Thursday August 26, 1993

US date format: 8/26/1993, UK date format: 26/8/1993

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 26, 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 Keke Palmer and Claire Blackwelder. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40. In UK Living On My Own by Freddie Mercury was in the top 5 hits. Three Colors: Blue, directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while After All These Years by Susan Isaacs was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Politically Incorrect. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Nolan Hook or Ambermoon.
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Historical Events

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  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday

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Movies

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Three Colors: Blue

Three Colors: Blue

Directed by: Krzysztof Kieslowski

Starring: Juliette Binoche, Zbigniew Zamachowski, Julie Delpy, Benoît Régent

Country: United States of America

The Untouchables

The Untouchables

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Robert De Niro, Charles Martin Smith

Country: United States of America

Dazed and Confused

Dazed and Confused

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Jason London, Wiley Wiggins, Matthew McConaughey, Rory Cochrane

Country: United States of America

The Age of Innocence

The Age of Innocence

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Michelle Pfeiffer, Winona Ryder, Linda Faye Farkas

Country: United States of America

Kalifornia

Kalifornia

Directed by: Dominic Sena

Starring: Brad Pitt, Juliette Lewis, Kathy Larson, David Milford

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Politically Incorrect

Politically Incorrect

Face the Music

Face the Music

Directed by: Carol Wiseman

Labor in Power

Labor in Power

Family Passions

Family Passions

Starring: Andrew Jackson, Donald Burda

Country: Germany

Mighty Max

Mighty Max

Days to next August 26

If August 26, 1993 is your birthday you're 27 years, 1 month, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 28 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Race Matters by Cornel West

Race Matters

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With a new introduction, the groundbreaking classic Race Matters affirms its position as the bestselling, most influential, and most original articulation of the urgent issues in America?s

Like Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

Like Water For Chocolate

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Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in tum-of-the-century Mexico became a best-selling phenomenon with its winning blend of poignant romance and bittersweet wit.

Reengineering The Corporation by Michael Hammer and James Champy

Reengineering The Corporation

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The most successful business book of the last decade, Reengineering the Corporation is the pioneering work on the most important topic in business today: achieving dramatic performance improvements.

After All These Years by Susan Isaacs

After All These Years

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The day after her lavish wedding anniversary bash, Rosie Meyers gets a big surprise: her nouveau riche husband, Richie, is leaving her for a sultry, sophisticated, size-six MBA.

The Night Manager by John le Carré

The Night Manager

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"A beautifully polished, utterly knowing and palpitating book."TIMEEnter the new world of post Cold War espionage. Penetrate the secret world of ruthless arms dealers and drug smugglers who have risen to

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

3 Count Bout

3 Count Bout

Platform: Arcade Game, SNK Neo Geo, SNK Neo Geo CD

Genre: Fighting, Sports

Publisher: SNK

Nolan Hook

Nolan Hook

Platform: Super NES Genesis Master System Game Gear

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: U.S. Gold Marvel Comics

Ambermoon

Ambermoon

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Thalion Software

Ardy Lightfoot

Ardy Lightfoot

Platform: Super NES

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: JP ASCII Entertainment; NA Titus Software

Eric the Unready

Eric the Unready

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: Legend Entertainment

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 26, 1993?

On August 26, 1993 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is August 26, 1993?

On August 26, 1993 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on August 26, 1993?

On August 26, 1993 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 26, 1993?

On August 26, 1993 the UK Prime Minister was Sir John Major (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on August 26, 1993?

On August 26, 1993 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 26, 1993?

On August 26, 1993 several famous people were born including, Keke Palmer, Blake Grigsby, Claire Blackwelder.

Which famous people died on August 26, 1993?

Famous people died on August 26, 1993 include, Rockin Dopsie Sr, Reima Pietila.

What was the number one song in August 26, 1993?

The number one song in the week of August 26, 1993 was Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40 in US and Living On My Own by Freddie Mercury in UK.

What were the top hits on August 26, 1993?

The top hits on August 26, 1993 were Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40, Whoomp! There It Is by Tag Team, Dreamlover by Mariah Carey in US and Living On My Own by Freddie Mercury, The Key, The Secret by Urban Cookie Collective, Mr Vain by Culture Beat in UK.


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