Sunday December 26, 1993

US date format: 12/26/1993, UK date format: 26/12/1993

We've performed the most in-depth research possible on December 26, 1993, here's what our experts found out: it was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see Chinese Zodiac and Moon Sign on December 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 Jose Ayala . 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. Schramm, directed by Jörg Buttgereit, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1993 while The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling book. On TV people were watching Please Save My Earth. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dashin' Desperadoes or Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Doom.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • The first day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • First day of Kwanzaa
  • Boxing Day in the Commonwealth of Nations.
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
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Events

  • Comedian Rodney Dangerfield (72) weds Joan Child
  • Antonov-26 plane crashes at Gyumri, Armenia, 36 killed.

Famous Birthday

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Schramm

Schramm

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Jörg Buttgereit

Starring: Florian Koerner von Gustorf, Monika M., Micha Brendel, Carolina Harnisch

Sahibaan

Sahibaan

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Ramesh Talwar

Starring: Rishi Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit, Sonu Walia

Enemy Gold

Enemy Gold

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Christian Drew Sidaris

Starring: Bruce Penhall, Mark Barriere, Suzi Simpson, Tanquil Lisa Collins

Grumpy Old Men

Grumpy Old Men

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Ann-Margret, Burgess Meredith

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American Yakuza

American Yakuza

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Frank A. Cappello

Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Ryo Ishibashi, Michael Nouri, Franklyn Ajaye

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 26, 1993?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Heroyoutube
  2. - Againyoutube
  3. - All That She Wants
  4. - I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)
  5. - All For Love

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Mr Blobby
  2. - I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)
  3. - Babe
  4. - True Love
  5. - For Whom The Bell Tolls

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Can We Talk
  2. - Gangsta Lean
  3. - Never Keeping Secrets
  4. - Cry For You
  5. - Shoop

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Cerca De Ti
  2. - Por Una Lagrima
  3. - Algo Mas Que Amor
  4. - Dos Mujeres Un Camino
  5. - El Amor No Se Puede Olvidar
Sport Games on December 26, 1993

Sport Games on December 26, 1993


NBA

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - New Jersey Nets : 87 - 91
  • Boston Celtics - San Antonio Spurs : 85 - 99
  • Golden State Warriors - Portland Trail Blazers : 108 - 106
  • Houston Rockets - Los Angeles Lakers : 118 - 93
  • Indiana Pacers - Cleveland Cavaliers : 103 - 107
See all Basketball game results of December 26, 1993

NFL

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Cincinnati Bengals : 17 - 21
  • Cleveland Browns - Los Angeles Rams : 42 - 14
  • Detroit Lions - Chicago Bears : 20 - 14
  • Indianapolis Colts - New England Patriots : 0 - 38
  • Kansas City Chiefs - Minnesota Vikings : 10 - 30
See all American Football game results of December 26, 1993

Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Stoke - Birmingham : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of December 26, 1993

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Man United - Blackburn : 1 - 1
  • Sheffield United - Liverpool : 0 - 0
  • Wimbledon - Coventry : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of December 26, 1993

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Please Save My Earth

Please Save My Earth

Release year: 1993

Directed by: Kazuo Yamazaki

A Woman's Guide to Adultery

A Woman's Guide to Adultery

Release year: 1993

Second Chances

Second Chances

Release year: 1993

Directed by: James Fargo

Life in the Freezer

Life in the Freezer

Release year: 1993

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

La petite vie

La petite vie

Release year: 1993

Starring: Claude Meunier, Serge Thériault, Marc Messier, Diane Lavallée

Country: Canada

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller

The Bridges of Madison County

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This is the legendary love story that became the best-selling hardcover novel and the main motion picture starring Clint Eastwood & Meryl Streep. This is the story about Robert Kincaid, a photographer and free spirit who searches for Madison County's …

The Book Of Virtues by William J. Bennett

The Book Of Virtues

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Responsibility. Courage. Compassion. Honesty. Friendship. Persistence. Faith. These traits are essential for good character. We must show our children examples in order to encourage them to acquire these traits.

The Hope by Herman Wouk

The Hope

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Herman Wouk is a novelist who has captured the history of our time like no other. His novels are rich in character and full of drama.

The Best Cat Ever by Cleveland Amory

The Best Cat Ever

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This beautiful paperback edition continues the story about Polar Bear, picking up from "The Cat Who Came For Christmas" and "The Cat and the Curmudgeon".

A Dangerous Fortune by Ken Follett

A Dangerous Fortune

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The Windfield School is struck by tragedy in 1866 when a student drowns in an unidentified accident. His death and the aftermath of it set off a spiraling circle that would span decades.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Dashin' Desperadoes

Dashin' Desperadoes

Platform: Sega Genesis

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Data East

Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Doom

Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Doom

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Beat 'em up/role-playing video game

Publisher: Capcom

Accele Brid

Accele Brid

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Action Shooter

Publisher: Tomy

Tetris Battle Gaiden

Tetris Battle Gaiden

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: Bullet Proof Software

CyberRace

CyberRace

Platform: DOS 5.0

Genre: Science fiction racing game

Publisher: Cyberdreams

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On December 26, 1993 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is December 26, 1993?

On December 26, 1993 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.

Who was the US President on December 26, 1993?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on December 26, 1993?

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

Which famous people are born on December 26, 1993?

On December 26, 1993 several famous people were born including, Jose Ayala.

Which famous people died on December 26, 1993?

Famous people died on December 26, 1993 include, Jeff Morrow.

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

The number one song in the week of December 26, 1993 was Hero by Mariah Carey in US and Mr Blobby by Mr Blobby in UK.

What were the top hits on December 26, 1993?

The top hits on December 26, 1993 were Hero by Mariah Carey, Again by Janet Jackson, All That She Wants by Ace Of Base in US and Mr Blobby by Mr Blobby, I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) by Meat Loaf, Babe by Take That in UK.