Monday 25 January 1993
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Iris Mittenaere and Kefera Buchmann.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston.
Alive, directed by Frank Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993
while Dragon Tears by Dean Koontz was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Homicide: Life on the Street.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Duke Nukem II or Bing Bing! Bingo.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 25 January 1993 ?
- St. Dwynwen's Day and Patron Saint of Lovers - Welsh celebration of love Dirwnod Santes Dwynwen.
- Tatiana Day, celebrated as the Day of Russian students since 1755, when the Moscow University was founded.
- Catholicism and Anglicanism - Conversion of Saint Paul.
- Christian ecumenism ? Week of Prayer for Christian Unity ends.
- Burns Night - Burns suppers are held in many parts of the world around this date. (Originated in Scotland)
- Winter-Een-Mas - celebration of videogames and the people that play them. Winter-een-mas lasts for a whole week, which is always the very last week in January, the 25th through the 31st.
- Roman Empire - second day of the Sementivae in honour of Ceres and Terra
- Iris Mittenaere: French student (to become a dentist), she was elected "Miss France" 2016 on 19 December 2015.
- Kefera Buchmann: YouTube Star.
- Kasper Larsen: Danish footballer.
- Mir Aimal Kasi fires a rifle and kills two employees outside US Central Intelligence Agency headquarters in Langley, Virginia.
- Puerto Rico adds English as its second official language.
- Sears announces it is closing its catalog sales department after 97 years.
- 20th American Music Awards: Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey win.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1993 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Whitney Houston - I Will Always Love You
- Shai - If I Ever Fall In Love
- Boyz II Men - In The Still Of The Nite (I'll Remember)
- Shanice - Saving Forever For You
- Wreckx-N-Effect - Rump Shaker
- Peabo Bryson & Regina Bell - A Whole New World
- Madonna - Deeper And Deeper
- Bobby Brown - Good Enough
- Snap! - Rhythm Is A Dancer
- Prince - 7
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