Friday August 27, 1993
US date format: 8/27/1993, UK date format: 27/8/1993
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 27, 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 DfieldMark and Sarah Hecken.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Can't Help Falling In Love by UB40.
In UK Living On My Own by Freddie Mercury was in the top 5 hits.
Three Colors: Blue, directed by Krzysztof Kieslowski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993
while Race Matters by Cornel West was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Politically Incorrect.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Final Fight 2 or Eagle Eye Mysteries.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 27, 1993?
- Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
- Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
- RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
- Yak-40 crashes in Tadzjikistan, 79 killed / 1 lives
- The Rainbow Bridge, connecting Tokyo's Shibaura and the island of Odaiba, is completed.
- Bob Verstraete: Dutch actor / screenwriter / director...
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 27, 1993?
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Days to next August 27If August 27, 1993 is your birthday you're 27 years, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 5 days.
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?