Tuesday January 26, 1993

US date format: 1/26/1993, UK date format: 26/1/1993

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 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 Cameron Bright and Florian Thauvin. In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston. In UK No Limit by 2 Unlimited was in the top 5 hits. Blood In, Blood Out, directed by Taylor Hackford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while Mixed Blessings by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Almost Home. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blob or Beyond Shadowgate.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Saint Paula
  • Polycarp
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Events

  • West Indies defeats Australia by one run in fourth Test at Adelaide.

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Movies

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Blood In, Blood Out

Blood In, Blood Out

Directed by: Taylor Hackford

Starring: Damian Chapa, Jesse Borrego, Benjamin Bratt, Enrique Castillo

Country: United States of America

Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day

Directed by: Harold Ramis

Starring: Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott, Stephen Tobolowsky

Country: United States of America

The Vanishing

The Vanishing

Directed by: George Sluizer

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Kiefer Sutherland, Nancy Travis, Sandra Bullock

Sommersby

Sommersby

Directed by: Jon Amiel

Starring: Richard Gere, Jodie Foster, Lanny Flaherty, Wendell Wellman

Bodies, Rest & Motion

Bodies, Rest & Motion

Directed by: Michael Steinberg

Starring: Phoebe Cates, Bridget Fonda, Tim Roth, Eric Stoltz

TV Series

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Almost Home

Almost Home

Directed by: Tom Whitus

Motzki

Motzki

Para Elisa

Para Elisa

Directed by: Juanra Fernández

Gone to Seed

Gone to Seed

Celia

Celia

Directed by: Ann Turner

Days to next January 26

If January 26, 1993 is your birthday you're 27 years, 6 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 19 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Mixed Blessings by Danielle Steel

Mixed Blessings

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After the wedding of Diana Goode and Andrew Douglas, Diana teases that they will make a baby on their honeymoon. But long afterward, she is still not pregnant. As

The General'S Daughter by Nelson DeMille

The General'S Daughter

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Here is an intriguing and sophisticated murder mystery of an upstanding military officer - the base commander's daughter - who's been leading an unsavory double life.When

The Tale Of The Body Thief by Anne Rice

The Tale Of The Body Thief

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In a gripping feat of storytelling, Anne Rice continues the extraordinary Vampire Chronicles that began with the now-classic Interview with the Vampire.

Every Living Thing by James Herriot

Every Living Thing

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This fifth and final installment in James Herriot's heartwarming collection brings back familiar friends (including old favorites such as Tricki Woo) and introduces new ones, including Herriot's children Rosie and Jimmy

Waiting To Exhale by Terry McMillan

Waiting To Exhale

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The classic novel of triumph, revenge, and friendship-now in a premium edition From the critically-acclaimed author of How Stella Got Her Groove Back comes this wise, down-to-earth story of

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Blob

Blob

Platform: Amiga

Genre: Platform Puzzle

Publisher: Core Design

Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Doom

Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Doom

Platform: Arcade

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

Publisher: Capcom

Beyond Shadowgate

Beyond Shadowgate

Platform: TurboGrafx CD

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Turbo Technologies Inc.

Super Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Super Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Platform: Super NES

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: JVC, later re-released by THQ (SNES) LucasArts (Virtual Console)

Deep Duck Trouble Starring Donald Duck

Deep Duck Trouble Starring Donald Duck

Platform: Sega Game Gear, Sega Master System

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Sega (re-released in USA by Majesco Entertainment)


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