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Saturday 28 August 1993

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jakub Sokolík and Sora Amamiya. 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 Days Of Grace by Arthur Ashe and Arnold Rampersad was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Family Passions. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cool Spot or Dark Sun: Shattered Lands.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Dominic Sena

Starring: Brad Pitt, Juliette Lewis, Kathy Larson

Country: United States

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Three Colors: Blue

Directed by: Krzysztof Kieslowski

Starring: Juliette Binoche, Zbigniew Zamachowski, Julie Delpy

Country: United States

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The Secret Garden

Directed by: Agnieszka Holland

Starring: Kate Maberly, Maggie Smith, Heydon Prowse

Country: United States

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The Fugitive

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Starring: Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward

Country: United States

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Robin Hood: Men in Tights

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Cary Elwes, Richard Lewis, Roger Rees

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Family Passions

Starring: Andrew Jackson, Donald Burda

Country: Germany

An Exchange of Fire

Starring: Frank Finlay, James Fleet, Juliette Caton, Caroline Langrishe

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Danger Theatre

Written by: Mike Scott, Robert Wolterstorff, Penelope Spheeris

Starring: Diedrich Bader, Robert Vaughn, Adam West, Billy Morrissette

Country: United States

I Love My Family

Starring: Xingyu Wen, Dandan Song, Lixin Yang, Ling Guan

Country: China

Coltrane in a Cadillac

Starring: Robbie Coltrane

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 August 1993 ?

  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
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Famous Deaths:
  • Dam breaks in Qinghai West China, 223 killed
  • Jakovlev-42 crashes in Tadzjikistan, 76 killed
  • Long Beach California beats Panama for little league world championship
  • Singapore Vice Premier Teng Cheong elected President
  • Ong Teng Cheong becomes the first President of Singapore elected by the population.

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Sport Games on 28 August 1993

Bundesliga 1
Football (Germany)
  • Dresden - Wattenscheid : 1 - 1
  • Freiburg - Hamburg : 0 - 1
  • Kaiserslautern - Werder Bremen : 2 - 3
  • Karlsruhe - M'Gladbach : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 28 August 1993
Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Bochum - Mainz : 2 - 0
  • F Koln - Hansa Rostock : 0 - 0
  • Hertha - Meppen : 1 - 1
  • Mannheim - Chemnitz : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 28 August 1993
Le Championnat
Football (France)
  • Auxerre - Lyon : 3 - 2
  • Cannes - Sochaux : 1 - 1
  • Le Havre - Strasbourg : 0 - 1
  • Lens - Angers : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of 28 August 1993
Division 1
Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnsley - Birmingham : 2 - 3
  • Charlton - Bolton : 3 - 0
  • Crystal Palace - Portsmouth : 5 - 1
  • Derby - Bristol City : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of 28 August 1993

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Magazine Covers

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

  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.185186
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: America the Violent -- Aug. 23, 1993
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9395


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

Days Of Grace

By: Arthur Ashe and Arnold Rampersad

"Touching and courageous...All of it--the man, the life, the book--is rare and beautiful."COSMOPOLITANDAYS OF GRACE is an inspiring memoir of a remarkable man who was the true embodiment of courage, elegance,

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The Hidden Life Of Dogs

By: Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

Long before the Dog Whisperer, anthropologist Elizabeth Marshall Thomas revealed to readers the nature of pack dynamics, leading to a completely new understanding of dogs and their desires. In

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Women Who Run With The Wolves

By: Clarissa Pinkola Estes

UPDATED, WITH NEW MATERIAL BY THE AUTHOR"WOMEN WHO RUN WITH THE WOLVES isn't just another book. It is a gift of profound insight, wisdom, and love.

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Race Matters

By: Cornel West

With a new introduction, the groundbreaking classic Race Matters affirms its position as the bestselling, most influential, and most original articulation of the urgent issues in America?s

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Blades of Vengeance

Blades of Vengeance

Platform: Sega Mega Drive/Genesis

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Electronic Arts



Platform: Amiga

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Team 17

Dark Sun: Shattered Lands

Platform: MS-DOS

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Strategic Simulations, Inc.

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Final Fight 2

Platform: Super Famicom/SNES, Virtual Console

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Capcom

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Blood Warrior

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Fighting game

Publisher: Kaneko

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