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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 Embraced By The Light by Betty J. Eadie with Curtis Taylor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Coltrane in a Cadillac. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Body Blows or Dennis the Menace.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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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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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Much Ado About Nothing

Directed by: Kenneth Branagh

Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Keanu Reeves

Country: United States

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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

Persones humanes

Written by: Miquel Calçada

Starring: Miquel Calçada, Quim Monzó, Xavier Soler, Jaume Santacana

Country: Spain

Quarks & Co.

Starring: Ranga Yogeshwar

Country: Germany

Hitotsu yane no shita

Starring: Yôsuke Eguchi, Masaharu Fukuyama, Noriko Sakai, Issei Ishida

Country: Japan

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Cha cha cha

Starring: Alfredo Casero, Fabio Alberti, Mex Urtizberea, Diego Capusotto

Country: Argentina

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 May 1993 ?

  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
  • Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
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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.
  • 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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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


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

Embraced By The Light

By: Betty J. Eadie with Curtis Taylor

Embraced by the Light is an Eadie and Taylor book in which Betty Eadie narrates her near-death experience and the events that followed.

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The Client

By: John Grisham

In a weedy lot on the outskirts of Memphis, two boys watch a shiny Lincoln pull up to the curb...Eleven-year-old Mark Sway and his younger brother were sharing a forbidden cigarette when a chance encounter with a suicidal lawyer left ...

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Culture Of Complaint

By: Robert Hughes

The best-selling author of The Shock of the New, The Fatal Shore, and Barcelona here delivers a withering polemic aimed at the heart of recent American politics and culture.

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A World Waiting To Be Born

By: M. Scott Peck

Just as The Road Less Traveled provided hope and guidance for individuals seeking growth, this major new work by M. Scott Peck, M.D., offers a needed prescription for our deeply ailing society.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Championship Pool

Platform: NES, SNES, Game Boy, Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Sports simulation – pool

Publisher: Mindscape

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The 7th Saga

Platform: SNES

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Enix

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Body Blows

Platform: Amiga, CDTV, DOS

Genre: Versus fighting game

Publisher: Team17

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Dennis the Menace

Platform: Amiga Game Boy Super NES

Genre: 2D Platformer, Action

Publisher: Ocean Software

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Fatty Bear's Birthday Surprise

Platform: DOS, Windows, Mac, iOS, Google Play

Genre: Adventure

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