Wednesday May 26, 1993

US date format: 5/26/1993, UK date format: 26/5/1993

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 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 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. Ticks, directed by Tony Randel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993 while Culture Of Complaint by Robert Hughes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Salto postale. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fatty Bear's Birthday Surprise or Eternal Champions.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
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Events

  • 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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Movies

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Ticks

Ticks

Directed by: Tony Randel

Starring: Rosalind Allen, Ami Dolenz, Seth Green, Virginya Keehne

Night Terrors

Night Terrors

Directed by: Tobe Hooper

Starring: Robert Englund, Zoe Trilling, Alona Kimhi, Juliano Mer-Khamis

Menace II Society

Menace II Society

Directed by: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes

Starring: Tyrin Turner, Larenz Tate, June Kyoto Lu, Toshi Toda

Country: United States of America

Raining Stones

Raining Stones

Directed by: Ken Loach

Starring: Bruce Jones, Julie Brown, Gemma Phoenix, Ricky Tomlinson

Super Mario Bros.

Super Mario Bros.

Directed by: Annabel Jankel, Rocky Morton

Starring: Bob Hoskins, John Leguizamo, Dennis Hopper, Samantha Mathis

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Salto postale

Salto postale

Calling the Shots

Calling the Shots

Directed by: Griffin Loch

Eden

Eden

Directed by: Megan Griffiths

Good Advice

Good Advice

Directed by: Steve Rash

Nicht von schlechten Eltern

Nicht von schlechten Eltern

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Culture Of Complaint by Robert Hughes

Culture Of Complaint

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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.

Whispers by Belva Plain

Whispers

By:

Robert and Lynn Ferguson are a picture-perfect couple with two beautiful daughters and a lovely home in an exclusive Connecticut community. Robert is on the fast track of a major corporation.

Einstein'S Dreams by Alan Lightman

Einstein'S Dreams

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A modern classic, Einstein’s Dreams is a fictional collage of stories dreamed by Albert Einstein in 1905, when he worked in a patent office in Switzerland.

Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss

Oh, the Places You'll Go!

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Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect send-off for grads—from nursery school, high school, college, and beyond! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly …

Remembering Denny by Calvin Trillin

Remembering Denny

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A reissue of Calvin Trillin's memoir of his relationship with a brilliant but tragic Yale classmate that is also a rumination on social change in the 1950s and 1960sRemembering Denny is

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Barney's Hide & Seek

Barney's Hide & Seek

Platform: Sega Genesis

Genre: Two-dimensional platformer

Publisher: Sega (North America) [2] Tec Toy (South America)

Dogfight - 80 Years of Aerial Warfare

Dogfight - 80 Years of Aerial Warfare

Platform: DOS, Atari ST, Amiga

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: MicroProse

Fatty Bear's Birthday Surprise

Fatty Bear's Birthday Surprise

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

Genre: Adventure

B.O.B.

B.O.B.

Platform: Super NES, Genesis, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Run and gun, Platform

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Eternal Champions

Eternal Champions

Platform: Sega Genesis

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Sega


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