 4 million lines of code.

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Ticks

Ticks

Directed by: Tony Randel

Starring: Rosalind Allen, Ami Dolenz, Seth Green, Virginya Keehne

Night Terrors

Night Terrors

Directed by: Tobe Hooper

Starring: Robert Englund, Zoe Trilling, Alona Kimhi, Juliano Mer-Khamis

Menace II Society

Menace II Society

Directed by: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes

Starring: Tyrin Turner, Larenz Tate, June Kyoto Lu, Toshi Toda

Country: United States of America

Raining Stones

Raining Stones

Directed by: Ken Loach

Starring: Bruce Jones, Julie Brown, Gemma Phoenix, Ricky Tomlinson

Super Mario Bros.

Super Mario Bros.

Directed by: Annabel Jankel, Rocky Morton

Starring: Bob Hoskins, John Leguizamo, Dennis Hopper, Samantha Mathis

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Salto postale

Salto postale

Calling the Shots

Calling the Shots

Directed by: Griffin Loch

Eden

Eden

Directed by: Megan Griffiths

Good Advice

Good Advice

Directed by: Steve Rash

Nicht von schlechten Eltern

Nicht von schlechten Eltern

Days to next May 24

If May 24, 1993 is your birthday you're 27 years, 3 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 5 days.
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Books

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Culture Of Complaint by Robert Hughes

Culture Of Complaint

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The best-selling author of The Shock of the New, The Fatal Shore, and Barcelona here delivers a withering polemic aimed at the heart of recent American politics and culture.

Whispers by Belva Plain

Whispers

By:

Robert and Lynn Ferguson are a picture-perfect couple with two beautiful daughters and a lovely home in an exclusive Connecticut community. Robert is on the fast track of a major corporation.

Einstein'S Dreams by Alan Lightman

Einstein'S Dreams

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A modern classic, Einstein’s Dreams is a fictional collage of stories dreamed by Albert Einstein in 1905, when he worked in a patent office in Switzerland.

Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

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Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly …

Remembering Denny by Calvin Trillin

Remembering Denny

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A reissue of Calvin Trillin's memoir of his relationship with a brilliant but tragic Yale classmate that is also a rumination on social change in the 1950s and 1960sRemembering Denny is

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Breath of Fire

Breath of Fire

Platform: Super NES, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Capcom; NA Square Soft (SNES); NA Capcom (GBA); EU Ubisoft

Barbie: Super Model

Barbie: Super Model

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Super NES, DOS

Genre: Educational action

Publisher: Hi Tech Expressions

F1 Pole Position 2

F1 Pole Position 2

Platform: Super NES[1]

Genre: Formula One racing

The Excellent Dizzy Collection

The Excellent Dizzy Collection

Platform: Sega Master System, Sega Game Gear

Genre: Action game, Puzzle Game, Adventure game

Publisher: Codemasters

Dungeon Master II: The Legend of Skullkeep

Dungeon Master II: The Legend of Skullkeep

Platform: Amiga, DOS, PC-9801, Mac OS, Sega CD

Genre: Role-playing video games

Publisher: Interplay Entertainment


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