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Wednesday 26 May 1993

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Felipe Pádua and Ryan Auger. 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. Grave of the Fireflies, directed by Isao Takahata, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while The Bridges Of Madison County by Robert James Waller was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Coltrane in a Cadillac. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castlevania Chronicles or Escape from Monster Manor.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Coltrane in a Cadillac

Starring: Robbie Coltrane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Riff Raff Element

Starring: Pippa Guard, Richard Hope, Celia Imrie

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Monstervision

Starring: John Bloom, Wes Craven

Country: United States

The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends

Starring: Niamh Cusack, Enn Reitel, Mary Jane Bowe, Jenny Moore

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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I, Lovett

Written by: Norman Lovett

Starring: Norman Lovett, Dicken Ashworth, Sara Corper, Geoffrey Hughes

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Grave of the Fireflies

Directed by: Isao Takahata

Starring: Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, Akemi Yamaguchi

Country: United States

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Super Mario Bros.

Directed by: Annabel Jankel

Starring: Bob Hoskins, John Leguizamo, Dennis Hopper

Country: United States

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Menace II Society

Directed by: The Hughes Brothers

Starring: Tyrin Turner, Larenz Tate, June Kyoto Lu

Country: United States

Cliffhanger

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow, Michael Rooker

Country: United States

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Hot Shots! Part Deux

Directed by: Jim Abrahams

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Lloyd Bridges, Valeria Golino

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 May 1993 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
  • Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Marvin Young: Producer / child actor (Player), dies at 90.
  • Cor de Great: pianist/conductor/composer (Vernissage), dies at age 78.
Facts:
  • Emmy 20th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 14th time
  • Olympique Marseille wins 38th Europe Cup I at Munich, Germany.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1993?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Kids, Sex & Values -- May 24, 1993
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9382
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.171

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Mixed Blessings

By: Danielle Steel

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

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Dolores Claiborne

By: Stephen King

Now available for the first time in a mass-market premium paperback edition—master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic #1 New York Times bestseller about a housekeeper with a long-hidden secret from her past...one

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Mexico

By: James A. Michener

Pulitzer Prize–winning author James A. Michener, whose novels hurtle from the far reaches of history to the dark corners of the world, paints an intoxicating portrait of a land whose past and present are as turbulent, fascinating, and colorful as ...

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The Pelican Brief

By: John Grisham

In suburban Georgetown, a killer’s Reeboks whisper on the floor of a posh home. In a seedy D.C. porno house, a patron is swiftly garroted to death.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Castlevania Chronicles

Platform: X68000 PlayStation PlayStation Network

Genre: Platforming

Publisher: Konami

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Escape from Monster Manor

Platform: 3DO Interactive Multiplayer

Genre: Horror, first-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Campaign II

Platform: MS-DOS, Commodore Amiga

Genre: Wargame, Vehicle simulation

Publisher: Empire Interactive

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Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck

Platform: Amiga, Amiga CD32, Sega Game Gear, Sega Mega-CD, Sega Master System, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Platform game, Side-scrolling game

Publisher: Core Design

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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)

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